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Blue Smoke

) #185 of 9,275 Restaurants in New York City €€ - €€€ American, , Barbecue
255 Vesey St, New York City, NY 10282
+1 212-889-2005
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (89 reviews)
“pulled pork” (30 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
American, Bar, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
255 Vesey St, New York City, NY 10282
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Went there during happy hour and a premium pint for $5 is pretty darn good for NYC. Get a couple different entrees and share. You'll only need to share one side unless you have really big appetites. The hamburger is also very tasty and you...More

Thank wayneeh
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to blue smoke for lunch. Had a beef that was good but I'd highlight the mash potato. Very good. Staff was nice and helpful.

Thank RPereira2008
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing Place! Recommended in any Way. Food is Excellent and the Music is a really good addition to the Food!

Thank Enzo P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dinner at Blue Smoke is now a 'must' on our visits to NYC. We started to use the Battery Park location because it was near to our hotel, but now we prefer it to the other location. Nothing wrong with the other restaurant. We just...More

Thank TarHeelTraveler286
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here for lunch during a family adventure day just before walking across the Brooklyn Bridge. During our week there I wanted to go to at least one of Danny Meyer's restaurants- I have read his book and attended a lecture about hospitality given by...More

Thank Marvel70
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for a birthday party with a group of 7 on a weekday and booked ahead to ensure we got a table. It was really busy when we arrived at 8:30PM but cleared out by 10. The staff were accommodating and friendly. They...More

Thank HeatherNolan1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We found ourselves in Manhattan unexpectedly the night before my birthday. It was a Saturday night and we had no plans, no reservations, and no expectations. We were thrilled to be able to make a last minute reservation at Blue Smoke and we loved our...More

Thank KMenaO
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Not sure why this place only has three stars. For Manhattan it's unbelievable barbecue, for anywhere else it's pretty darn good and the prices are not crazy considering where you are right next to the World Trade Center and all of the tourist trap locations...More

Thank ouilv2travel
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Spare ribs were excellent. Friendly staff. Vibrant bar / restaurant. Enjoyed very much. Value pretty good too

Thank Garrett O
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Nice layout, staff not so welcoming making us wait then more or less instructing us where we can sit despite us ending at the same table we intended to sit at. 3 guests and 3 dishes All of them I could have made better myself...More

Thank peter w
What’s in a name? In this case it is the unique title
of “Triangle Below Canal Street” that became a popular
nickname in the 1970s. An attractive neighbourhood
filled with handsome lofts on the edge of the
Financial District, this lovely slice of Manhattan
offers plenty of fine dining experiences and art
galleries. Plus, it’s home to the city’s most exciting
film event, the Tribeca Film Festival, that takes
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5 December 2016|
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Response from ArizonaDuke | Reviewed this property |
Don't know, but if they have a website that should be featured.
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26 March 2015|
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Response from Ray55 | Reviewed this property |
People wore jeans to suits and everything in between. I went for lunch and wore jeans and sneakers.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 255 Vesey St, New York City, NY 10282
    (North End Avenue & West Street)
  • Public Transportation: We are located at 255 Vesey Street between North End Avenue and West Street (West Side Highway). You can take the E train to the World Trade Center stop and proceed west towards the West Side Highway. You can also take the 2 or 3 trains to the Park Place stop and walk west along Park Place to Murray Street. Continue across West Side Highway.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > TriBeCa
  • Neighbourhood: TriBeCa
  • Phone Number: +1 212-889-2005
  • E-mail
Danny Meyer's Blue Smoke serves mouthwatering authentic pit barbecue using prime meats, fowl and fish, accompanied by farm-fresh seasonal vegetable side dishes and soulful home-style cakes and pies.
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