Best Barbecue Restaurants in Milwaukee

Expert recommended Top 3 Barbecue Restaurants in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. All of our barbecue restaurants face a rigorous 50-Point Inspection, which includes customer reviews, history, complaints, ratings, satisfaction, trust, cost and general excellence. You deserve only the best!


332 North Milwaukee Street, Milwaukee, WI 53202 Directions

Since 2012

Fried Green Tomatoes, Sliced Brisket, Kansas City Eggrolls, Pork Belly Bites, Texas Hot Links, Chicken Fried Spare Ribs, Sliced Smoked Turkey Sandwich, Sliced Brisket Sandwich, Burnt Ends, Rib Tips, Texas BBQ Nachos, Chicken Wings, St. Louis Ribs, Smoked Turkey, Pulled Chicken, Pork Ribs, Smoked Pulled Pork Sandwich, Pulled Pork & Chopped Brisket

SMOKE SHACK is obsessed with the craft of smoked meat. Their certified humanely-raised meats are dry-rubbed, slow-smoked, and sauced by you at your choice. The Smoke Shack clients are smoke their meats in small batches, all-day, at every-day. The restaurant is famous for lunch, dinner, or brunch that can be served at slow-smoked BBQ and scratch-made sides. Their catering teams are happy to fill your plate with your BBQ cravings. Savor their delightful bourbon or two, and to try something new grills. They offer delightful smoked chicken cheese dip, BBQ kettle chips, chicken fried spare ribs from Monday to Friday. You can definitely love to enjoy their live music every weekend brunch. Online orders are available. Reservations are suggested. They are also serving for 2 locations within Wisconsin.

Price: Starts from $3.50

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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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754 Vel R. Phillips Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53203 Directions

Since 2016

Sausage and Cheese, Smoked Onion Dip, Smoked Salmon, Pulled Pork, Brisket, Turkey Breast, House Salad, Caesar Salad, Pulled Pork Sandwich, Sliced Turkey Sandwich, Chicken Wings, Hickory Smoked, Redneck Fries, French Fries Topped with Cheddar Cheese Sauce, Potato Salad, Coleslaw, Bacardi Baked Beans, Macaroni and Cheese & Brisket Chili

DOC's Smokehouse is a Southern traditional flair restaurant. The barbeque eatery is an authentically to produce the mouth-watering smoked meats. Their award-winning traditional Southern barbecue is famously to deliver all Westown Milwaukee peoples. DOC's Smokehouse teams are using only the local source farms fresh ingredients, and their meats are made at the hickory smoke with spice. Their delicious smoked meats are also possible for catering to events of all sizes. Try their hickory-smoked, flash-fried and tossed with dry rub. They offer happy hour food and drinks that can be specials from Monday to Friday from 3 to 6 pm. Takeout options and free wifi is available.

Price: Starts from $4.50

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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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1130 West Walnut Street, Milwaukee, WI 53205 Directions

Since 1968

Beef Shoulder, Pan of Ribs, Pan of Shoulder, Pan of Beef, Pan of Turkey, Pan of Chicken, Mixed Pans, Ribs, Beef Slices, Chicken, Turkey Breast, Catfish Dinner, Catfish Sandwich, Perch Dinner, Perch Sandwich, Mixed Box Fish, Pork on a Bun, Beef on a Bun, Turkey on a Bun, Chicken on a Bun, Brisket, Black Eye Peas, Coleslaw, Beverages & Potato Salad

Speed Queen Bar-B-Q was founded by Betty Gillespie. The eatery is proudly producing Milwaukee’s finest barbecued meats that can be using only the most enormous BBQ pit in the city, and their trademark is the secret sauces. The chef is specialized in delivering wood-cooked handcrafted BBQ dishes. Their dedicated teams are serving quickly at the excellent BBQ, that can be completed with homemade sauces. The barbeque restaurant is to make sure the food is delicious and talked about for years to come. They also offer the best catering service for large pickup orders and extended deliveries. Cash only accepted.

Price: Starts from $2.12


Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Fri & Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Sun Closed

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