Were I to recommend Louie Mueller's to a stranger, I would tell him it is a Texas tradition.  It's as Texas as the State Capitol... You need to go there even if you are a vegetarian.

— John Raven (aka Daredevil Bad McFad)

America's Best BBQ: 100 Recipes from America's Best Smokehouses, Pits, Shacks, Rib Joints, Roadhouses, and Restaurants

Reviewed BBQ Joints

List of Joints with at least one review

Joint City, State Main(%)sort icon Atmos(%) Other(%) Votes

Dairyland Drive Inn

Jacksboro, TX

70 70 60 1

Hard Eight Barbeque

Stephenville, TX

70 85 80 2

RJ Barbecue

San Angelo, TX

70 70 90 1

LCs Bar-B-Q

Kansas City, MO

70 80 80 1

Inmans Ranch House Bar-B-Q

Marble Falls, TX

70 80 70 1

Stephensons Barbecue

Willow Spring, NC

70 80 70 1

Grand Prize BBQ

Texas City, TX

69.72 51.87 52.5 4

Drexlers Bar-B-Que

Houston, TX

69.32 62.85 60.05 7

Hinzes Bar-B-Que

Wharton, TX

69.31 84.83 74.68 6

Outlaws Bar-B-Que

Daingerfield, TX

68.72 75 60 4

Big Smiths Bar-B-Q

Sulphur Springs, TX

67.67 77.25 48.95 4

Smittys Bar-BQ

Crockett, TX

65 70 65 2

Casstevens Cash and Carry

Lillian, TX

65 77 66.59 1

Smokin Js

Montalba, TX

65 85 67.5 4

Dons Barbeque

Whitesboro, TX

65 70 65 2

The Swinging Door

Richmond, TX

64.54 72.57 51.74 7

Sonny Bryans Smokehouse

Dallas, TX

64.15 74.02 54.15 4

Granzin Bar-B-Q

New Braunfels, TX

61.7 70 57.5 1

Leons BarBQ

Shreveport, LA

61.25 73.5 74.37 4

Pizzitolas Bar-B-Cue

Houston, TX

60.5 64.59 49.32 5

Hurseys Barbecue

Burlington, NC

60 70 60 1

Arthur Bryants Barbeque

Kansas City, MO

60 90 60 1

Boardroom Bar B-Q

Overland Park, KS

60 80 60 1

Woodyard Bar B Que

Kansas City, KS

60 80 50 1

Branding Iron

Wichita Falls, TX

60 100 40 1

Habys Hot Pit Bbq

Uvalde, TX

60 50 70 1

Packsaddle Bar-B-Que

San Angelo, TX

60 70 70 1

(The Original) Parkers Barbecue

Wilson, NC

60 80 70 1

Skylight Inn

Ayden, NC

60 90 60 1

Laura and Emmies Country Boy

Grandview, MO

60 60 70 1