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Virgil's Real BBQ - New York City

4.2
5553 reviews
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$30 and under
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Barbecue
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  • Comfort Food (132)
  • Casual (126)
  • Pre/post Theatre (92)
We are a much decorated Home-style BBQ restaurant located in the heart of Times Square, at the crossroads of the world.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Barbecue, Comfort Food, American
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Hours of operation
Monday 11:30a-11:00p

Tuesday 11:30a-12:00a

Wednesday 11:30a-12:00a

Thursday 11:30a-12:00a

Friday 11:30a-12:00a

Saturday 11a-12:00a

Sunday 11:00a-11:00p
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Phone number
(212) 921-9494
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Thomas Legoff
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Private party facilities
call for details
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Private party contact
Penny Kaplan: (212) 921-9494
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Catering
Let Virgil's Cater your next party. We offer full service catering for all types of events. Let us drop off and setup or let us stay and serve your guests with the Virgil's experience at your door. Contact our Catering Department at 212-362-6444
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Cross street
Broadway and 44th
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Public transit
LOCATED ON WEST 44TH STREET BET. BROADWAY AND 6TH AVE.
A,B,D,E,F,1,2,3,N,R,Q,W. TRAINS to 42nd street times square.
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Special events & promotions
Whether you are planning a corporate event, holiday celebration, pre- or post- theatre dinner, or just a night out with family and friends, Virgil’s has great options for all your event needs. We can accommodate 200 guests for a seated dinner and up to 250 for a cocktail reception.

Parties at Virgil’s are for the young at heart: they’re fun, festive and casual. Kick back and check your day at the door. Groups of 15 or more will choose from specially designed menus created by our Executive Chef. We offer down home appetizers including our famous Trainwreck Fries, Hush Puppies, and BBQ Chicken Wings. The main course includes delicious smoked Memphis Pork Ribs, pulled Carolina Pork, Owensboro Lamb, and sliced Texas Beef Brisket. To complete the BBQ experience, enjoy our Baked Beans, Country Greens, Mac and Cheese, Cole Slaw, and Potato Salad.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 5553 People Are Saying
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4.2  based on recent ratings
4.2
food
4.2
service
4.0
ambience
4.0
value
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85% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Dawna123T 
3.0  Dined 2 days ago

Ribs were tough, chicken was cold. Salad was delicious. Too much money for subpar service and food. Very disappointed.

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John 
5.0  Dined 2 days ago

Great service and great food everything you can ask for.

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OpenTable Diner (Hawaii)
5.0  Dined 2 days ago

We’ve been to Virgil’s quite a few times and have never left dissatisfied. I would highly recommend to anyone who enjoys BBQ!!

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TraceyJ 
5.0  Dined 2 days ago

Our group really enjoyed the atmosphere and the service. The food was excellent!

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PhilipG 
5.0  Dined 2 days ago

3rd time to New York, 4th time to Virgil’s. Never disappoints, food outstanding and we got served this time by David. His knowledge of the food & beer was further complimented by his gracious and accommodating approach to our group of 7. I couldn’t not recommend him and Virgil’s to anyone, best place off time square by a country mile! P.s their baby back ribs were as some of us brits say, cushty!

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amullane (New York Area)
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

My guest was super impressed with the wings and the ribs.

Loved the strawberry lemonade

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Auxil 
4.0  Dined 3 days ago

I usually love Virgil BBQ Brisket Sandwich but this time it came out of kitchen Room Temperature, Bah. Waitstaff and Manager were very solicitous and concerned, gave me many Tsk tsks and "oh my"s but did nothing else. One other thing, take Coney Island Root Beer off the menu, meant to be a marriage of beer and root beer...the worst of both worlds. And i ought to know, I am from the Coney Island neighborhood.

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viprdrdr (New York Area)
3.0  Dined 4 days ago

good bbq in the theater district. portions are good. prices are fine for the food. desserts are ok nothing great. noisy upstairs slightly quieter downstairs

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vipASNYC (New York Area)
4.0  Dined 4 days ago

We are regulars. This was our after-movie dinner. Savannah Salad without any pork and additional avocado slices with Grilled chicken: They have improved the greens’ mix. Grilled chicken was fresh( sometimes is not and it gets dry) Kansas Fried chicken all white meat was on point. The best part was as always Livia. She just remembers what we like and how we liked. Always a pleasure. This is a great joint pre or post shows.

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OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
4.0  Dined 6 days ago

Good barbecue restaurant, service was excelent and helpfull

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