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357 Essex St, Hackensack, NJ 07601-1267
+1 201-489-3473
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Saskatoon, Canada
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great take out food. BBQ chicken plus rice, beans at a reasonable price. Take the opportunity to stop in or have this delicious meal delivered.

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Thank Deb H
South Hackensack, New Jersey
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62 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

On the recommendation of a friend, we decided to give this place a try. Yes, they have off street parking, but the amount is limited and it can be a tight squeeze if a big SUV parks next to you. We ordered a combination of Ribs, Chicken and Beef with rice and fries as our main course. The food was... More 

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Hackensack, New Jersey
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99 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

This restaurant has very tasteful barbecue chicken and ribs.Part of a small group that operates a few places I recommend their take on how to cook chicken and ribs.The side dishes do compliment there entrees and the result is Good everytime I have been.Bravo

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NJ
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1,447 reviews
538 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,544 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2015

I used to work in Hackensack and passed this tiny Portuguese BBQ twice a day, but never went in. The "but" in the title refers to my recommendation that if you choose to eat in during the colder months, dress warmly, because, despite the huge wood/charcoal-burning open grill which takes up about one-third of this small storefront's space, every time... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2015 via mobile

Great BBQ chicken though they mixed up my short ribs order and got steak instead. Friendly staff and average dining in ambiance.

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Hawthorne
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

Waiter was very helpful and for a change very honest when we ordered. They have half and full orders for just about everything. When I was ordering, I ordered 2 full orders thinking that a half order was for children. The waiter recommended that we only order the half, so I took his advise thinking that I at least would... More 

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Thank Slyfox07024
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

I discovered this amazing place around 2 years ago. The food is excellent, portions generous and prices are great. Parking here is the only challenge, but it's worth the walk - or have them deliver. If getting take out, it's usually 30 minutes but that's understandable - can't rush quality.

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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80 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2015

I ordered the "Chicken Garlic Sauce" with rice and beans thinking, garlic sauce can't possibly be spicy. Boy was I wrong. One taste of the rice which was near the garlic sauce had my mouth burning. I asked to have the food wrapped to go without making any fuss, but I was really annoyed. There is absolutely no warning that... More 

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Thank Ilovetravelphotos
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2015 via mobile

I can't get enough of Firepit BBQ's smoky grilled chicken kebabs. I order them for delivery about once a week. They are consistently delicious and perfectly cooked, with a nice char. Even the peppers and onions are always perfectly done and delicious. I also love that they include tasty BBQ and buffalo sauces on the side, so you can control... More 

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Hackensack, New Jersey, United States
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2015

Love this place for lunch inside or dinner takeout. The chicken and ribs are great and the accompanying sides abundant and excellent. Nice people as well.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Barbecue
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 357 Essex St, Hackensack, NJ 07601-1267
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Hackensack
  • Phone Number: +1 201-489-3473

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?