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B.B.'s Lawn Side Bar B-Q  

1205 E 85th St Kansas City, MO (816) 822-7427

Traditional American Southern 
barbecue and blues joint serving regional favorites like burnt ends and battered fries

  • SILVER for B.B.'s Lawn Side Bar B-Q


BBQ Shack 

5 Delaware St Paola, KS (913) 294-5908

Vegetarian Barbecue 


Baby Blue's BBQ 

444 Lincoln Blvd Venice, CA (310) 396-7675

Southern Comfort Food 
Ribs, Pulled Pork Sandwich, Mac & Cheese and spicy XXX BBQ Sauce.

  • GOLD for Baby Blue's BBQ


Barbecue King Drive-In 

2900 Wilkinson Blvd Charlotte, NC (704) 399-8344

Fast Food 
Guy Fieri - BBQ Chicken

  • GOLD for Barbecue King Drive-In


Bayport BBQ 

328 Fifth Ave N Bayport, MN (651) 955-6337

New American 
Family run bbq restaurant serving great brisket and pulled pork


Big Daddy's BBQ & Banquet 

107 Wickersham St Fairbanks, AK (907) 452-2501

Italian Chicken 


Bludso's BBQ 

811 S Long Beach Blvd Compton, CA (310) 637-1342

Southern Sandwiches 
the Texas-inspired barbecue joint smoking pork ribs and putting smoked turkey necks in the collard greens

  • BRONZE for Bludso's BBQ


Boots and Kimo's Homestyle Kitchen 

151 Hekili St Kailua, HI (808) 263-7929

Vegetarian American 
Hawaiian favorites like Hawaiian-style kalbi ribs and mochiko chicken


Bun 'N' Barrel 

1150 Austin Hwy San Antonio, TX (210) 828-2829

Fast Food American 

  • GOLD for Bun 'N' Barrel


Center Point Pit Barbecue 

1212 W Main St Hendersonville, TN (615) 824-9330

serves traditional shoulder pull and a holiday ham with a fiery finish

  • BRONZE for Center Point Pit Barbecue


Chap's Pit Beef 

5801 Pulaski Hwy Baltimore, MD (410) 483-2379

Guy Fieri - Chaps Submarine

  • GOLD for Chap's Pit Beef


Chuck's Southern Comfort Cafe 

6501 W 79th St Burbank, IL (708) 229-8700

Southern American 
a bbq joint brings southern cookin' to the locals with favorites like cajun meatloaf and chicken fried chicken

  • GOLD for Chuck's Southern Comfort Cafe


Cozy Corner 

745 N Pkwy Memphis, TN (901) 527-9158

Steak Hot Dogs 
First-timers are always taken aback by the unexpectedly huge slab of bologna that exceeds the circumference of each bun. It’s recommend

  • SILVER for Cozy Corner


DMK Burger Bar 

2954 N Sheffield Ave Chicago, IL (773) 360-8686

a gourmet restaurant vet brings fine dining to the bar with innovative burgers like bison with blueberry bbq sauce

  • GOLD for DMK Burger Bar


Dae Gee Korean BBQ 

827 Colorado Blvd Denver, CO (303) 993-7293

Korean BBQ with an awesome all you can eat meat fest


Danny Edwards BBQ 

2900 Southwest Blvd Kansas City, MO (816) 283-0880

During thanksgiving, they serve smoked turkey. Also known for their brisket.

  • BRONZE for Danny Edwards BBQ


Davis Pub 

400 Chester Ave Annapolis, MD (410) 268-7432

American Cafe 
the sidewalk shack worth stopping for, with dishes like chipotle habanero barbecue pork sandwiches

  • BRONZE for Davis Pub


Ducks Eatery 

351 E 12th St New York, NY (212) 432-3825

Vietnamese American 
serving everything from goat necks to chicken wings


Fox Bros BBQ 

1238 Dekalb Ave Atlanta, GA (404) 577-4030

Traditional American Chicken 
Amazing BBQ serving up homemade smoked brisket and pork. Try the Fox Burger which is actually brisket.


Gorilla BBQ 

2145 Cabrillo Hwy Pacifica, CA (650) 359-7427

  • SILVER for Gorilla BBQ


Honky Tonk BBQ 

1213 W 18th St Chicago, IL (312) 226-7427

Vegetarian Barbecue 

  • SILVER for Honky Tonk BBQ


J.J. McBrewster's 

3101 Clays Mill Road Lexington, KY (859) 224-0040

bar-b-que joint doing smoked turkey with their signature Melon sauce.

  • BRONZE for J.J. McBrewster's


Jake's Good Eats 

12721 Albemarle Rd Charlotte, NC (704) 545-4741

Steak American 

  • SILVER for Jake's Good Eats


Johnny's Bar-B-Q 

5959 Broadmoor St Mission, KS (913) 432-0777

  • BRONZE for Johnny's Bar-B-Q


Leo's BBQ 

3631 N Kelley Ave Oklahoma City, OK (405) 236-5367

  • SILVER for Leo's BBQ


Leonard's BBQ 

5465 Fox Plz Dr Memphis, TN (901) 360-1963

  • SILVER for Leonard's BBQ


Louie Mueller BBQ 

206 W Second St Taylor, TX (512) 352-6206

Traditional American 

  • BRONZE for Louie Mueller BBQ


Marlowe's Ribs 

4381 ELVIS Presley Blvd Memphis, TN (901) 332-4159

Steak Soul Food 

  • SILVER for Marlowe's Ribs


Martin's BBQ Joint 

7215 Nolensville Rd. Nolensville, TN (615) 776-1856

  • GOLD for Martin's BBQ Joint


Melt Eclectic Cafe 

4165 Hamilton Ave Cincinnati, OH (513) 681-6358

the funky cafe putting their creative spin on barbecue chicken and vegan chili


Memphis Barbeque Co 

709 Desoto Cv Horn Lake, MS (662) 536-3762

barbecue joint puttin' the championship touch on ribs, cheese fritters, and burgers with pork rinds.

  • SILVER for Memphis Barbeque Co


Mo Gridder's 

632 E 186th St Bronx, NY (347) 270-9849



Papa's Soul Food Kitchen 

850 Taylor St Eugene, OR (541) 342-7500

the soul food joint smoking the bomb barbecue bird and slinging their signature burger.


Pat's BBQ 

155 W Commonwealth Ave Salt Lake City, UT (801) 484-5963

Traditional American 
Burnt ends, Louisiana sides, BBQ meatloaf.

  • SILVER for Pat's BBQ


Pecan Lodge 

2702 Main St Dallas, TX (214) 748-8900

Southern Soul Food 
located in a farmers market, known for their brisket and homemade bbq sauce

  • GOLD for Pecan Lodge


Percy Street BBQ 

900 South St Philadelphia, PA (215) 964-9014

a restaurant veteran serving up all kinds of fresh BBQ, from the chopped brisket sandwich to a Vietnamese-inspired pork belly sandwich

  • BRONZE for Percy Street BBQ


Podnah's Pit 

1625 NE Killingsworth St Portland, OR (503) 281-3700

Sandwiches Barbecue 
BBQ Sampler

  • GOLD for Podnah's Pit


Q Fanatic BBQ  

180 Miller Rd Champlin, MN (763) 323-6550


  • SILVER for Q Fanatic BBQ


RJ's Bob-Be-Que Shack 

5835 Lamar Ave Mission, KS (913) 262-7300

American Cafe 

  • BRONZE for RJ's Bob-Be-Que Shack


Salty's BBQ 

6801 White Ln Bakersfield, CA (661) 847-9955

some sunshine and down-home specialties, like tri tip and grilled chicken, worthy of a road trip


Slim's Last Chance 

5606 1st Ave S Seattle, WA (206) 762-7900

Turkey and Brisket bean chilis

  • GOLD for Slim's Last Chance


Smalley's Caribbean Barbeque  

423 Main St S # A Stillwater, MN (651) 439-5375

Caribbean Cafe 
Jerk Chicken

  • SILVER for Smalley's Caribbean Barbeque


Smokey D's 

601 Locust St Des Moines, IA (515) 245-3800

the trophy-winning barbecue joint smoking up all kinds of unique wings and dishing out an out-of-bounds apple dumpling dessert


Smokin' Guns BBQ 

1218 Swift Ave North Kansas City, MO (816) 221-2535

  • SILVER for Smokin' Guns BBQ



3800 N Pulaski Rd Chicago, IL (773) 545-7427

Traditional American Chicken 
BBQ Ribs

  • GOLD for Smoque


Southern Soul Barbeque 

2020 Demere Rd St. Simons, GA (912) 638-7685

  • GOLD for Southern Soul Barbeque


Texas Pride BBQ 

2980 E Loop 1604 S Adkins, TX (210) 649-3730


  • SILVER for Texas Pride BBQ


The Brickhouse Cafe 

13458 Reynolds St Cable, WI (715) 798-5432

Variety of comfort foods like their expresso bbq pulled pork


The Cube 

1520 Central Ave Se Albuquerque, NM (505) 243-0023

Hot Dogs American 
southern pride joint situated on Route 66, serving up dishes from smoked barbecue chicken to specialty hot dogs.


The Park's Finest 

1267 W Temple St Los Angeles, CA (213) 440-2530

Guy is with the crew from Grownup's 2... Filipino barbecue joint that has got everyone going crazy over the cornbread and the coconut beef

  • BRONZE for The Park's Finest

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