Best Places For BBQ In The U.S.

Listing the best BBQ places in the US can be subjective, especially with so many different generations of pitmasters, tastes and styles of BBQ. Know that this list is simply based on the places my significant other has frequented and preferred thus far and loved.  Feel free to list yours in the comments if it’s not on this list, so we can go check it out!

Happy eating!
LUNCH BOX DELI & BBQ- LEWISTON, IDAHO

COUNTRY BOY’S BBQ- CASHMERE, WASHINGTON

FOX SMOKEHOUSE BBQ- BOULDER CITY, NEVADA

CALHOUN’S TEXAS BBQ- MURRIETA, CALIFORNIA

SAM’S TEXAS SUB SHOP- NORFOLK, VIRGINIA

SPARKS AND SMOKE BBQ TAKEOUT- RENO, NEVADA

JULIA BELLE’S RESTAURANT- FLORENCE, SOUTH CAROLINA

LITTLE MISS BBQ- PHOENIX, ARIZONA

HAYWOOD SMOKEHOUSE- DILLSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA

DELAUDERS BBQ- GATLINBURG, TENNESSEE

 

23 thoughts on “Best Places For BBQ In The U.S.

  • June 20, 2018 at 1:25 pm
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    Black’s in Lockhart, TX is hands down my favorite. Opie’s in Spicewood, TX is great as well – the ribs there are a amazing!

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  • June 20, 2018 at 1:28 pm
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    Black’s in Lockhart, TX is hands down my favorite. Opie’s in Spicewood, TX has amazing ribs. They’re less known also, so it’s a quieter atmosphere.

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    • June 20, 2018 at 10:56 pm
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      Nice, thanks for letting us know. Don’t think we’ve been to Opie’s. We will definitely check it out! Thanks for reading! 🙂

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  • July 18, 2018 at 9:31 pm
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    Nothing listed for the state of Texas or for Kansas City , what a misinformed listing !!

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    • March 9, 2020 at 10:59 am
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      County Line in Austin, Texas the Best!!!!!!!

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  • August 16, 2018 at 4:19 pm
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    Carl’s Perfect Pig in White Bluff, Tenn small place but over the top BBQ and sides … Also a shout out to The Dogwood BBQ in Vincennes, Indiana for the best all-you-can-eat BBQ buffet spot.

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  • August 17, 2018 at 12:46 am
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    The Rendezvous in Memphis. Rib Heaven

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  • March 9, 2020 at 8:51 am
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    Have to try SCORES in the Johnson City, TN mall. They serve ribs with an award (many times) secret blend of “Love Dust”. Billion dollar companies have offered millions for the recipe. You have to try this food to believe it.

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  • March 9, 2020 at 10:11 am
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    17th street BBQ & Pats BBQ Murphysboro il Q BBQ Richmond va .

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  • March 9, 2020 at 11:20 am
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    The best is Owensboro Ky, and their best is “Old Hickory Barbeque” I love their Mutton! 2nd best is ” Moonlite Bar-B-Q Inn”

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  • March 9, 2020 at 2:29 pm
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    Lexington, North Carolina Now that is REAL BBQ.

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  • March 10, 2020 at 5:24 pm
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    The Shed Barbeque & Blues Joint
    Ocean Springs, Mississippi

    The best Pulled Pork and also the best Potato Salad ever

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  • March 21, 2020 at 7:31 am
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    Jake’s Grill in Cockeysville, Md. On Falls Rd. is the best.

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  • March 21, 2020 at 8:17 am
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    Moonlight BBQ and Old Hickory BBQ, Owensboro, Ky

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  • March 21, 2020 at 10:04 am
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    You are missing some of the greats:
    Arthur Bryant’s-KC
    Salt Lick–Austin
    Stubbs-Austin
    Franklin’s-Austin
    Green Street Smoked Meats-Chicago
    Red Desert-Tucson
    Rev. Lark’s BBQ and Carwash-Benton Harbor

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  • March 21, 2020 at 3:23 pm
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    Hard 8 BB Que= Several locations- 1=Coppell, TX
    Order as you go in, Smell the smoke from a mile away. Yummy!!
    Eat, Drink and listen to great country music. ** I have been all over the US, nothing better!

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  • March 21, 2020 at 3:29 pm
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    DFW-Texas
    Hard 8 BB Que=Nothing better anywhere. Several in DFW area.
    The Colony, Coppell, Burleson, Roanoak, Stephenville

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  • March 21, 2020 at 7:14 pm
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    Joes (formerly Oklahoma Joes) in Kansas City, KS. Gotta be on any bbq best list

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  • March 22, 2020 at 12:32 am
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    Sonny’s Barbeque great ribs in central Florida. Haines City Has a drive through call ahead they bring order to your car Great way to avoid the virus.

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  • April 15, 2020 at 8:07 am
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    Heim BBQ In Fort Worth Texas either of 2 locations Magnolia St on the River. Best Bacon Burn Ends you have ever tasted. Close to DFW Airport.

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