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The 5 Best BBQ Restaurants In Tampa

Updated: October 6, 2021

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

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Wicked Oak Barbeque

Seminole HeightsTampa, Seminole Heights
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2020

    12 Tampa Restaurants to Visit Right Now

    Eater, 2020

BJ's Alabama BBQ

American, $, Virginia ParkAmerican, $Tampa, Virginia Park
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2020

    Tampa's 5 top spots for low-priced barbecue

    Hoodline, 2020

4 Rivers Smokehouse

American, $$, Bon AirAmerican, $$Tampa, Bon Air
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Jimbos Pit Bar B-Q

American, $, Bon Air NorthAmerican, $Tampa, Bon Air North
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5
  • Big 7 Travel, 2020

    The 7 Best Places For BBQ In Tampa

    Big 7 Travel, 2020

Hank's Catfish & BBQ

American, $$, TampaAmerican, $$Tampa
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

How does it work?

We know how tough it is to find the best restaurant in Tampa. The restaurants in this list rose to the top after we analyzed the Yelp and Google ratings for 7862 restaurants in Tampa, 823905 restaurant reviews, and exactly 266 lists and articles from experts at Eater, Big 7 Travel and Hoodline and more. All with some boam magic. The spots that made the cut have been featured in Eater - 12 Tampa Restaurants to Visit Right Now, Big 7 Travel - The 7 Best Places For BBQ In Tampa and Hoodline - Tampa's 5 top spots for low-priced barbecue. If it’s on the list, we’ve checked and verified that the restaurant is still open and will showcase any updated hours and services you need to be aware of. Our site gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

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