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Black Bark BBQ

1325 Fillmore St. (Ellis St.) Send to Phone
Masterful brisket, spare ribs and pulled pork, with classic Southern sides.
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Black Bark BBQ, San Francisco, CA

Black Bark BBQ Restaurant Review

: Barbecue returns to the Fillmore by way of chef David Lawrence (1300 on Fillmore) and pitmaster Lance Nicholson (Memphis Minnie’s). Texas influence oozes throughout a simple menu headlined by tender, 12-hour beef brisket and smoky spare ribs sporting a signature thick, black crust. Buttery pulled pork on a soft roll, dressed only with off-dry slaw, is the best we’ve sampled, and we second Nicholson’s suggestion to soak the slaw in the house’s pepper sauce. Mac ‘n’ cheese is standard, but the meaty smoked mushrooms, brothy collard greens and a curiously delightful sweet potato-pecan casserole were well above par. Several salads and desserts of cobbler and sweet potato pie round out the menu. We suggest passing on the 11 draft beers and six wines in favor of the fresh lemonade and sweet tea.

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