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PJ's BAR-B-QSA

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1 Kaydeross Ave, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-8736
+1 518-583-7427
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11:00 - 20:00
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Sun 11:00 - 19:00
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Saratoga Springs, New York
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have had BBQ from all over the country...this is the real deal. EXCELLENT. Moist brisket, beef rib is just the best. Smoked sausage, smoked rotisserie chicken..it gets hard to decide what to order. Everyone is friendly, restaurant is clean, but the food is what brings me in.

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Thank APH1911
PJ B, Owner at PJ's BAR-B-QSA, responded to this review

Thanks for the wonderful review, APH1911. We are glad to hear you love our BBQ, especially the brisket and the beef rib. We are glad to hear that there are so many delicious options that you like. We look forward to seeing you again. Best, PJ's BAR-B-QSA Management More 

Level Contributor
15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were a large group with children and PJ's attention was really good. He gave each child a stuffed animal. The food was amazing, everything was delicious, the BBQ ribs, the pulled pork and the chicken. But undoubtedly, the best of all are the moist beef brisket and the cornbread. Definitely I'll come back!!!

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Thank Juan M C
PJ B, Owner at PJ's BAR-B-QSA, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review, Juan. We are glad to hear you had a great experience with us and really enjoyed your meal, especially the brisket and cornbread. We look forward to seeing you again. Best, PJ's BAR-B-QSA Management More 

Albany, New York
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96 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great service! Fresh, hot food! Very clean! Friendly staff! Nice guy even came over with a little basket of stuffed toys for my grandchildren to choose from. Did I mention the great brisket???? Also excellent corn bread and creamed corn. Reasonable prices, too....and the brisket!!!! Next time I want to try the corn chowder! Will, definitely, be back for some... More 

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Thank Donna W
PJ B, Owner at PJ's BAR-B-QSA, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words, Donna. We are happy to hear you enjoyed the brisket and had a great time with us. We look forward to seeing you again so you can try out some other great things on our menu. Best, PJ's BAR-B-QSA Management More 

Delmar, NY
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Quick stop for a sandwich after a conference. Staff was very friendly and helpful. My meal and take home chicken were delicious. Easy to access.

Helpful?
Thank maureen06
PJ B, Owner at PJ's BAR-B-QSA, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! I am happy to read you enjoyed your chicken! Have a wonderful day! More 

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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

This is the second time I have visited this place with my family. I decided to give this place a second try after having a bad experience before. The food is still...bleh. Most of the meat is overly dry. I'm sure that the ribs are made in big batches and slowly served over a week. The bones should not crumble... More 

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Thank Peter P
The Adirondacks
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90 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Good food! Typical of what you'd get in Dixie, but without the long trip to the Mason-Dixon line. The menu has the usual: pulled pork, barbequed brisket, chicken and an assortment of barbeque sauces. As you'd expect, there's not much for vegetarians.

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Thank Marty P
PJ B, Owner at PJ's BAR-B-QSA, responded to this review

We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us and the delicouis BBQ we have to offer! We hope to see you again soon! Best, PJ's BAR-B-QSA Management More 

New York City, New York
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135 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We ordered takeout. It was ready in 10 minutes. We had Road Trip which had brisket, ribs, chicken, corn bread plus two sides. We are big eaters and there's leftover. Very tasty, very well done.

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Thank ArtNYC
PJ B, Owner at PJ's BAR-B-QSA, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! I am happy you enjoyed the food and hope you dine with us again soon! Have a wonderful day! More 

Saratoga Springs, NY
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149 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We go here exactly once a year. It smells great when you drive by. It's barbecue. It's popular and crowded. But every time we go we remember why we only go once a year. Food is always a little disappointing. The ribs are dry as is the chicken. The sides are just ok. Nothing stands out as exceptional. I love... More 

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Thank saratogamike
Saratoga Springs, New York
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146 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Never went here much during previous owner as chicken scrawny and not the best taste. However new owner has a number of different BCue options including dry rub. Love the Memphis ribs but chicken is good too. Only downside is counter service and limited seating so usually take it to go.

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Thank Sarsprdoc
PJ B, Owner at PJ's BAR-B-QSA, responded to this review

Thanks for coming back and visiting us again, Starsprdoc. We are happy to hear that you like the Memphis ribs and chicken. We typically have outside seating, but with the weather getting colder it is not ideal for people to sit out there, and I know it can be a little tight for indoor seating. We look forward to seeing... More 

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179 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We found this place on a tourist map and checked it out on Trip Advisor before eating there. You order at the counter when you enter and bring it to your table yourself. The brisket is very good and can be lean (on the dry side) or moist ( on the fatty side) or a combo of both. All plates... More 

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Thank Niti R
PJ B, Owner at PJ's BAR-B-QSA, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! I am happy to read you enjoyed the food and hope you BBQ with us again soon! Have a wonderful day! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 20:00
Saturday
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Kaydeross Ave, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-8736
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Saratoga Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 518-583-7427

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