Best Barbecue Restaurants in Charlotte

Handpicked Top 3 Barbecue Restaurants in Charlotte, North Carolina. They face a rigorous 50-Point Inspection, which includes customer reviews, history, complaints, ratings, satisfaction, trust, cost and general excellence. You deserve the best!


1401 Central Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28205

Since 2003

Pimento Cheese Fries, BBQ Queso, Chicken Sandwich, Pork and Chicken, Smoked Wings, Bacon Wrapped Jalapeños, Dixie Chicken, the Hot Mess, Midwood Grilled Cheese, Brisket Burger, Chopped Pork, Salmon Sammie, Texas Style Brisket Sandwich, Tender Smoked Shredded Brisket, Caramelized Onions, Cuban Spread & Fried Chicken Tenders

Buy the Carolina Pork $9.50, Beef Brisket $13.50, Burnt Ends $13.50, Pork Burnt Ends $11, Smoked 1/2 Chicken $11, Hickory Smoked Salmon $12, Saint Louis Style Pork Ribs $15 and Banana Pudding $2.50 ● Taste the Carolina Chopped Pork, Pulled Chicken BBQ, Hickory Smoked Sausage ● Offers Half Rack with one side item $15, Whole Rack with two side items $25, 4oz Filet with one side item $12 and oz Filet with one side item

Price: Starts from $4


Sun & Mon 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri & Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am

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2511 South Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28203

Since 1971

Brisket, Black Bean Chili, Hickory Smoked, Pulled Pork BBQ, Kansas City Beef Rib, Onion Rings Basket, Chips ‘N’ Salsa, St. Louis Ribs, Carolina Beef Brisket, Tabasco Fried Pickles, Brisket Burnt Ends, Smoked Sausage Sampler Small, Mac’s Smoked Wings, Brisket Philly Wrap, Chainsaw’s Chicken Sandwich, Fried Catfish Po-Boy & Porktacular

Award-winning BBQ & hundreds of beer choices also available ● Buy the Cornmeal Fried Catfish $12, Carolina Hickory Smoked Beef Brisket Sandwich $10, Texas toast with mayonnaise $8, The Pastrami Reuben $10, Jose’s Fried Catfish $5 ● Taste the Buffalo Chicken, Crispy Shrimp, Blackened Chicken, Blackened Shrimp, Spinach Salad, The Switchback Salad and The Thunderbird Salad ● Take-out options, outdoor seating, free wi-fi & catering services available

Wins Championship at Memphis in May by Charlotte Magazine

Price: Starts from $5


Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri & Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

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13840 Steele Creek Road, Charlotte, NC 28278

Since 1985

Homemade Bar-B-Q Chips, Smoked Pork Hot Link, Deviled Eggs, Smoked Buffalo Wings, Smoked Riblets, Onion Rings, Bar-B-Q Nachos, Bar-B-Q Quesadilla, Classic Pulled Pork, Carolina-Style Pork, Beef Brisket, Smoked Ham, Bar-B-Q Chicken, Turkey Breast, Classic Spare Ribs, Baby Back Ribs, The Double Decker, The Southern Burger & Smoked Cuban Sandwich

Buy the Pimento Cheese Sandwich $8.49, Hand-Cut Ribeye Steak $18.99, Chicken Breast $13.79, Fried Chicken Tenders $9.59, Karl's Grilled Catfish Plate $11.79 and Karl's Southern Fried Catfish $11.79 ● Kids Menu Pork Slider, Grilled Cheese, Chicken Tenders, Macaroni and Cheese, Little Original Cheeseburger, Smoked Chicken Drummies, Cheese Quesadilla, Lil Piggie in the Garden and Classic Spare Ribs Plate ● Outdoor seating, catering services & delivery services available

Price: Starts from $3.90


Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri & Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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