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The Wood Pit Barbeque

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108 Bloomfield Ave, Ste B, Montclair, NJ 07042-4779
+1 973-954-4679
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11:30 am - 8:30 pm
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Sun 11:30 am - 7:30 pm
Tue - Wed 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Thu - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Montclair, New Jersey
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4 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 19, 2016

These were the worst beef ribs I have ever eaten. Indeed, I could not finish the meal--make that would not finish the meal. The place was so dark; and the walls, what I could see of them, looked dingy. This was a takeout order. The meat was all smoke. It could have been any meat, the only way I could... More 

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Paterson, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2016

Although you will leave with your clothes smelling like smoked meat, it will be well worth it! The restaurant is small with only 5 tables, but they also do a large take-out business including smoked turkeys for holidays. Usually I order a chopped pork dinner that comes with 2 sides & my wife orders a 1/2 rack of ribs, also... More 

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New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2015

Only do take out but the food is high quality and very authentic. The ribs are dry (without sauce) but moist and tender. The brisket is excellent and the mac and cheese side dish is delish.

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paulinek
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2015

Had take out from The Wood Pit last week. The portions were good sized. One of us had the brisket which was extremely tender, but a little too fatty. Another had chopped pork (expected more of a pulled pork). Again, very tender and would have enjoyed much more without the chunks of fat. Final person in our group had pork... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2015

Was so disappointed with Hills Country in NYC, decided to take out my favorite Brisket from Wood Pit. Do not go on a romantic date there: the place is small and you will look like a piglet when done :-) This place never disappoints-the food is fresh and delectable, the owner/wait stuff always friendly and accommodating. Home-made BBQ sauce is... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2014

Just about the best bbq I have ever had (may be the best). I usually find ribs either too greasy or too dry. These are a perfect middle ground. Moist, tender, but not slimy. Very very good smoked flavor. The brisket is just as good. A little pricey but generous portions. You probably wait if you go in. We typically... More 

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Thank MrBrownShoes
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2014 via mobile

Generous portions served BBQ style, rolls of paper towels on each table (totally necessary). Friendly service. The smoked ribs just fall off the bone! Go for the corn bread, Mac & cheese and collard greens! Just try and save room for dessert! The food is amazing!! I'm coming back for more!

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Hackensack
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2014

We visited the wood pit BBQ this past Sunday, Fathers Day. We expected a small hole in the wall type place, what we never expected was a 50 minute wait for our food, which we left without. NO ONE even told us, how long the wait would be, or ever came out and apologized for the long wait. There were... More 

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Livingston, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2014

As we approached the door, the smell of smoke (the good kind) was pouring out onto the sidewalk. That was the sign that something good was going to come our way. We waited in line for about 5 - 10 minutes to order. At first, I was a little impatient. But, then, as I saw the food and smelled the... More 

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Clifton, New Jersey
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 5, 2014

My experience at The Wood Pit was very poor. We placed our order and the wait was not bad at all. So, we left and arrived at our destination only to realize that our order was incorrect, as well as we did not have any eating utensils. I called back and they were willing to replace the order. When we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 7:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 Bloomfield Ave, Ste B, Montclair, NJ 07042-4779
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Montclair
  • Phone Number: +1 973-954-4679

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