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30 West 26th Street, New York City, NY 10010 (Manhattan)
212-255-4544
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Ranked #950 of 11,692 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Wed 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thu - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Cuisines: Barbecue, Bar
Neighborhood: Manhattan
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Between Broadway and 6th Avenue
Transit: 1, 6, N, R, & W trains to 28th Street, and F & M trains to 23rd Street.
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719 reviews 719 reviews
474 restaurant reviews
185 helpful votes 185 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Interesting that after reading all the reviews about how good the brisket is I didn't like mine. It might be have a off night. The brisket was dry and not flavorful. The japelano sausage was my favorite item. The green beans and sweet potatoes were good.

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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

As I said, Moist.. Tender.. and Delicious.. Brisket!! Chicken, Ribs and Pork Loin also perfect. Love this place. We normally expect a bit more salads to accompany BBQ dishes in europe, but not something to expect in the US :) Coleslaw will do the trick here..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Coming from the UK, I had to savour this place and check out the stuff we hear about on Man Vs Food - I was not disappointed. I had the Pitmaster and the Brisket was just devine - smoke ring running through it... gorgeous. Definately recommend!

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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44 reviews 44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The food was as good as my family would fix in Louisiana or Texas!! Gimicky way to order; line up and place order and the servers mark your items on a chit. Not a big draw but maybe it keeps the prices down by not requiring a lot of servers. And the servers were very pleasant but hard to find... More

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McKinney, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Atmosphere has a Texas feel, but the food is far from it. Ordered moist brisket and was disappointed. A good slow, smoked brisket should just about fall apart when you try to cut it with a fork, then almost melt in your mouth. The flavor should be so rich that BBQ sauce is not needed. In this case, it was... More

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Gold Coast, Australia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

It was a great barbecue place a couple of blocks from the hotel in W26th street. You go to these counters where they weigh out the barbecued meat, and you visit other counters where you get your sides, and desserts. Staff were friendly, and the beers were cold. Biggish place, but they made us feel welcome.

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Brooklyn, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

To be fair, I was there for a seminar/business luncheon. The group was about 130 people. Still, the tables had been set with about half the amount of silverware for the number of seats. There were glasses for water OR iced tea, but not both. The sides came out at least ten minutes before the meat, and the platters of... More

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New York City, New York
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49 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Our family of four tried to sample as many things as possible, so we ordered the brisket (both moist and lean versions), spare ribs and the Wednesday night wings special as mains, plus sides of green bean casserole, mac and cheese, sweet potato mash and coleslaw. We enjoyed everything (and preferred the tastier moist brisket to the lean version). Buyer... More

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Lebanon, New Jersey
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739 restaurant reviews
295 helpful votes 295 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

I make the ‘hurry’ comment because you walk up and order your meat, and they immediately give it to you. Same with sides. Being our first time, and fact that lady likes chicken, and I like sausage, we started with the pit boss sampler. Sausage was good, chicken average [as good as chicken can get]. But the brisket and ribs... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

This is a dry rub type of BBQ, which they do better than anyone. Even the brisket is better than any I've tried in NYC. The ribs are the reason to go. Good sides, country style interior, fairly large up and down.

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Additional Information about Hill Country

Address: 30 West 26th Street, New York City, NY 10010
Phone Number: 212-255-4544
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Barbecue, Bar

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