Barbeque – BBQ – Barbecue

Dinosaur Bar-B-Que Appetizer sample plate

Dinosaur Bar-B-Que Appetizer sample plate

Barbeque, BBQ, barbecue, que, or cue … no matter how its spelled, it is great food & is truly an American cuisine. Barbecue has made significant in-roads in New York City by ways of Southern USA transplants & pitmasters bringing their style of cue to the Big Apple within the last 12 years.

You can find reviews of barbeque restaurants amongst other view sites like or I like to read the reviews of a certain blogger who chronicles his trips to various BBQ joints across the North East & New England regions. That blog is . and here is the list of Manhattan BBQ joints and his reviews.

My favourite Manhattan barbeque joints:

Dinosaur Bar-B-Que

Dinosaur BBQ appetizer sample – Salmon fritter, devlied egg, fried green-tomato topped with parmesean cheese, smoked chicken wing

Upclose on the Dinosaur BBQ smoked chicken wing

Dinosaur Bar-B-Que
700 West 125th Street
New York, NY 10027
(212) 694-1777
Harlem section of Manhattan

Blue Smoke

Blue Smoke's Pork Spre Ribs and Salt & Pepper Beef Ribs

Blue Smoke’s Pork Spare Rib (left) and Salt & Pepper Beef Ribs (right)

Blue Smoke
116 East 27th Street
New York, NY 10016
(between Park and Lexington)
(212) 447-7733

RUB (Righteous Urban Barbecue)

RUB’s multi-meat platter – beef brisket, barbequed chicken, pulled pork, smoked ham, smoked turkey, baby-back ribs

RUB (Righteous Urban Barbecue)
208 West 23rd Street
New York, NY 10011
(between 7th & 8th Avenues)
(212) 524-4300

Daisy May’s BBQ USA
623 11th Ave
New York, NY 10036
(corner of 46th St.)
(212) 977-1500

Rack & Soul (barbecue/soul-food)
258 West 109th Street
New York, NY 10025
(between Broadway and Amsterdam)
(212) 222-4800

One Response to Barbeque – BBQ – Barbecue

  1. To round out this listing, we can’t forget to include a mention of Hill Country Barbecue, which was pretty good stuff:
    30 West 26th Street
    New York, NY 10010
    (212) 255-4544

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