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Fire Pit BBQ

357 Essex St, Hackensack, NJ 07601-1267
+1 201-489-3473
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good39%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pork ribs” (3 reviews)
“bacalao” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
357 Essex St, Hackensack, NJ 07601-1267
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Reviewed 13 June 2017

what a amazing little gem. Happened to stumble upon this place by accident and I must say it was not only delicious but flavorful. the food portions are huge and the platter we ordered was just enough for at least 3-4 people. great find, great...More

Thank Danielle O
Reviewed 17 May 2017

When the wood grill aroma overtakes as you approach the building, you know you're in for a taste treat of Portuguese BBQ. Service began with a welcome warm roll and butter. If you enjoy spice, try their grilled Portuguese sausage appetizer. I found the fried...More

Thank 50StateVisitor
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Stopped by for lunch when visiting Hackensack hospital. I had the 1/2 portion of pork ribs with rice and beans. The portion was large and the price very reasonable. Although good the ribs had more fat than I would expect. I would go back but...More

Thank BronxWanderer
Reviewed 13 February 2017

My husband and I were driving home to Buffalo from NYC, and were relying on our GPS to lead us to a place to eat in Hackensack. I had probably the best pulled pork sandwich ever...so good that I did not even bother adding barbecue...More

Thank jando24
Reviewed 7 November 2016

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.

Thank Deb H
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...More

Thank jon762
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

Thank 123dubdutch
Reviewed 1 January 2016

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...More

2  Thank LWL3333
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.

Thank jrloor
Reviewed 13 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...More

Thank Slyfox07024
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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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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