20 Mouth-Watering BBQ Joints Across the U.S.

From smoky ribs to pulled pork, these 20 BBQ joints serve up some of the best barbecue in the country.

1. Franklin Barbecue (Austin, TX)

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Renowned for its brisket, this spot is worth the long lines.

2. Joe’s Kansas City Bar-B-Que (Kansas City, KS)

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Famous for their Z-Man sandwich. A must-try for BBQ lovers.

3. The Pit (Raleigh, NC)

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Classic North Carolina BBQ with whole-hog cooking.

4. Pappy’s Smokehouse (St. Louis, MO)

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Memphis-style BBQ with ribs that are a St. Louis staple.

5. Central BBQ (Memphis, TN)

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Known for its smoked wings and pulled pork.

6. Mighty Quinn’s BBQ (New York, NY)

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A taste of Texas in the Big Apple. Don’t miss their burnt ends.

7. Rendezvous (Memphis, TN)

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Iconic for its dry-rub ribs and historic location.

8. Salt Lick BBQ (Driftwood, TX)

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A Texas Hill Country classic with a family-style setting.

9. Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q (Atlanta, GA)

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A Southern favorite known for its smoked brisket and pulled pork.

10. Peg Leg Porker (Nashville, TN)

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Award-winning BBQ with a laid-back vibe. Try their dry-rub ribs.

11. Hog Wild BBQ (Wichita, KS)

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Consistently delicious with a range of smoked meats.

12. Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q (Decatur, AL)

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Home of the famous white BBQ sauce. A true Southern gem.

13. Dinosaur Bar-B-Que (Syracuse, NY)

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A New York favorite with a biker bar atmosphere.

14. City Market (Luling, TX)

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Traditional Texas BBQ with mouth-watering sausage and brisket.

15. Smoke Shack (San Antonio, TX)

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A local favorite known for its brisket and ribs.

16. 17th Street Barbecue (Murphysboro, IL)

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Famous for its ribs and its owner, BBQ legend Mike Mills.

17. Blue Door Smokehouse (Lexington, KY)

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Known for its tender brisket and friendly service.

18. Skylight Inn BBQ (Ayden, NC)

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A family-run joint with a history of whole-hog BBQ.

19. Old Hickory Bar-B-Q (Owensboro, KY)

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Known for its mutton BBQ and burgoo stew.

20. Q39 (Kansas City, MO)

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Combines competition BBQ with a refined dining experience.

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