About Hill Country Barbecue Market – Flatiron
New York, NY 10010
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.
Barbecue, Southern, American
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Sunday: 12:00pm - 4:00pm, Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm; Bar open until 2:00am daily
Between Broadway and 6th Avenue
$30 and under
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Hill Country offers free live music in our Boot Bar Tuesday through Saturday. Join us for our LIVE BAND karaoke every Tuesday starting at 8:30pm and feel like a rock star! For a complete listing of upcoming shows, visit http://music.hillcountryny.com.
Hill Country Catering & Events brings the award-winning Hill Country Barbecue Market experience to your backyard. We offer world-class, Texas-style barbecue, Southern hospitality and a signature vintage western aesthetic that is a fun, relaxed and refreshing alternative to run-of-the-mill wedding rehearsal dinners, company picnics, parties and celebrations, from 20 to 2,000. Our eye-popping, custom-made “HC Barbecue Trailer,” a mobile barbecue pit complete with a sound system playing Hill Country’s signature Austin-inspired soundtrack, brings freshly smoked barbecue straight to your door.
Street or garage parking conveniently available.
1, 6, N, R, & W trains to 28th Street, and F & M trains to 23rd Street.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Dancing, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Trade in the stuffy corporate event spaces and fussy formal dining rooms for an authentic slice of Texas deep in the heart of New York.
For more information, please contact our Catering & Events team at email@example.com or 646-380-5873.
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Trade in the stuffy corporate event spaces and fussy formal dining rooms for a fun, authentic and delicious slice of Texas, right in the heart of NYC. "Best Barbecue in NY" – New York Magazine & Time Out New York; "Top 16 Great NYC Restaurants for Your Wedding" –Eater.com
Hill Country Barbecue Market – Flatiron Ratings and Reviews
The food and atmosphere were fantastic. I went to the DC branch and loved it.
I must say I was not impressed with the service. When we arrived the restaurant was not full and it took a while to be seated, a while to get our silverware and a while to actually pay.
It was a chilly Friday night. My good friend, a 65 year old former Air Force veteran and a tiny Asian man set out for a night of meat, drink, conversation, meat and drinks. And if you want all of the above, except for 65 year old Air Force veterans and tiny Asian men, then hill country is the place for you. Although now that I think about it, there may be 65 year old Air Force veterans and tiny Asian men, I'm not sure. I didn't really take a poll and ask the patrons of this establishment what their age and or backgrounds were. I digress. The food was top notch, the drinks were flowing and the service was splendid. I learned much about life and love, about the fact that not being in "the game" is a good thing because I'm in love and chasing after a bunch of drunk women listening to a country cover band on a Friday night wasn't my cup of tea. Now that I think about it, that was my only negative. No tea. I like tea. I'm more of a coffee guy, but tea can hit the spot too.
We have been several times but on this time the staff looked like they could not be bothered. Also no wine at all??? They were out of every bottle. Just says that the manager has given up.
The food is great and the staff serving the food are fantastic.
We took friends who had never been so it was a shame that this happened. We had to go out and buy some wine and bring it back. Not everyone drinks beer!!!
This is the best Texas-style barbeque in NYC. Kreuz sausage imported from Lockhart, TX and slow-smoked brisket are seriously yummy. Try the hot German potato salad and Sweet Potato Bourbon Mash as your sides. They also have great coleslaw and a wide range of beers on tap.
I had emailed a week in advance to get a table, and when I showed up, while friendly, the table we were given was far away from the football game, which we were there to watch. We ordered drinks and food for hours as we watched better tables being held for more important guests, many of whom never showed up. Also, our server started out attentive and friendly, and then became disinterested in looking after us. Not mean, but faded quickly and could've been much better.
The bbq was good, especially the burnt ends and the green bean casserole, and the beer specials were solid.
Again, it was overall good, just had the potential to be much better with little extra effort.
having a reservation meant absolutely NOTHING !!!
went to hear my friends band play the David Bowie tribute
this is the ONLY reason we went !!
was told they had no tables and were adding more
waited on line and got our food
was told they had a table for us
proceeded to walk down the stairs carrying our coats and trays of food and drinks
stood there.. looked around nothing
proceeded to walk UP the stairs carrying our coats and trays of food and drinks
ended up sitting at the bar and listened to the band there.
It was my first time at Hill Country and I think it was pretty good but I was expecting more. The burnt ends were the best thing I ate. The brisket and turkey were good. I didn't care for the ribs that much. There were meaty but too much pepper for my taste. I tried some of the spicy sausage but I didn't care for it that much. I only had one side which was the cucumber squad and that was very good. Next time I go back I will skip the ribs. Also if you have not been there you order all your meats by the pound. When you ask for a half pound of brisket or half pond of anything the cutter will obviously cut a little more so the bill you're expecting winds up a little higher than the bill you have in your head.
This is a texas inspired bbq place, it is not a real restaurant, food is sold by weight, you have to go to the counter ask for the meat you want to have and then go the sides counter and do the same. The guy behind the counter will immediately give you the food and you can bring it to your table. The only thing for which you are really served is drinks. This doesn't want to sound as a critic, I liked it, it is a different place with a different approach in NYC.
Regarding the quality of food, I had the moist brisket, it was simply amazing, tender and juicy, smoked to perfection, while my wife had the pork ribs, that unfortunately weren't as goods as the brisket.
The local is noisy, with loud music.
I'll recommend it if you want to have a different night in NYC, and especially recommend the brisket.
People who served us food were fantastic /very generous because they were closing soon and the guy was SUPER friendly helping us in a rush. We went downstairs to eat and no server helped us; it was kind of awkward with all these workers and no one acknowledged us. Food was great though. Not the best BBQ but it is up there!
Great place for a group, food was awesome, solid drinks, and was perfect to meet the needs of our group which included a young kid, some teens, and some adult beverage-needing folks. Would definitely go again! Only downside was our waitress made very few and infrequent appearances so if you wanted more than one drink or were in a bit of a rush you were out of luck.
You can't go wrong with this casual BBQ joint - and you'll never go home hungry. Excellent option for large groups and family style meals since you can order to meet your group size. Cafeteria style - you get up and get your own food - but excellent service for drinks at your table. Nice TX style decor. Don't miss the moist brisket, cucumber salad, coleslaw and the half chicken. If you don't know what to try, get the sampler meal, it's enough for two.
I've always been a fan of Hill Country. The moist brisket is simply the best around. The prime rib was also amazing. Very casual setting. Love the fact you can go to the butcher counter and pick out the meat(s) you want. There's something very simple yet comforting to the atmosphere and concept of Hill Country. Live music didn't hurt. Will be back. Great for groups.
Great barbecue for NYC. We were a party of 8. They seated us right away, even though 1 person wasn't there yet. They explain exactly how everything works very clearly. One thing to note, it's that it's almost like cafeteria style. They have 2 counters, meats & sides. You take the menu to the counter, and get your food that way (they don't serve you or bring you your food). But it's delicious, very easy, and worth every penny!
We enjoyed dining here and found the food to be delicious and very fresh. The ribs and brisket were both excellent as were the sides. The kids loved the mac and cheese. My only complaint was the cost of the meats. 3 ribs and a 1/2 lb of brisket set us back $34. The sides were all fairly reasonable but to spend $95 on BBQ for the family was pretty steep.
Went to Hill Country on a date, took my girl who is a big Country Western fan . The food was good Barbecue, the band was very good. However because it was so close to the Holiday there were not many patrons, but the over all experience was good none the less.
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