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The Joint

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701 Mazant Ave, New Orleans, LA 70117
(504) 949-3232
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch

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  • 416
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  • 134
    Very good
  • 37
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  • 8
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
BBQ Crazy!!

Listen, one of my life-long ambitions is searching out great BBQ! I was recommended to The Joint by a chef at the Marriot downtown. We took a Cab out to the joint and when we pulled up I knew we wouldnt be dissapointed. This place has the look of bbq in its building and as we stepped out of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
Brian S
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Listen, one of my life-long ambitions is searching out great BBQ! I was recommended to The Joint by a chef at the Marriot downtown. We took a Cab out to the joint and when we pulled up I knew we wouldnt be dissapointed. This place has the look of bbq in its building and as we stepped out of the... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

I loved everything about this place. it is no frills, lively, unique, and absolutely delicious. they have a huge smoker out back which produces hundreds of pounds of meat every day. brisket, chicken, pulled pork, ribs - you name it, they got it, and it is fantastic. full bar. cheap prices. finger licking good.

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Jonesborough, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This BBQ is AMAZING. So delicious. Always a treat. I discovered them at French Quarter Fest, and always make sure to find them when I'm in New Orleans.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

We stopped at this BBQ place during a confederacy of cruisers bike tour and it was amazing. We had big, strong drinks and 3 meat platters. AMAZING!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

I had the 1/2 slab BBQ ribs and a side of Mac n Cheese and coleslaw. OMG they were out of this world! I really wanted to eat everything but I just couldn't!! But I really really really wanted to! Just a little far from the city but so worth going to!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

You cannot go to New Orleans and not visit the Joint. Amazing BBQ food, you just don't want to stop eating! Good beer and just great atmosphere. There were eight of us and we all had different dishes and all of us raved about the food. Finger licking good!

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Long Island, NY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

I was directed here because it was visited by "Diners, Drive ins and Dives" and had a good review. This place falls into the dive category, but is a nice little place to experience more true New Orleans food. The service was a notch below a diner. The food was good, not outstanding but it was enjoyable. The smoked flavor... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Honestly, I don't enjoy ribs anywhere else anymore. The Joint's version are exquisitely tender and flavorful. The sauce is amazing. We really enjoy the casual, neighborhood funky atmosphere. It gets crowded but that's part of the fun.

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Metairie, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

This is a great bbq joint. The folks are friendly, but the ribs are spectacular. Definitely worth a trip. Best bbq in New Orleans.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

If you like amazing BBQ just eat here. Yes it is in bywater but there are awesome bars in that area too. If you are looking for awesome BBQ this is where it's at.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 701 Mazant Ave, New Orleans, LA 70117
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans
  • Phone Number: (504) 949-3232

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
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?