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American, Barbecue
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Reviewed 23 October 2021 via mobile

Wow! Great barbecue in the Catskills!! Delicious chicken and pork sandwiches. We added 2 sides-collard greens and corn bread. Excellent. Dine outside so get there before it freezes. Will definitely be back.

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 27 September 2021

The brisket was well cooked -- meat was soft and flavorful. Portion size for a sandwich was lacking -- 3 pieces of "pulled BBQ" was just 3 chunks. Side dish of BBQ fries tasted good, but for the price, again, small size. Asking if we...want to add a tip before we are even served anything is tacky - and what did you do - bring the food to us, not wipe down any tables, not clean up, no conversation, etc. That 15% we added wasn't worth it. Seating is just outside-- it gets cold.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 4 August 2021

I think I have tried everything they have and I like it all! The chicken sandwich is incredible, the BBQ is delicious, but the hotdogs.... are the best I have ever had!!!

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 26 July 2021

Good spot for lunch if you're in the mood for barbecue. The food is good and there is a varied menu of main dishes and sides to please a variety of palates and moods. Sat outside on a hot summer day and it was shaded...and pleasant.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 11 July 2021

Let me start by giving some cautions in this very favorable review. This is an outdoor restaurant. If the weather isn't right for outside dining, this isn't the right place to go. That said, it was a first time, but not last time, visit. The...restaurant has an indoor kitchen where orders are placed. The seating is outside at picnic tables, some of which have a covering overhead. Food is brought to the tables after orders are placed. We learned of the restaurant from a billboard on Route 17. It turned out to be a great choice. The food was delicious. We had both the brisket, which was good, and the pulled pork, which was excellent. Dishes brought to other tables looked equally great. I look forward to sampling some other offerings in a future visit. If I had one suggestion for improvement, I'd suggest an upgrade of the rolls that the sandwiches come on. The rolls are standard hamburger buns. Nothing wrong with that, but an upgrade to a brioche roll or kaiser roll would make the sandwiches even better. The homemade limeade is worth trying. Service was pleasant and the prices were what you would expect for barbecue foods, moderate. Taking a quick drive through the little downtown of Livingston Manor was also enjoyable. One other thing to mention is that there was a live band performing while we dined. I didn't catch the name of the group, but might call them The Woodstock Leftovers based on their appearance and the proximity to Bethel Woods. The music was good and added to the overall experience. Other performers play there according to the woman at the register. This is a recommended place for travelers along NY Route 17 during good weather.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 26 June 2021

We ordered chicken halves that were $12 each, the size of Cornish game hens, dry towards the outside and bloody at the bone, with terrible fake smoke taste. I don’t want to even discuss the overpriced wings. Do not go here.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 12 April 2021

I stopped by the Smoke Joint with a friend for a late lunch just before they closed and thank goodness we got there in time! Their food is very good and I'd go back again if ever in the area. Really delicious: the chopped pork,...collared greens, beans, coleslaw. Amazing: the homemade brownie! just okay: the mac and cheese (felt like it needed more seasoning or a little more mmphh to it)More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 2 November 2020

I never had a chance to eat in their Brooklyn location, so on a trip to Livingston Manor we finally had a chance. The brisket was moist and tasty. The portion of ribs (half rack) had loads of meat. They were smoky, and had great...flavor. Check the hours and days of operation. We did take out, but they have socially distant outdoor seating. They also had a firepit to warm you up.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 19 September 2020

Visiting Roscoe for a quick family weekend and some fly fishing. Great find. Food great. Outdoor dining that felt and was safe. I'm a doctor- I hope I can Iell. Great and carefull staff and most friendly owner with whom I spoke about life, covid...and restaurants (he has other BBQ restaurants downstate). Worth the trip!More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 30 August 2020

The BBQ ribs and the cornbread were delicious! The portion sizes are way too small, and the brisket that I was served was was 90% fat, so I couldn't eat it and the collard greens are a bit bland, I would suggest, using butter, apple...cider vinegar, honey and cayenne pepper to add some life to the collard greens. With that said the ambiance of the place was relaxing and inviting. If you are in the area you should definitely visit The Smoke JointMore

Date of visit: August 2020
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  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4