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Blue Smoke

Cuisine: American, Barbecue, Cafe, Pub Food, Burgers

Price: $$

116 E 27th St.

New York, NY 10016 | See Map

Neighborhood: Midtown East

(212) 447-7733 | Reserve Online

Mon: 11:30AM - 10PM

Tue - Thu: 11:30AM - 11PM

Fri - Sat: 11:30AM - 1AM

Sun: 11:30AM - 10PM

At A Glance

  • Founded: 2002
  • Healthy Options
  • Reservations
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Alcohol
  • Bar
  • Beer/Wine
  • Good For Groups
  • Good For Kids
  • Breakfast
  • Catering
  • Delivers
  • Dinner
  • Lunch
  • Takeout
  • Gluten Free Options
  • Vegetarian Options
  • Outdoor Seating
Blue Smoke







“Meat fiends” have a “grand time” at Danny Meyer’s “smokin’”, “family-friendly” BBQ joints, where “up-tempo” staffers supply “fall-off-the-bone ribs” and other “honest” staples; a “fine selection of bourbons” (and “cool” sounds at the Kips Bay flagship’s downstairs Jazz Standard) should cure any “pseudo-Texas atmosphere” blues.

About the Restaurant

Legendary restaurateur Danny Meyer helped spark a barbecue craze in New York when he opened Blue Smoke in 2002. The Southern-influenced menu includes fried chicken, chicken fried steak, and duck gumbo. But most diners gather at this casual restaurant for hickory and applewood-smoked meats from the pit. Appropriately for the melting pot that is New York, Blue Smoke makes regional stops across the barbecue heartland, with Kansas City spareribs, North Carolina pulled pork, Texas beef brisket and Memphis baby back ribs (sampler platters are available.) There's also a full slate of veggies (slaw, sprouts, spinach and collards), potatoes (mashed, fried or topped with cheese) and more (beans, macaroni and cheese, cornbread). The beverage menu includes a notable selection of bourbons and beer. And since the popular Jazz Standard club downstairs brings in live acts seven nights a week, music fans often mingle with the barbecue buffs at Blue Smoke's black-lacquered bar.

Nearest subway
6 to 28th St.

What to tell a cabbie
Take me to E. 27th St. between Park Ave. and Lexington Ave.

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