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Best Memphis Barbecue Restaurants

Craving some flavorful brisket, a pulled pork sandwich or slab of bbq ribs? Try these smokin' spots for some of the best barbecue in Memphis.

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

Charlie Vergos' Rendezvous Barbecue
Dining Room at Charlie Vergos 52 S. Second St.
Memphis, TN 38103
Barbecue ribs at this famous spot richly deserve their international reputation. More...

Corky's Bar-B-Q Barbecue
5259 Poplar Ave.
Memphis, TN 38119
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
Inside Encore Cafe
726 N. Parkway
Memphis, TN 38105
This mom-and-pop joint pumps out big-flavor barbecue. More...

Germantown Commissary Barbecue
2290 S. Germantown Rd.
Germantown, TN 38138
Classic Memphis-style ribs and pulled pork are served in this suburban country store-turned-barbecue shop. More...

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

Locally famous for its authentic Memphis barbecue. More...

Payne's Bar-B-Que Barbecue
Quick Bite
1762 Lamar Ave.
Memphis, TN 38114
Memphis-style, slow-cooked pulled pork is the specialty at Payne’s Bar-B-Que. More...

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