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The Joint

BBQ Joint · Bywater
701 Mazant St (at Royal), New Orleans, LA 70117, United States
Hours:
Open until 10:00 PM (Show more)
  • Mon–Sat
    • 11:30 AM–10:00 PM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Reservations:
No
Menus:
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Drinks:
Beer, Full Bar, Cocktails
Outdoor Seating:
Yes

The Joint smokes up the juiciest of slow-cooked pulled pork and beef brisket, chicken and ribs as well as a host of sides and fixins. The Joint now has a full-service bar and is open until 10PM.

9.4/10

Based on 282 votes

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    Elise W.
    "The ribs, the pulled pork and the brisket are awesome."(22 Tips)
    Julian T.
    "Pulled pork and beef brisket plate w/ mac n' cheese and beans"(18 Tips)
    Billy J.
    "The BBQ'd Ribs might be the most delicious thing I've ever tasted."(24 Tips)
    Sam R.
    "The pulled pork is great (mix with Mac and cheese.)"(12 Tips)
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  • barbecue
  • brisket
  • ribs
  • pulled pork
  • mac & cheese
  • meats
  • homemade bbq sauce
  • good for a quick meal
  • great value
  • casual
  • authentic
  • lively
  • potato salad
  • baked beans
  • outdoor seating
  • cole slaw
  • desserts
  • grits
  • good for groups
  • family-friendly
  • Carry It L.

    The best ribs I've ever had! Go for a combo of 2 meats. Pick ribs, brisket or pulled pork! Thanks to recommendation of @humidfoodie!

    Carry It Like Harry · January 4
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  • Jeannie C.

    Amazing brisket and ribs. Solid cole slaw

    Jeannie Chen · December 20, 2015
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  • Alisha L.

    The most amazing BBQ! The ribs, beans and pecan pie are all amazing. I would eat here everyday if I could.

    Alisha Lehman · December 3, 2015
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  • Kris A.

    Pork ribs were perfectly cooked and the baked beans are worth writing home about. Stop by here for great ribs and deserts too!!

    Kris A. · November 29, 2015
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  • Kelly D.

    Pulled pork a little spice. Rack is good with out sause, different. BBQ sause is vinaigrette sweetish.

    Kelly Dailey · October 3, 2015
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  • Angélica A.

    The 2 meat combo is enough for 2 people.

    Angélica Ayala · August 18, 2015
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  • J P.

    The ribs are outstanding

    J Pittman · August 7, 2015
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  • Sarah R.

    The pulled pork and mac&cheese is great!

    Sarah Rose · July 29, 2015
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  • Shammara H.

    The chicken is AMAZING!!!!!

    Shammara Hasty · July 14, 2015
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  • John W.

    BBQ Ribs game is on point here

    John W. · July 8, 2015
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  • Tonia J.

    The brisket is awesome..not fond of the sausage

    Tonia Jeanjacques · July 8, 2015
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  • Joshua L.

    The brisket. OMG the brisket

    Joshua Lawrence · June 18, 2015
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  • Stephen M.

    Some of the best BBQ I've ever had! Ordered a bit of everything but the highlight was definitely the ribs. Drown it in their homemade BBQ sauce and you can't go wrong. Cheeky little cocktails too

    Stephen McQuaid · May 6, 2015
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  • Marc E.

    Thrillist Top BBQ List: ...the juicy, perfectly textured ribs and the succulent pulled pork (excellent with the apple cider vinegar-kicked sauce), and the creamy mac & cheese

    Marc E · April 24, 2015
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  • bello b.

    It's in the middle of nowhere but great pulled pork and a cool atmosphere

    bello bello · March 27, 2015
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  • P B.

    Brisket is the best meat. Mac n Cheese is the best side. Peanut Butter pie is the best dessert

    P B · March 15, 2015
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  • Marta T.

    This is completely the real deal. Great ribs, great beans. Coleslaw and mac&cheese. Very cheap. Genuine place. Wifi. Outside space.

    Marta Tappero · March 11, 2015
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  • AGVSM

    Delicious beef brisket with mac and cheese. The bathrooms are cute and clean too. If you see the grits and smoke bacon as the side special get it, it's to die for!

    AGVSM · March 7, 2015
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  • Lauren S.

    Joy the Baker

    Lauren Stirling · February 28, 2015
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  • David E.

    3 meat plate

    David Ebert · February 19, 2015
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  • Elise W.

    The ribs, the pulled pork and the brisket are awesome. The Cole slaw is also amazing. The potato salad is different but very good. The only thing that isn't the best ever is the Mac and cheese.

    Elise Washington · February 1, 2015
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  • Ashlee N.

    Hmmm... The Joint is a good spot if you're into barbecue without a ton of flavor. Now, I'm not saying it's not up to par, I'm just into spices and seasonings on my BBQ. The Rum Punch is amaze, though!

    Ashlee Nicole. · January 30, 2015
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  • Adam G.

    The best brisket I have every had... Actually the best bbq I have every had.

    Adam Gambrel · December 6, 2014
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  • Stacey B.

    All of the sauces are very very vinegary, so if you're into that, you'll love it. Me, not so much. Great patio. Great corn grits. But overall, not worth it.

    Stacey B · October 26, 2014
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  • Stacey B.

    Okay I've tried it twice now and was disappointed both times. Chicken was dry, pulled pork was dry, ribs were kind of dry. I love my bbq super saucy, so maybe its not my style.

    Stacey B · October 26, 2014
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  • Chel Be Ya W.

    I love this place... Real deal bbq

    Chel Be Ya Williams · October 12, 2014
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  • Julia L.

    All of the sides are amazing. And obviously the pork BBQ sandwich is too.

    Julia Lord Nickle · September 5, 2014
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  • TV Food Maps

    Check out The Joint as seen on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives Read more

    TV Food Maps · August 26, 2014
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  • Chefs Feed

    Alex Harrell, chef of Sylvain, eats here on his nights off. He loves the Pork ribs. Read more

    Chefs Feed · August 22, 2014
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  • Jeff C.

    Three kinds of BBQ in an eclectic neighborhood

    Jeff Carter · August 11, 2014
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  • Mike R.

    Home at last!

    Mike Rainey · June 2, 2014
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  • Emily F.

    Nicest smoke ring on Brisket I've ever seen. It melts!

    Emily Fortier · June 1, 2014
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  • Michael H.

    Taking a break from power walking looking at mom's smoke some rib

    Michael Hill Sr · May 12, 2014
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  • Bobby W.

    You can't go wrong with the brisket and the pork sausage! both are superb!

    Bobby Witcher · April 19, 2014
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  • Jackie

    Sausage, beef brisket and mac n cheese. It doesn't get any better than that!

    Jackie · January 14, 2014
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  • Jay P.

    The sausage is excellent and the brisket is very good.

    Jay Pottharst · January 3, 2014
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  • Sam R.

    The brisket is very good. The pulled pork is great (mix with Mac and cheese.) The ribs are the best I've ever eaten and its not close.

    Sam Roos · December 31, 2013
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  • Brian W.

    FOODS NOT BETTER THAN WHAT WE HAVE IN TEXAS HOWEVER ITS GOOD JUST DIFFERENT

    Brian Willis · November 20, 2013
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  • Gambit New Orleans

    Gambit's Best of New Orleans: Best Barbecue restaurant Read more

    Gambit New Orleans · August 27, 2013
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  • Heath W.

    The ribs. O. M. G.

    Heath Walker · August 24, 2013
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  • Chad W.

    YUMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM

    Chad W. · July 25, 2013
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  • Thomas

    Potato salad holy cow. Better than mom. Of course everything else was good too.

    Thomas · July 25, 2013
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  • Greg M.

    Went for Dim Sum & Then Some.. Amazing! Great patio, too.

    Greg Matney · July 22, 2013
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  • Jackie W.

    Some of the best BBQ I've had, the ribs fall right off the bone!

    Jackie Wayment · July 21, 2013
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  • B.j. S.

    Pulled pork was amazing along with every thing else

    B.j. Scott · July 2, 2013
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  • Ruben G.

    Best brisket I've ever eaten

    Ruben Garcia · June 22, 2013
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  • Stephanie G.

    Beef brisket and mac & cheese are ON POINT! Yum yum yum. So good.

    Stephanie Grant · June 7, 2013
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  • Paula C.

    Half rack and beans with a cold beer. Try the sauce in the big bottle, numms.

    Paula Caudill · June 1, 2013
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  • Bronwyn W.

    Great food, funky place, reminds of the hippest places in San Francisco. Pulled pork and sweet tea can't be beat!

    Bronwyn Wachter · May 24, 2013
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  • Jeff W.

    Go with a group and order the entire menu. Some of the best BBQ I've ever had.

    Jeff Weinstein · May 23, 2013
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