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5560 State Hwy 7, Oneonta, NY 13820-3699
(607) 432-1782
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Takeout

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  • 184
    Excellent
  • 98
    Very good
  • 51
    Average
  • 20
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Decent BBQ

The barbecue was decent. I would definately eat here again. The chicken was good. The ribs were good as well and fell off the bone. The salad bar was very basic and could use some dressing up. The best thing about the meal was their unique tasting sauce. It was sweet with a good vinegar background... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
JJ B
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
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Chicago, Illinois
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We were staying in town for my son's baseball tournament and Brooks was highly recommended by the person we rented our house from. After arriving late after a long drive on Friday, I was happy to find a nice family friendly casual place to eat. For those requirements it fit the bill and didn't disappoint. The food, however was a... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I have visited Brooks BBQ since the 1970's, and it NEVER disappoints! Whenever I visit my childhood home in the Adirondacks, BROOKS is on the list! I have brought my each of my children there over the last 30 years, and they still talk about it. It's not just another place to eat, it's an experience not to be missed... More 

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West Oneonta, New York
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Brooks is a fantastic BBQ restaurant, offering selections for everyone. The food is great, fast service and a great price. If you want to take out, quick and easy as well.

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baltimore, maryland
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This restaurant is part of an annual trek to the Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony. The quality of the meal and low prices can't be beat. I have a difficult decision each visit - ribs or chicken. Fortunately they have a combo where you can have a quarter of a chicken (I prefer white meat) and three ribs plus... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Amazing food and great staff. A little pricey but worth it. Big portions and home made fresh everything.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The barbecue was decent. I would definately eat here again. The chicken was good. The ribs were good as well and fell off the bone. The salad bar was very basic and could use some dressing up. The best thing about the meal was their unique tasting sauce. It was sweet with a good vinegar background. I dipped everything in... More 

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Coxsackie, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We eat here whenever we visit the Cooperstown area. While there are probably better gourmet establishments, Brooks nails the basics: expertly prepared barbecued chicken, beef, ribs, and pork. Everything is prepared over an enormous charcoal pit behind the building, using their special marinades, and the end result is delicious. Even the bread is good. Some things to know: go early... More 

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Albany, New York
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147 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Finally got a chance to go to Brook's it is worth the stop. The menu is more varied than one would think and the wait staff is fun and friendly. We met some real nice folks at the table next to us and hasd a very good dinner. If you like BBQ you will see why they have been there... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Food was fine, but we had high expectations based on reviews we read. Not sure I would eat there again, we had much better meals in town. Note that they don't serve alcohol if that matters to you - it didn't to us and helped keep the meal cost extremely reasonable.

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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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198 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

My title a Family favorite, not me but my husband's family. This was my first trip and it had been a LONG time since my husband had been there (30+ yrs). We live in NC...one of the places BBQ is king. Styles, sauces and meats are different. I had no idea I was getting charcoal roasted chicken (Husband didn't remember... More 

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Additional Information about Brooks House of Bar-B-Q's

Address: 5560 State Hwy 7, Oneonta, NY 13820-3699
Phone Number: (607) 432-1782
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Oneonta
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Barbecue

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5560 State Hwy 7, Oneonta, NY 13820-3699
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Oneonta
  • Phone Number: (607) 432-1782

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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