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Blue Smoke

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116 E 27th Street, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10016 (Park and Lexington)
+1 212-447-6058
11:30 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Mon 11:30 - 22:00
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 00:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Ate at Blue Smoke when in NYC for business. All of the food was excellent. The service was also great.

Brooklyn, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had reservations for 8:00, but got there a little early, so we sat at the bar. Great drinks with great service from the bartender. They called us for our table around 8:10 and we were greeted by a very friendly hostess. Our waiter came over to us almost immediately and took a drink and appetizer order. We had the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stumbled upon this restaurant by chance when me and my girlfriend wanted to get 2 drinks. It s a proper American restaurant. Everything is super nice and waitresses/waiters are very friendly. Only problem is that we paid above 40 dollars for 2 glasses of wine ... INSANE even for New York

Thank Marco D
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5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant has a bluesy feel to it. The servers in plaid shirts and jeans are really enthusiastic about the menu, and very warm and friendly. I ordered the pork ribs, greens, and mac and cheese. The ribs were fine, as was the mac and cheese but the greens were too salty. Lacked the robust flavor of authentic southern barbeque.... More 

Thank lkargbo30
New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the whole bar and restaurant for ourselves for a business event and loved the fresh bar food, the service and the drinks.

Thank rnarisetti
Lincolnshire, UK
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87 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm a real foodie and on our recent 1st trip to NY this was one place I wanted to visit and I was not disappointed. We had been walking all day and got there about 2pm for a late lunch. The service was brilliant, friendly and efficient. I had the pulled pork, mac n cheese, bbq beans OMG it was... More 

Thank Carla_2009
St Paul
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Just wanted a drink after the theater and before returning to our hotel. Bar staff very accommodating and helpful with suggestions and knowledge of the drinks he served. We did not eat here but loved the atmosphere and welcome.

Thank JPPennyStPaul
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72 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been here a dozen times over the years. Food is always good, not outstanding - service always solid, although our last server was efficient but obviously cold. I was a nice place to hang out with friends. It used to be an average value - but now it has become a poor one. An example is the stuffed shrimp... More 

Thank Thomas C
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for a large group work lunch. All of the food was awesome, especially the brisket and the candied lamb bacon. Will be back.

Thank Elizabeth G
Minneapolis, MN
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 648 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were skeptical going here. I mean, BBQ in NYC? We tried 5 different meats and 2 appetizers. It was all excellent. The brisket was perhaps the BEST we have ever had. How can that be?? The spare ribs were also amazing.

Thank lucycan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$40
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Delivery
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 E 27th Street, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10016
    (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
Jazz Standard offers guests a wide variety of world class jazz complemented by Blue Smoke barbecue in an intimate room with great sightlines and sound.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?