Barbecue - Best of 2016

Published Feb 24, 2016

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

2016 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
  • Nominee for: Barbecue
    3446 Clayton Rd, World Map Concord, 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
  • Nominee for: Barbecue
    1144 N. 4th Street, World Map San Jose, 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
  • Kinders Food Truck, Food, Cheap Eats, Barbecue, 2239 Morello Avenue Pleasant Hill CA 94523
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    2239 Morello Avenue, Pleasant Hill, 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Location
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    2434 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    10100 South De Anza Boulevard, Santa Clara County Cupertino, CA
  • Nominee for: Barbecue
    2300 1st Street, Livermore, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    1290 Coleman Avenue, Santa Clara County Santa Clara, 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
  • Location
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    3415 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, 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
  • Nominee for: Barbecue
    3206 Danville Blvd, World Map Alamo, CA
  • Location
    19. Gracies
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    1801 Sonoma Blvd, Vallejo, CA
  • Buster's Barbecue & Bakery, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Barbecue, 1207 Foothill Blvd Calistoga CA 94515
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    1207 Foothill Blvd, Calistoga, 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
  • Uncle Frank's BBQ, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Barbecue, 2135 Old Middlefield Way Mountain View CA 94043
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    2135 Old Middlefield Way, Santa Clara County Mountain View, 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
  • Location
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    2367 El Camino Real, Santa Clara County Santa Clara, CA
Contest Overview
  • 19,077
    Total Votes
  • 12,857
  • 121

The 2016 Bay Area A-List awards are based on more than 19,000 votes from local Bay Area-area experts.

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