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Best San Diego 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 San Diego.


Brazen BBQ Barbecue
13/20
Dining Room at Brazen BBQ, San Diego, CA 441 Washington St.
San Diego, CA 92103
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An expansive menu of Southern-style barbecue and cold beers in Hillcrest. More...

Bull's Smokin' BBQ Barbecue
12/20
1127 W. Morena Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92110
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Texas-style barbecue, draft beer and family-friendly fun. More...

Kansas City Barbeque Barbecue
12/20
600 W. Harbor Dr.
San Diego, CA 92101
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Downtown San Diego barbecue spot and a late-night hangout, too. More...

Phil’s BBQ Barbecue
12/20
3750 Sports Arena Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92110
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Serious barbecue awaits at Phil’s in Point Loma. More...

Wood Ranch BBQ & Grill Barbecue
13/20
Hazard Center
7510 Hazard Center Dr., Ste. 215
San Diego, CA 92108

Los Angeles-based barbecue and meat restaurant in Mission Valley. More...

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