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Top 5 Restaurants - "Best BBQ"

  (5 restaurants)    
Aired on: June 22, 2015 
Aired on: June 22, 2015 
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Joe's Kansas City BBQ: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Joe's Kansas City BBQSee Joe's Kansas City BBQ Video ($$)
(3208 ratings)

3002 W 47th Ave Map It!
Kansas City, KS 66103
(913) 722-3366
www.joeskc.com
  • BBQ
  • Z-Man Sandwich
    slow-smoked beef brisket, smoked provolone cheese topped w/ 2 onion rings on a toasted Kaiser bun; "my favorite BBQ sandwich anywhere in the world"-Danielle Dimovski; looks good
  • Beef Brisket
    top-seller; looks good
  • Burnt Ends
    "one of the best BBQs I've come across"; looks good; only served 3 days/week (check website menu)
  • Ribs
4.5 out of 5
3208 ratings
#5 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best BBQ); opened in 1996 after multiple competition awards & catering jobs; in gas station w/ liquor store next door; voted best BBQ by readers of USA TODAY & 10Best (from its website); long lines; also known as Oklahoma Joe's BBQ
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Killen's BBQ: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Killen's BBQSee Killen's BBQ Video ($$)
(1908 ratings)

3613 E Broadway Map It!
Pearland, TX 77581
(281) 485-2272
As Seen On:
Top 5 Restaurants, Episode: "Best BBQ"
  • Beef Brisket
    smoked for 16 hrs; looks good
4.5 out of 5
1908 ratings
#2 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best BBQ); est. 2013; long lines (up to 3 hrs long!)
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BBQ Shop: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
BBQ ShopSee BBQ Shop Video ($$)
(562 ratings)

1782 Madison Ave Map It!
Memphis, TN 38104
(901) 272-1277
www.dancingpigs.com
As Seen On:
Top 5 Restaurants, Episode: "Best BBQ"
  • Ribs
    dry seasoned, smoked for 3 hrs & topped w/ homemade vinegar-based "Dancing Pigs BBQ Sauce"
4.0 out of 5
562 ratings
#1 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best BBQ)
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Skylight Inn BBQ: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Skylight Inn BBQSee Skylight Inn BBQ Video ($)
(125 ratings)

4618 Lee St Map It!
Ayden, NC 28513
(252) 746-4113
www.skylightinnbbq.com
  • Whole Hog Pulled Pork
    BBQ sauce is spicy tomato-vinegar-based; looks good; use oak wood charcoal and cooked for 16 hrs; comes w/ homemade coleslaw, potato salad and corn bread; whole pig can feed up to 80 people!
4.0 out of 5
125 ratings
#90 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown); #3 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best BBQ); est. 1947; James Beard award winner (American Classics - 2003)
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Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-QSee Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q Video ($$)
(264 ratings)

1715 6th Ave SE Map It!
Decatur, AL 35601
(256) 350-6969
www.bigbobgibson.com
  • BBQ Ribs
  • Smoked Bar-B-Q Turkey
    turkey is brined, covered with wet "smear" and dry-rubbed; juicy; looks good
  • BBQ Chicken
    smoked in hickory, bathed in chicken fat, smoked again & finally dipped in signature tangy white sauce; looks good
3.5 out of 5
264 ratings
#4 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best BBQ); since 1925; won many awards including 2014 World BBQ Champion in Memphis
Top 5 Restaurants - "Best BBQ"   (5 restaurants)    
Aired on: June 22, 2015 
Aired on: June 22, 2015