Best Barbecue Restaurants in San Diego

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


3750 Sports Arena Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92110

Since 1998

Chicken Deluxe, Chopped Salad, BBQ Chili Nachos, Brisket, Fried Rice, Pork, Pit Plates, Broham, Chicken Breast, Beans, Fried Green Tomatoes, Bacon Deluxe, Burgers, Crispy Coleslaw, Harlem Potato Salad, Drinks, Chicken Wings, Fresh Fries, Homemade Sides, Salads, Pork Porto Sandwich & Pulled Chicken Cheesesteak

Serves in Point Loma, San Marcos, Santee and Rancho Bernardo ● Rib-less Dinner $12.99, Chick-less Dinner $12.99, Rib-less and Chick-less Dinner $12.99, Baby Back Rib and Chick-less Dinner $15.49, Beefy Rib and Chicken Dinner $22.99 ● Taste the Pulled Pork, Beef Bone, Chick-less, Rib-less, Phil's Sausage Sandwich, BBQ Cheeseburger, Phil's Cheese Burger Po'Boy and Turkey Burger ● Provides signature mesquite-barbecued baby back, beef ribs, plus sandwiches & sides

Best BBQ by San Diego Magazine

Price: Starts from $4.50


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

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1127 West Morena Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92110

Since 2009

BBQ Beans, Fried Rice, Chicken Deluxe, Pit Plates, Chicken, Chopped Salad, Potato Salad, Homemade Sides, Pork, Pork Porto Sandwich, Pulled Chicken Cheese Steak, Crispy Coleslaw, Burgers, Bacon Deluxe, Fresh Fries, Fried Green Tomatoes, Chicken Wings, Brisket, Chili Nachos, Pulled Pork Fries & Smoked Beef Brisket

Happy hours available on Mon ● Fri (2:00 pm ● 6:00 pm) ● Outdoor seating, catering services, take-out options, good for kids, good for groups, takes reservations available ● Try the Smoked Lamb Shank, Filet of Smoked Salmon, Bull's Gumbo, Bull's Fries, Smoked Salmon Caesar Salad, Andouille Sausage, Chicken Caesar Salad and Corn Bread ● Dog friendly patio happy hour every weekday

Price: Starts from $5.95


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

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8910 Troy Street, Spring Valley, San Diego, CA 91977

Since 2008

Troy Street Tacos, Pork Ribs, Chicken Plate, Combo Plate, Ribs, Pulled Pork Plate, Brisket Plate, Tri-Tip Plate, Chris Ello's Pulled Pork Sandwich, Smoked Brisket Sandwich, Jake Palet's Tri-Tip Cheese Steak, Tommy's Tri-Tip Sandwich, Mac and Cheese, Country Fried Steak and Eggs, Chipotle Black Bean Burger & Tri-Tip Salad

They barbecue all of their meats after they have been seasoned with their speciality Cali Dry Rubs in their Ole Hickory Smoker with select California cooking wood ● Offers only the highest quality BBQ in San Diego ● Dairy free options, delivery services, take-out options, outdoor seating, free wi-fi available ● Taste Specialty Sides Wedding Barbecue Beans $4.99, Beer Battered Onion Rings $4.99, JalapeƱo Cheddar Cornbread (4), Mac-N-Cheese $4.99, Tots $4.99 & Smokehouse Chili Verde $4.99

Price: Starts from $7.99

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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sun 7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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