2022 Best Barbecue Restaurants in San Diego Area

Top BBQ Joints
in San Diego

The meaning of the term "barbecue" changes from one part of the country to another. From Texas to Kansas City and across the Southeast, barbecue means well-seasoned meat cooked "low and slow" over wood until it develops a pink "smoke ring." Memphis barbecue is especially known for its rubs. Texas prefers beef for barbecue, and pork is the basis of barbecue in the Southeast. Sauces and sides vary widely, too.

Whatever your pleasure, try one of GAYOT's Top Barbecue Restaurants in San Diego , presented in alphabetical order.

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Bull's Smokin' BBQ
Texas-style barbecue, draft beer and family-friendly fun. See More
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Kansas City Barbeque
Downtown San Diego barbecue spot and a late-night hangout, too. See More
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Phil's BBQ
Serious barbecue awaits at Phil’s in Point Loma. See More
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Wood Ranch BBQ & Grill
Los Angeles-based barbecue and meat restaurant in Mission Valley. See More
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