The Best BBQ in Every State of America

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Saws BBQ


  • Type of BBQ: Southern style
  • Best Dish: Pulled Pork

Since Saws BBQ opened in 2009 it has become the hot spot to get BBQ in Homewood, Alabama. What makes the BBQ so good? The sauce of course! Chef Mike Wilson used his culinary creativity to create the perfect sauce to be paired with any meat. Next time you visit Birmingham, or are just passing through, be sure to stop on the southside of Birmingham at Saws BBQ.

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Big Daddy's


  • Type of BBQ: Southern style
  • Best Dish: All of their meats but specifically baby back ribs, brisket, pulled pork, and their whole wings

When you go to Alaska you may not be searching for southern food. But, if you're missing home and need a little good southern cooking make sure you check out Big Daddy's BarB-Q. Winner of multiple awards and accolades in Alaska, Bid Daddy's BarB-Q represents Alaska well as our choice for Best BBQ in Alaska!

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Little Miss BBQ


  • Type of BBQ: Central Texas style
  • Best Dish: The brisket and house made sausages

Little Miss BBQ began as a competitive barbecue team where the owners became hooked on BBQ. Little Miss BBQ serves all of their food meat market style by weight on butcher paper with pickles, onions and white bread. If you want to try this unique experience be sure to come early. They're open from 11:00-4:00 Tuesday-Saturday or until they're sold out! Next time you're in Phoenix be sure to stop by for some good ole Central Texas style BBQ.

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McClard's BBQ

Hot Springs

  • Type of BBQ: Southern style
  • Best Dish: Brisket

If you're looking for some barbeque with some history then make sure to stop at McClard's BBQ. Established in 1928 this barbeque joint has proven to stand the test of time. How have they managed to stay around for so long? They only use the highest quality meats and you're sure to get a generous portion. Make sure you check out this great establishment and the famous sauce that started it all.

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Copper Top BBQ

Big Pine

  • Type of BBQ: Santa Maria style
  • Best Dish: Santa Maria Tri-Tip Sandwich

Copper Top BBQ is a family owned and operated restaurant, started by Hank Otten and his son Matthew Otten. Barbeque has alsways been a passion for Hank and after many years in Agriculture he decided to make his passion his full time job. Not only is the barbeque the best in California, the venue is amazing. You can watch your food being smoked right outside or you can take in the gorgeous view of the Sierra Nevadas. Cooper Top BBQ should definitely be your first stop for barbeque next time you are in central California.

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Roaming Buffalo Bar-B-Que


  • Type of BBQ: Colorado style
  • Best Dish: Pulled Colorado Lamb Shoulder

The husband and wife duo of Roaming Buffalo Bar-B-Que is bringing back Colorado style barbeque. Less than a year after they were married in May 2014, they made their dream a reality by buying a small burger restaurant on Downing St. and have since transformed it into Roaming Buffalo Bar-B-Que. If you want to help Colorado style barbeque make it's comeback make sure to visit Roaming Buffalo Bar-B-Que and make sure to get there early because they are only open 11:00 until they are sold out!

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Bear's Smokehouse BBQ


  • Type of BBQ: Kansas City style
  • Best Dish: Burnt Ends

The owner of Bear's, Jamie McDonald, is no stranger to good barbeque. Jamie grew up in Kansas City where good barbeque is on every corner. But when Jaime left Kansa City it was hard for him to find any barbeque that came close to what he grew up on. So he created Bear's Smokehouse BBQ and brought a little bit of his hometown to Connecticut. If you want some great Kansas City style barbeque in Connecticut make sure you stop by Bear's next time you're in Hartford.

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Bethany Blues BBQ

Bethany Beach

  • Type of BBQ: Delmarva style
  • Best Dish: Pulled Pork

What's Delmarva style barbeque you ask? It seems the owners have created this unique style of barbeque to represent many different types of barbeque from across the country. From Texas to St Louis to Tennessee, each of these styles of barbeque are woven into the menu. For a unique and varied barbeque experience make sure you check out Bethany Blues BBQ in Bethany Delaware!

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4 Rivers Smokehouse


  • Type of BBQ: Texas style
  • Best Dish: Brisket

After 20 years in corporate America John Rivers decided it was time to retire and start cooking barbeque for people. John began his business by cooking for charity and churches. John opened the first 4 Rivers Smokehouse in 2009 and the rest is history. Now you can find his barbeque in nine different cities across central Florida. If you're a brisket fan make sure you stop by 4 Rivers Smokehouse next time you're in Florida.

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Fox Bros BarB-Q


  • Type of BBQ: Texas style
  • Best Dish: Beef Brisket

Jonathan and Justin Fox opened their Dekalb Avenue restaurant in August 2007. After growing up in Texas these twin brothers learned plenty about what makes good barbeque. They began by cooking for family and friends in their back yard but the word about their barbeque spread fast. Now their restaurant is a staple in the Candler Park neighborhood. With many acalades already on record there;s no doubt why this Atlanta restaurant made our list.

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Iron Imu BBQ Company


  • Type of BBQ: Southern style
  • Best Dish: Brisket

Established in 2009 as a mobile catering service, Iron Imu BBQ Company has now opened a casual, family friendly BBQ restaurant on Maui. They are most famouly known for their smoked meats but their sides are to die for as well. Rob & Kristin Wheeler invite you to enjoy Southern hospitality with an Aloha twist.

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  • Type of BBQ: Competition Style
  • Best Dish: Meat sampler (1/2 rack baby back ribs, 1/2 lb Tri Tip and 1/2 lb pulled pork)

BBQ4LIFE specializes in traditional BBQ all smoked with pecan wood on offset smokers built by the owner Brad Taylor, who got his start in BBQ through competitions. BBQ4LIFE also offers delicious smoked vegan dishes that are prepared separately from the meat items. To us, it's all food and we take great pride in making sure that all dishes are prepared respectfully. We work very hard to make quality fresh foods from scratch with a do it yourself mentality. If we don't make it in house ourselves, we try to get it from a local place that does.

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Chicago q


  • Type of BBQ: Southern style
  • Best Dish: Pulled Pork Shoulder, available in a platter and sandwich, which Chef Lee Ann Whippen prepared and won with on Throwdown with Bobby Flay

Chicago q is not your ordinary barbecue joint. Since opening in 2010, Chef/Partner Lee Ann Whippen has created a barbecue experience like none other by using the highest quality meats seasoned with house-made rubs while served in a Savannah-style dining room, imbued with Southern charm and comfort. The restaurant serves Whippen’s award-winning competition fare alongside regional favorites from the Carolinas, Texas, Missouri and Tennessee, which pair perfectly with the best selection of rare and exclusive bourbons in Chicago. Whether in the neighborhood or traveling to the city, a group of two or one of 50, Chicago q is the ideal space for any gathering or occasion.

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Big Hoffa’s Smokehouse Bar-B-Que


  • Type of BBQ: Hybrid
  • Best Dish: Meat sampler (1/2 rack baby back ribs, 1/2 lb Tri Tip and 1/2 lb pulled pork)

Adam Hoffman, owner and founder of Big Hoffa’s Smokehouse Bar-B-Que, is originally from California but decided to move his love for barbeque to Indiana. His pulled pork and smoked BBQ ribs are some of the favorites on the menu. He has adopted a California style of cooking where all our ingredients are made in house and are fresh and a southern flare with his sweet and tangy bbq sauce. While this restaurant may be a little off the beaten path it is definitely worth the trip to travel a little north of Indianpolis to check it out.

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Smokey D’s BBQ

Des Moines

  • Type of BBQ: Kansas City Style
  • Best Dish: Burnt Ends and Ribs paired with Potato Casserole and Mac and Cheese

Darren and Sherry Warth started Smokey D's BBQ in a trailer in their driveway. After an overwhelmingly positive response to their food they decided to team up with Chef Shad Kirton and his wife Angie to open up their first restaurant. Eight year later and with three restaurants in the Des Moines Metro, Smokey D's BBQ has now become the place to visit in Central Iowa for Championship quality BBQ and made from scratch side dishes.

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Joe's Kansas City Bar-B-Que

Kansas City

  • Type of BBQ: Kansas City style
  • Best Dish: Z-Man sandwich

Joe’s Kansas City Bar-B-Que, began like many other barbeque joints, on the competition circut. After winning many competitions Jeff and Joy Stehney deicided it was time to open a restaurant. If you want some award winning authentic Kansas City barbeque then there's no better place to visit than Joe's Kansas City Bar-B-Que.

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Old Hickory


  • Type of BBQ: Owensboro Style
  • Best Dish: Combination Plate: The plate comes with 3 meats, 2 sides,pickle, onion, and bread.

In 1918, Charles “Pappy” Foreman, an Owensboro blacksmith, decided to trade in his tools for a smoker. Six generations later Old Hickory is still going strong as some of the best barbeque in the country. Old hickory cooks exclusively with hickory wood, hence the name. Be sure to stop on in at the restaurant or try some of Old Hickory's famous barbeque at Owensboro’s International Bar-B-Q Festival.

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The Joint

New Orleans

  • Type of BBQ: Southern style
  • Best Dish: Ribs-back ribs that are rubbed with seasonings and served with the sauce on the side

The Joint opened in 2004 ready to serve the barbeque hungry patrons of New Orleans. Surrounded by some great barbeque states Louisiana isn't exactly known for it's barbeque. The Joint, however, can compete with any barbeque in the south. So stop by The Joint to get some good Southern barbeque!

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Smokin' Good Barbeque


  • Type of BBQ: Hodge Podge of Memphis, Texas, and Carolina styles
  • Best Dish: Pork Sundae

The best barbeque joints are often found in old gas stations, corrugated tin shacks, run down little places, and roadside trailers. Smoking Good Barbeque chose to place their restaurant in a roadside trailer, easy and convienent for customer access! If you're looking for a ritzy joint this is not the place, but if you're looking for some great barbeque then that's what you'll find here. With homemade sides and unique spice rubs for the meat Smokin Good Barbeque will be a unique experience the next time you're in Maine.

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Archie's Barbeque


  • Type of BBQ: Southern style
  • Best Dish: Ribs

Archie's Barbeque has been a family owned and operated restaurant since 2007 making some of the best pulled porl, beef ribs, and brisket in the nation. If you're feeling very adventurous you can also take on Archie's Food Challenge. Try eating 1 Full Order Baby Back Ribs, 1 BBQ Half Chicken, 1 Archie Deluxe Sandwich, 4 pieces Cornbread, 1 small hot side, 1 small cold side, and a 16 ounce soft drink in an hour and you get your meal free! For a family friendly and fun environment check out Archies next time you're in Maryland.

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Sweet Cheeks Q


  • Type of BBQ: Texas style
  • Best Dish: Fried Chicken or our Beef Short Rib

After traveling through the Texas BBQ trail, chef Tiffani Faison and her team fell in love with barbeque. Sweet Cheeks Q doesn't just make barbeque, they do it right. Using only premium Black Angus beef that is never treated with hormones, antibiotics, or chemical additives and the pork is Berkshire while the chicken and turkey are all natural. Not only will you get some great quality and great tasting food but when you visit Sweet Cheeks Q they will make you feel like you're right at home.

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Lockharts BBQ

Royal Oak

  • Type of BBQ: Southern style
  • Best Dish: Birsket

Owners Drew and Rick wanted to bring southern style barbeque to Detroit, what better way to do this than take a tour of the best barbeque the south had to offer. From their travels they decided to create a hodge podge type of menu. Lockharts BBQ features pulled pork from Memphis, ribs from Kansas City, and brisket from Texas. Along with the meats of course you need southern comfort foods for the sides. For a little taste of the south in Detroit make sure you stop by Lockharts BBQ!

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Q Fanatic BBQ and Grill


  • Type of BBQ: Kansas City style
  • Best Dish: House Made, Grilled Slab Bacon

Chef Charlie and his family have taken their cooking styles from the Appalachian range, the banks of the lower Mississippi and Missouri rivers, and from influences all around the world. Q Fanatic features an assortment of classic slow smoked meats and some less common BBQ such as Slab Bacon and Pulled Ham, plus a variety of classic and regional fresh prepared sides. Chef Charlie brought BBQ to Minnesota in an area where there are few BBQ joints and boy does he do it well.

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The Shed BBQ & Blues Joint

Ocean Springs

  • Type of BBQ: Deep South style
  • Best Dish: Baby Back Ribs

The Shed began as a dream, of one brother, and has now turned into a family affair. Not only does this restaurant offer some great barbeque but the character of the Joint is one you don't want to miss. If you are into BBQ, and Blues, then this is the place for you. The Shed has won many competitions and awards, including the 2015 World Grand Champions at Memphis in May, and is definitely a place you will want to stop at the next time you are on the Gulf Coast in Ocean Springs (the original) or Gulfport!

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BB's Lawnside BBQ

Kansas City

  • Type of BBQ: Kansas City style
  • Best Dish: BBQ Nachos

In 1990 Lindsay Shannon made his dream a reality by opening B.B.’s Lawnside BBQ. This husband and wife duo bring an interesting mix of food with Lindsay’s Kansas City-Style barbecue recipes and Jo’s Louisiana recipes. Not only is this the best barbeque in town, BB’s also features live music Thursday through Sunday. For some great food and some great music make sure you stop by BB's Lawnside BBQ.

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Piggyback BBQ


  • Type of BBQ: Montana Pitt
  • Best Dish: Beef Brisket, ¼ Rack St. Louis Spare Ribs served w/ Cole Slaw and Mac n’ Cheese

When you visit Piggyback BBQ you will taste the only authentic pit barbeque in Montanta. Not only will you experince some authentic barbeque, but they make almost all of their food with local ingredients as well. Smoking their meats with Flathead Cherry Wood gives their food a classic, homecooked style taste. For a truley authentic Montana experince make sure you visit Piggyback BBQ.

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Phat Jack's BBQ


  • Type of BBQ: Kansas City style
  • Best Dish: Burnt Ends

Phat Jack's is owned by a husband and wife duo, Matt and Jackie, and Matt's parents, Ron and Kris who are native to Nebraska. After moving to Kanasa for a short period of time Matt and Jackie came back to Nebraska to team up with Matt's parents to create the perfect barbeque joint. Matthew and Jackie started their barbeque business like many others, by competing in barbeque competitions. Now they have combined their competition skills with Matt's parents business skills to share their award winning barbeque with the masses.

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Rollin Smoke Barbeque

Las Vegas

  • Type of BBQ: Southern style
  • Best Dish: The combo plate so you can try the brisket and the pork!

Rollin Smoke Barbeque is located just off the Las Vegas strip where many patrons come to taste Chef Trey Holand's succulent barbeque. Rollin Smoke brings a taste of southern cooking to the busy city of Las Vegas. With country side dishes and fall off the bone meats the food will not dissapoint.

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New Hampshire

Rib Shack Barbeque


  • Type of BBQ: Southern style
  • Best Dish: QQ Pladda

New Hampshire's most award winning Barbecue Restaurant. Voted Best of NH the last 14 years. One of Manchester's favorite restaurants. Take out, Bar, NH's Best Ribs, Chicken, Pulled Pork, Beef Brisket. Outside Tiki Bar.

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New Jersey

Local Smoke BBQ

Cookstown and Neptune City

  • Type of BBQ: Southern style
  • Best Dish: Slow Smoked Jalapeno Poppers

Local Smoke BBQ brings the best of the rest of the country to NJ. We cook a Texas style brisket, a North Carolina pulled pork and Kansas City style rib. We bring consistent authentic award winning BBQ to our customers with great service in a clean environment. Our slow smoked jalapeno poppers are all hand made and have been to referred to as "little pieces" of BBQ heaven.

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New Mexico



  • Type of BBQ: Southern style
  • Best Dish: People’s Choice: Pulled Pork, Sliced Brisket, Smoked Sausage & Center Cut Pork Spare Rib

In the works for more than 20 years, Sparky’s was born from one couples combined dream. Josie Nunn’s love of design and handcrafted coffee, and her husband, Teako’s desire to make exceptional wood-fired barbeque. So if you are looking for a tasty bite, good music, and a lot fun, make Sparkys BBQ a stop on your next road trip through the Land Of Enchantment!

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New York

Fette Sau


  • Type of BBQ: Dry Rub
  • Best Dish: Black Angus Beef Brisket

Joe Carroll originally thought he would open a bar with really good smoked meats, and it has evolved into a wonderfully successful barbecue restaurant. We are famous for our black angus brisket and our pulled pork. We are a casual restaurant that offers counter service and communal seating. All of our meats are smoked in house. We have a large selection of bourbon, whiskey and rye from North America. Our beers are from the northeast region of the US but mainly New York and we sell them in gallon or half gallon growlers.

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North Carolina

The Pit


  • Type of BBQ: Authentic whole-hog, pit-cooked, eastern North Carolina style
  • Best Dish: Chopped Pork

The Pit proudly continues the tradition of serving authentic whole-hog, pit-cooked barbecue in downtown Raleigh's warehouse district. A celebration of all of the great culinary offerings of the Old North State, The Pit has made a name for itself as the destination for the state's signature cuisine. The pigs used to produce the barbecue are all raised in North Carolina using free-range farming practices, and the freshest of the state's bountiful produce is featured in the starters, sides and desserts.

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North Dakota

DJs Smokehouse BBQ


  • Type of BBQ: Southern Style
  • Best Dish: Pulled Pork

Bismarck's only true southern BBQ restaurant is open for business! Since September 2014, they've been serving up delicious, authentic BBQ, from their family to yours. At this restaurant, you'll be served only the freshest meats and ingredients. Nothing comes from a can! They smoke all of our meat on site, and the recipes are 100 percent original. You won't want to miss the best authentic barbeque in Bismarck!

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Bubba's Q


  • Type of BBQ: Southern Style
  • Best Dish: Ribs

As soon as you enter our doors, you can’t help but feel at home. Enjoy the comfortable surroundings and of course, the unmistakable, irresistible aroma of Bubba’s-Q BBQ. All of their meats are first dry rubbed, marinated overnight, then slow smoked with Ohio-grown Apple wood, giving the meat a pinkish, tender and juicy inside. So, bring the whole family and come find out why they’re proud to hold the title of Cleveland Magazine, Silver Spoon Awards “Best Ribs” and “Best Barbecue Restaurant 2010″ for the fourth consecutive year!

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Iron Star Urban BBQ

Oklahoma City

  • Type of BBQ: St Louis
  • Best Dish: ASt Louis Cut Pork Ribs

Located in the heart of Oklahoma City, Iron Star Urban BBQ opened its doors in 2002. Named for Belle Starr, a notorious Oklahoma female outlaw, Iron Star BBQ recalls bygone days with wood floors and brick walls. Specializing in fine dining with true smokehouse flavor, Iron Star BBQ offers a unique and tasty spin on comfort foods.

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Pine Shed Ribs and Barbeque

Lake Oswego

  • Type of BBQ: A Northwest interpretation on Santa Maria-style barbecue.
  • Best Dish: Dry-Rubbed Tri-Tip Beef

Pine Shed Ribs is all about offering the best cookout ever. A large patio sets the scene for ample ray-soaking at picnic tables. In less-optimal weather, the cozy wood-lined dining room offers rustic charm, accented with Mt. Hood ski artifacts and artwork, a nod to owner Matt Ramey’s days working at Timberline Lodge. The hand-forged smoker delicately smokes a variety of ribs, sausages, chicken, pork, and brisket for up to 5 hours over oak wood. Sauce is optional, but always available.

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Sweet Lucy's Smokehouse


  • Type of BBQ: "Philadelphia BBQ", which we say is a mix of Carolina, Tennessee, Texas with a little "Philly" in it.
  • Best Dish: Pulled Pork

Sweet Lucy's began as a lunch truck in 2003. About two years later they built the restaurant which is a quick casual style restaurant but they prepare everything from scratch every day. While the pulled pork is their most popular dish they also serve smoked Salmon in the form of a platter and a Po Boy sandwich. Come check out Sweet Lucy's and their Philly style barbeque!

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Rhode Island

Oak Hill Tavern


  • Type of BBQ: Southern Style
  • Best Dish: Ribs

A great casual place to meet friends new & old or family. Once a Stagecoach stop The Oak Hill Tavern metamorphosed into a casual Restaurant/Tavern open 7 days a week featuring BBQ Ribs & Chicken, Steaks, Seafood, Burgers & more. The Oak Hill Tavern has received numerous awards including Best BBQ Ribs in South County by RI Monthly. Stop on by this unique restaurant for some great barbeque!

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South Carolina

Shuler's Barbeque


  • Type of BBQ: South Carolina style
  • Best Dish: South Carolina Ribs

Shuler's BBQ is family owned by Lynn and Norton Hughes and family friendly. The 20 plus item buffet features homestyle BBQ ribs, pulled pork and chicken. And many of Grandma Loraine's recipes, literally, make up the rest of the buffet line. So come try it all at Shuler's Barbeque!

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South Dakota

Back Yard Grill BBQ

Sioux Falls

  • Type of BBQ: Southern Style
  • Best Dish: Pulled Pork Sandwich

Backyard Grill has been a great place to bring your family for the past two years. They serve a variety of different meats including their famous pulled pork sandwich. Their famous BBQ sauce makes every bite mouth watering delicious! If you are ever in the area or looking for some home cooking, Backyard Grill can provide any type of service you desire!

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Interstate Barbeque


  • Type of BBQ: Memphis Style
  • Best Dish: Bar-B-Q Spaghetti Dinner

To many connoisseurs of chopped pork and beef, Interstate Barbeque offers the best tasting barbecue in Memphis, a city regarded by many as the barbecue capital of the world. To neighborhood residents and businesses, it's a perfect example of one man's successful urban renewal campaign. After spending two and a half years developing the perfect sauce the success of Interstate Barbeque has proven the quality of the sauce that the meats.

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Killen's Barbeque


  • Type of BBQ: Central Texas-style barbecue
  • Best Dish: Beef Ribs

Since opening its doors in 2014, Killen’s Barbecue has seen folks lined up around the building—rain or shine—for owner/chef/pitmaster Ronnie Killen’s award-winning barbecue. Cordon Bleu educated, Killen has come full circle since opening his first barbecue restaurant, Killen’s Kountry BBQ at the age of 23. In addition to perfectly executed meats, Killen’s culinary background has worked to his favor, offering some of the best sides and desserts around. Killen’s Barbecue has been named “25 Most Outstanding Restaurants of 2015” (#10) by GQ Magazine, “Eaters 38 Essential Restaurants 2014” (Honorable Mention), “Hottest BBQ Joints Across the U.S.” by Zagat National, “15 Best New BBQ Joints in America” by Thrillist, “20 Best Dishes in Texas” (Pork Belly) by Food & Wine Magazine, “The First 10 Places to Go” by Food Network, “Top 5 Best BBQ in Texas” by Texas Monthly, “Houston’s 11 Best Restaurants of 2014” by Thrillist and “Houston’s Top 100 Restaurants” (#3) by the Houston Chronicle, among others. In addition to Killen’s Barbecue, Killen owns the critically acclaimed Killen’s Steakhouse, which regularly lands on “Top 10 Steakhouses” lists nationwide.

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Rib City

American Fork

  • Type of BBQ: Southern Style
  • Best Dish: Ribs

Rib City has the best ribs and BBQ in Utah. Serving the community since 2001, we use the freshest ingredients and refined recipes to satisfy your hunger. Our menu includes a variety of items to please even the most particular BBQ connoisseurs. When it comes to BBQ'd meat, you have a choice between our famous BBQ beef, pork, or turkey. This Family owned and operated barbeque joint has the most delicious BBQ in Utah!

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Curtis' All American Barbeque


  • Type of BBQ: Southern style
  • Best Dish: Ribs

This unique stop in Vermont is definitely one of a kind. Only open for the summer months Curtis' All American Barbque is Curtis Tuff's gift from the south to Vermont. Curtis has been smoking ribs and chicken for 35 years and he says ""I think I'm getting the hang of it."" So bring your family and friends and enjoy the park like atmosphere, or you can watch and chat with Curtis as he prepares his famous BBQ.

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Pierce's Pitt Barbeque


  • Type of BBQ: Tennessee-style
  • Best Dish: JC Special which comes on a jumbo bun with slaw with crispy fries and a cookie for dessert

Since 1971, people have enjoyed coming to Pierce's Pitt for delicious, hickory-smoked, Tennessee-style Bar-B-Que made with "Doc" Pierce's Original Bar-B-Que Sauce. It all started when Julius C. (Doc) Pierce set out from Flat Creek, Tennessee for Virginia with his family and their prized bar-b-que sauce recipe. Once there, he settled in Williamsburg and opened Pierce's Pitt. The rest, as they say, is history.

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Bourbon and Bones


  • Type of BBQ: Carolina Style
  • Best Dish: Pulled Pork

Law is a Southerner from North Carolina, with a Dominican mother, who inspired his love of cooking and was a practitioner of a hybrid of Southern and Dominican food. Staying true to his roots, Law had a 10-foot-long, 10-foot-high walk-in smokehouse custom-built for Bourbon & Bones—a throwback to the South. Smoking his own meat is something to be reckoned with, everything gets used in Law’s process; the end pieces of the brisket are chopped and added to the baked beans and the collard greens. Bourbon & Bones meat is locally sourced, naturally raised and hormone, anti-biotic and steroid free. Law is far more than just another dude doing barbecue.

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West Virginia

Ridge View BBQ


  • Type of BBQ: Southern style
  • Best Dish: The Whole Hog - Pulled Pork and Four Bones

Good Stuff Good Times, LLC was established in 2007 by Jim & Wendy Smith and Nick & Nicki Gohlmann. It was always a dream of theirs to take their recipes on the road traveling in and around the beautiful State of West Virginia. Now they've done it and you can find them at many different events and festivals! Also in August of 2011 they opened a stationary location in Institute, WV across from WVSU. Their restaurant carries the name "Ridgeview BBQ" and there you will find many of the BBQ items we serve on the road. Be sure and look for them at the next festival near you or stop in anytime Monday thru Friday 11am to 7pm in Institute, WV!

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Double SS BBQ


  • Type of BBQ: Texas style
  • Best Dish: Texas style Brisket

We welcome you to stop by and try some good ole’ Southern Cooking. We have closed our Cambridge location and are happy to announce our new location 1835 Monroe Street Madison will be opening soon. We smoke all our meat products (brisket, ribs, chicken and sausage) Texas Style with Hickory and Cherry wood on a 20 foot custom built BBQ Pit Trailer that we had built to our specification in Tyler, Texas. Our delicious sides and famous buttermilk pie are all made from scratch from our own recipes. We also have the best homemade Cajun Gumbo in the Mid-West! Since we are a small Mom and Pop business we utilize local products and labor as much as possible. We may be small but rest assured we can accommodate your needs.

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Up In Smoke


  • Type of BBQ: Texas style
  • Best Dish: Our dry rub ribs followed closely by our famous brisket

Buffalo’s only organic restaurant, Voted Best LIVE MUSIC, and serving organic foods with Texas style smoked meats. See our kids menu with gluten-free pizza. We have a full bar with an extensive Scotch Collection and 10 Wyoming Microbrews on tap. Our Drink 307 program includes Wyoming Wine from Jackson Hole Winery, Wyoming Whiskey, and Backwards Vodka and Gin. Take home a growler.

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