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Mighty Quinn's

103 2nd Ave. New York, NY 10003 | East Village | 212-677-3733

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A wealth of great barbecues has descended on the city, and Mighty Quinn's is one of the best. Once inside, the smell of hardwood smoke assails you, drifting over the trencher tables filled with happy barbecue enthusiasts downing thick slices of char-crusted brisket--fatty as all get-out--that's been smoked 16 to 20 hours. That's a long time. The pork ribs are a bit dainty, and with a touch of cumin in the thin sweet glaze, but look to the beef rib for a real barbecue oddity: a full foot in length, and accompanied by a bone that can double as a weapon once you've finished the blackened, wiggly hunk of meat. Also available are smoked hot Italian sausages (only so-so), decent pulled pork, and chicken. Sides are rudimentary, and run to hot pickled red chiles, homemade cucumber pickles, brioche rolls (!), burnt-ends beans, and two kinds of cole slaw. Start out by trying the brisket. --Robert Sietsema

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  • Cuisine(s): American, Barbecue
  • Hours: Sun-Wed 11:30am-11pm, Thu-Sat 11:30am-12am
  • Price: $$
  • Serving: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch
  • Alcohol: Full bar
  • Reservations: Not Accepted
  • Parking: Street
  • Payment Types: All Major Credit Cards

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