"We're partial to the smokey, meaty ribs, but you could put the restaurant's superlative homemade barbecue sauce (secret recipe, naturally) on a Slim Jim and it'd still be pretty tasty."
"Best New Barbecue Restaurants"
"The sliced brisket, in particular, is superb—rimmed with fat, smoke-ringed, and nicely chewy." "Gosh, I love this place!" - Robert Sietsema
"For a roadside BBQ joint with everything but the Dalton, check out Mable's."
"Drink This: Spiked Cherry Limeade at Mable's Smokehouse "And it's just delicious. I recommend having one (or two. Or three.) with a Frito pie on a hot day."
"Far north of the nation's Barbecue Belt, Williamsburg, Brooklyn...is starting to feel like the Barbecue Brooch. Its latest jewel - MABLE'S SMOKEHOUSE - brings to town the smoky style of Oklahoma City." - Betsy Andrews
"Friends of Eater Name the Top Newcomers of 2011"
"A good brisket is hard to find north of the Mason-Dixon line, but luckily Mable’s brings the beef: nicely fatty, lip-smackingly smoky, and over the top when taken for a dip in the prized family-recipe house sauce."
"The SAVEUR 100: The New Classics"
"100 Best New York Restaurants: BBQ & Soul Food "The mac and cheese, made with gobs of Velveeta, is catnip for neo-rednecks..." - Jay Cheshes