10 Best BBQ Restaurants and States in America for 2015

Best BBQ in America

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Everybody loves barbeque (well almost), and Trip Advisor has published a list of the best barbeque restaurants in the United States. The review site created its top 10 list by looking at barbecue  restaurants with a minimum of 100 reviews and ranked them based on the volume and quality of reviews. Chains with more than 10 locations were excluded and more weight was given to reviews given within the past year. Not only did Trip Advisor rank the top barbeque restaurants, it ranked the top 10 states for barbeque.

Here’s 2015’s top 10 barbeque restaurants in American according to Trip Advisor:

  1. Joe’s BBQ — Blue Ridge, Georgia
  2. Joe’s Kansas City Bar-B-Que — Kansas City, Kansas
  3. Bogart’s Smokehouse — St. Louis, Missouri
  4. Reuben’s Smokehouse — Fort Myers, Florida
  5. Andy Nelson’s Southern Pit BBQ — Cockeysville, Maryland
  6. Captain’s BBQ — Palm Coast, Florida
  7. HogsHead Café — Richmond, Virginia
  8. Buck’s Smokehouse — Destin, Florida
  9. Franklin Barbecue — Austin, Texas
  10. Pappy’s Smokehouse — St. Louis, Missouri

Tennessee ranked as the No. 1 state for barbeque, based on the volumn of reviews, the quality of ratings for its restaurants, as well as the total number and percentage of restaurants that it had that were classified as barbeque.

Here’s 2015’s list of the best states for barbeque in America:

  1. Tennessee
  2. Texas
  3. Missouri
  4. North Carolina
  5. Georgia
  6. Florida
  7. South Carolina
  8. California
  9. Virginia
  10. New York

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“Travel review site TripAdvisor weighs in on the great finger-lickin’ barbecue debate with picks for the best states for BBQ as well as 10 top restaurants.”

1 Comment on 10 Best BBQ Restaurants and States in America for 2015

  1. It’s no surprise to me that states like Tennessee, Texas and Missouri are considered 2015’s best states for BBQ in America. However, I am very surprised that California made that list, especially since none of the restaurants on the 2015’s top 10 barbeque restaurants were from that state. What is it about California that makes it one of the best states for that type of food?

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