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Dallas BBQ

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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, Delivery, Late Night

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  • 12
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  • 19
    Very good
  • 17
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  • 6
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cheap but you get what you pay for

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

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
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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 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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Connecticut
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75 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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51 reviews 51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
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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New York
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Dallas BBQ has been around for a long time. It is dependable and the food is good. Surprising part is the friendly and attentive service. Take-out is good too; delivery containers are superior to other places.

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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 via mobile

I order (I have never dined in) from this Dallas BBQ a lot but you have to know what to order. Things I love: Famous Texas crispy wings (probably the best thing on the menu), hot wings, Hennessy wings, sticky chicken tenders, crispy shrimp, BBQ baked beans, Texas style chili, corn bread, yellow rice and the honey basted chicken Things... More 

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Elizabeth, New Jersey
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I loved this location because it is not as busy as the one in time square. I love BBQ's I prefer going to this one. The service was excellent.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We went there with great expectations after reading so good things at tripadvisor and having so high score,it really was the worst meat I and my family ever had.It's not more than any less than average fast food and you should not expect more from it.

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Additional Information about Dallas BBQ

Address: 1265 3rd Ave, New York City, NY 10021
Phone Number: 212-772-9393
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
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
Average Prices: USD $30 to $30
Cuisine: American, Barbecue

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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 to $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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