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Brooks' House of BBQ

5560 State Highway 7, Oneonta, NY 13820-3699
+1 607-432-1782
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“bbq chicken” (77 reviews)
“ribs” (181 reviews)
“pulled pork” (61 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00 Hours
American, Barbecue
€€ - €€€
5560 State Highway 7, Oneonta, NY 13820-3699
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent Restaurant, excellent food, excellent service and excellent prices. I love to go to this place with my whole family.

Thank RafaelM2777
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been eating at Brooks for over 30 years. It is always great good, extremely clean and very friendly. I've eaten many different items over the years, but the half chicken dinner is by far my fav! Give yourself a treat and stop by...More

Thank T2028LJjudys
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My first time at Brooks and it won't be my last time. Smoke-favored chicken and sweet pulled pork. You have the choice of white or dark. As the line of people waiting for a table attests, the food is great. Efficient and friendly waitress added...More

Thank Allen M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here as part of a tour. We had a back barn room on the property all to ourselves. The room was cozy with a fireplace and decorated country style. The food was set up buffet-style with one waitress handling everything. There was a...More

Thank Patti2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went here for the 1st time with several local people that ranted and raved about the place. Especially the chicken. I was not impressed and they said it wasn't nearly as good as it used to be. I got a combo platter that had...More

Thank sheriberi99
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

My grandparents lived in Oneonta and I have many fond memories of Sunday dinners at Brooks dating back to the early ‘60’s. Today was a bit of a stroll down memory lane as we stopped at the old house and stopped at other personal landmarks....More

Thank gilladj
Reviewed 22 September 2018

happened upon this place when looking for a place to eat after a day of hiking in the Catskills. it was the BEST reviewed place in Oneonta. we stood in line for maybe 20 mins but once we got to the hostess we were seated....More

Thank Jamie M
Reviewed 16 September 2018

we had a great family day and decided to go to brooks for dinner had the option of friendlys if it was too crowded but we loved brooks for 24 yrs ! we chcked the lot and there were spaces we got inside and due...More

1  Thank dianeAftonNy
Reviewed 28 August 2018

The lines can be long when they are busy, but the food is very good. Two things out of towners don't know - the dining counter is first come, first serve if you can squeeze past the people in line! Another way to get a...More

Thank tjones005
Reviewed 24 August 2018

We got some good food for a reasonable price. The fresh bread, and choice of smaller sizes help when you are not a big eater.

Thank Peggy B
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Richard L
11 July 2017|
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Response from Randy Jay W | Reviewed this property |
I have not seen a difference in the barbecue chicken. However, this time I ordered the ribs and they did seem different not as fall-off-the-bone tasty as they used to be.
Kelly F
29 March 2017|
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Response from Ryan_Brooks | Property representative |
Hello. We have not have a liquor license since 1951. I do thank you for the inquiry. All the best,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5560 State Highway 7, Oneonta, NY 13820-3699
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Oneonta
  • Phone Number: +1 607-432-1782
  • E-mail
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