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Blue Smoke

116 E 27th St, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10016-8942
+1 212-447-6058
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“ribs” (335 reviews)
“pulled pork” (102 reviews)
“cornbread” (72 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
116 E 27th St, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10016-8942
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The welcome, service and ambience were all great but there was one element of the meal that was not - the food. Ribs were dry and chewy not fall off the bone tender. A chicken gumbo had so little meat it was like a consommé...More

Thank Skotti56
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was the last night in New York for my wife and I and we wanted a special meal. What a find!!!! As I reached for the door handle to enter the restaurant the smell of the smoke was amazing, service was very good and...More

Thank d0minic_H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was, for us, a great place to get good,wholesome, rib sticking, tasty, great food. I loved the ‘social style’ eating and I did not leave hungry. They have a great choice of beer and whisky. The meat was succulent and the house bbq...More

Thank simon p
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic dining experience. We visited Blue Smoke on the recommendation of friends who lived in New York for many years. We dined there with our children, aged 9 and 7, and were impressed with how child friendly it was. As we sat down,...More

Thank QldKaren
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dinner started out ok with a nice waiter but went downhill from there. The food arrived and nothing was that great but the brisket consisting of 3 tiny pieces for two people was awful. Then throughout dinner we were being watched by a girl standing...More

Thank Cathy T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great Resturant - staff were very friendly and accommodating - food was also very good, we ordered the whole pit ($40pp) and there was more than enough food and sides for everyone 10/10

Thank Jordan J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Relatively small portions of average food for the amount of money charged - I’m certain you could find better elsewhere in NYC.

Thank joytotravel1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had dinner there and was not impressed. The pork ribs, beef ribs and half our brisket was over cooked and some of it over smoked. I had to saw at the ribs to get the bones apart. The beef ribs were just plain dry. There...More

Thank tabhauser
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Big group of us for dinner pre-christmas. Very buzzy, noisy bar atmosphere. Absolutely amazing baby-back ribs and the brisket melts in the mouth. Coleslaw with the fried chicken was also very tasty. Great food, will definitely return

Thank Nicola W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful experience and tasty dinner for 10. The brisket and babyback ribs were mouthwatering. These dishes were ordered family style, and then you add side dishes, as they do not include anything, not even cornbread. The side dishes are a little more pricey than...More

Thank cg-globetrotter
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marcella r
9 December 2016|
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Response from cpga81 | Reviewed this property |
It was just a bit spicy, the other options I am unsure
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 E 27th St, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10016-8942
    (Park and Lexington)
  • Public Transportation: Subway line: 6 to 28th Street and Park Avenue South
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City
  • Phone Number: +1 212-447-6058
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