Mighty Quinn's Barbeque

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Barbecue
Mighty Quinn's BBQ is the #1 Zagat rated BBQ restaurant in NYC. Our traditional slow-smoked American 'Q is served up in a fast casual style service where you order right at the counter. After you watch our cutter slice up your meat, pick your side dishes, get a drink, grab a seat and enjoy! The cooking process begins with the best, all-natural meats and poultry, seasoned with perfect spice blends and then smoked with wood for many, many hours until the perfect harmony of smoke, flavor and time emerges.
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New York Area
24 reviews
Dined on 8 September 2019
Overall 2food 4service 1ambience 1

This is a fine place for a casual lunch or dinner but it is not a place to dine. Their barbque is good but the ambience is awful and there are few options for anyone who does not eat meat. It is counter service, getting the food and taking it to the table yourself. The place is a bit dingy. If you love barbecue however - this is the place to go.

B
New York Area
41 reviews
Dined on 4 September 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

The brisket was tender and flavorful. The whipped sweet potatoes with the candied walnuts and brown sugar was excellent, mac and cheese, brocolli salad also delicious. The meat portion could have been a little bigger. Though an excellent value and meal for all that went for my partner's birthday.

HL
New York Area
28 reviews
Dined on 24 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

excellent plus!!
you cannot get better BBQ anywhere
the bake beans also enhanced our meal
been many times and will go again
they have numerous loctaions

OT
1 review
Dined on 16 August 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Not what I expected in terms of the walk up service, but the food was incredible. Brontosaurus rib was to die for. Maybe on my list of last meals.

OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 15 August 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

Nice and friendly stuff. Thank you.

OT
1 review
Dined on 10 August 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Very quiet when we went. Food ok nothing special.

C
Miami
1 review
Dined on 13 July 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

I have had some serious BBQ in the Southerns states and I must say the brisket at Mighty Quinn did not disappoint, prices are fair for the portions and quality of food , there are also TVs to watch sport, and right in the centre of the village could not have a better location

R
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on 2 July 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

the burnt ends weren't really and the meat and the ribs were quite dry.the staff was friendly and the restaurant was clean. we went early evening and it was quiet during the week so thats a plus although I wouldn't go out of my way to go there. I would drop in if I were going by and I was really hungry. free refills on iced tea.the corn fritters were freshly made and delicious.

S
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 30 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Thank you so much for everything! It was a crazy, eventful day. Thank you for the fantastic service!

CG
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 28 June 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

Possibly the best barbecue brisket I've ever had. Portion sizes were just a little bit smaller than I expected. But still good value for money.

MD
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on 15 June 2019
Overall 3food 3service 1ambience 2

The staff behind the service counter that take your order and the cashier were all very unhelpful, not friendly and frankly seemed very unmotivated. All 3 of us had this impression. That set the tone for the meal. We will not be back. The food was just OK.

T
New York Area
29 reviews
Dined on 25 May 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Heard about Mighty Quinn for a few years and finally made it. This is a very casual place, I originally thought it was more of a sit down restaurant...when it actually resembles more of a “takeout” place, an assembly line ordering process that resembles Chipotle. HOWEVER, the BBQ is SPOT ON! The “pulled” chicken & pork are both moist and tender. Both Baby Back & Large Ribs are fall off the bone. We tried Mac & Cheese, and of all things “Brussel Sprouts” were excellent. I would highly recommend and will return!

DL
New York Area
25 reviews
Dined on 18 May 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Laid back and warm. Service is fantastic! They treat you like family! The food is wonderful! Don’t miss the brisket and corn fritters!

BH
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on 4 May 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

It wasn’t what was expected. No tables service and no menus provided wasn’t appropriate when reservations were made in my opinion.

PG
1 review
Dined on 29 April 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Nice restaurant with nice food.
Don’t like to be served on paper, creating a lot of trash.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 20 April 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 2

Il cibo era molto buono, le porzioni sono davvero abbondanti. Assolutamente da non perdere il Brisket!

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IR
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on 11 April 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Good ribs, chicken, fixings and drinks - was fun experience!

AB
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on 28 March 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Great place to grab some good BBQ, beer and sit down to chat with your friends in a simple, casual environment. Quieter than a typical bar or restaurant - which is nice when you want to actually be able to hear your friends.

F
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on 22 March 2019
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 2

Worst BBQ I've had in a long time/ ever. Very dry to the point of being hard to cut. The sides were decent, but my mac and cheese was cold and congealed. The staff wasn't very friendly either. Just an all around miss for us.

l
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 3 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We gathered here for my husband’s bday as it was centrally located. The atmosphere was a bit more causal then I thought it would be, but we had a fantastic time. Food was great, staff were really kind and the price for all ten of us was not too bad. We brought a cake and the staff gave us extra plates. Will define go back another time.

PH
1 review
Dined on 31 January 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Its ok a a quick bite spot. Would certainly not recommend to anyone seeking real serious barbecue. Its a chain so consider it like going to McDonalds for a burger vs a steak house for a premium cut angus burger.

D
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 18 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great BBQ!!!!

JS
1 review
Dined on 12 January 2019
Overall 3food 4service 1ambience 1

One night watching TV we saw Mighy Quinns on Food network for the top 10 BBQ in the USA. After a quick search for the location in Brooklyn it turns out that they have a limited menu. We look further and find a couple of Manhattan locations with full menu. After a family outing in Brooklyn (Islanders game) we jump on the subway and get ready to be consumed by the BBQ Gods. We get there and it is a cafeteria style with no wait staff and table of about 20 people which more then half were under 7. No biggie we had kids also but older. The ordering process was "What do you want" I asked a few questions that were responded to with zero knowledge of what was being served. Ordered two glasses/Plastic cups of wine. One was filled the second not so much when asked for the rest of the pour I was told that's all we have. She never looked to open another bottle. There was a messenger sleeping in the corner with a motorcycle helmet on Just Odd
As for the food, It was very good, tender, full of flavor & a good size portion!
If they work on training the staff it would be a much better experience.

D
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on 10 January 2019
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 2

We were there on a very cold and windy day. Ribs were delicious as were the sides we chose. The restaurant has 2 entrances, one has a temporary exterior door to block the cold, the other opens directly to the street. On this particular very cold and windy day, both entrance/exit doors were operating. Customers usually exited through the unprotected door, sending cold air blasting into the space. We dined in our coats and scarves which lessened our enjoyment quite a bit.

J
Washington DC
39 reviews
Dined on 5 January 2019
Overall 1food 1service 2ambience 1

Terrible food. Nothing special. People were rude and our waiter seemed to be high.

OT
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 20 December 2018
Overall 3food 5service 3ambience 2

Not sure why you need a reservation for this place. It’s like a chipotle restaurant. No wait staff. Empty tables. Don’t be fooled, this is a fast food place.

SR
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 18 December 2018
Overall 3food 5service 2ambience 2

Our disappointment at our latest visit resulted from the fact that we did not know it had changed since last we dined there. In days of yore it was a full service restaurant with a full bar and table service. Its ambiance could be described as cheerful -- a room full of people enjoying good drinks and barbecue in the casual setting it requires. Now it is a rather sad cafeteria, no table service, and soft drinks, beer, and wine only. The barbecue remains great, but now we know to use it only for take-out.

T
Los Angeles
46 reviews
Dined on 10 December 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Always a great spot when craving some real BBQ! Love the sweet potatoes and Mac and cheese too!

R
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on 12 October 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 2

Extremely disappointing. Very loud. The Mac n cheese was so over cooked that it completely lost its form and was one large scoop of tasteless mush. The BBQ was blah at best.

LB
Bath
6 reviews
Dined on 12 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 3

Good BBQ very tasty! Would visit again next time, maybe at dinner as was pretty empty at lunch which did mean quick service but no atmosphere. Depends what you’re looking for. But excellent food

J
Los Angeles
48 reviews
Dined on 4 October 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 2

I’ve had better bbq in many places. I ordered the “brontosaurus rib” which was a huge beef rib. Although it was tasty it was overly fatty. Beans were good.

JM
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on 23 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Very good smoked meat! Very tender and juicy! Ordered the brisket and the bronto-ribs. That is worth it. They have me sample the rack of ribs as a bonus too!

OT
Frankfurt Area
3 reviews
Dined on 11 September 2018
Overall 3food 1service 1ambience 1

This is a fast Food restaurant. Don‘t understand why I am allowed to make reservations here.

TS
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on 6 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Excellent, authentic food in a no-frill setting. Very good price for the quality of the food. The only complaint is that the restaurant is not eco-friendly as all food containers and cutleries are plastic.

PH
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 23 June 2018
Overall 1food 3service 1ambience 2

We ordered a full rack of ribs and were told this would take 10 minutes. After 25 minutes I asked when our ribs would be ready. It turned out that they had forgotten our order—the resutaurant was not particularly busy at the time—so we cancelled the order and left. For what it's worth, the baked beans were good and the onion rings were average.

OT
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on 13 June 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Best meat not only in New York but some of the best I’ve ever had! Quick & friendly service. Not to be missed!

DS
Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined on 9 June 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Excellent BBQ, this from a southern boy. Brisket was tender juicy with great bark and excellent flavor. Tasty, juicy pulled pork and ribs. Spicy wings were tender, juicy and had just the right bite. Crispy fries, creamy slaw, supple homemade style pickles. The burnt ends, while extremely tasty, were not the firm bites you would expect so much as a sort of “pulled pork” but from brisket. Good selection of draft beers. Booked a table for 6 on open table but then had to call and ask them to push the time back a 1/2 hour and we arrived to a table reserved with our name on it. Go eat, enjoy

k
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on 3 June 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

It was really good, but we were surprised when we arrived. Since I made a reservation, didn't realize it was serve yourself and find a table. It would be similar to Chipotle being on OpenTable.

MB
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 26 May 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Nice staff, the cashier was especially funny and sweet, great environment and amazing food.

M
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 20 May 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 3

Great for our grandkids. They loved sitting outside and watching the soft parade

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