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“Poor service, we didn't even get past door.”
Review of Mason Jar

Mason Jar
Ranked #3,127 of 13,838 Restaurants in New York City
Price range: US$29 - US$31
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighbourhood: Midtown
Cross street: 30th between Park and Madison
Transit: Take the 6 train to 33rd Street.
Description: Mason Jar serves mouthwatering American BBQ/Comfort food. There is an extensive Bourbon Menu and Craft Beer pairings.
Pawtucket, Rhode Island
Level 6 Contributor
687 reviews
391 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 322 helpful votes
“Poor service, we didn't even get past door.”
Reviewed 20 January 2014

Pretentious is the only word that comes to mind. We had a 5:45 reservation and called to see if we could come any earlier. They said we could come by and they would try to seat us. We walked all the way down only to be told at the door there was nothing "for hours". The hostess did not offer to seat us the bar or have us wait for an open table. There wasn't even a line or anyone else waiting.

  • Visited January 2014
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Thank JGallagher28
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English first
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Level 6 Contributor
380 reviews
352 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
“very hearty dishes, service a bit slow”
Reviewed 11 November 2013

tried the mac n cheese, hearty and creamy. went with the brisket sandwich (true mark of a great BBQ joint) and it was fall apart but a bit dry. the beans were very smoky and sweet. I'd recommend if you are nearby,buy Dinosaur BBQ is a place in NYC for a BBQ side trip or special out of the way move.

  • Visited November 2013
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Thank Damian C
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Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“A great end to a great day!”
Reviewed 1 November 2013

We arrived at Mason Jar just before 10pm on our first full day in NYC feeling rather weary... a local lager, few appetisers and the option to watch the Ice Hockey on TV made this feel like a great NY experience!

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank Kirsty F
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Summerville, South Carolina
Level 6 Contributor
167 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Eh...It's what you'd expect”
Reviewed 28 October 2013

I heard about this place because a friend told me it was a "Carolina Bar." My wife and I made our way and expected a cliche bar in the NYC to try and pass things off as Southern. The bar itself is nice and inviting. If I lived there, I would go to watch the Carolina Gamecocks play with fans and alum. However, the wait staff was not friendly, accommodating or even interested in making me a drink. Maybe it was an off night.

  • Visited October 2013
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1 Thank mark_kerr
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Hamilton, null, Bermuda
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Big portions and great value”
Reviewed 12 October 2013

Although Mason Jar isn't a "high brow" BBQ place like Hill Country, it always hit the spot for solid BBQ at a good value. Check out the restaurant.com coupon for extra savings.

Visited September 2013
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1 Thank Justin B
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