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About Blue Smoke Battery Park City
Blue Smoke celebrates the evolving American South and honors its culinary traditions. Inspired by the many regions of the South, from the Carolina coast to the hills of central Texas, Executive Chef Jean-Paul Bourgeois’ menu is soulful with a selection of smoked meats, fresh produce, and thoughtfully sourced ingredients. Classic and specialty cocktails, an extensive American craft beer list, American wines and whiskey served by a welcoming team complete the experience.
The downtown location of Blue Smoke opened in December 2012. The flagship Blue Smoke, with the club Jazz Standard, is located on East 27th Street in New York City.
New York, NY 10282
Barbecue, American, Southern
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday: 11:30 AM - 10 PM;
Friday: 11:30 AM - 11 PM;
Saturday: 11 AM - 11 PM;
Sunday: 11 AM - 10 PM
North End Avenue & West Street
$30 and under
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Barbecue and Beyond
From a take-out meal for one to a working team lunch to a catered white linen affair, Blue Smoke Catering offers the same delicious real pit barbecue and regional American fare you've come to expect from our restaurant. Choose among a selection of hors d'oeuvres (devilled eggs to oysters on the half shell), seasonal sides, signature cocktails and irresistible home-style desserts.
Our warm and friendly team will create a memorable experience for you and your guests, with every detail thoughtfully considered.
There are two parking garages within walking distance to the restaurant. Both are located on River Terrace, just west of Vesey street. The first is 2 River Terrace and the second is 20 River Terrace. There is street parking available on North End Avenue as well as Vesey Street after 6:00pm.
We are located at 255 Vesey Street between North End Avenue and West Street (West Side Highway). You can take the E train to the World Trade Center stop and proceed west towards the West Side Highway. You can also take the 2 or 3 trains to the Park Place stop and walk west along Park Place to Murray Street. Continue across West Side Highway.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Blue Smoke Battery Park City offers a selection of traditional barbecue styles from across the country along with other regional American specialties, served with warm hospitality in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Let us plan your next event.
Blue Smoke Battery Park City Ratings and Reviews
Absolutely love Blue Smoke. I'm from Kentucky and this is the best Southern food you can find in the city. Authentic and absolutely delicious. The restaurant comes with a great walk across Battery Park City and a charming ambiance. Perfect for a date night where you actually want to be able to hear your date. Staff is so hospitable. The whiskey/bourbon/beer selection is one of the best in the city by far. I would recommend the Alabama White Wings, The Brisket, The Corn Bread Madelines and trying anything on special. Will absolutely come back. Never a bad experience.
Always consistently very good! A couple of minor service issues (dinner being served before appetizer, one of the non alcoholic beverages on the menu was not available), but what we go was delicious! Two plates, one with the seven pepper brisket and one with the pork shoulder and a sausage link - we each finished about half our plates before we got to the point of no return, too stuffed to finish. Definitely worth regular return visits.
My boyfriend and I went here for Sunday brunch and the food was really good. I had the pulled pork with sweet potato mash. The pork was well seasoned and tender. The biscuit the meal comes with is too die for!! My boyfriend had the brisket with the mac&cheese and that was also cooked perfectly. The house made bbq sauce is delicious!
Big dinner date with my 16 month old son! The staff was super accommodating and food was great. We’ve been here a handful of times and it never fails to be a quality meal and really good service.
My go-to is the baby back ribs, mac and cheese, biscuit and a beer, though whatever you’re in the mood for is sure to satisfy.
I selected BlueSmoke earlier in the day to treat a friend, a good ole southern dude. How luck would have it, we read the menu and the Exec Chef Mr. Bourgeois is from Louisiana. Home of my friend! Brownie pts for me ~ Wooohooo.
Emily our server was extremely friendly & hospitable as she provided recommendations for out Hot Bourbon Cider & Tea Thyme cocktails. She also charged our cell phones when they died.
Food was so very good (except the St. Louis ribs which my friend from Louisana had, should've fallen off the bone to the touch).
But, OMG the biscuits??!, with a wonderful pop of salt??, I would be a piggy wiggly if we hadn't left. LOL.😉
P.S. immaculate restrooms!
we absolutely love this place, we’ve been coming for years. service is top-notch, food is incredible (if you love southern cooking and comfort food this is your place), ambiance is fantastic and they have allergy menus which is the icing on top of the cake. highly recommend this place whether you’re local or visiting!
Our table was ready at our reservation time. The staff is very professional and attentive. Service is exceptional. The food is beyond BBQ fair. The meat is well seasoned and doesn’t just derive its flavor from the sauce. The sides compliment the meat and it is fun to order and share.
WOW. I’ve never been to Blue Smoke for brunch before but just wow. The biscuits are to die for and the bright eyed breakfast sandwich OUT OF THIS WORLD - how do you beat fried chicken with a fried egg on a donut YOU DONT. So good. Best thing I’ve eaten in awhile. Blown away!
The only problem: I was there on a very cold night and was seated at a table that was pretty uncomfortable because it got the wind and breeze every time the door opened. I had to ask twice to change tables. After that, life was great at Blue Smoke and I went back for lunch the next day.
I booked this place for my boyfriends birthday, we had seen blue smoke advertised through Facebook and it ticked all the boxes for my fella.
I separately emailed the blue smoke as what we had seen advertised “the whole pit” was not on the lunch time menu.
They couldn’t have done enough for us. I was so pleased from beginning to end! And the food did not disappoint!
A Sunday afternoon brought us in. A reservation wasn’t really required the place was essentially empty. The Brunch menu is diverse enough with offerings from sweet to savory.
The service was largely inattentive. We were hungry ordered drinks and an appetizer. The drinks took an inordinate amount of time to arrive and the appetizer was completely lost. The entrees were served by someone other than our server and there was no indication the appetizer was on its way. There was no check in while our server made her way about the restaurant doing side work and chatting with her colleagues. We were offered dessert but we had to be somewhere by a certain time so we couldn’t risk it. While the check was accurate, we were met with an issue with our payment. It was a chipped card that works with chip and pin. It was declined. Offered up another card and after signing we were left to slip out unacknowledged.
Overall a meh experience. Not the place I remember dining before. There are better restaurants nearby that are more conducive to Service and food quality.
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