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Virgil's Real BBQ - Time Square

€€ - €€€American, , Barbecue
152 W 44th St, New York City, NY 10036
+1 212-921-9494
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good43%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brisket” (327 reviews)
“pulled chicken” (81 reviews)
“trash ribs” (47 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue
€€ - €€€
152 W 44th St, New York City, NY 10036
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The food is great and the service is speedy, friendly and efficient. The setting is bustling and lively. The menu is extensive, catering for all tastes.

Thank Patricia H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had the Carolina pulled pork with mac & cheese, beans and cornbread for lunch for 18.95. Tender, tasty pulled pork, meaty beans and cheesy mac. Beer is pricey, but that's to be expected in Times Square.

Thank KommissarKen
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Food was tasty and plentiful! Am not familiar with what a hush-puppy was, and saw another customer eating 1 and asked what it was, he gave me one to try, and I was in heaven. Had to order some, along with a pig out pack...More

Thank DJ L
Reviewed 6 days ago

Myself and my partner visited on a Friday night, we were seated straight away and waiting staff were very friendly. We ordered the Pig Out Combo platter to share and it was amazing. Definitely the thing to order if you are a meat lover! (sooo...More

Thank hoolzbag
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Top service when we arrived here very busy 45 minute wait but someone must have seen my wife was pregnant and got us seated sooner. I had the bbq ribs and my god they were divine and far to big portions (which is perfect for...More

Thank J8505BBtomn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited early one morning for breakfast my husband had the cheese egg and bacon burrito which looked great with a bourbon and baileys coffee... certainly a winter warmer to try ... I had the fresh fruit pancakes the fruit was tasty with 3 huge...More

Thank Cleo1972
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff was very professional, friendly and warm! The food and drinks were great! Enjoyed the atmosphere!

Thank BSGDaye
Reviewed 1 week ago

Apologies for a late review....ten of us visited a few weeks ago. Great atmosphere, attentive and friendly service, excellent range of dishes ( large bowl of tacos was a lovely starter), good beer and wine. What more do you want? Good value for money too....More

Thank elpee182
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner here and went for the sharing platter. The platter is for 2 but we had it between 3 and there was plenty of food. All the meat was cooked perfectly and The prices are very good for New York. You can just sit...More

Thank Sightsee717409
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here after a friend had recommended to try it. I got the pulled pork, beef brisket which came with fries and cole slaw and a biscuit and also had a coke. The pulled pork was nice but the bbq sauce wasn't the best, chips...More

Thank kennethf1987
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the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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Ethan D
11 November 2018|
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Response from SoCalMare | Reviewed this property |
Good question and I wish I knew the answer. May I suggest to just give them a call; they certainly seemed gracious, helpful and friendly when we enjoyed our meals there. They can be reached at (212)921.9494 in NYC. Good... More
11 November 2018|
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Response from JW M | Reviewed this property |
Hi. O be honest I didn’t notice but they are a friendly team so I’m sure they will after any children
27 October 2018|
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Response from Gordy197 | Reviewed this property |
From what I remember, yes
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 152 W 44th St, New York City, NY 10036
    (Broadway and 44th)
  • Public Transportation: LOCATED ON WEST 44TH STREET BET. BROADWAY AND 6TH AVE. A,B,D,E,F,1,2,3,N,R,Q,W. TRAINS to 42nd street times square.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-921-9494
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