Smoke Joint

87 S. Elliott Place
New York, NY 11217
Best Of
Smoke Joint +

Robin Levine


  • Daily 11am-11pm
  • $$
  • Catering, Delivery, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Private Party, Takeout
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • Beer/Wine
  • No Parking
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Not Necessary
One Saturday evening, the beef brisket special was sublime at this new barbecue, which has, to its credit, experimented wildly with the menu in its opening months. 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. We also dig the hot links, Brooklyn-style Buffalo wings, roasted corn on the cob, and general welcoming vibe of the place. In this case, small batches and lots of wood (mainly maple) mean good 'cue.

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