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Best Orange County 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 Orange County.

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Agora Churrascaria Steakhouse
Dining Room at Agora Churrascaria, Irvine, CA 1830 Main St.
Irvine, CA 92614
Brazilian barbecue served tableside by “gauchos”; beware the ample buffet beckoning to spoil the carnivorous feast. More...

Beach Pit BBQ Newport-Mesa Barbecue
1676 Tustin Ave.
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
Family-friendly Newport Beach-Costa Mesa barbecue eatery. More...

Beachwood BBQ Barbecue
Dining Room at Beachwood BBQ, Seal Beach, CA 131 1/2 Main St.
Seal Beach, CA 90740
Fine-dining chef brings delectable barbecue and innovative Southern-inspired dishes to a quaint seaside beer bistro. More...

Burrell’s BBQ Barbecue
Quick Bite
305 N. Hesperian St.
Santa Ana, CA 92703

Expect all the classics --- baby-back ribs to a country ham dinner --- at this Santa Ana barbecue destination. More...

Famous Dave's Barbecue
No Rating
Dining Room at Famous Dave 13122 Jamboree Rd.
Irvine, CA 92602

Famous Dave's offers St. Louis-style pork ribs, beef brisket, chicken and more on Jamboree Road. More...

Gyu-Kaku Japanese
Dining Room at Gyu-Kaku, Huntington Beach, CA 7862 Warner Ave., Ste. 109
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
Huntington Beach outpost of this establishment that brings Japanese yakiniku cooking to Americans. More...

Johnny Rebs’ Southern
No Rating
2940 E. Chapman Ave.
Orange, CA 92869

Barbecue and Southern fare in Orange. More...

Lucille’s Smokehouse Bar-B-Que Barbecue
1639 E. Imperial Hwy.
Brea, CA 92821
SoCal chain serving up hickory wood-smoked barbecue, Southern specialties, house-made desserts and live blues. More...

Meat Up BBQ Barbecue
1450 N. Kraemer Blvd.
Placentia, CA 92780

The group behind popular mobile kitchen The Viking Truck bring eclectic barbecue and craft beer to Placentia. More...

Memphis Cafe American
2920 Bristol St.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Southern soul food for the OC hipster set. More...

Wood Ranch BBQ & Grill Barbecue
Dining Room at Wood Ranch BBQ & Grill, Anaheim, CA 8022 E. Santa Ana Canyon Rd.
Anaheim, CA 92808
With an all-American menu and signature dishes, this restaurant is a solid choice for OC barbecue lovers. More...

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