Barbecue - Best of 2011

Published Mar 29, 2011

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

Winner
2011 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
  • Nominee for: Barbecue
    1941 Oak Park Blvd #5, Pleasant Hill, 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
    576 Haight Street, Lower Haight San Francisco, 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Kinder's Meats Deli & BBQ, Cheap Eats, Barbecue, Burger, 3600 San Pablo Ave, Ste 1 Hercules CA 94547
    Nominee for: Barbecue, Burger
    Multiple locations
  • Lombardi's Barbecue, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Barbecue, 3413 Petaluma Blvd N Petaluma CA 94952
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    3413 Petaluma Blvd N, Petaluma, CA
  • Asqew Grill, Food, Barbecue, New American, 1607 Haight St Haight-Ashbury San Francisco CA 94117
    Nominee for: Barbecue, New American
    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
  • 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
  • Location
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    2367 El Camino Real, Santa Clara County Santa Clara, CA
  • Buster's Barbecue & Bakery, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Barbecue, 1207 Foothill Blvd Calistoga CA 94515
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    1207 Foothill Blvd, Calistoga, CA
  • Great American BBQ, Cheap Eats, Barbecue, 2009 High St Alameda County Alameda CA 94501
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    2009 High St, Alameda, CA
  • Souley Vegan, Great Meals, Cheap Eats, Barbecue, Vegetarian, 301 Broadway Jack London Square Oakland CA 94607
    Nominee for: Vegan, Barbecue
    301 Broadway, Jack London Square Oakland, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    61 Curtner Ave, Santa Clara County San Jose, CA
  • Chef Edwards Bar-B-Que, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Barbecue, 1915 San Pablo Ave Oakland CA 94612
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    1915 San Pablo Ave, Uptown Oakland 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
  • Ironwood BBQ, Food, Barbecue, 47th Ave and Fulton St Outer Richmond San Francisco CA 94121
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    Multiple locations
  • KC Bar-B-Que, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Barbecue, 2613 San Pablo Ave Berkeley CA 94702
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    2613 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, 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
  • Blue Rock BBQ, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Barbecue, 3001 Meridian Ave San Jose CA 95124
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    3001 Meridian 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
Contest Overview
  • 89,975
    Total Votes
  • 41,330
    Voters
  • 179
    Winners

The 2011 San Francisco AList awards are based on more than 89,000 votes from local Bay Area-area experts.

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