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Biscuit BBQ

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230 Fifth Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11215 40.675728 -73.980941
at President St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
718-399-2161 Send to Phone

  • Cuisine: BBQ
  • Price Range: $$

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    5 out of 10

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Official Website

biscuitbbq.com

Nearby Subway Stops

R at Union St.

Prices

$14-$24

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Brunch - Weekend
  • Delivery
  • Dine at the Bar
  • Kid-Friendly
  • Live Music
  • Lunch
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Private Dining/Party Space
  • Take-Out

Alcohol

  • Full Bar

Reservations

Not Accepted

Delivery Area

9th St. to Flatbush Ave., Third Ave. to Prospect Park West

Profile

This venue is closed.

Biscuit BBQ bills itself as “Authentic Brooklyn Barbecue,” and if this seems like an oxymoron to you, take it up with Al Roker. The weatherman-cum-gastronome has sung this cute café’s praises since it opened on Flatbush Avenue and seems no less enthused about the place since it relocated to Park Slope proper. Portions are big: juicy, crunchy, double-dipped fried chicken, and pulled-pork and brisket sandwiches requiring both hands. The yeasty biscuits and sides like spicy collards and Cheddar grits don’t disappoint either. As to the barbecue itself, the sauce leans strongly toward the Carolinas, with a thinner, more vinegary flavor than the sweet-thick kind associated with Texas. The restaurant (which occasionally doubles as an art gallery) takes the look as seriously as the finger-licking: deep red walls; country, blues, and classic rock on the soundtrack; and a big Stars and Stripes near the bar.

Live Music

The Back Room at Biscuit on the restaurant's lower level offers jazz on Sundays and a musical review on Mondays.

Brunch
Sat.–Sun., 10  a.m.–4 p.m.

Recommended Dishes

Deviled eggs, $4; double-dipped fried chicken platter, $14; cheddar grits, $4

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