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Billy Joes Ribworks

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26 Front St, Newburgh, NY 12550-5622
11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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13 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Starting with the positive, this restaurant has a great location on the river and is large enough to accommodate a lot of people. Live music at night and a diverse menu are also bonuses. If you've eaten at enough barbque places you know what you like. All of us thought the ribs were just ok. They were a bit tough.... More 

Thank Karina M
New York City, New York
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

The food was average tasting. The drinks were very reasonable and the view of the Hudson River was beautiful. It was a very good place to rest after a couple of hours of motorcycle riding.

Thank Bill C
Poughkeepsie, New York
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great atmosphere with indoor and outdoor seating. Portions are huge, so choose accordingly. Service could have been quicker.

Thank krohr1
Hazleton, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I had to be in Newburgh for a meeting, and wanted to see the Waterfront. The view from the deck is beautiful. I had the appetizer sampler, and the Porky Mac, both of which were really good. The beer list looked nice as well, but I was driving.

Thank chrisfrompa2016
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Billy Joes is a good time for friends and after-hours hang out. Their food, in my opinion, is mediocre compared to others along the strip. Im also not a fan of BBQ either so my choices are limited. If you like bbq, music, and drinks then its a great place. The river view is beautiful while dining in the deck... More 

Thank Tiffany L
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Wow I thought I was in the south. The food is fantastic and plenty of it. My friends who brought me here were afraid that it would not meet my southerner standards but Billy Joes compares to anyplace in the south. The location on the river is great.

Thank Jkenney58
New Jersey, USA
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Friends took us there for early dinner two days ago. Not impressed at all with the food. All 4 of us agreed that it wasn't a place where we would like to go a second time. Service was OK. Our server was nice and brought us the drinks and the food in decent time. However, continuously asking if everything is... More 

Thank Fatadevis
Middletown, New York
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The building is large and open but that's where the good review ends. It took forever to get a waiter to ask what we wanted to drink, the drinks came and they were watered down..we ordered bar bites some Texas fries which were brought to the table and sent back three times! They couldn't seem to pull it together. How... More 

Thank Monday S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our son took us there while we were visiting him. We love sitting on the patio on the Hudson River listening to music enjoying a great meal and drink.

Thank Reginald T
Newburgh, New York, United States
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fun place for Friday night drinks and dancing. Food is good not the best. Service depends on the time of day and the crowds.

Thank Jean V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Scenic view, Bar scene, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Front St, Newburgh, NY 12550-5622
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Newburgh
  • Phone Number: 845-565-1560
845-565-1560 Zipcode 12550

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