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The 5 Best BBQ Restaurants Near Renton

Updated: October 6, 2021

Why not let Renton’s pitmasters delight you with BBQ styles from West Texas, Kansas City, or South Carolina? After scrutinizing millions of critic and diner reviews from top sites we give you the list of Renton’s best BBQ. If you are after grilled corn or pork ribs then no one does it better than these BBQ spots.!

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Aloha Grill

Hawaiian, $, RentonHawaiian, $Renton
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Jimmy Mac's Roadhouse

American, $$, RentonAmerican, $$Renton
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Burger Addict

American, $$, RentonAmerican, $$Renton
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5
  • Thrillist, 2017

    The Absolute Best Burgers in Seattle Right Now

    Thrillist, 2017

If you travel further

Watershed FC

Pizza, TukwilaPizzaTukwila
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 5.0

Famous Dave's BBQ - Tukwila

American, $$, TukwilaAmerican, $$Tukwila
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.0
  • Three Best Rated

    Best Barbecue Restaurants in Kent

    Three Best Rated

Why is this list better than others?

We know how tough it is to find the best restaurant in Renton. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 10951 spots across Renton, analyzed 1095134 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 1286 lists and articles from the likes of Thrillist and Three Best Rated – applying our boam magic to sift through results. For example, we considered Thrillist - The Absolute Best Burgers in Seattle Right Now and Three Best Rated - Best Barbecue Restaurants in Kent as we sourced this ultimate list. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal no matter what. Since boam gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Drink pairing tips

  • Rosé and 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.


  • A next-level match for beef burger

    Experts often pair beef burger with a glass of Zinfandel, a popular red wine.

  • Pair pork with Pinot Noir

    For an elevated experience, pair your pork with Pinot Noir. This combination works particularly well because this red wine highlights the richer flavours of the meat.


Interesting facts

  • The world record from South Korea

    A little chili pepper string never hurt anybody! The size of the longest chili pepper string might surprise you, coming in at 4,576 feet 9 inches! How big of a kitchen do you need to make that?

  • The $300 olive wagu beef

    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?

  • A traditional dish

    If you love of bulgogi runs deep, why not plan a visit to Korea, the home of the original bulgogi? The locals are so proud of their bulgogi that it is widely recognized as one of the national dishes.

Parking tips

Finding parking in Renton can be tricky, especially if you are going out for food. Finding parking doesn’t have to be a hassle any longer. Our partners at SpotHero offer a great digital parking reservation service, so you getting a parking spot is quick and easy.

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