Barbecue - Best of 2017

Published Mar 22, 2017

Ribs, pulled pork, burnt ends, or brisket? Whatever your choice, you surely have a favorite BBQ spot.

2017 Winner

1. Back Forty Texas BBQ Roadhouse & Saloon

Voters Love

"Back Forty is a staple in my restaurant rotation. They have hands down the best BBQ in the Bay Area and their new..." via Abe F.

Find It
100 Coggins Drive Pleasant Hill CA 94523
  • Back Forty Texas BBQ Roadhouse & Saloon, Cheap Eats, Food, Barbecue, New American, Traditional American, Steakhouse, Reason to Cheat on your Diet, Burger, Bar Bites, Wings, 100 Coggins Drive World Map Pleasant Hill CA 94523
    Nominee for: Barbecue, Bar Bites, Wings
    100 Coggins Drive, World Map Pleasant Hill, CA
  • Bounty Hunter Wine Bar & Smokin' BBQ, Nightlife, Food, Cheap Eats, Wine Bar, New American, Barbecue, 975 First St. World Map Napa CA 94559
    Nominee for: Wine Bar, Barbecue
    975 First St., World Map Napa, CA
  • Nominee for: Barbecue
    3446 Clayton Rd, World Map Concord, CA
  • Everett & Jones, Cheap Eats, Food, Barbecue, 126 Broadway Jack London Square Oakland CA 94617
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    126 Broadway, Jack London Square Oakland, CA
  • Gorilla Barbeque, Cheap Eats, Food, Barbecue, 2145 Pacific Coast Highway Pacifica CA 94044
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    2145 Pacific Coast Highway, Pacifica, CA
  • Nominee for: Barbecue
    2300 1st Street, Livermore, CA
  • Memphis Minnie's BBQ Joint, Cheap Eats, Food, Barbecue, Burger, Wings, 576 Haight Street Lower Haight San Francisco CA 94117
    Nominee for: Barbecue, Burger, Wings
    576 Haight Street, Lower Haight San Francisco, CA
  • Henry's Hi-Life, Cheap Eats, Barbecue, 301 W St John St Santa Clara County San Jose CA 95110
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    301 W St John St, Santa Clara County San Jose, CA
  • Nominee for: Barbecue
    1144 N. 4th Street, World Map San Jose, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    3415 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA
  • Baby Blues BBQ, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Barbecue, 3149 Mission St San Francisco CA 94110
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    3149 Mission St, Bernal Heights San Francisco, CA
  • Big Nate's Barbeque, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Barbecue, 1665 Folsom St San Francisco CA 94103
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    1665 Folsom St, SoMa San Francisco, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    765 Old County Rd, San Carlos, CA
  • Lombardi's Barbecue, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Barbecue, 3413 Petaluma Blvd N Petaluma CA 94952
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    3413 Petaluma Blvd N, Petaluma, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    2367 El Camino Real, Santa Clara County Santa Clara, CA
  • Carmen & Family Bar-B-Q, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Barbecue, 41986 Fremont Blvd Fremont CA 94538 692 W A St Hayward CA 94541
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    Multiple locations
  • Kinders Food Truck, Food, Cheap Eats, Barbecue, 2239 Morello Avenue Pleasant Hill CA 94523
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    2239 Morello Avenue, Pleasant Hill, CA
  • Nominee for: Barbecue
    1754 Laurel St, World Map San Carlos, CA
  • Souley Vegan, Great Meals, Cheap Eats, Barbecue, Vegetarian, 301 Broadway Jack London Square Oakland CA 94607
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    301 Broadway, Jack London Square Oakland, CA
  • Buster's Barbecue & Bakery, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Barbecue, 1207 Foothill Blvd Calistoga CA 94515
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    1207 Foothill Blvd, Calistoga, CA
  • Sam's Bar-B-Que, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Barbecue, 1110 S Bascom Ave San Jose CA 95128
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    1110 S Bascom Ave, Santa Clara County San Jose, CA
  • Brick Pig's House, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Barbecue, 5973 Shattuck Ave Oakland CA 94609
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    5973 Shattuck Ave, Rockridge Oakland, CA
  • Brother-in-Law's Bar-B-Que, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Barbecue, 705 Divisadero St San Francisco CA 94117
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    705 Divisadero St, Western Addition/NoPa San Francisco, CA
  • The Pub at Ghirardelli Square, Food, Nightlife, Cheap Eats, Barbecue, Burger, Waterfront Dining, Sports Bar, Bar Bites, 851 Beach Street Fisherman's Wharf San Francisco CA 94109
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    851 Beach Street, Fisherman's Wharf San Francisco, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    10100 South De Anza Boulevard, Santa Clara County Cupertino, CA
Contest Overview
  • 24,296
    Total Votes
  • 16,813
  • 121

The 2017 Bay Area A-List awards are based on more than 24,000 votes from local Bay Area-area experts.

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