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

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

Smittys Bar-B-Q

Brownwood, TX

60 70 70 1

RJs Bob Be Que Shack

Mission, KS

60 70 70 1

Cooders Texas Barbecue

Cisco, TX

60 70 70 1

Southside Market and Bar-B-Q Inc

Elgin, TX

60 70 60 1

Brothers Bar Bq

Llano, TX

60 70 60 1

Hurseys Barbecue

Burlington, NC

60 70 60 1

Pit Downtown Barbecue

Austin, TX

60 70 50 1

Laura and Emmies Country Boy

Grandview, MO

60 60 70 1

Kirbys BBQ

Mexia, TX

60 60 60 2

Gates and Sons Bar-B-Q

Kansas City, MO

60 60 60 1

Big Os

Valera, TX

60 55 50 2

Habys Hot Pit Bbq

Uvalde, TX

60 50 70 1

Habys Hot Pit Bbq

60 50 70 1

Smokehouse Barbecue

Lindsay, TX

60 50 50 1

Pettys BBQ

Killeen, TX

60 40 60 2

Pettys BBQ

60 40 60 2

Tony De Maria Bar-B-Que

Waco, TX

60 40 1

Ronnies Ribs

Richmond, VA

60 35 40 2

Holy Smokes

Dallas, TX

59.97 47 48.52 4

Joes Barbeque Co

Alvin, TX

59.62 70 63.87 4

Carls Barbecue

Houston, TX

58.33 65.83 48.6 6

Buzzies BBQ

Comfort, TX

58.3 75 81.59 1

Scholl Brothers Bar Bq

Paris, TX

56.66 63.33 56.66 3

Lees Hickory Smoked BBQ

Haslet, TX

56 80 65 1

Doziers Grocery

Fulshear, TX

55.8 63.83 54.48 6

Longorias BBQ

Fort Worth, TX

55 82.5 56.6 1

Buz and Neds

Richmond, VA

55 75 60 2

Jaspers Bar B Q

Waco, TX

55 70 60 2

Miss Jeans Bar-B-Que

Onalaska, TX

55 65 70 2

Smokehouse Bar B Que

Center, TX

55 65 70 2