Delaney Barbecue

Delaney Barbecue: BrisketTown

359 Bedford Ave (at S 4th St), Brooklyn, NY 11211, United States
Hours:
Closed until 5:00pm (Show more)
  • Mon–Thu
    • 5:00 PM–11:00 PM
  • Fri
    • 5:00 PM–Midnight
  • Sat
    • 11:00 AM–Midnight
  • Sun
    • 11:00 AM–11:00 PM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Reservations:
No
Menus:
Brunch, Dinner
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. Discover & Visa)
Wi-Fi:
Free
Outdoor Seating:
No
9.3/10

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  • "Get the breakfast tacos and bring them to the river to eat.. Bfast..." (11 tips)
  • "... get some of the city's best brisket and ribs." (7 tips)
  • "Fatty brisket is all you need here. Best in NYC. Solid..." (5 tips)
  • Liang S.

    As a Texan, I refuse to eat BBQ in NYC. This place is the ONLY exception.

    Liang Shi · December 3, 2012
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  • Nora A.

    Dan Delaney learned from the best in Texas, drove a smoker and fire wood from Austin to Brooklyn and tested recipes for months to serve you the perfect brisket in his beautiful restaurant.

    Nora Abousteit · November 16, 2012
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  • Eater

    The brisket is tender and pleasantly moist, with a thick black crust around the edges. If you play your cards right, you can have a monster feast here for about $35 per person. [Eater 38 Member]

    Eater · July 10, 2013
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  • ECava

    Daniel just knocked Fette Sau out of first place for fave NYC BBQ. The brisket is INSANE. So tender, juicy, fatty with the perfect amount of salt. Also amaze potato salad + collard greens.

    ECava · July 5, 2013
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  • Village Voice

    BrisketTown is known for a “food laboratory” persona - sample the fruits of their labor in the form of breakfast tacos!

    Village Voice · January 18, 2013
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  • Home Sweet Beer

    The BYOB style allows you to not pay expansive prices for craft beer and you can find good ones the in the small groceries around the corner. BBQ? Order a little bit of everything and be happy!

    Home Sweet Beer · June 18, 2013
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  • Amanda R.

    This is the best brisket I've ever had... and that's coming from a Texan!

    Amanda Rutledge · August 9, 2012
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  • Zane L.

    Daniel tries every single piece of meat before he serves it to you. He is that dedicated to quality and meat.

    Zane Latta · November 14, 2012
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  • ron j.

    Don't ask questions. Just put the brisket in your face.

    ron j · July 27, 2013
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  • Time Out New York

    A wood-fueled smoker from Austin’s Franklin Barbecue produces gloriously pink slices of beef burnished with black pepper and smoke-infused lacings of fat in the popular Pat LaFrieda brisket. Read more

    Time Out New York · April 11, 2013
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  • Quinten F.

    Always go for the fatty brisket. Better texture/flavor compared to the leaner cut. And lets be honest... You're not eating here to count calories.

    Quinten Farmer · January 18, 2013
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  • John G.

    The only real smoked brisket in NYC (yes I have tried _)

    John Gallagher · August 2, 2012
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  • Serious Eats

    The waits get long and the meat sells out early at this tiny Williamsburg counter service spot, but if you arrive when they open, you can get some of the city's best brisket and ribs.

    Serious Eats · June 27, 2013
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  • Craig W.

    Get the breakfast tacos and bring them to the river to eat.. Bfast tacos are much better in the outdoors. It's their natural habitat

    Craig Wilson · May 4, 2013
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  • laura b.

    Meat's great, but expect a deli feel, more than a restaurant. Not a big space, so small parties are best & don't expect to sit & linger, to finish your drinks. BYOB by the way.

    laura bonetti · December 7, 2012
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  • Lisa L.

    Great Texas style brisket! No sauce needed. BYOB. Brisket melts in your mouth!!

    Lisa L · November 26, 2012
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  • 7th.List

    Meat, made outdoors in a Texas-wood fired smoker. Cut to order by owner himself. The menu is minimal, just two or three smoked meats each night & a seasonal side & a slice or two of house white bread Read more

    7th.List · January 19, 2013
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  • Alex G.

    Amazing brisket. Dan is incredibly dedicated and passionate about serving the best brisket around.

    Alex Godin · December 8, 2012
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  • The Corcoran Group

    This is easily among the best brisket we've ever had. The breakfast tacos are not to be missed, which are a newer addition to the menu and incorporate their namesake ingredient.

    The Corcoran Group · July 17, 2013
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  • aro

    great atmosphere and music, and what a cozy bathroom!

    aro · June 30, 2013
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  • Time Out New York

    Jersey-born Daniel Delaney—a bespectacled former Web journalist—might not seem like an obvious poster child for purist Texan ’cue. But the Yankee is turning out some seriously craveworthy meat. Read more

    Time Out New York · May 30, 2013
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  • mike g.

    brisket taco on the weekends is phenomenal

    mike green · April 27, 2013
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  • David S.

    Tastes so good when it hits your lips

    David Schorr · April 9, 2013
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  • Jordan K.

    Tasty meat, great sides, and BYOB. Enough said.

    Jordan Kong · April 4, 2013
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  • Matt K.

    Breakfast tacos and blue bottle coffee is a nice addition to the neighborhood.

    Matt Kiser · January 20, 2013
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  • alex v.

    Fatty brisket is all you need here. Best in NYC. Solid potato salad, too. Byob for now.

    alex vb · December 9, 2012
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  • Bonnie N.

    Pre order and speed to the front of the line.

    Bonnie Norlander · December 1, 2012
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  • Christopher M.

    Meat good. Not lots tables. Wrote nicer review but foursquare say use less words.

    Christopher Masto · November 17, 2012
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  • Andy R.

    Bring friends because chowing down on some brisket is more fun in a group. Use Cover on your iPhone to easily split the check and not have to wait for the bill!

    Andy Rosenberg · March 8
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  • Simran J.

    Consistently the best brisket ever. How brisket was meant to be eaten. And sides are not merely sides at BrisketTown---case in point: get the collard greens.

    Simran Jaising · August 22, 2013
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  • Christopher P.

    The lean brisket was a little too dry but the fatty brisket is just about the best brisket I've ever eaten. And I've eaten some good BBQ.

    Christopher Pepe · July 6, 2013
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  • Will C.

    The veggie tacos are great. But don't get sucked in. You want 2 brisket tacos. They're too good to split up.

    Will Cole · April 13, 2013
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  • Giovanni V.

    Try Fette Sau

    Giovanni Vocale · March 15, 2013
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  • Algernon B.

    Go to the bodega two doors down, that same side of the street to choose from a great selection of beers to bring into this place!

    Algernon B · January 29, 2013
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  • J R.

    the crust on the brisket and ribs is packed with flavor! sweet potato pie is bomb too. they sell blue bottle coffee and are BYOB. credit cards accepted.

    J Ro · January 21, 2013
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  • Peter W.

    Order the vegetarian chili

    Peter W · January 13, 2013
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  • Steve M.

    BYO, so grab something beforehand.

    Steve Mannel · December 20, 2012
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  • Adam W.

    Try the brisket

    Adam Wishneusky · December 16, 2012
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  • Ari F.

    The brisket is phenomenal. Pulled pork and pork ribs also pretty good. The pickles they serve with the sampler were awesome, too.

    Ari F · 2 weeks ago
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  • Thiago N.

    Absolutelly amazing brisket! Pulled porked was also to be mentioned. Will come back pretty soon for the pork ribs.

    Thiago Noronha · 3 weeks ago
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  • Umair Z.

    It's crazy delicious. The experience was better when you walked through to order. The table service takes away from it. The menu changed as well: Texas Chilli is not as good as before. Get burnt ends.

    Umair Zia · 3 weeks ago
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  • Constance C.

    The bathroom is beautiful

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  • Isaac R.

    The brisket is incredible, the ribs not so much

    Isaac Radnitzer · June 2
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  • Debra L.

    They ran out of brisket !

    Debra Lin · May 12
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  • Brent M.

    No longer selling breakfast tacos :(

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  • Peter D.

    Super overrated

    Peter D. · April 25
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  • Vivie B.

    Omg! They have topo chico!

    Vivie B · April 22
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  • Urban Compass

    The back-to-the-basics BBQ joint from Dan Delaney brings a touch Texan authenticity to brisket-fiends all over the city.

    Urban Compass · April 18
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  • Stephen D.

    Just get brisket, don't waste meat room with the other choices.

    Stephen Daimler · March 29
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  • Brandon K.

    Togo service has really gone downhill. Slow as hell. 20 minutes when it wasn't even busy.

    Brandon Keene · March 13
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