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Burnet BBQ #1

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1363 Burnet Ave, Union, NJ 07083-3904
+1 908-687-0313
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Green Village, New Jersey
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50 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I ordered a full order each of Ribs, Chicken, Picadinho, Garlic Shrimp, and a chorizo sausage for a small get together. The woman who took my order was very nice and it was promptly ready when I got there to pick it up with a bunch of extra rolls. That's where it all went bad. The woman questioned the guy... More 

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Vauxhall, New Jersey
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed March 24, 2017 via mobile

Ordered the grilled cod. It took over half hour to get my food. I finally got home and had a hard time finding the fish because it was covered with the rice and vegetables. Heard so many good things about this place for years. Probably won't return.

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Thank ldhamilton
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

I have been going here with my family for years now and it never gets old! We love going to all of their locations. This is a great restaurant if you want really good food quick and cheap. Their portions can feed a whole family! This is the best Portuguese food around!

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Thank Raquel P
West Chester, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

I love this place! I've been eating here for years. Generous portions at an affordable price. The service is quick and the food is always delicious.

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Thank Jocmallory
east coooast
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Everything on the menu is good except the tough shell steak. Go for the beef ribs instead. To go is always good because it gets too crowded when dining it. The rice is always perfect. Their pork bits is much better than the Ferry Street bbq in Newark.

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Thank ddddman
Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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116 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed September 14, 2016

Small family restaurant where you can watch the meat being barbecued just behind the service counter. Busy place. The barbecued chicken was succulent and the ribs were tasty. Delicious beans and crispy fries. You better be very hungry if you want to finish even the half portions! Great value for money.

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Thank akhter C
Hilliard, Ohio
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199 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed August 29, 2016

It's a common genre in the Essex County area. Grilled chicken, pork ribs, and shrimp. It's served over yellow rice, and a garlic sauce is drizzled on top. Side dishes include fries or a boiled vegetable combo that includes carrots, cabbage and potatoes. Burnett's does this as well as anybody. The portions are generous and one order will feed three... More 

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1 Thank Knot_my_reel_name
Maplewood, NJ
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127 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed September 13, 2015

Burnett BBQ is a simple, small BBQ restaurant that does mostly take out with a couple of tables if you want to eat there. It is busy, friendly and informal. The BBQ, especially chicken and ribs, is first rate, and made right in front of you. If you eat in, you just order and the counter and they serve you.... More 

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Thank DianaID19
Union, New Jersey
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

Been going to Burnet BBQ for years now. Never had a bad meal there. Food is fresh and the Taste is out of this world. Actually, they don't need this review. The place is always full. And I mean always. I can understand why. It's great! Period.

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1 Thank Patrick4257
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34 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed March 12, 2015

One of my favorite places to eat ribs and rice. Very good food with affordable prices. A must try if you're around the area!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Barbecue, European, Portuguese
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1363 Burnet Ave, Union, NJ 07083-3904
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Union
  • Phone Number: +1 908-687-0313

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?