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The 5 Best BBQ Restaurants Near Palm Desert

Updated: May 10, 2022

Send your taste buds on a trip with BBQ styles from St. Louis to Texas at these Palm Desert BBQ spots. BBQ’s a serious business so we analyzed millions of reviews from top sites to bring you only the best in Palm Desert. Head to these spots for some of the tastiest brisket and burnt ends your taste buds can imagine!

Find the perfect Barbeque spot

Hula's At Palm Desert

Hawaiian, Palm DesertHawaiianPalm Desert
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

If you travel further

Indio Food Park

Food Truck, IndioFood TruckIndio
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 5.0

Bubba’s Bones & Brews

American, $$, Cathedral CityAmerican, $$Cathedral City, Whitewater
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Babe's Bar-B-Que & Brewhouse

American, $$, Rancho MirageAmerican, $$Rancho Mirage
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Dickey's Barbecue Pit

American, $$, Rancho MirageAmerican, $$Rancho Mirage
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

How did we curate this list?

Finding the best spot to satisfy your Barbeque craving shouldn't be so tough. These results are brought to you by boam, with insights from the Yelp and Google ratings for 10624 Palm Desert restaurants, 823905 reviews, and 264 top lists and articles from the likes of . Yes, we even looked at to pull this list together. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their available services, so you can stay safe on your terms. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

FAQ

There are 2 barbeque spots in Palm Desert.

Hula's At Palm Desert is the highest-rated barbeque spot for a pick-up order in Palm Desert.

Hula's At Palm Desert and Bubbas Bones & Brews are the highest-rated barbeque spots for dinner in Palm Desert.

Hula's At Palm Desert and Bubbas Bones & Brews are the highest-rated barbeque spots for lunch in Palm Desert.

Hula's At Palm Desert and Bubbas Bones & Brews are the highest-rated spots for barbeque delivery in Palm Desert.

Drink pairing tips for Barbeque

  • Pair Rosé with grilled turkey burger

    When considering what goes best with grilled turkey burger, we recommend a glass of Rosé, it truly complements the dish as it battles the grilled flavours.


  • Zinfandel and beef burger


    If your food palns include Barbeque, then you should consider helping it along with some red wine. We find that a Zinfandel, with its hits of spice tones, serves as the best pairing to the dish.

  • The perfect complement to pork ribs with a barbecue rub


    Experts recommend pairing a pork ribs with a barbecue rub with a glass of Sauvignon Blanc, a popular white wine.

Fun facts about Barbeque

  • A perfect match: The Arnold Palmer Cocktail & Southern barbecue

    If you’re gonna be eating Southern barbecue, then we’d advise washing it down with a nice The Arnold Palmer Cocktail.

  • saucy chicken wing history

    The saucy chicken wing was only thought up in 1950s! We wonder what people ever did without some good saucy chicken wing in their lives...

  • A day about barbeque

    barbeque-lovers in The United States come together annually on 44 to celebrate National Barbeque Day

Parking information

Getting a good parking spot in Palm Desert can be tough, and it’s worse if you’re hungry. 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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