Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.

Best Northern New Jersey 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 Northern New Jersey.

Big Ed’s BBQ Barbecue
Dining Room at Big Ed’s BBQ, Matawan, NJ 305 Rt. 34
Matawan, NJ 07747
Extra big napkins and extra big appetites are required to dine at this barbecue roadhouse in suburban New Jersey. More...

Cubby’s BBQ Restaurant Barbecue
Quick Bite
249 S. River St.
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Big barbecue eaters will like this little place. More...

Best Barbecue Restaurants in Other Cities

Find more of the best BBQ restaurants in America

GAYOT's Annual Restaurant Awards honor America's best chefs, as well as promising newcomers and a top restaurateur.