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The Joint

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Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
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701 Mazant Ave, New Orleans, LA 70117
+1 504-949-3232
11:30 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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New York City, New York
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a must-eat in NOLA. I would suggest cabbing it there as it is not walking distance from the main area of hotels / area surrounding it. We had pulled pork and ribs with mac and cheese/ beans. Everything was so tender and flavorful. The cooker was in the back which was cool to see from the outside sitting... More 

Thank Toni_Cee
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The food here was marvelous BBQ - the ribs were outstanding, the pulled pork was great and the key lime pie for dessert help complete the sweet. The sides were just ok, but that's not why you go here. Only 4 out of 5 as the seating area is fairly limited and it is a good drive from the city... More 

Thank Sean H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not only was the food authentic New Orleans, Louisiana barbecue, the staff was so wonderful, especially Brian. Brian explained the backstory of all the different types of sauces. He was so enthusiastic and actually made the experience better than it could've been.

1 Thank Lynn R
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I have been there about 6 times over past couple of years. First time we went was because of Triple D. Ever other time we go back is because of the food. Best BBQ in Louisiana. Sorry it took so long to write a review.

Thank Fury300
Champaign, Illinois
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163 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am writing this from the Joint, rain pouring on the tin roof porch. I am enjoying some of the best BBQ I have ever had. Period! Dot! Burnt ends, pulled pork, baby backs that fall off the bone but aren't mushy, brisket chili, all fabulous! Sauce is sort of a vinegar-based, Carolina style. And of course, I had to... More 

Thank Danno251
San Antonio, Texas
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81 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really liked the informal, yet cordial vibe. It may not look like much from the outside; in fact, my family feared exiting the Uber! It is a total hidden gem! As others have stated, you proceed to the counter and order your food and beverages. When your order is ready, your food is delivered to you. You serve yourself... More 

Thank SallyFoodie
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great down home bbq carryout. I swear they have the best brisket/bbq/anything grilled in NOLA. It's so good we made it a point to go twice lol

Thank Kikaction14
San Diego, California
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364 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

read the reviews and figure we needed to check out some NOLA BBQ since in San Diego no good BBQ, the brisket was very good, the chicken was good but next time i will definitely get the ribs they were among the best ever, cole slaw and beans were good, the ribs were so great i went back and got... More 

Thank randy7496
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Yummy ribs! Tender, fall off the bone ribs with two sauces to add to your ribs. Side dishes were delicious, had the mac and cheese and corn bread with jalapenos baked in it!! Staff was friendly and outside patio is dog friendly!!

Thank Pete W
Key Largo, Florida
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mumm- Mumm- Mumm- We'd been there on a previous visit and it was so good we could hardly wait to go again. We split a slab of fall of the bone tender baby back ribs with mac and cheese and special of the day collard greens the best I've ever had. If you love bbq give the Joint a try.

Thank BevNDen

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 701 Mazant Ave, New Orleans, LA 70117
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
  • Neighbourhood: Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
  • Phone Number: +1 504-949-3232

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Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
Nestled between the French Quarter and the Ninth Ward, the Faubourg Marigny & Bywater environs are largely residential. Of course, folks around here love to go out and have a good time as much as they do anywhere in NOLA. And if out-of-towners want to join in the festivities, well then so much the better! Home to some of the most revered live music venues in New Orleans, an eclectic gaggle of gourmand dining destinations, and a come-as-you-are vibe that’s as infectious as it is alluring, this is real deal New Orleans oozing with southern hospitality and the promise of a most epic night out. For endless opportunities to boogie, to admire row upon row of lovingly restored homes, and to escape the fray of the more touristic parts of town (but still live it up in grand style) head to Faubourg Marigny & Bywater.
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