Hill Country Barbecue Market – Flatiron

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Barbecue
Named "Best Barbecue in NY" by both New York Magazine and Time Out New York, "Top 10 Barbecue in the U.S." by the Wall Street Journal and "Best New Restaurants of the Year" by New York Magazine, Hill Country takes its "cue" from legendary Texas barbecue joint Kreuz Market and its distinctive dry-rub style. Hill Country's brisket, sausage, ribs and other meats are smoked low and slow over Texas post oak. The barbecue is served in butcher paper, counter-style by the pound, with traditional trimmings. Hill Country features two full bars with an extensive menu of long neck beers, tequila and bourbon, and a state-of-the-art sound system and stage for live music celebrating the thriving Austin music scene. Signature versions of classic southern sides and sweets include Longhorn Cheddar Mac & Cheese, Campfire Baked Beans with Burnt Ends, and the Original PB&J Cupcake. A marketplace full of Lone Star State favorites includes: Big Red Soda, Kreuz Market Sausages and more.
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Specials

Trivia Tuesday

We host the NYC Trivia League every Tuesday night from 6-9pm. Get your Trivia on and win some Hill Country Gift Cards.

Terms and Conditions:

Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: April 3, 2019

Ends: April 4, 2118

Availability: Tue 6:00PM-9:00PM

SUNDAY FUNDAY

All Day Happy Hour!! Drink Specials all day long including our signature Burnt End Bloody Mary!

Terms and Conditions:

Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: September 20, 2018

Ends: September 21, 2117

Availability: Sun 11:30AM-11:00PM

Happy Hour

Happy Hour Menu from 4:00 to 7:00 and 10:00 to close every Monday through Saturday. We got Shiner Bock, Margaritas, Jello Shots and House Wines and House Liquor specials.

Terms and Conditions:

Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: September 18, 2018

Ends: September 19, 2117

Availability: Mon-Sat 4:00PM-7:00PM 10:00PM-11:30PM

Thanksgiving Dinner Special Menus & Offers

Hill Country will be offering all-you-can-eat pit-smoked turkey with pan gravy, beef brisket and all the fixins plus our to-die-for desserts. Prices are $70 for adults, $40 for kids aged 12-5, and kids under 4 eat free. Drinks not included.

Thursday, November 28, 2019

What 1901 People Are Saying
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DC
Chicago
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great BBQ in the city. Everything was delicious. Everybody said they will go back.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this place! But tonight I met a bartender named Ali and he made the evening even better. I let him make me whatever he wanted with tequila. It was amazing (2 different drinks)! He was a good guy. The people there normally are.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 12, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Carne ottima e gustosa. Atmosfera molto tipica. Camerieri affabili e bravi nel consigliare i clienti

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D
San Diego
2 reviews
Dined on November 4, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience5

La carne era divina, ma complessivamente direi un po' caro.

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JA
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 4, 2019
Overall3food3service5ambience5

Bone-in short rib & brisket were excellent! The mac & cheese was solid. The collard greens & baked beans w/ burnt ends fell short on flavor.

NT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on November 3, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Best meat ever !! I still don’t believe that but that was awesome !

ME
1 review
Dined on November 2, 2019
Overall2food2service1ambience2

Slow and sloppy service even though the restaurant was far from crowded. Messy procedure regarding getting the food to the table (self-service). Far from everything on the menu was available at the self-service counter.
All in all a disappointing experience.

Z
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 30, 2019
Overall1food2service2ambience2

Cold food, small portions, little attention from the waiter. Overall - big disappointment :-(

OT
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Out waitress was the best and did an outstanding job. The food and the desserts were as good as always.

m
New York Area
31 reviews
Dined on October 25, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good BBQ. A bit more salty than expected. And a. little bit more pricey than I would have expected based on reviews. But easy to get food and sit and enjoy BBQ in NYC with a group of friends or alone...

RL
Philadelphia
24 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Skip the RIBS, go strait for the Brisket and Pork Belly.

JP
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2019
Overall2food2service3ambience3

Not the same.

VC
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 13, 2019
Overall1food1service1ambience4

Worst BBQ Ive had in the city, try Dinosaur BBQ or Blue Smoke....this was truly disappointing.

l
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Brilliant place food great would like to see chips on menu as well meat was melt in the mouth. Service was excellent

DJ
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Really good traditional and authentic bbq. We will be back!

OK
1 review
Dined on October 4, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing place, amazing food My second time here and I will definitely come back again

OT
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and fantastic service! Best Mac and Cheese I’ve ever tasted!

OT
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2019
Overall1food1service3ambience2

Brisket and ribs were inedible very dry and tough. Wait staff was difficult to get their attention. Won’t be back.

A
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 1, 2019
Overall3food5service1ambience4

I would recommend the food but the table service was horrible. No one came to our table, which was outside. We had to get our own cutlery and water. Horrible.

Q
New York Area
44 reviews
Dined on September 29, 2019
Overall3food4service1ambience3

Service poor. Waitress lost guests credit card. Still not found. Food good but not great. Not what I expected

MD
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 21, 2019
Overall1food5service1ambience5

Firstly I have to say the Brisket is the best I've ever had. The ambiance and decor was very nice. My HORRIBLE review is in regards to the service. We were seated right away and out server (name not given ) wasn't concerned with explaining to us how the food order is done. We order drinks and appetizers that took a while to come. And we were not told that you have to place your order at the meat station then sides you order at another station. Joe I think is his name at the meat area was very nice in explaining the weight and slices of meat that will serve 6 ppl. When I complained to another server and ask to speak to the manager. He approached is without giving his name and was nonchalant in explaining the concept of us getting our own meat. There was no apology given and he claims "it's worse at the Dallas restaurant " once we got our food and ate. The incident was forgiven not forgotten . I work in the hospitality industry and I WILL NEVER recommend this restaurant.

OT
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everyone was amazing, they made each and everyone like we were home

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 16, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love the brisket

WO
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience3

It’s a little intimidating as you have to order your own food by weight. It’s not easy to tell how much is correct. The staff does try to help but visualizing 1/2 lb of brisket can be difficult. Quality was good. The sides were good big enough to share, get two, deserts the same. Overall the place was loud boisterous and a bit hard to navigate as you go and pick up and choose your food. It’s a success as it’s been there for 10+ years check it out it’s worth a visit but may not be for everyone.

DB
1 review
Dined on September 6, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was great but the spare ribs were incredible. The staff were so attentive.

J
Chicago
13 reviews
Dined on September 2, 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Good food. My only issue was my meats were not warm.

HD
1 review
Dined on September 1, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

With it being my turn to choose the dinning spot, I knew exactly where to take the family. Previously visited establishments and those who selected them will remain anonymous to protect their reputations lol. Hillcountry scored 5 stars all away around hands down! It was a first visit for all except truly. We’ll be back again with an even number of family members after the word is spread around...
Thanks again HC

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The barbecue was fantastic. Loved the casual atmosphere. Our server was very helpful orienting us since it was our first time. . They even honored a request to play “ When I’m sixty-four” for my husbands birthday complete with a candle on this dessert. We look forward to coming here again soon.

OT
Atlantic City
1 review
Dined on August 28, 2019
Overall3food4service4ambience4

Bbq and sides were very good, so was the service. I did think it was a little high priced but it is Manhattan and I get it.

c
Miami
1 review
Dined on August 27, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

The food is very good. Especially enjoyed the brisket. A bit expensive but the staff are great and the restaurant is a good setting. We enjoyed our time there and the servings were good sized.

MK
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on August 23, 2019
Overall3food3service2ambience4

Moist brisket, a winner as always. Sides also great.

The rest disappointing. Pulled pork nachos, tasty but cold. Prime rib- cold, fatty, almost raw. Lamb T-bone- leathery and tough outside, raw and cold inside. Service inattentive- long time to get drinks and check during not even full house. A shame.

OT
New York Area
16 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Omg....so freaking good. The meat was beyond better that we could have imagined. We had a little of everything.

f
Chicago
11 reviews
Dined on August 19, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Great place for family and kids. Fund related vibe.

GQ
1 review
Dined on August 18, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience3

for a casual night out with family after a Sunday out and about, the food was good and plenty and drinks were too.

JG
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on August 16, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great BBQ, especially the pork belly and prime rib -- both fairly rare on the NYC BBQ scene.

N
1 review
Dined on August 15, 2019
Overall3food2service3ambience5

The restaurant has a great vibe for family and kids! However, the food isn’t the best you can get. The prices are steep for the quality and quantity of food.

OT
1 review
Dined on August 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I love the food and it’s not a traditional restaurant. The food was great and just love the sweet potatoes.

TL
1 review
Dined on August 3, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Very expensive!!!! Did not like sitting with strangers as they have long cafeteria type tables. Limited choice on side dishes. Ribs very fatty.

d
1 review
Dined on July 29, 2019
Overall3food2service5ambience3

Sadly I can't recommend Hill Country based on my past visit where I took my son for his birthday.
We had the all you can eat special which was a mistake. It was a limited menu and didn't include moist brisket, which in my opinion is the only brisket that should be served. Our ribs, chicken and lean brisket were dry. Had we been informed that lean brisket was not included, we would not have ordered the from the all you can eat menu. Our waitress realized she never told us about the restriction and generously, graciously gave us a portion on the house. She was awesome. But even the moist brisket was incredibly salty. I had just returned from San Antonio where I went to several barbecue places and Hill Country could not stand up to any of those in quality and food, which is a shame because I was really rooting for the place.

OT
New York Area
18 reviews
Dined on July 28, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Never been to a Texas style BBQ joint. Might take some getting used to.....but I'll be back.

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