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The 6 Best BBQ Restaurants Near Redwood City

Updated: October 6, 2021

Redwood City does BBQ well!l These spots offer everything from whole hog trays to vegetarian options like smoked corn. BBQ’s a serious business so we analyzed millions of reviews from top sites to bring you only the best in Redwood City. Head to these spots for some of the tastiest brisket and burnt ends your taste buds can imagine!

Find the perfect place

Capelo's Barbecue

Food Truck, $$, Redwood CityFood Truck, $$Redwood City
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • TimeOut

    The 10 best San Francisco food trucks


The Grill House

American, $$, Redwood CityAmerican, $$Redwood City, Dolphin
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

L&L Hawaiian Barbeque

Hawaiian, $, Redwood CityHawaiian, $Redwood City, Downtown
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.0

If you travel further

Back A Yard Caribbean American Grill

Caribbean, $, Menlo ParkCaribbean, $Menlo Park, Belle Haven
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Infatuation

    A Complete Guide To Eating In Palo Alto And The Rest Of The Peninsula


3 Pigs BBQ

American, $$, San CarlosAmerican, $$San Carlos
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

L & L Hawaiian BBQ

Hawaiian, $, Palo AltoHawaiian, $Palo Alto, Barron Park
Google: 3.9
Yelp: 3.0

How did we curate these results?

Selecting the right restaurant can be really difficult, especially when you would like to find a new one. For these results, 3104661 restaurant reviews were analyzed, 28808 restaurants’ Yelp and Google reviews were captured, and exactly 1901 lists and articles from TimeOut and Infatuation and others were carefully reviewed by boam. We cross-referenced with top lists, like TimeOut - The 10 best San Francisco food trucks and Infatuation - A Complete Guide To Eating In Palo Alto And The Rest Of The Peninsula. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal as the industry adapts to COVID-19. Nobody paid to get on this list, these restaurants earned their spots fair and square. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

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.

  • Take pork ribs with a barbecue rub to the next level

    Experts recommend pairing a pork ribs with a barbecue rub with a glass of Sauvignon Blanc, a popular white wine.

  • Pinot Noir with your pork

    Experts suggest pairing pork with a glass of rich Pinot Noir, a red wine that highlights the richer flavours of the meat.

Interesting facts

  • The American Royal World Series of Barbecue Festival

    Kansas City celebrates American Royal World Series of Barbecue Festival in October, an event you should be sure to visit. Go check out the 5 day barbecue cook-off competition!

  • The longest chili pepper string

    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?

  • All about barbeque

    Don’t forget that National Barbeque Day falls on July 4. Be sure to enjoy a little barbeque!

Parking tips

Parking in Redwood City can be notoriously tough. Luckily, you can secure parking stress-free with our partner SpotHero, a digital parking reservation service.

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