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The 5 Best BBQ Restaurants Near San Leandro

Updated: October 6, 2021

Why not let San Leandro’s pitmasters delight you with BBQ styles from West Texas, Kansas City, or South Carolina? Only San Leandro’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.!

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$$, San Leandro$$San Leandro, Washington Manor
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

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Carmen & Family Bar-B-Q

Caribbean, $$, HaywardCaribbean, $$Hayward, Longwood-Winton Grove
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.0
  • Three Best Rated

    Best Barbecue Restaurants in Hayward

    Three Best Rated
  • CBS

    Top Barbecue Spots In The East Bay To Try Out


Hawaiian Drive Inn

Hawaiian, $, HaywardHawaiian, $Hayward, Mt Eden
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Emil Villa's California Barbecue

$$, Hayward$$Hayward, Mission-Foothill
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
  • Three Best Rated

    Best Barbecue Restaurants in Hayward

    Three Best Rated

Famous Dave's Bar-B-Que

American, $$, HaywardAmerican, $$Hayward, Southgate
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.0
  • Three Best Rated

    Best Barbecue Restaurants in Hayward

    Three Best Rated

Why is this list better than others?

Figuring out the best restaurants can take a long time. These results are brought to you by boam, with insights from the Yelp and Google ratings for 28808 San Leandro restaurants, 3104661 reviews, and 1901 top lists and articles from the likes of Three Best Rated and CBS. These spots have been featured in Three Best Rated - Best Barbecue Restaurants in Hayward and CBS - Top Barbecue Spots In The East Bay To Try Out. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their updated available services, so you can actually enjoy the food we show. Our site gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Drink pairing tips for Barbeque

  • Go for Rosé with grilled turkey burger

    For an elevated experience, pair your grilled turkey burger with Rosé. This combination works particularly well because this pink wine battles the grilled flavours.

  • Zinfandel with your beef burger

    If your food palns include Barbeque, then you should consider helping it along with some red wine. We find that a Zinfandel, with its hits of spice tones, serves as the best pairing to the dish.

  • Pinot Noir and pork

    When considering how to best enjoy your pork, we would highlight how well a glass of Pinot Noir complements the dish as it highlights the richer flavours of the meat.

Interesting facts about Barbeque

  • Up for some prime rib?

    Are you a fan of prime rib? The current record for eating the most prime rib is 23 pounds! Do you love prime rib enough to beat this record?

  • The history of saucy chicken wing

    The saucy chicken wing was only thought up in 1950s! We wonder what people ever did without some good saucy chicken wing in their lives...

  • The most expensive ever

    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?

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