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The 2 Best BBQ Restaurants Near West Seattle

Updated: October 6, 2021

Send your taste buds on a trip with BBQ styles from St. Louis to Texas at these West Seattle BBQ spots. Only West Seattle’s true masters have conquered BBQ so we analyzed millions of reviews from top sources for the list below. If you are after grilled corn or pork ribs then no one does it better than these BBQ spots.!

Find the perfect spot

Pecos Pit Bar-B-Que

$$, Fairmount Park$$Seattle, Fairmount Park
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
  • Visit Seattle

    Soulful Barbecue

    Visit Seattle
  • Seattle Magazine, 2015

    Smoking Hot Barbecue Restaurants In and Around Seattle

    Seattle Magazine, 2015

If you travel further

Emma's BBQ

American, $$, Hillman CityAmerican, $$Seattle, Hillman City
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2019

    The Best Barbecue in Seattle

    Eater, 2019
  • Seattle Magazine, 2018

    Seattle's Best Barbecue from Around the Country

    Seattle Magazine, 2018

How did we curate these results?

We know how tough it is to find the best restaurant in West Seattle. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 10951 spots across Seattle, analyzed 1095134 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 1286 lists and articles from the likes of Seattle Magazine and Eater – applying our boam magic to sift through results. Don’t bother looking for Seattle Magazine - Seattle's Best Barbecue from Around the Country, Eater - The Best Barbecue in Seattle and Seattle Magazine - Smoking Hot Barbecue Restaurants In and Around Seattlewe’ve already done so for you and included all you need to know. As restaurants continue to adapt to COVID-19, you can trust us to show the latest information on which restaurants are open and how with our real-time data recommendation engine. 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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