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Best Raleigh 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 Raleigh.


 


Allen & Son Barbecue
12/20
6203 Millhouse Rd.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516

Carolina barbecue at Allen & Son draws connoisseurs from near and far. More...

Hog Heaven Bar-B-Q Barbecue
Quick Bite

2419 Guess Rd.
Durham, NC 27705
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Vinegar-based sauce on chopped barbecue is Eastern Carolina-style: that's Hog Heaven. More...

The Pit Barbecue
12/20
328 W. Davie St.
Raleigh, NC 27601
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This down-home barbecue joint is happily ensconced in Raleigh’s stylish West End. More...

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