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The 15 Best BBQ Restaurants Near Fontana

Updated: May 2, 2022

Why not let Fontana’s pitmasters delight you with BBQ styles from West Texas, Kansas City, or South Carolina? BBQ’s a serious business so we analyzed millions of reviews from top sites to bring you only the best in Fontana. If you are after grilled corn or pork ribs then no one does it better than these BBQ spots.!

Find the perfect Barbeque spot

Jude’s BBQ

$$, Fontana$$Fontana
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Cowboy Burgers & BBQ

American, $$, FontanaAmerican, $$Fontana
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.0
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If you travel further

Pollo Cienfuegos

San BernardinoSan Bernardino, SBHS
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 5.0

Elmer and Jasper's Craft BBQ

Food Stand, Rancho CucamongaFood StandRancho Cucamonga
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 4.5

Wayne Harold’s

Rancho CucamongaRancho Cucamonga
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 4.5

Wilson's BBQ Rib Shack

RialtoRialto
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 4.5

Rc Mongolian BBQ Buffet

Mongolian, $$, Rancho CucamongaMongolian, $$Rancho Cucamonga
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Just Barbecue

$$, San Bernardino$$San Bernardino, Belevedere
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Pizza Q BBQ

Pizza, $$, ColtonPizza, $$Colton
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

The Burger Rush

American, $$, San BernardinoAmerican, $$San Bernardino, Terrace
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

Woody's Classic Grill

American, $$, Grand TerraceAmerican, $$Grand Terrace
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Stonefire Grill

American, $$, Rancho CucamongaAmerican, $$Rancho Cucamonga
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Carrie's BBQ

American, $$, San BernardinoAmerican, $$San Bernardino, Carvedale
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Smokey Canyon BBQ

American, $$, RiversideAmerican, $$Riverside, Canyon Crest
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5
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Gram's Mission BBQ

American, $$, RiversideAmerican, $$Riverside, Downtown
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
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Why these restaurants?

Finding the best Barbeque spots in Fontana can take way too long. The restaurants in this list rose to the top after we analyzed the Yelp and Google ratings for 10624 restaurants in Fontana, 823905 restaurant reviews, and exactly 264 lists and articles from experts at Three Best Rated and more. All with some boam magic. The restaurants you see have been featured in Three Best Rated - 3 Best Barbecue Restaurants in Riverside, CA and Three Best Rated - 3 Best Barbecue Restaurants in Fontana, CA. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal no matter what. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so enjoy the best food with no agenda. If your next meal is in any of these ten restaurants, the Barbeque aficionado in you will rejoice.

Common questions

Jude’s BBQ, Thai Garden BBQ, and Applebee's Grill + Bar are the highest-rated barbeque spots for take-out in Fontana.

Jude’s BBQ, Thai Garden BBQ, and Applebee's Grill + Bar are the highest-rated spots for barbeque delivery in Fontana.

Cowboy Burgers & BBQ and Dickey's Barbecue Pit are the highest-rated barbeque spots for a pick-up order in Fontana.

Jude’s BBQ, Thai Garden BBQ, and Ono Hawaiian BBQ are the highest-rated barbeque spots for lunch in Fontana.

There are 7 barbeque spots in Fontana.

Drink pairing tips for Barbeque

  • Pair Rosé with grilled turkey burger

    A grilled turkey burger can be tricky to find a pink wine pairing for. We would suggest trying Rosé. It will pair nicely with the food and complete the meal thanks to its acidic.

  • The perfect match for your pork

    Experts recommend pairing a pork with a glass of Pinot Noir, a popular red wine.

Fun facts about Barbeque

  • August = Barbeque festival

    The The United States Steak Cook-Off Festival is held every August in Tulsa, The United States, celebrating the local foodies’ passion for Barbeque.

  • National Barbeque Day

    You better not forget what July 4th is. It’s National Barbeque Day! Grab some barbeque and celebrate!

  • A match made in heaven: The Arnold Palmer Cocktail & Southern barbecue

    Experts recommend pairing Southern barbecue with The Arnold Palmer Cocktail, complementing the fatty, sweet and smokey taste of the food with the acidic and tannin-rich flavors of the drink.

Parking tips

Parking in Fontana can be notoriously tough. To make your life easier, we partnered with SpotHero, an innovative digital parking reservation service, so you can easily and effortlessly find parking near your selected Barbeque spot.

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