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Fette Sau

354 Metropolitan Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211-3308
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Ranked #40 of 4,427 Restaurants in Brooklyn
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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87% Recommend
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English first
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I'd never tried traditional American BBQ but if this is what it's like, then I'm sold! Tasty, slow cooked meat - pork belly, beef brisket, ribs, pulled pork. Yum! We also got sides of baked beans which were absolutely delicious. Other sides weren't that exciting but the meat is really the star. The line was long when we arrived at... More

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13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

one of the best barbeque joints i have been to in any city. long waits are almost guaranteed a dinner time and weekends. go early or get a whiskey at the bar while you wait.

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Liege, Belgium
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Greatest BBQed and smoked meat I've ever had, and that's a huge understatement! Expect a long line of hipsters if you come during rush hour, but it's totally worth the wait. There are no words that can express the delicate tenderness, the subtle smoke taste and the juiciness of the meat we had that night.

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Seattle, Washington, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

This place is amazing but get there early as the line grows quickly and menu items can dwindle. Great for groups as you can order combos and share selecting the meat types you want after you view them and order a drink from the bar and join others at picnic tables to feast

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Easton, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

The best BBQ in NYC! No question. Traditional bbq style of service. You select your meats and select amount the. Pay by the pound. Brisket, pulled pork and ribs were all first rate. They were out of beef cheeks on my visit, but I will be going back. Picnic tables are great way for a group to share. Your only... More

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Sydney, Australia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

This place is a must! A veritable meat feast! Everything about this place is amazing! The ambience, the food, the service. Gah, this place was heaven! The food is seriously good, and it's a great place to catch up with friends. Definitely make this a pitstop multiple times over!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Since visiting this place a few years ago I have longed to go back. It has the best selection of meat I have ever eaten, I am salivating just thinking about the pulled pork and ribs...

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Brooklyn, New York, United States
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35 reviews 35 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

I'm not sure whether it was the ample selection of craft beer and whiskeys; the mouth watering platters of pork belly, brisket, and pulled pork; the never-ending portions of sides like baked beans and mac and cheese; the endlessly chill vibes of Williamsburg; or the fact that I sat next to and chatted with James Murphy and the rest of... More

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Hong Kong, China
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

I really loved this whole experience. For starters, the food is so tasty. The setting is really relaxed and they have a really good selection of beer. We got the ribs, pulled pork and spicy sausage. The pulled pork is to die for. Very reasonably priced for the quantity of food. If you're not opposed to eating your food directly... More

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92 reviews 92 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Since we are both certified Kansas City BBQ Society (KCBS) judges, we had to make the trek here to try their brisket. It was exactly as we had hoped-extremely moist, great smoky flavor, tender and with a hint of salt on the outside. We devoured a whole pound between the 2 of us, along with a side order of the... More

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