Fette Sau, Best BBQ restaurant in Brooklyn

 Fette Sau, BBQ restaurant in Brooklyn

Fette Sau, BBQ restaurant in Brooklyn

 Fette Sau, BBQ restaurant in Brooklyn

Fette Sau, BBQ restaurant in Brooklyn

We finally made it to Fette Sau, crowned the best BBQ place in New York. And you know what? I agree! The food there was phenomenal, each piece of meat being so flavorful, moist and so tender it melted in my mouth. 
This place is always packed, so, instead of going on a week end, we decided to go one of the days we were off, showing up at 5pm, the time they open. There were already few people waiting in front of the restaurant and I was surprised it was not more. Well, the crowd arrived 15 minutes later and the place was, as expected, packed, to the point that the tables outside would probably soon be used despite the cold (not so cold though) weather. 

 Outside Fette Sau, BBQ restaurant in Brooklyn

Outside Fette Sau, BBQ restaurant in Brooklyn

 Dining room at Fette Sau, BBQ restaurant in Brooklyn

Dining room at Fette Sau, BBQ restaurant in Brooklyn

It is a cafeteria style restaurant: you order the meat, that is sold by the pound, you pay and then get a seat at one of the communal tables. I do not recommend the table next to the entrance, because it is where the line will form...

 Meat display at Fette Sau, BBQ restaurant in Brooklyn

Meat display at Fette Sau, BBQ restaurant in Brooklyn

So, as it was my turn to order, I asked for a bit of everything. The person who was serving us did a fairly good job giving us enough food for one person (Jodi is not a big fan of meat, so it was mainly for me).

 Tray at Fette Sau, BBQ restaurant in Brooklyn

Tray at Fette Sau, BBQ restaurant in Brooklyn

It was composed of:

Sausage (the casing was real hard and it had fennel that was a bot overpowering):

 Sausage at Fette Sau, BBQ restaurant in Brooklyn

Sausage at Fette Sau, BBQ restaurant in Brooklyn

Pulled pork shoulder (moist and I loved the burnt parts):

 Pulled pork at Fette Sau, BBQ restaurant in Brooklyn

Pulled pork at Fette Sau, BBQ restaurant in Brooklyn

Pork ribs (fantastic, not completely falling of the bone, but very tender):

Pork belly (delicious, nicely fatty):

 Pork belly at Fette Sau, BBQ restaurant in Brooklyn

Pork belly at Fette Sau, BBQ restaurant in Brooklyn

Brisket (the best I ever had! it was so tender that I did not even need a knife to pull it apart and it literally melted in my mouth and that char was heaven):

 Brisket at Fette Sau, BBQ restaurant in Brooklyn

Brisket at Fette Sau, BBQ restaurant in Brooklyn

The meat was fantastic and I loved the char each piece had. None of the pieces of meat were dry and the only one I did not really like was the sausage for the reasons I mentioned before. However, what was disappointing were the sides: no mac & cheese, no corn bread or corn pudding. No, what they propose is potato salad or broccoli salad! Seriously? Broccoli? We ended up with chips that they sold for $3 for a small bag and some pickles that were really salty.

 Pickles at Fette Sau, BBQ restaurant in Brooklyn

Pickles at Fette Sau, BBQ restaurant in Brooklyn

For drinks, I went for root beer and Jodi for an orange soda.

 Orange soda and root beer at Fette Sau, BBQ restaurant in Brooklyn

Orange soda and root beer at Fette Sau, BBQ restaurant in Brooklyn

I heard so much about Fette Sau that I was glad I finally went there. This is definitely my number one BBQ place that I highly recommend. So, no need to ask me if I would go back...

Enjoy (I surely did)!

If you like this post, the photos or the blog, please feel free to share it or post a comment. Merci!

Fette Sau Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato