Hill Country Barbecue Market

Hill Country Barbecue Market

30 W 26th St 1, New York, NY
(212) 255-4544 serving: Midtown South Central, Midtown
open:Sun-Wed 12pm-10pm, Thu-Sat 12pm-11pm

Sidewalk Score: 7 out of 10
Location, Location, Location:


Barbecue Restaurants, Arts & Entertainment, $$$, Group Dining, Traditional American, Lunch Spot, Mastercard Accepted, Catering, Live Music, Discover Accepted, Visa Accepted, Restaurants, American Express Accepted, Family-Friendly Dining,

The Low Down


Know Before You Go: Once you get your meal ticket, load up your tray at the meat, side, and dessert stations, and then find an open table. Note: If you lose your ticket, you'll be paying a hefty minimum charge.

What to Drink: Drinks can be ordered at the drink station, or you can order them from the waiter who comes to your table after you've sat down. Agave-enhanced margaritas ($10) are a tart kick in the pants, though cold Coronas ($6) don't quite make up for the lack of draught beer.

Live Music: Bands play regularly on the downstairs stage--call ahead for the schedule.

The Extras: Blue Bell, a beloved, hard-to-find Texas ice cream, is available for $4 a cup.

Fun Fact: The restaurant was based on barbecue mecca Kruez Market in Lockhart, Texas.

Rants, Raves & Reviews

by at Gayot

Can't get to Texas for some real Lone Star State barbecue? Well, Hill Country is the next best thing, serving up authentic 'cue modeled directly on the kind dished out at the Kreuz Market in Lockhart, Texas. Upon arrival, start the evening…
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So good...
By LaughAttack001 at Menuism

As a Texan, I may be shot for saying this, but the barbecue at Hill Country rivals the best in Texas. They... Read More

Mediocre at best
By foodydaniella at Citysearch

The pitmaster special left me wanting more BBQ, the food was not worth the calories. I love eating, but if it isn't good, it isn't worth it. T... Read More

Great food!
By the quickthinker at Citysearch

I love going to this place but I have noticed a few things after repeated visits. Some hosts/hostesses always have the warmest smiles and the othe... Read More

Costs add up quickly depending on what you order
By TardyKat at Citysearch

Came here for lunch recently. The meat by the pound was expensive, I thought. The brisket was tender and moist. We also ordered the bbq beef sandwi... Read More

not so great
By SamanthaM at Citysearch

I had a first date here a few weeks ago and what a mistake. Messy and loud, loud music. The chicken was ok but not great, I care about what I put... Read More