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The 5 Best BBQ Restaurants Near South San Francisco

Updated: October 14, 2021

Why not let South San Francisco’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 South San Francisco. If you are after grilled corn or pork ribs then no one does it better than these BBQ spots.!

Find the perfect Barbeque spot

Hawaiian Drive Inn

Hawaiian, $, South San FranciscoHawaiian, $South San Francisco
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Hawi Hawaiian BBQ

Hawaiian, $, South San FranciscoHawaiian, $South San Francisco
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Thai Original BBQ

Thai, $$, South San FranciscoThai, $$South San Francisco
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

Hana Hawaiian Barbeque

Hawaiian, $, San BrunoHawaiian, $San Bruno
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

La Petite Camille

Vietnamese, $, MillbraeVietnamese, $Millbrae
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

How did we curate these results?

Finding the best spot to satisfy your Barbeque craving shouldn't be so tough. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 28999 spots across South San Francisco, analyzed 3104661 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 2955 lists and articles from the likes of – applying our boam magic to sift through results. For example, we considered as we sourced this ultimate list. Every option we show has been verified as open and offering key services when we recommend it, thanks to our real-time updates. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so enjoy the best food with no agenda. Barbeque connoisseurs and amateurs alike are bound to enjoy this list of the best South San Francisco Barbeque.

Drink pairing tips for Barbeque

  • The ideal pairing for grilled fish steak

    Experts recommend pairing a grilled fish steak with a glass of Prosecco, a popular sparkling wine.

  • Pair grilled turkey burger with Rosé

    To elevate your grilled turkey burger experience, we recommend some Rosé to go with your dish. This pairing works especially well because this pink wine battles the grilled flavours.

  • Sauvignon Blanc and pork ribs with a barbecue rub


    The acidic flavors in Sauvignon Blanc makes it a great white wine to pair with pork ribs with a barbecue rub.

Interesting facts about Barbeque

  • The first ever saucy chicken wing

    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...

  • Worth the big bucks

    If you have recently won the lottery, or you just happen to have $300 lying around, why not spend it on indulging in the world’s most glamorous, and most expensive, olive wagu beef?

  • An iconic duo: The Arnold Palmer Cocktail & Southern barbecue

    Did you know that The Arnold Palmer Cocktail pairs perfectly with Southern barbecue? Don’t believe us? Try it for yourself!

Parking tips

Nobody likes to circle around the block looking for parking, especially if you’re hungry or in a rush. 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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