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1. @@Great@@ @@bbq@@ in Astoria
"My niece got the burnt ends sandwich which was also off the hook."
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2. @@Great@@ dinner spot!
"Awesome BBQ spot! Quick and super friendly service."
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"Great BBQ in Astoria...who knew? "
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The Best Barbecue in NYC! Offering SLOW SMOKED GOODNESS! Home of the "INFAMOUS" BURNT ENDS! Never had them, we suggest you do! Guaranteed to change your life!
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Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, BYOB
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Reviewed August 30, 2020

Anytime we’re craving BBQ we always go to butcher bar! The lunch special is amazing & even a great date night spot! Burgers are to die for and the flavor is out of this world

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 28, 2020

I make sure to stop here for dinner every time I'm in the area! I always start off with Waka's Guac then I switch between the pork platter and beef platter. Their frozen drinks in the summer also hit the spot!

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 26, 2020

All I can say is BURNT ENDS BURNT ENDS BURNT ENDS! Those are the staple must try that keep me coming back. Sweet juicy tender and crispy on the outside it's everything you could have imagined I love butcher bar. Besides the burnt ends I...always have the pulled pork and one of their many burgers they have available. Everything is so bbq amazingly delicious. This is a much try if you are into bbq ! Come early for the burnt ends! Oooo and don't forget to try theirs ribs (they offer sample platters) so don't miss outMore

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 26, 2020

Just had Lunch at Butcher Bar and it was a delightful experience. Got a table outside right away and safety procedures are in place. We ordered the plate, to split, that had brisket, burnt ends, Mac and cheese and cornbread and you get pickles and...coleslaw. Everything on that plate was delicious especially the Burnt Ends. The two wait staff were two lovely women that gave the best service. It was a great lunch and we are diffenitly going back.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed April 1, 2020

I have a number of friends who've told me that Butcher Bar is better then BBQ they've had in Texas and Memphis. So, I finally ordered their famous brisket and burnt ends tonight. My friends were absolutely right. This BBQ joint in the heart of...Astoria is top notch! Chris was extremely accommodating and he made my girlfriend and I feel like VIP's. We both can't wait to order from Butcher Bar again soon.More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed January 12, 2020

Tried this place in on a groupon and this place blew me away. The food was amazing and the service was 5 stars. I can't wait to go back.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed December 27, 2019 via mobile

Fantastic burnt ends and Brussel sprouts! We also had the Mac & Cheese, brisket and pulled pork as well as the Guacamole. The Mac & cheese and guacamole were also really good. The pulled pork and brisket were definitely good, but the burnt ends were...the standout for meats. The staff, especially our waitress, Cristina, were also very friendly, making it a really nice overall dining experience.More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed November 24, 2019 via mobile

Finally got to go after some recommendation. Really great food. Great staff. We originally wanted to make reservations for a large group, but saw they dont take reservations. After messaging Kathy, we were told to call. When we first called, we were told we couldnt...make reservations. Until we mentioned Kathy. Thank you Kathy. Everything was so good. Their honey cornbread. It is AMAZING!! Make sure you make room for dessert.More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed November 10, 2019

This was our first time going here & we were not disappointed. Parking wasn’t bad, we found street parking, it was Sunday tho. There is a municipal parking lot also on corner. As soon as we entered we were greeted and seated right away. The...girl was very friendly. The waitress, Christina B, was super friendly, attentive & helpful with ordering. The food came out lightening fast. I read about the “meat candy”, so we had to try it. My wife almost passed out from how delicious it was...Super tender & loaded with flavor. I could have eaten 5 pounds of that alone. I ordered the wet ribs, they were so good, falling off the bone. Macaroni & cheese was rediculous. My wife got the pulled pork sandwich, she was very happy too, came with coleslaw & pickles. Everything was super fresh. The different sauces on table were all really tasty as well. Very happy with choosing to come here and will definitely be coming back! -MikeMore

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed November 6, 2019

We have come here more than once and been lucky enough to have had Nick as our waiter. He is so personable and made our experience fun filled! He encouraged us to try different drinks ( like the Berry Good Time) and always steered us...in the right direction. Of course, this was all backed up by great food, great ambiance, and the previously mentioned great drinks! The manager, Christine, also added to the experience with her welcoming smile! I will be back soon for a "Berry Good Time"!More

Date of visit: October 2019
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April 6, 2019|
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Response from YankeeJeff | Reviewed this property |
Street parking only. You might get lucky and get a free spot off the Avenue, otherwise it costs $1.25/hr with a 2 hr maximum.
March 3, 2019|
Response from kathyBUTCHERBAR | Property representative |
No I am not drinking. Nasty attitude to those that deserve it. Been doing this too long to allow for nasty people to talk BS.
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