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The Wood Pit Barbeque

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108 Bloomfield Ave, Ste B, Montclair, NJ 07042
(973) 954-4679
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Today
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 7:30 pm
Tue - Wed 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Thu - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 17
    Excellent
  • 9
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Good First Visit...

...will be back again. Excellent brisket and chopped pork sandwiches. Solid cornbread. Friendly staff @ counter. Can't wait to try ribs on next visit!

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2014
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New York City, New York
Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Was so disappointed with Hills Country in NYC, decided to take out my favorite Brisket from Wood Pit. Do not go on a romantic date there: the place is small and you will look like a piglet when done :-) This place never disappoints-the food is fresh and delectable, the owner/wait stuff always friendly and accommodating. Home-made BBQ sauce is... More 

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New York City, New York
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Just about the best bbq I have ever had (may be the best). I usually find ribs either too greasy or too dry. These are a perfect middle ground. Moist, tender, but not slimy. Very very good smoked flavor. The brisket is just as good. A little pricey but generous portions. You probably wait if you go in. We typically... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Generous portions served BBQ style, rolls of paper towels on each table (totally necessary). Friendly service. The smoked ribs just fall off the bone! Go for the corn bread, Mac & cheese and collard greens! Just try and save room for dessert! The food is amazing!! I'm coming back for more!

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Hackensack
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We visited the wood pit BBQ this past Sunday, Fathers Day. We expected a small hole in the wall type place, what we never expected was a 50 minute wait for our food, which we left without. NO ONE even told us, how long the wait would be, or ever came out and apologized for the long wait. There were... More 

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Livingston, New Jersey
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170 reviews 170 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

As we approached the door, the smell of smoke (the good kind) was pouring out onto the sidewalk. That was the sign that something good was going to come our way. We waited in line for about 5 - 10 minutes to order. At first, I was a little impatient. But, then, as I saw the food and smelled the... More 

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Clifton, New Jersey
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

My experience at The Wood Pit was very poor. We placed our order and the wait was not bad at all. So, we left and arrived at our destination only to realize that our order was incorrect, as well as we did not have any eating utensils. I called back and they were willing to replace the order. When we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

...will be back again. Excellent brisket and chopped pork sandwiches. Solid cornbread. Friendly staff @ counter. Can't wait to try ribs on next visit!

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Maplewood, New Jersey
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196 reviews 196 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

The Wood Pit is located on Bloomfield Ave across from a Shell Gas Station. The meat is tender, juicy and always hot. We enjoy the sandwiches and always order a full slab of pork ribs to eat during our meal. I have come here with many friends and family members and everyone always wants to come back to eat here... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

We had been waiting to try this BBQ place after a BBQ let down from a groupon deal had us thinking we might have to go down to Nashville to satisfy our cravings. Finally got here and the pulled pork was sooooooo good and soooooo moist and really did melt in your mouth! It didn't disappoint! The serving size of... More 

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Clinton, New Jersey
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54 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

Once in a while, the ribs are dry here. And obviously that's a deal killer. But we went yet again to The Wood Pit, and the experience was great. The ribs were moist, even though we did get some ends. They were smoked perfectly and the rub was heavy but not overly spiced, which we like. The mac n cheese... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 108 Bloomfield Ave, Ste B, Montclair, NJ 07042
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Montclair
  • Phone Number: (973) 954-4679

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 7:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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