Best Barbecue Restaurants in St Louis

Expert recommended Top 3 Barbecue Restaurants in St Louis, Missouri. 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!


3106 Olive Street, St Louis, MO 63103 Directions

Since 2008

Pappy's Smokehouse is quoted at the best ribs in "America by the Food Network". The signature of their BBQ joint is recognition to the late Jim "Pappy" Emerson; he was their brother, uncle, friend, and mentor. The barbeque motto is always tried to provide an atmosphere for a great meal and a good time; at that moment, everyone feels a perfect description of Pappy's Smokehouse. Their team serves the best Memphis Style BBQ right made fresh daily around every morning. The secret restaurant success is low and slow of the BBQ get it new for you, slow smoking their chickens up to 24 long hours over sweet apple or cherry wood. Their hard-working catering teams are 40+ years of experts at a wedding or any other event. Your choice of smoked meat with a collection of three delicious BBQ sauces are available; they are sweet baby Jane, original or hooDoo sauce. They offer a happy hour special that can be accessed from every Sunday at (11 am to 4 pm) and Monday-Friday from 11 am to 8 pm.

Spicy Sausage, Baked Beans, Potato Salad, Ribs, Pork Sandwich, Slaw, Cole Slaw, Beef Brisket, Sides, Pulled Pork, Pulled Chicken, Salads, Baked Potato, Turkey Breast, Burnt Ends, Fountain Soda, Lettuce with Cheddar Cheese, Full Slab Ribs, Classic Spare Ribs, Fried Potatoes, Onion, Buns, Green Beans, Applesauce, Beverages & Spicy Sausage Sandwich

Price: Starts from $2.90

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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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1627 South 9th Street, St Louis, MO 63104 Directions

Since 2011

Bogart's Smokehouse is one of the traditional slow-smoked BBQ restaurants established in historic St Louis. The restaurant team aims to provide excellence, homestyle food while making every customer feel like a family environment and to build great-tasting, high-quality BBQ. The chef is creating a menu consisting of Nashville-style hot chicken and gourmet Louisiana inspired sandwiches. Their menu includes smoked tri-tip sirloin, pastrami, and apricot glazed ribs. They offers a limited list for curbside pick up on Saturdays only. Try their delightful full slab of ribs, two quarts of sides, and smoked pulled porks that can be served Down-home barbecue joint at the Formica tables.

Beef Brisket, Buns, Burnt Ends, Honey Mustard, Ribs, BBQ Salad and Beef, Pit Baked Beans, Pepper, Turkey, Chips, Full Slab of Ribs, Tomatoes, Turkey Sandwiches, Cheese, Drinks, Salads, North Carolina Style Vinegar Sauce, Pulled Pork, Pastrami, Beef Brisket Sandwiches, Pulled Chicken Sandwiches, Sauce, Sauces, Beverages & Tri-Tip Sirloin

Price: Starts from $2.50

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Tue - Thu 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Fri & Sat 10:30 am - 8:00 pm

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9200 Olive Boulevard, St Louis, MO 63132 Directions

Since 2012

Sugarfire Smoke House is entirely something different from others. It is the best culture of the best barbecue cities in the USA to build a St. Louis style barbecue that's all it's own. Sugarfire has won so many honors; it's hard to keep the record. It was listed Best Barbecue by the Travel Channel, St. Louis Magazine, Feast Magazine, and they have won grants at the Memphis in May World Barbecue Championships. "The New York Times and Snoop Dogg" have honored their food. The award-winning restaurant barbeque teases taste buds with baby back ribs, juicy pulled pork, and the best beef brisket in town. It is well-known for its dishes, meaty mashups that defy deduction, and even gravity. The Chef Mike Johnson has analyzed with Myron Mixon, prepared under Emeril Lagasse and Charlie Trotter. He has overseen the creation of six other restaurants, and its teams are trained in Memphis Style ribs. Reservations are possible here.

Cracker Jack and Smoked Chicken Caesar Salad, Salads, Burgers, Bbq Beef, House French Fries, American Cheese, Balsamic Smoked Onions, Pulled Pork Plate, Turkey Plate, Turkey, House Bacon, Salmon, Sides, Ribs, Pulled Pork, Sausage, Baked Beans, Beverages, Coleslaw, Pork Belly Hush Puppies, Portobello, Appetizers & Smoked Fried Artichokes

Best BBQ in St. Louis 2015

Price: Starts from $3.50


Mon - Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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