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The Joint

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Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
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701 Mazant St, New Orleans, LA 70117-5433
(504) 949-3232
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hot Springs, Arkansas
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138 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Just cannot get enough of this place. The ribs are among the best I have ever had. Never thought of BBQ in New Orleans before finding The Joint. Have followed them from their original place to the current digs.

Thank twinpigs
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

a lot of places have great barbecue but they disappoint with the sides. Not here every thing was great. they do a good baby back ribs I prefer spares ribs but thats my opinion. the chicken was juicy and the brisket tender with tones of smoky flavor. They offered smoked corn grits and dirty rice as the side special. loved... More 

Thank Emerson E-Holla H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I tried the ribs, pulled pork, Mac n cheese, and baked beans. All of it was amazing but the ribs and baked beans stood out the most to me. The ribs were fall off the bone tender and the beans were just amazing. Service was super fast and a down home atmosphere too. I will definitely visit again when I'm... More 

Thank Stylishcurvygirl
Tempe, Arizona
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Local find in Bywater for some amazing BBQ. The ribs are so soft they come right off the bone and probably the best BBQ sauce ever. Would have loved to bring some home but not sure it would survive the plane ride though did grab some Rib Sprinkle. Perfect little divvy atmosphere with an patio out back. Try the Mr... More 

Thank Penny A
Lake Lure, NC
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tuesday special is delicious and a bargain. They may be adding it to the Wednesday menu too! If they are sold out, I recommend their ribs.

Thank Lake_Guys
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Boy oh boy did we Love the brisket! Having experienced many meat places in Europe we were very skeptical of what we could actually get more of when we came to Louisiana, but this really did blow us away by the brisket and.ribs. The smoked goodness that came out of the joint was one is one to write home about.

Thank Rachel M
Dallas, Texas
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As this is located a good bit east of the Quarter, bordering the Lower Ninth Ward, I wasn't sure what the area would look like. To my delight, it has rebounded nicely from Katrina and looks to be on the upswing, with a number of houses renovated and sporting a fresh coat of colorful paint. The Joint has that fabulous... More 

Thank NadgunnaTaiket
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really cool restaurant with amazing food! I had a pulled pork sandwich, ribs and a side of mac & cheese. Honestly the best ribs I've had in my life!! Was so good I went up for another serving, wasn't ready for it to be over! Really reasonably priced and you can purchase rib rub and other marinades in the restaurant... More 

Thank CHDawson
St. Louis, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The service was fast, the place was crowded but we were able to find a seat. We ordered the hot sausages and ribs, they were awesome. As we were leaving we noticed another couple eating brisket. I stopped and asked questions about it, we were offered a piece to taste and I was sold. On my trip back I will... More 

Thank Annette C
Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States
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104 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a bit out of the way, but worth the trip. Pulled pork was our favorite. The brisket and ribs were also terrific. Coke slaw and Mac and cheese not great.

Thank Ruth C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 701 Mazant St, New Orleans, LA 70117-5433
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
  • Neighborhood: Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
  • Phone Number: (504) 949-3232

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Staying in Faubourg Marigny & Bywater

Neighborhood Profile
Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
Nestled between the French Quarter and the Ninth Ward, the Faubourg Marigny & Bywater environs are largely residential. Of course, folks around here love to go out and have a good time as much as they do anywhere in NOLA. And if out-of-towners want to join in the festivities, well then so much the better! Home to some of the most revered live music venues in New Orleans, an eclectic gaggle of gourmand dining destinations, and a come-as-you-are vibe that’s as infectious as it is alluring, this is real deal New Orleans oozing with southern hospitality and the promise of a most epic night out. For endless opportunities to boogie, to admire row upon row of lovingly restored homes, and to escape the fray of the more touristic parts of town (but still live it up in grand style) head to Faubourg Marigny & Bywater.