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Dallas BBQ

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Upper East Side
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1265 3rd Ave, New York City, NY 10021 (Between E. 72nd and E. 73rd)
Busses: M98 M101 M102 M103 Train: We are close to the 68th street Hunter College & 77th Street stops on the Lexington Line 6 train.
212-772-9393
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Delivery

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  • 13
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
A Plate Full of BBQ Awesome

We sat outside in the NYC heatwave and had Texas sized drinks, then Ribs, Steak, Chicken and buckets of fries. A proper USA BBQ pig-out. Loved it. Very cheap too. Was a good experience and the staff were brilliant.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
Michael D
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Halifax, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

sprawling, crowded and cheap. But the food is poor quality and everything is dirty, messy, thrown at you....you get what you pay for and if the price is all...go for it

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We sat outside in the NYC heatwave and had Texas sized drinks, then Ribs, Steak, Chicken and buckets of fries. A proper USA BBQ pig-out. Loved it. Very cheap too. Was a good experience and the staff were brilliant.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Great pinapple grilled shrimp. And my drink was wonderful. The prices a a good deal as well. There are several locations throughout the city so it's convenient for everyone. I do love meeting up with friends and family here. Even the atmosphere is fun. I love this place.

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Delaware
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

I know this place as just BBQ's as I grew up going out partying in the clubs of New York, being hungry after a long nights...well you know and wanting to eat and right on West 4th there was BBQ's now more than 20 years later, I bring my 12 year old son and my wife to a place that... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

I was a regular for a while until I got tired of the bad plates and uneven service. Ok for a person on a budget and a strong stomach. Some managers even rude. I recommend spending a few more dollars and having a better time. Definitely not a recommended NYC experience if visiting

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

The food was pretty good, but the atmosphere was quite loud. There were several birthday celebrations happening all in the same section and it was overwhelming to our family.

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Sioux Center, Iowa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We stopped in this neighborhood eatery before going to see the production of Stomp (which was just across the street at the Orpheum Theatre). We like getting away from the “touristy” places and experiencing local restaurants. You knew it was going to be good because it was loud and there were people waiting to get in. We grabbed a table... More 

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Mibile
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

In a neighborhood known for great restaurants, I can't believe that this place survives. There is nothing about this restaurant that is Texas BBQ. There is no possible way that they have a smoker in that building, I ordered the brisket sandwich and was served some sort of grey processed beef that looked and tasted like it was boiled an... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The food was ok, but we had to wait a lot to get the microwave food. Yes, microwave because you could see the food was reheated. The place is big and loud. Not impressed

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manahttan, NY
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

During prime time, you will wait, often outside for a table. Instead, if you live in the 'hood, pick up tghe phone and place your order. Ribs are the best, chicken good tgoo. Coleslaw is deelishm, but is sweet and I'll bet they use a lot of sugar. th chili is not spice, just the way I like it. It... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1265 3rd Ave, New York City, NY 10021
    (Between E. 72nd and E. 73rd)
  • Public Transportation: Busses: M98 M101 M102 M103 Train: We are close to the 68th street Hunter College & 77th Street stops on the Lexington Line 6 train.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighborhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: 212-772-9393

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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