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Best Napa/Sonoma, CA 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 Napa/Sonoma, CA.


Bounty Hunter Wine Bar & Smokin' BBQ Wine Bar
Dining Room at Bounty Hunter Wine Bar & Smokin 975 First St.
Napa, CA 94559
High-class barbecue paired with an array of wines. More...

The Q Restaurant & Bar Barbecue
Bel-Aire Plaza
3900 Bel Aire Plz., Ste. D
Napa, CA 94558
Word’s out on this addictive, upscale barbecue bistro tucked into a shopping plaza. More...

Red Rock Cafe & Backdoor BBQ American
1010 Lincoln Ave.
Napa, CA 94558
Enjoy a lemonade or frosty pint with the hometown barbecue. More...

Red Rock North Barbecue
4084 Byway E.
Napa, CA 94558
Fine casual fare and sister restaurant to the Lincoln Street Red Rock. More...

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