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The Joint

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$$ - $$$
Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
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701 Mazant Ave, New Orleans, LA 70117
+1 504-949-3232
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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san antonio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband had the chicken and pulled pork, I had the pulled pork sandwich. Flavor was great. Mac and cheese was OK, baked beans were a little different and very good. This was off the beaten path, but well worth the quick drive. Just when you drive into a seedy neighborhood and think maybe you've put in the wrong gps... More 

Thank blrdfam
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Can't really say much more than that can I? Eaten at most decent bbq joints in Sydney from mid to high range in price and a few around the states that were highly recommended. This place is just the best. So well priced including drinks. My favourite was the brisket but try everything. Service is awesome. It's also in a... More 

Thank Lukepera
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I'm sure most of these reviews are because of Diner's, Drive in's & Dives, haha, that's why we came here !! We're from Canada and I celebrated my 40th birthday in NOLA and this was were I ate my birthday dinner!! Amazing little place !! Doesn't look like much from the outside, but inside the food is delish and the... More 

Thank Nadene R
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

New Orleans may not be known for it's barbecue, but this place bucks that notion. As relaxed and comfortable as a place called the joint could be. The vibe draws you in the food makes you glad you came. Best 'joint" in the Bywater...

Thank GeauxTigers351
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Bbq in New Orleans almost seems counter intuitive but this out of the core restaurant knocks it out o the park. The ribs are great and the chicken is so juicy that it melts in your mouth.

Thank Charles V
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Family of six walked to this kicking bbq joint for a nice walk. Glad we did. All enjoyed this funky joint and good food. Know nola is not know for bbq but if that is what u are craving go here. Brisket legit , sausages delicious and friendly bar service. Nothing fancy just good quality food.

Thank marteen
Los Angeles
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been to many BBQ joints, and we found The Joint disappointing. We ordered a full rack, and it looked fantastic when it came out. But we found it too dry. Like it had been cooked too long ago to be " fresh". I understand it's slow cooked, but it was too dry. The selection of sides was also disappointing.

Thank sjfletch52
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had been wanting to try here for a while & decided to make it by this trip. As everyone stats the food is great. Ribs, pulled pork & mac/cheese a must. Didn't care for the baked beans. My teenager didn't care for their BBQ sauce (he likes the thicker kinds). The pecan pie was amazing! You stand in line... More 

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New Baltimore MI
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For a celebration dinner we ordered food from The Joint and were very pleased with the food, service and price. The order was placed about 5-6 days in advance. They were helpful with suggestions, and filled the order with precision and perfection. It was ready when I arrived to pick it up, and exactly as requested. Besides the service, the... More 

Thank MaryTVH12345
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in New Orleans for a week, and I can honestly say, we ate here 3 times - the most AMAZING FOOD ever- I wish I had them around the corner from my home (I'd never cook)!

Thank Margaret R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
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 Ave, New Orleans, LA 70117
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
  • Neighborhood: Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
  • Phone Number: +1 504-949-3232

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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.
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