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The Smoke Joint

#271 of 4,570 Restaurants in Brooklyn
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87 S Elliott Pl, Ste A, Brooklyn, NY 11217-4803
718-797-1011
Today
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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Visitor rating
  • 28
    Excellent
  • 44
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Big Ribs

We saw the resturant on Diners Drive-ins and Dives and wanted to give it a try. Beef ribs are huge and delicious. Pull pork very good and really enjoyed the wing. Small place no name on the outside,it was was fun.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
DonP1963
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Point Pleasant, New Jersey
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Point Pleasant, New Jersey
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

We saw the resturant on Diners Drive-ins and Dives and wanted to give it a try. Beef ribs are huge and delicious. Pull pork very good and really enjoyed the wing. Small place no name on the outside,it was was fun.

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Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Stopped here after the coffee and tea expo. Delicious food. Had the pulled chicken sandwich and my wife has the joint dog with pulled pork. Both were delicious. Worth the stop.

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Staten Island, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

A friend brought me here, small place, always packed, but good ribs, drinks were awesome too, I want to go back the next time I'm going to the barclays center and I don't have an all you can eat ticket.....

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New York City, New York
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38 reviews 38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Right proper good brisket here, y'all. I like. You could use some work on your sides dishes, though. But overall, when I want a brisket sandwich, this place is pretty dang good. Decent sauce, too.

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Brooklyn, New York
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76 reviews 76 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Everyone raves about Dinosaur BBQ, but The Smoke Joint definitely one (or two) ups it! Order the pulled pork sandwich and mac and cheese, especially on a cold day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Cannot praise enough . Ribs ( fantastic ) chicken ( amazing ) also the beans , seasoned fries hit the mark . The Beef Rib was simply the best I have had anywhere !!! Small friendly venue with helpful happy staff . Get in early to get a seat and enjoy !!

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Belmont, Ohio
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This place is small and quaint, but has exceptional flavor in its meat. I had the pulled pork which was excellent without any BBQ sauce added. My son had the brisket and it was wonderfully tender and flavorful as well. The seasoned French fries were very tasty. Loved the seasoning on them! The wait staff was prompt and pleasant. I... More 

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Haworth, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We came here before going to the Barclays center to watch the Brooklyn Nets. Well the place is superb overlooking the triangle square. Staff are very friendly. The most important thing is the food and WOW it is outstanding especially the barbecue beans. Price is very reasonable will def be back before going back to the UK. Thanks to the... More 

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Rhode Island
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148 reviews 148 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

The Smoke Joint is a small, neighborhood restaurant that has a nice atmosphere. We entered and were warmly greeted by the cooks at the counter. The dining area is small and intimate. We had the beef ribs were which outstanding. Very tender and flavorful. 5 Stars. We also had the pulled pork which was generally tender but lacked the flavor... More 

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East Moriches, New York
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33 reviews 33 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Went to Brooklyn for a foodie trip with a couple of friends. We stopped at the Smoke Joint because of the Diners, Drive-In's and Dives show and went specifically for the beef rib. Whenever I go to a BBQ place, I always go for pork. The beef rib was smokey, tender and flavorful. They also had a decent selection of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 87 S Elliott Pl, Ste A, Brooklyn, NY 11217-4803
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: 718-797-1011

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?