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Brooks' House of BBQ

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5560 State Highway 7, Oneonta, NY 13820-3699
+1 607-432-1782
11:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Sun 11:00 - 21:00
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Oneonta, New York
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I am a local so I eat here a lot. But it is well know to all, they ship their BBQ sauce out locally and internationally! It is a must to stop and taste the award winning chicken,pork,beef, ribs and salmon ! I promise you will not be sorry. They also have soft ice cream outback at the gift shop.... More 

Thank dr4144
Oneonta, New York
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is avery popular place to eat in Oneonta New York. People come from all over the state. People love their chicken but they have ribs and other meats.Very nice menu. Beautiful restaurant. Atmosphere is very nice food is great. Try it u will want to go back again and again.Get there early so u dont have to wait in... More 

Thank Patricia O
Trumansburg, New York
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120 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I have been coming here for 40 years. The BBQ half chickens were flavorful and moist. My side salads of coleslaw and potato we fresh and home made. A must stop when passing through!

Thank Worldsvet
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If your looking for the best BBQ food this is the place. It's a sit down family type restautant serving lunch and dinner. I recommend the sampler platter which includes rib, chicken, pork and roast beef. Also included is the salad bar and a fresh baked loaf of bread. There is always a line but it moves fast. You won't... More 

Thank Ken G
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36 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best bbq in the region, winner of a James Beard Award... chicken, pork, salad bar, the staff is always polite and food is always good.

1 Thank Jackie M
Bronx, New York
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Brooks is always great. Their BBQ is uniquely theirs. Not too much smoke, sauce is like a sweet Carolina style. Brooks chicken is the best around, and I really don't like chicken. I love the old style decor and service is always friendly. We always stop here when we're in the area. Please don't ever change a thing!

Thank Tim H
carroll maryland
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

My 4th time there in June with family. Im from Maryland and make it a point to go there every time we go up and visit my dad in New York. It's an hour drive from his house but worth every mile. Barbecue pork, fresh baked bread at table and cole slaw are also great. My favorite is the combo... More 

Franklin Square, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Very hopping place!! Excellent service and delicious food!! And they didn't rush us out either! It was wonderful and came highly recommended!

Thank cooda2u
Holly Springs, North Carolina, United States
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Family owned and the best BBQ ever. Everything is homemade and chicken done over a charcoal pit. Fall off the bone tender and delicious. My daughter and sisters favorite is the pork BBQ bun. The BBQ sauce is amazing! Don't forget to get some homemade fries.

Thank GabSettle
Williamsburg, Virginia
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64 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

This is the absolute best place to eat, the BBQ chicken dinner is wonderful, and I order it every time. The staff is outstanding and the bread and salad bar always taste great too, it's hard to save room for the chicken.

Thank Nikita12043

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5560 State Highway 7, Oneonta, NY 13820-3699
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Oneonta
  • Phone Number: +1 607-432-1782

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?