The McRib Sandwich has been trending and making a comeback but, there are plenty of other places to get tasty Ribs, in New York City other than McDonald’s. If you are a fan of barbecue ribs, here are five restaurants in NYC that you should try, Fette Sau, Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, Virgil’s, Blue Smoke, and Fatty ‘Cue.
Williamsburg’s Fette Sau (“fat pig” in German) is a Zagat rated barbecue restaurant owned by Kim and Joe Carroll who also own beer bar Spuyten Duyvil.The head chef Matt Lang, offers a menu of pork, beef ribs and shoulders, pigs’ tails, flank steak, leg of lamb, pork belly, and pastrami, all sold by weight and served on butcher paper, sauce on the side.
354 Metropolitan Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11211-3308
Dinosaur Bar-B-Que has been nationally acclaimed as one of the best in the country. Their menu is firmly rooted in the traditions of Southern bar-b-que.
700 W 125th St, New York, NY
Virgil’s Home-style BBQ restaurant is located in the heart of Times Square and is known for exceptional barbecued ribs, chicken, brisket, lamb, and pork.
152 W 44th St, New York
Danny Meyer’s Blue Smoke, serves mouthwatering authentic pit barbecue using prime meats, fowl and fish, accompanied by farm-fresh seasonal vegetable side dishes and soulful home-style cakes and pies.
116 E 27th St, New York
Fatty ‘Cue is a Southeast Asian influenced restaurant. They smoke, pork loin brined in Indonesian bay leaf, marinate lamb ribs in a fermented shrimp sauce called cincalo and rub duck with red curry powder. The restaurant is a collaboration of Chef Zakary Pelaccio and former Hill Country pitmaster Robbie Richter.
91 South 6th Street (Berry St.)