Best Barbecue Restaurants in San Francisco

Expert recommended Top 3 Barbecue Restaurants in San Francisco, California. 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!


576 Haight Street, San Francisco, CA 94117

Since 2000

Cornbread Muffin, Texas Beef Brisket Chili, Chili Cheese Fries, Crispy Fried Onion Strings, Smokey Mountain Wings, BBQ Pork Rolls, Fried Cheese Grits Sticks, Memphis Sweet Smoked Pork, Slow-Smoked Texas Beef Brisket, Smoked Cajun Andouille Sausage, Spicy Chicken Sandwich, Santa Maria Tri-Tip Steak Sandwich & St. Louis Style Smoked Pork Ribs

Memphis Minnie's BBQ Joint is an authentic smokehouse BBQ restaurant. The eatery is named after their founder's mother, Minnie, who was from Memphis. The barbecue eatery is celebrating the time-honored the American tradition of classic, slow-smoked Southern-style barbecue and sides. Memphis Minnie's BBQ was famously identified as the Best BBQ by Sunset Magazine. The BBQ Joint has been featured in many local and national publications, including KQED's Bay Area. They offer daily sandwich specials that include Southern pork belly sandwich on Tuesday, Ruben sandwich on Wednesday, Chicken fried chicken sandwich on Thursday, and Minnie's Maxi burger on Friday.

Best BBQ by Sunset Magazine - Finest Barbecue Restaurant in The State by Gourmet Magazine

Price: Starts from $4

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Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon Closed

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3149 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94110

Since 2004

Chicken Strips, Chicken Wings, French Fries, Grilled Shrimp, Classic Caesar, BBQ Chopped and Shrimp, Pork Belly, Smoked Salmon, Grilled Chicken, Beef Brisket, Chicken Fillet, Smoked Chicken, Blackened Catfish, Memphis Ribs, Baby Back Ribs, Blackened Catfish Fillet, Memphis-Style Ribs, Pork-N-Beans, Potato Salad, Mac-n-Cheese, Cornbread, & Coleslaw

Baby Blues BBQ is the most elegant BBQ restaurant. It has paired with the atmosphere that embodies Southern hospitality. Their teams are specialized in serving family-style Southern BBQ grills. The chef is happy to use the freshest produce, and best ingredients and creating menus for Texas-style beef brisket, and a North Carolina-style pulled pork; that they slow-cook in Guinness beer, served with an array of housemade sauces. Baby Blues BBQ has an award-winning fixing, including their Mac ‘n’ cheese, collard greens, and Blues on the cob. Dont forget to savor their delicious appetizers to signature banana pudding. They are also serving in Los Angeles, Venice, and Philadelphia locations.

Price: Starts from $3.50

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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri & Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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705 Divisadero Street, San Francisco, CA 94117

Since 2009

Salads, Bacon Deluxe, Potato Salad, Fried Green Tomatoes, Chopped Salad, Fresh Fruit Salad, Chicken Deluxe, Drinks, Sauce, Homemade Sides, Pork Porto Sandwich, Pulled Chicken Cheese Steak, Fresh Cut Fries, Burgers, Crispy Coleslaw, Chicken Wings, BBQ Chili Nachos, Pit Plates, Pork, Fried Rice, Beans, Sides, Desserts, Beverages & Brisket

4505 Burgers & BBQ is founded by Ryan Farr with immeasurable guidance from family and friends. The restaurant teams are making a partnership relationship with farmers and ranchers to deliver the highest-quality BBQ from animals grown humanely and with care. 4505 Burgers & BBQ is famous for having one of the area’s last remaining historic wood-fired barbecue pits. They have strived to keep it simple techniques to satisfy your BBQ craving, and their additional snacks are simply seasoned with the most delicate spices. Online ordering foods are available.

Price: Starts from $4.50

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Sun - Thu 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri & Sat 10:30 am - 11:00 pm

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