The Smoke Joint

The Smoke Joint

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BBQ Joint$$$$
Fort Greene, Brooklyn
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  • Alex C.heart icon on user image
    Alex ClausenMarch 25, 2016
    The lunch special - any sandwich + fries $10. I had the crispy catfish and it was great. Nice atmosphere & seemed authentic. Stop by if your shopping on Fulton street
  • Varun S.heart icon on user image
    Varun ShettyAugust 18, 2013
    Pulled pork is a must (get Mac + cheese and cornbread too). The pork ribs are a little too dry. But you can fix that by slathering them in sauce. The wings are a nice surprise.
  • Charlie K.heart icon on user image
    Charlie KaplanFebruary 14, 2015
    A bustling, if unglamorous barbecue spot, enjoying conspicuous location, proximity to BAM, and some deliciously and festive corn on the cob. The sandwiches outshine the dishes, but the brisket is tops
  • Time Out New York
    Time Out New YorkJuly 18, 2018
    Swine lovers take it to the next level with a topping of pulled pork butt that’s been smoked for 12 hours over ample and hickory. Read more
  • Daniel B.heart icon on user image
    Daniel BarnettDecember 9, 2014
    Nothing beats the trays of meats emerging from the smoker downstairs. Great smoked meats with BBQ sauce & amazing sides, and bourbon selection. Nothing fancy here, just food that'll make you happy.
  • Kiran K.
    Kiran KelkarAugust 3, 2013
    Second time at the Smoke Joint, and I highly recommend it. The meats are deliciously BBQ'd Memphis style, so if you like sauce on your BBQ this isn't the pace to go. Otherwise definitely be there!
  • Erik C.
    Erik CintronMarch 23, 2013
    This place in the trendy clinton hill had a friendly staff, great bbq!!! and portioned sides that you could share. The ambiance was that of a homey feel. They make there own sauces and Drinks on site.
  • Afi Y.heart icon on user image
    Afi Yellow-DukeJuly 10, 2015
    The sandwich special is a solid choice… I had the pulled pork with fries, pickles, and coleslaw for only $10. If you're into a more vinegary BBQ, then this is a spot for you.
  • Rae G.
    Rae GJune 15, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    As much as I love it here, I really do, I don't think I will be back when it's hella busy! Ordered a Hot dog w/ketchup, mustard and beans & slaw. Simple yes?No! I got the hot dog & the slaw. #hurt
  • Tara D.
    Tara DeVincenzoSeptember 1, 2015
    pulled pork plate is great. the side of cornbread is a must, but it's huge. save room by splitting that and also ordering the corn on the cob
  • Sarcastic T.heart icon on user image
    Sarcastic TanishaApril 2, 2014
    The mac & cheese was really good.... also ask for Jennifer when u go. She can hook a drink up.. if ur there tey the teue friend drink.. trust me ubwont be dissapointed
  • Food Network
    Food NetworkAugust 4, 2014
    The short ribs are Brontosaurus-sized, and the Buffalo wings are funkified by smoking them first. It's a veritable melting pot of a barbecue joint, much like the city it's in. Read more
  • Francia A.
    Francia AlleyneMarch 29, 2015
    I ordered the hotdog topped with sauerkraut and pulled pork, seasoned fries, split a half order of ribs, and washed it down with iced tea. Good Eats.
  • Asha G.
    Asha GrantOctober 10, 2014
    One of the best BBQ spots in BK, love their spare ribs. Relaxed divey feel, great meatless collard greens perfectly smoked (and I'm a collards connoisseur)
  • The Corcoran Group
    The Corcoran GroupNovember 17, 2011
    On a nice weekend afternoon grab a seat outside on the deck and enjoy people watching while you take a break from your Catfish Sandwich with Spicy French Fries.
  • Helen L.heart icon on user image
    Helen LewisMarch 27, 2015
    6/10. My fellow diners said the brisket was very tough. I had the pulled pork and it was amazingly tasty and tender. We never got our sides so service could be improved.
  • Larry M.heart icon on user image
    Larry MedinaJuly 8, 2012
    The food comes out really fast which is great. And everything is very flavorful. I tried the wings, ribs, pulled chicken, baked beans, corn on the cob and fries. #delicious #food
  • Marika H.
    Marika HMarch 6, 2012
    Super affordable. Brooklyn wings are a great starter. Fries are good catfish sandwich is tasty. Mac and cheese is nothing to write home about, but all in all Smoke Joint a solid BBQ place!
  • Luc
    LucOctober 26, 2014
    BBQ ribs half rack is always good. With some Mac n cheese on the side. Their bbq sauce (with red cap) goes well with the meat!
  • Kimberly A.
    Kimberly AndersonMay 29, 2011
    I went last week and had the fried cat fish, a side of mac and the meatless greens. I was full and happy! Try the "tiger woods". Its ice tea and lemonade. Very very refreshing for the nice weather.
  • Jay B.heart icon on user image
    Jay BlessedAugust 25, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    Their joint rub fries aren't as good as it used to be AT ALL!!!! Must have: Pulled Pork Sandwich with a Sugar Hill.
  • DrinkThisEatThat
    DrinkThisEatThatJuly 9, 2014
    Favorite BBQ in Brooklyn. Both the half chicken and Brooklyn wings are the go-to. Everything from the food to the cocktails are priced right.
  • Boy_Lucey
    Boy_LuceyOctober 26, 2011
    The best BBQ (pulled-pork) you will have north of the Mason-Dixon. Plus a great Bourbon selection to boot! Like sittin' on the back porch, just make sure to wear elastic waisted pants.
  • Wesley V.
    Wesley VerhoeveDecember 22, 2012
    It'd be really great if they'd offer a sampler plate with a few ribs, some pulled pork, some brisket, like most BBQ places do. I'd be here all the time.
  • Amber N.heart icon on user image
    Amber NagleJanuary 13, 2016
    Quick and amazing service. Beef short rib , Mac and cheese and the corn A+
  • The Corcoran Group
    The Corcoran GroupJuly 18, 2012
    There’s not much better in this world than sitting outside and enjoying an Iceberg Wedge salad (with bacon), a Hot Links sandwich and a Kinda Sweet Tea.
  • Amy H.heart icon on user image
    Amy HobsonSeptember 1, 2013
    I'm not actually eating right now. (Damn diet!!!). I'm outside drooling wishing I could be inside gettin down on some ribs and Mac n cheese! Everything is oh so good here!!
  • Kyle F.heart icon on user image
    Kyle FowlerMay 22, 2014
    The pulled pork sandwich is delicious. Just the right ratio of meat to fat makes for a tender and juicy sandwich.
  • Brendan S.
    Brendan SpiegelFebruary 22, 2012
    Fort Greene’s favorite BBQ spot brings the hot meat-on-meat action by topping a Black Angus dog with pulled pork, beef or chicken (and some homemade coleslaw). Read more
  • Jacinda
    JacindaJune 1, 2013
    The vibe is good - The Crispy Shrimp and Cornbread was really Awesome !!! I didn't quite enjoy the macaroni - but that doesn't mean you won't.
  • Chris G.heart icon on user image
    Chris GampatApril 28, 2018
    The brisket needs sauce. But good vibes and nice Mac and cheese. In fact, everything needs extra sauce.
  • Sam G.heart icon on user image
    Sam GilFebruary 21, 2017
    Beef short rib and spicy wings are both amazing! Mac n cheese great. Pulled pork very good.
  • Nate F.heart icon on user image
    Nate FolkertNovember 9, 2014
    Been here 50+ times
    beef hot dog can be topped with chicken, pulled pork, or more chopped beef
  • Village Voice
    Village VoiceAugust 15, 2014
    The chopped-beef sandwich stands out on the regular menu, and so do the Flintstone-size beef ribs from which the sandwich is made, available two to an order on their own. Read more
  • ᴡ m.
    ᴡ mcgeeJuly 25, 2011
    Tip from Texans: Beef short ribs > pulled pork. Sides: Corn > greens > baked beans. BBQ sauce: sweet and the spicy ones are too runny. Beef ribs and corn were winners.
  • Autumn R.heart icon on user image
    Autumn RayneMay 26, 2016
    Good lunch special pulled pork was good. Pretty close to eastern Carolina barbecue and I lived there for 14 yrs
  • JP S.heart icon on user image
    JP SistenichJuly 1, 2015
    Ribs are excellent! Chicken wings are a little over cooked and not spicy enough for my liking, but still good.
  • Lisa D.heart icon on user image
    Lisa DuBoisAugust 2, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    The Brooklyn Wings are awesome. The mac and cheese is to die for. The greens are my best friend. I love this place.
  • Maureen N.heart icon on user image
    Maureen NjugunaJuly 20, 2015
    The beans have changed and are sweet and not very good. The pulled pork, chicken & other sides are very good.
  • Michael N.heart icon on user image
    Michael NicholsonFebruary 27, 2018
    Get the ribs and the tiger woods drink. Omg. It’s amazing.
  • Kim A.
    Kim AhearnMarch 14, 2015
    Best BBQ in Brooklyn I've found so far. Pulled pork, collard greens, pot sal, wings - enjoy!
  • Lenny G.heart icon on user image
    Lenny GalloFebruary 18, 2015
    Service is unfortunately terrible. That being said, the corn-on-the-cob is their best dish. Skip the Beef Brisket, and Mac-and-Cheese and try the ribs. Also, like their spicy BBQ sauce at the table.
  • Sonia M.heart icon on user image
    Sonia Marcus-EvansFebruary 27, 2015
    What back with my sister/friend and now asking when are we going again. Love this place and we made a new friend. Shout out to all the teachers out there.
  • Steph B.
    Steph BaltimoreMay 27, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    The food is great! BBQ and ribs are delicious The mac n cheese is pretty decent. Beware they dont have actual fountain sodas tho, they give you a can. Which sucks because it costs $1.75.
  • Jen O.
    Jen O'NeillAugust 24, 2014
    Phenomenal BBQ spot in BK with reasonable prices and a killer spicy smoky Bloody Mary.
  • James L.
    James LaurentiAugust 8, 2011
    Epic sides--especially the mac and cheese and potato salad! Go with a friend and share a boatload of stuff and then don't move for a month. Read more
  • Fiola C.heart icon on user image
    Fiola CesarFebruary 27, 2015
    This place is amazing, love their Mac and cheese, drinks are good, and the atmosphere is calm. Would definitely come back.
  • Michael D.
    Michael DavisSeptember 16, 2013
    Pulled pork- excellent...cornbread ..very good// the BBQ beans.. Outstanding .//excellent and friendly service
  • Kaze H.
    Kaze HendrixApril 28, 2013
    Amazing! Beef ribs are awesome!!! Can't wait to go back. Service was amazing and quick! Best time ever.
  • 7th.List
    7th.ListJanuary 2, 2012
    Taste - Black Angus dog(one of the best in town); hacked pork; beef short ribs(tender and smoky); vinegar/black pepper coleslaw Read more
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