Barbecue - Best of 2013

Published Mar 20, 2013

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

2013 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
  • 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
  • Kinder's Meats Deli & BBQ, Cheap Eats, Barbecue, Burger, 3600 San Pablo Ave, Ste 1 Hercules CA 94547
    Nominee for: Barbecue, Burger
    Multiple locations
  • Gorilla Barbeque, Cheap Eats, Food, Barbecue, 2145 Pacific Coast Highway Pacifica CA 94044
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    2145 Pacific Coast Highway, Pacifica, 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
  • 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
  • Buster's Barbecue & Bakery, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Barbecue, 1207 Foothill Blvd Calistoga CA 94515
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    1207 Foothill Blvd, Calistoga, CA
  • Lombardi's Barbecue, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Barbecue, 3413 Petaluma Blvd N Petaluma CA 94952
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    3413 Petaluma Blvd N, Petaluma, 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
    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
  • The Original Hickory Pit, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Barbecue, 1495 S Main St Walnut Creek CA 94596
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    1495 S Main St, Walnut Creek, CA
  • Brick Pig's House, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Barbecue, 5973 Shattuck Ave Oakland CA 94609
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    5973 Shattuck Ave, Rockridge Oakland, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    10100 South De Anza Boulevard, Santa Clara County Cupertino, 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
  • Ironwood BBQ, Food, Barbecue, 47th Ave and Fulton St Outer Richmond San Francisco CA 94121
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    Multiple locations
  • Location
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    1754 Laurel Street, San Carlos, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    3415 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA
  • Uncle Willie's Barbecue, Cheap Eats, Barbecue, 614 14th St Downtown Oakland Oakland CA 94612
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    614 14th St, Downtown Oakland Oakland, 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Wexler's, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Barbecue, 568 Sacramento St. San Francisco CA 94111
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    568 Sacramento St., Financial District San Francisco, CA
Contest Overview
  • 42,579
    Total Votes
  • 22,635
  • 172

The 2013 Bay Area A-List awards are based on more than 42,000 votes from local Bay Area-area experts.

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