Barbecue - Best of 2014

Published Mar 12, 2014

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

2014 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
    100 Coggins Drive, World Map Pleasant Hill, 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
  • 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
  • Memphis Minnie's BBQ Joint, Cheap Eats, Food, Barbecue, Burger, Wings, 576 Haight Street Lower Haight San Francisco CA 94117
    Nominee for: Barbecue, Wings, Burger
    576 Haight Street, Lower Haight San Francisco, CA
  • Gorilla Barbeque, Cheap Eats, Food, Barbecue, 2145 Pacific Coast Highway Pacifica CA 94044
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    2145 Pacific Coast Highway, Pacifica, CA
  • Bo's Barbecue and Catering, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Barbecue, 3422 Mt Diablo Blvd Lafayette CA 94549
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    3422 Mt Diablo Blvd, Lafayette, CA
  • Lombardi's Barbecue, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Barbecue, 3413 Petaluma Blvd N Petaluma CA 94952
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    3413 Petaluma Blvd N, Petaluma, 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
  • Kinders Food Truck, Food, Cheap Eats, Barbecue, 2239 Morello Avenue Pleasant Hill CA 94523
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    2239 Morello Avenue, Pleasant Hill, 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
  • Location
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    10100 South De Anza Boulevard, Santa Clara County Cupertino, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    2434 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    2367 El Camino Real, Santa Clara County Santa Clara, 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
  • Buster's Barbecue & Bakery, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Barbecue, 1207 Foothill Blvd Calistoga CA 94515
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    1207 Foothill Blvd, Calistoga, 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
  • 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
  • Trail Dust BBQ, Cheap Eats, Barbecue, 17240 Monterey Rd Santa Clara County Morgan Hill CA 95037
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    17240 Monterey Rd, Santa Clara County Morgan Hill, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    66 School Street, Daly City, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    1801 Sonoma Blvd, Vallejo, CA
  • Kinder's Meats Deli & BBQ, Cheap Eats, Barbecue, Burger, 3600 San Pablo Ave, Ste 1 Hercules CA 94547
    Nominee for: Barbecue, Burger
    Multiple locations
  • Location
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    765 Old County Rd, San Carlos, CA
  • Looney's Smokehouse, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Barbecue, 2190 Bancroft Way Berkeley CA 94704
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    2190 Bancroft Way, Downtown Berkeley Berkeley, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    61 Curtner Ave, Santa Clara County San Jose, CA
Contest Overview
  • 37,104
    Total Votes
  • 22,837
  • 168

The 2014 Bay Area A-List awards are based on more than 37,000 votes from local Bay Area-area experts.

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