Family-style ordering, massive communal tables and a spacious layout offer a wide range of options perfect for large groups, wedding receptions and corporate events. We also provide full service off-site catering for events and special occasions.
Food & Wine Magazine: Best New Barbecue Restaurants
The New York Times: Far north of the nation's Barbecue Belt, Williamsburg, Brooklyn...is starting to feel like the Barbecue Brooch. Its latest jewel - MABLES SMOKEHOUSE - brings to town the smoky style of Oklahoma City. - Betsy Andrews
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Not sure why reservations are needed as it seems like big “family - style” tables. Maybe it was just a slow night.
The food was very good, you order at the bar & then they bring it over to you. Typical BBQ food, ribs, brisket was delicious. Sides (mac n cheese, corn bread ) were ok, not great. Salad was not very fresh. Place was very cold & drafty, but I’d you are looking for casual & good BBQ meat then this is the place!
Delishhh, so so yummy. Simple barbecue!
Food was amazing.
Food was excellent! Service was top notch! Will be back!
Very good tasting food. BBQ meat was very good .. great tasting corn muffin... other side dish was good too. and I had the beef stew and the meat was so so moist and tasty , I will be back soon...
Gostei de experimentar o churrasco americano.
Having eaten BBQ in Texas, Kansas City, South Carolina... This is the best BBQ in New York.
Good Food; nice people, nice atmosphere; bar service a bit slow
Fun place! Right next to Brooklyn Brewery. It’s not a full service restaurant. It’s a walk up to the counter, order and take a number with you to your seat and wait restaurant. The seating is odd... the hostess lets you know what seating is available before you order.. then you forget what she said when you go to sit down. All that to say... the food was delicious!
The food arrived barely warm. When I asked for it to be heated up it came back at the same temperature.
The restaurant is very noisy. Portions are massive; I would've much preferred to get half a portion. I also found the restaurant to be really dark inside in the evening, making it difficult to read the menu. I've had much better BBQ in other restaurants for fraction of the price.
Food was delicious! Ambiance was casual and comfortable
I'd recommend Mable's. I think a couple of other bbq places in the city are better. It was fine, not great.
The food arrived toward the cool side of room temp. The yams had marshmallows on them, which wasn't listed on the menu, though the Pecans (nuts) were disclosed.
The key lime pie was good.
All in all a solid place to hang out and eat, but not transporting. I think most bbq places really sleep on their sides and it brings the experience down all around unless you came for meat and drinks.
Love Michael Symon!!! So kind and happy to take a minute for his fans!! Food is amazing!!
Great food. Somewhat chaotic with tables close together, tough to get through. Unclear where to order at first bc order counter was not open, and we missed the small sign saying to go to bar instead. Overall decent value for NYC.
This BBQ spot is great! Best we ever tried. Meats are seasoned to perfection and very tender. Mac and cheese to die for. Good drinks. Homemade hot sauce 👍. Polite staff.
Delicious! I’ve never had such great ribs. Mable’s sets a fun, relaxed chow down vibe.
Best BBQ in NYC. Just be advised you have to order in the back . They do not waitress .
Been having the ONLY BBQ cravings lately.. honestly haven’t shut up about Mable’s since. It was just amazing. Went with a few people where we were able to order/share almost everything...not one complaint! Def will be back as I think this may be one of my new favorite places!
Beautiful meal and location..service was amazing...nice and clean... Definitely need to come back
Food good. Long wait. Understaffed and waitstaff was overwhelmed.
Bad night? They ran out of food
this place is a must in williamsburg if you’re a bbq lover. it’s loud, dark, crowded and the service isn’t the best, but the food is absolutely worth it. the brisket and mac & cheese blew my mind!
Exceeded my expectation.
We were a large group so we tried every BBQ meats and sampled all the side dishes offered.
Both were super goods.
The food is the best. Delicious meats and sauces.
The ambiance is awful. Food is served on paper plates, which I hate - cutting meat on a paper plate is very unpleasant. The physical space is far too large and cavernous - with hard rock playing incessantly. The overall feel of the restaurant is very airport like. Concrete floors, hard seats, impersonal and industrial setting, disposable dinnerware. Yuck. I’d certainly go back for the food, but would not considered it a “night out.”
Food and setting were very good - Mable's exceeded expectations!
Best BBQ-style brisket I've had in a very long time. The hosts, bartenders, and wait staff are all very friendly and earnest (and normally would get more "stars" on this basis), but I'm not sure the system of ordering cafeteria style, then having the food brought out by no one in particular as it becomes ready, is the best way to get the food from kitchen to table.
They were out of ribs which isn’t great. The flavor of the meat was good but I would’ve like the brisket to be cut thicker. It was almost as if it was cut for a sandwich. Also, the music only appealed to one type of listener.
Ribs were the best I ever had. Mac and cheese and cornbread were also outstanding. Can’t wait to go back.
Very friendly and helpful staff, great food. Really enjoyed this place as a random find during honeymoon.
Very interesting place. Sort of a banquet or cafeteria style.. And a little confusing to understand the ordering process and with only drink menus on the table. However, these are only minor issues and the food is Dynamite. Prices seemed high, but the portions were big and lots of side dishes like pickles, slaw, etc. were included. Good place to just wind down and eat well
Great bbq spot in Williamsburg. Good drink specials.
Really bad food, uninteresting, the cafeteria-style service does not add hipness, it feels like a cafeteria.
My second time here (randomly found it while walking a few years ago) and I did not remember the name. So glad I found this place again the food is delicious! Portions could be bigger but just order more food if you want to leave stuffed.
Food great, and hostess was super sweet!
Great tender ribs and brisket!
Very quiet as it was a late lunch. The food was a little cold but I was too hungry to send it back.
Brisket was amazingly tender. Food and ambiance where great.
Fantastic food and drinks. I would highly recommend it to others. Great value also.
We arrived for an early dinner after making a booking for 5 people. When we arrived we were told they overbooked, had no place for us and had stopped taking food orders. So no seat, no food! It was 4th July but it wasn’t an overly busy. It was very unprofessional!
Outstanding BBQ! We were a party of five and between us we tried everything and it was all so delicious. IF you have any room left, the desserts are great. The staff is so welcoming and ready to make sure you have what you need. You go up and order and then it is brought to the table for you. It's a relaxed dining experience that makes it easy to enjoy yourself and the people your with.
Mable's Smokehouse does offer delivery in partnership with Caviar. Mable's Smokehouse also offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (718) 218-6655.
Mable's Smokehouse is rated 4.5 stars by 47 OpenTable diners.
You can book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size.