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The Joint

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Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
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701 Mazant St, New Orleans, LA 70117-5433
+1 504-949-3232
11:30 - 22:00
Closed now
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Mon - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing BBQ! We had the sampler of meats ! They all melt in your mouth .... love the brisket if I had to pick one ! Do not miss this place if your in the area. It is a little neighborhood joint. Sooo worth the trip !

Thank Sjjjmm
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

the brisket was excellent, succulent with perfect amount of smoke and bark; the atmosphere bohemian/BBQ joint/laid back. Loved it all. Potato salad was as good as homemade. Pecan pie was super rich and good--homemade all the way!

Thank Judy C
Montreal, Canada
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place is off the beaten path, that's for sure - but it's the real deal as far as BBQ is concerned. We had the brisket, the ribs and the pulled pork. All were tender and flavourful. For sides we had the baked beans: AMAZING! The mac and cheese was a disappointment - it was bland, dried out and cold.... More 

Thank Jesstrots
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85 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place is amazing. The smoked ribs, brisket and pork is to die for. We live in Australia and this is our third time back here because it is just amazing. Oh and the baked beans are beautiful, that's coming from someone who doesn't like backed beans normally. The smell when you get out of your car is amazing. The... More 

Thank katalinbrisbane
san antonio
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband had the chicken and pulled pork, I had the pulled pork sandwich. Flavor was great. Mac and cheese was OK, baked beans were a little different and very good. This was off the beaten path, but well worth the quick drive. Just when you drive into a seedy neighborhood and think maybe you've put in the wrong gps... More 

Thank blrdfam
Sydney, Australia
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Can't really say much more than that can I? Eaten at most decent bbq joints in Sydney from mid to high range in price and a few around the states that were highly recommended. This place is just the best. So well priced including drinks. My favourite was the brisket but try everything. Service is awesome. It's also in a... More 

Thank Lukepera
Kitchener, Canada
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm sure most of these reviews are because of Diner's, Drive in's & Dives, haha, that's why we came here !! We're from Canada and I celebrated my 40th birthday in NOLA and this was were I ate my birthday dinner!! Amazing little place !! Doesn't look like much from the outside, but inside the food is delish and the... More 

Thank Nadene R
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

New Orleans may not be known for it's barbecue, but this place bucks that notion. As relaxed and comfortable as a place called the joint could be. The vibe draws you in the food makes you glad you came. Best 'joint" in the Bywater...

Thank GeauxTigers351
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782 reviews
379 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bbq in New Orleans almost seems counter intuitive but this out of the core restaurant knocks it out o the park. The ribs are great and the chicken is so juicy that it melts in your mouth.

Thank Charles V
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Family of six walked to this kicking bbq joint for a nice walk. Glad we did. All enjoyed this funky joint and good food. Know nola is not know for bbq but if that is what u are craving go here. Brisket legit , sausages delicious and friendly bar service. Nothing fancy just good quality food.

Thank marteen

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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
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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 St, New Orleans, LA 70117-5433
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
  • Neighbourhood: Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
  • Phone Number: +1 504-949-3232

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Staying in Faubourg Marigny & Bywater

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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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