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Best Memphis Barbecue Restaurants


From smokehouse to hoghouse and roadhouse, we've rounded up the best in barbecue. Sure, preferences abound when it comes to matters of the grill. So maybe it's a pulled pork sandwich on squishy white bread you crave or Texas brisket with a side of coleslaw and sweet tea. One day you might like your ribs slathered and glazed in tomato sauce; the next day rubbed with special spices; and the next marinated and drenched in tangy vinegar. Whatever your pleasure, try these smokin' spots for the best barbecue around in Memphis.


 


Central BBQ Barbecue
Quick Bite
2249 Central Ave.
Memphis, TN 38104
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There’s often a line out the door at this local barbecue chain’s flagship store. More...

Corky's Bar-B-Q Barbecue
11/20
5259 Poplar Ave.
Memphis, TN 38119
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Although the ambience is as casual as can be, the servers are decked out in crisp white shirts and bowties. More...

Cozy Corner Barbecue
Quick Bite
745 N. Parkway
Memphis, TN 38105
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Despite digs in a nondescript shopping center-style building, Cozy Corner offers some of the finest ’cue in Memphis. More...

Germantown Commissary Barbecue
11/20
2290 S. Germantown Rd.
Germantown, TN 38138
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Its suburban location notwithstanding, the Germantown Commissary offers pulled pork that could rival any inner-city barbecue. More...

Jim Neely's Interstate Barbecue Barbecue
12/20
2265 S. Third St.
Memphis, TN 38109

Jim Neely’s satisfies fans with dishes ranging from wet or dry ribs to barbecue spaghetti. More...

Payne's Bar-B-Que Barbecue
Quick Bite
1762 Lamar Ave.
Memphis, TN 38114

This no-frills barbecue joint serves a fine Memphis-style, slow-cooked pulled pork sandwich. More...

The Rendezvous Barbecue
14/20
Dining Room at The Rendezvous, Memphis, TN 52 S. Second St.
Memphis, TN 38103
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The beloved barbecue ribs at The Rendezvous may very well be the signature flavor of Memphis. More...

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