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The 15 Best BBQ Restaurants Near Vancouver

Updated: August 22, 2022

Vancouver does BBQ well!l These spots offer everything from whole hog trays to vegetarian options like smoked corn. Only Vancouver’s true masters have conquered BBQ so we analyzed millions of reviews from top sources for the list below. Head to these spots for some of the tastiest brisket and burnt ends your taste buds can imagine!

Find the perfect Barbeque spot

The Smokin' Oak Pit and Drinkery

American, $$, VancouverAmerican, $$Vancouver, Esther Short
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Daddy D's Southern Style BBQ

American, $$, VancouverAmerican, $$Vancouver, Ogden
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
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Yoobies Eats

Food Truck, VancouverFood TruckVancouver, Arnada
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0

Goldie's Bbq

American, $$, VancouverAmerican, $$Vancouver
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Rib City - Vancouver

American, $$, VancouverAmerican, $$Vancouver, Mountain View
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Frontier Public House

American, $$, VancouverAmerican, $$Vancouver, West Minnehaha
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

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Podnah's Pit Barbecue

American, $$, PortlandAmerican, $$Portland, Vernon
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Homegrown Smoker

American, $$, PortlandAmerican, $$Portland, St.Johns
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
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Wonderboy's Smokestack

Food Truck, PortlandFood TruckPortland, Overlook
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 5.0
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Botto's BBQ

$$, Portland$$Portland, Brooklyn
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0
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Lawless Barbecue

American, $$, PortlandAmerican, $$Portland, Buckman
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 4.5
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Matt's BBQ

Food Truck, $$, PortlandFood Truck, $$Portland, Boise
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
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Bark City BBQ

Food Truck, $$, PortlandFood Truck, $$Portland, Rose City Park
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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Road Runner Barbeque

Food Truck, $$, PortlandFood Truck, $$Portland, Foster-Powell
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
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The People's Pig

American, $$, PortlandAmerican, $$Portland, Eliot
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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How did we curate this list?

We know how tough it is to find the best Barbeque in Vancouver. We pored over ratings for 9087 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 restaurant reviews in Vancouver and 717 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what Eater and City Seeker had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. These top contenders have appeared in Eater - 18 Mind-Blowing Burgers in Portland and Beyond, City Seeker - Best Barbecue in Portland and Eater - 17 Standout Barbecue Restaurants and Carts in Greater Portland. We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. Our site gets no money for featuring restaurants in this list – everyone’s earned their place. These ten options are sure to delight.

Common questions

The Smokin' Oak Pit and Drinkery, Daddy D's Southern Style BBQ, and Rib City - Vancouver are the highest-rated barbeque spots for lunch in Vancouver.

The Smokin' Oak Pit and Drinkery, Daddy D's Southern Style BBQ, and Rib City - Vancouver are the highest-rated barbeque spots for take-out in Vancouver.

The Smokin' Oak Pit and Drinkery, Rib City - Vancouver, and Goldie's Bbq are the highest-rated barbeque spots that are good for groups in Vancouver.

The Smokin' Oak Pit and Drinkery, Daddy D's Southern Style BBQ, and Rib City - Vancouver are the highest-rated late-night spots for barbeque in Vancouver.

Yoobies Eats is the highest-rated food truck that serves barbeque in Vancouver.

Drink pairing tips for Barbeque

  • The perfect complement to pork


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


  • Rosé with your 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.


  • Sauvignon Blanc with your pork ribs with a barbecue rub

    having pork ribs with a barbecue rub and not sure white wine to drink with it? Go for Sauvignon Blanc. Its acidicflavors will pair nicely with the food and complete the meal.

Fun facts about Barbeque

  • Celebrating a love for chicken wing

    You better not forget what July 29th is. It’s National Chicken Wing Day! Grab some chicken wing and celebrate!

  • Ready for 501 wings of wings?

    Do you like wings? Probably not as much as Molly Schuyler. They ate a whopping 501 in 30 minutes, A world record!

  • August = Barbeque festival

    Every August, the people of The United Statesput on the National Buffalo Wing Festival! The food stands with 100+ styles of wings are one of the many reasons to visit this event in New York.

Parking information

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