The Golden Gate bridge in San Francisco
boam

The 8 Best BBQ Restaurants In San Francisco

Updated: December 10, 2021

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

Find the perfect place

4505 Burgers & BBQ - San Francisco

American, $$, North PanhandleAmerican, $$San Francisco, North Panhandle
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5
  • 7x7

    Barbecued: The 9 Smokin'est BBQ Joints In San Francisco

    7x7
  • Thrillist

    The Best Barbecue Spots In San Francisco

    Thrillist

Baby Blues BBQ

American, $$, Bernal HeightsAmerican, $$San Francisco, Bernal Heights
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5
  • Thrillist

    The Best Barbecue Spots In San Francisco

    Thrillist
  • Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life

    Top BBQ Joints in San Francisco/Bay Area

    Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life

Smokin' Warehouse Barbecue

American, $$, BayviewAmerican, $$San Francisco, Bayview
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Thrillist

    The Best Barbecue Spots In San Francisco

    Thrillist
  • 7x7

    Barbecued: The 9 Smokin'est BBQ Joints In San Francisco

    7x7

Prubechu

$$$, Mission$$$San Francisco, Mission
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater

    The Hottest Restaurants in San Francisco Right Now

    Eater

Hardwood Bar & Smokery

$$, South of Market$$San Francisco, South of Market
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • TimeOut

    The best barbecue in San Francisco

    TimeOut

Saison Smokehouse

New American, South BeachNew AmericanSan Francisco, South Beach
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 4.5

Westwood

Bar, $$, MarinaBar, $$San Francisco, Marina
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater

    SF’s Hottest Cocktail Bars

    Eater

Pete's Barbeque

American, $, MissionAmerican, $San Francisco, Mission
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline

    Where there's smoke: San Francisco's 4 top spots for inexpensive barbecue

    Hoodline

How does it work?

Figuring out the best restaurants can take a long time. For these results, 3104661 restaurant reviews were analyzed, 28808 restaurants’ Yelp and Google reviews were captured, and exactly 1901 lists and articles from Eater and Hoodline and others were carefully reviewed by boam. Yes, we even looked at Eater - SF’s Hottest Cocktail Bars, Eater - The Hottest Restaurants in San Francisco Right Now and Hoodline - Where there's smoke: San Francisco's 4 top spots for inexpensive barbecue to pull this list together. 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. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Questions & answers

Birdsong, International Smoke San Francisco, and Prubechu are the highest-rated barbeque spots that are good for groups in San Francisco.

Harborview Restaurant & Bar, 4505 Burgers & BBQ - San Francisco, and Um Ma are the highest-rated barbeque spots for a pick-up order in San Francisco.

Bruh Bruh's BBQ SF is the highest-rated food truck that serves barbeque in San Francisco.

Birdsong, Michael Mina San Francisco, and International Smoke San Francisco are the highest-rated late-night spots for barbeque in San Francisco.

Birdsong, Michael Mina San Francisco, and International Smoke San Francisco are the highest-rated barbeque spots for take-out in San Francisco.

Parking information

Parking can be tough around San Francisco We’ve partnered with SpotHero, a digital parking reservation system to help make finding parking in San Francisco quick and easy.

Other options in this area

Similar restaurants in nearby areas

Show more

Similar spots in other areas

Show more