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Best Sacramento 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 Sacramento.


JR's The Texas BBQ Barbecue
Quick Bite
180 Otto Crcl.
Sacramento, CA 95822
Longtime locals’ favorite for mesquite-smoked Southern barbecue. More...

Tank House BBQ and Bar Barbecue
1925 J St.
Sacramento, CA 95811
Authentic, slow-smoked barbecue in an eclectic midtown setting. More...

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