There's not much point in complaining about high-tech barbecue. It serves a purpose, and it's here to stay. And no doubt the quality of it will keep on improving. But as the old barbecue joints slowly disappear, each one that remains becomes a bigger treasure.

— Robb Walsh

The Art of Smoke, originally published in The Houston Press

Reviewed BBQ Joints

List of Joints with at least one review

Joint City, State Main(%) Atmos(%) Other(%) Votessort icon

Deanos Barbecue

Mocksville, NC

70 80 70 1

Boardroom Bar B-Q

Overland Park, KS

60 80 60 1

Raymonds BBQ

Bridgeport, TX

40 60 40 1

Buzzies BBQ

Comfort, TX

58.3 75 81.59 1

Bartleys BBQ

70 60 60 1

Harolds Pit Bar-B-Q

Abilene, TX

70 90 70 1

Arthur Bryants Barbeque

Kansas City, MO

60 90 60 1

The Barbecue Center, Inc.

Lexington, NC

90 90 80 1

Woodyard Bar B Que

Kansas City, KS

60 80 50 1

Harrys on the Loop

Fredericksburg, TX

70 100 60 1

Branding Iron

Wichita Falls, TX

60 100 40 1

Habys Hot Pit Bbq

Uvalde, TX

60 50 70 1

Kreuz Market - New

Lockhart, TX

90 90 80 1

Packsaddle Bar-B-Que

San Angelo, TX

60 70 70 1

Meshacks Bar-B-Que Shack

Garland, TX

80 80 60 1

Ranch House Bar-B-Que

Glen Rose, TX

71.2 80 71 1

Green Mesquite Bbq and More

Austin, TX

70 50 50 1

Fiorellas Jack Stack Barbecue

Kansas City, MO

80 70 80 1

Burnet County Bar-B-Que

Burnet, TX

70 80 60 1

Dieter Brothers Restaurant

Lindsay, TX

10 40 40 1

Bolners Meat Market

San Antonio, TX

81 80 77.5 1

Ronnie Ingle Pit Bar-B-Que

Abilene, TX

70 100 70 1

Floyds Bar-Be-Cue

Fort Worth, TX

78.7 95 72.5 1

Allen and Son

Chapel Hill, NC

90 100 90 1

(The Original) Parkers Barbecue

Wilson, NC

60 80 70 1

Laura and Emmies Country Boy

Grandview, MO

60 60 70 1

Smittys Market

Lockhart, TX

80 100 60 1

Gonzales Food Market

Gonzales, TX

90 80 50 1

Little Pit BBQ

Clyde, TX

50 60 70 1

Lees Hickory Smoked BBQ

Haslet, TX

56 80 65 1