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Daisy May's BBQ USA

#3,188 of 11,215 Restaurants in New York City
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623 11th Ave., New York City, NY 10036
(212) 977-1500
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Takeout

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great BBQ joint

Authentic BBQ. Price was good for the real deal. Thick brisket on the sandwich. Great sauce. Pulled pork is also good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 15, 2015
Toronto, Canada
via mobile
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Toronto, Canada
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015 via mobile

Authentic BBQ. Price was good for the real deal. Thick brisket on the sandwich. Great sauce. Pulled pork is also good.

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Boonton, New Jersey
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Food is cafeteria style just sitting out being kept warm. Chicken was dry and tasteless, atmosphere is non existent but didn't expect much. Would not go again there are better barbecue places around

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

My family decided to try this restaurant because I had seen it featured on Food Network. We all ordered the pulled pork plate. We all agreed that the pork was very tender and the right amount of sauce. We each choose different sides so that we would get to sample each of them. The glazed peaches were awesome, coleslaw and... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

The ribs tasted mushy. I don't know how long ago they had been cooked but I am guessing a long time. The beans were cold and the cole slaw's mayo or whatever was separating into separate phases. It made up for the poor quality by being expensive.

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Hong Kong, China
Top Contributor
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133 restaurant reviews
154 helpful votes 154 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Adam Perry Lang should be embarrassed Well, Adam Perry Lang should be embarrassed if he still has anything to do with Daisy May BBQ in New York. We were really looking forward to this because we are big fans of his books and recently ate at Barbecoa in London. Well, he doesn’t have much of anything to do with that... More 

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Saginaw, Mi
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

The ONLY thing that was good here was the side of sweet potatoes with brown sugar. Yum! We had a half rack of ribs and the beef brisket. I have had better ribs at Famous Dave's. So if ribs is what you are looking for go somewhere else and then let me know where you went so I can go... More 

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Staten Island, New York
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87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

I don't mind spending money on good food, but it is a little high for BBQ. I do recommend it for great BBQ in the city. I also highly recommend the spearmint sweet tea in a Mason jar. Portions are average and prices are steep but the food is very good.

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Harveys Lake, PA
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Return visitor to Daisy Mays because I really need one of their massive BBQ'd beef ribs. The portion was the size of a brontosaurus bone, the meet had a superb glossy bark and was moist, fork tender, perfectly smoked and simply awesome. Had sides of beans and collard greens with their tasty sweet tea. The layout of the place is... More 

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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Great BBQ! Had the chicken and ribs and was very tasty and tender. Had sides of bourbon peaches and mac n cheese. A little expensive but tasty. Red velvet cake had a strange taste though (almost like raw meat)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I found this while looking for a more traditional BBQ/Soul food restaurant away from Times Square. I'm so glad I endured the record low temperature as this place was amazing. You would never think from looking at it from the outside the quality of food they serve. The hardest choice is deciding what to eat, the portions are good and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 623 11th Ave., New York City, NY 10036
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: (212) 977-1500

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: American, Barbecue
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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