Smoke is mysterious, fire is uncertain, and pit men are expensive. So the mystery, uncertainty, and expense of taking the chance to make great barbecue is being replaced by the quantifiable methods of always making pretty good 'cue.

— Jim Shahin

Austin Chronicle

Reviewed BBQ Joints

List of Joints with at least one review

Jointsort icon City, State Main(%) Atmos(%) Other(%) Votes

Smittys Bar-B-Q

Brownwood, TX

60 70 70 1

Skylight Inn

Ayden, NC

60 90 60 1

Short Sugars Pit Bar-B-Q

Reidsville, NC

80 80 70 1

Sheps Bar-B-Q

Palestine, TX

40 43.33 50 3

Scotts Barbecue

West Columbia, TX

75.18 67.76 58.58 6

Scholl Brothers Bar Bq

Paris, TX

56.66 63.33 56.66 3

Schoepfs Old Time Bar-B-Que

Belton, TX

75 80 75 2

Sams Bar-B-Cue

Austin, TX

75 80 45 2

Sammies Bar-B-Q

Fort Worth, TX

47.2 60 68.86 3

Salt Lick - Bergstrom

Austin, TX

80 50 70 1

Rudy Mikeskas Bar-Bq

Taylor, TX

50 40 50 1

Rosedale Barbeque

Kansas City, KS

80 80 70 1

Ronnies Ribs

Richmond, VA

60 35 40 2

Ronnie Ingle Pit Bar-B-Que

Abilene, TX

70 100 70 1

RJs Bob Be Que Shack

Mission, KS

60 70 70 1

RJ Barbecue

San Angelo, TX

70 70 90 1

Riverport Bbq

Jefferson, TX

71.25 69.5 67.90 4

Risckys Original Barbecue

Fort Worth, TX

60 80 58 1

Raymonds BBQ

Bridgeport, TX

40 60 40 1

Ranch House Bar-B-Que

Glen Rose, TX

71.2 80 71 1

Railhead Smokehouse

Fort Worth, TX

78.86 71.66 61.66 3

R Bbq

Sabinal, TX

73.7 70 60 1

Queens Barbecue

Galveston, TX

49.87 62.75 61 4

Q Barbeque‎

Midlothian, VA

80 65 95 2

Pizzitolas Bar-B-Cue

Houston, TX

60.5 64.59 49.32 5

Pitt Stop Bar-B-Que

Lufkin, TX

40 75 75 2

Pit Stop Barbecue

Breckenridge, TX

80 80 70 1

Pit Downtown Barbecue

Austin, TX

60 70 50 1

Pettys BBQ

Killeen, TX

60 40 60 2

Pettys BBQ

60 40 60 2