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The 8 Best BBQ Restaurants Near Walnut Creek

Updated: October 6, 2021

Send your taste buds on a trip with BBQ styles from St. Louis to Texas at these Walnut Creek BBQ spots. After scrutinizing millions of critic and diner reviews from top sites we give you the list of Walnut Creek’s best BBQ. Visit any of the shops on this list for spectacular pulled pork, baby back ribs, and a side of collard greens.

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Bounty Hunter Walnut Creek

American, $$, Walnut CreekAmerican, $$Walnut Creek, Parkmead
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • diablo Magazine

    2019’s Best New East Bay Restaurants

    diablo Magazine

Kinder's Meats Deli & BBQ

$$, Walnut Creek$$Walnut Creek
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Kinder's Meats Deli BBQ

$$, Walnut Creek$$Walnut Creek
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Sauced BBQ & Spirits - Walnut Creek

American, $$, Walnut CreekAmerican, $$Walnut Creek
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Buckhorn Grill - Walnut Creek

American, $$, Walnut CreekAmerican, $$Walnut Creek, Parkmead
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

Slow Hand BBQ

American, $$, Pleasant HillAmerican, $$Pleasant Hill
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • CBS

    Top Barbecue Spots In The East Bay To Try Out

    CBS

Lucille's Smokehouse Bar-B-Que

American, $$, ConcordAmerican, $$Concord
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5
  • Three Best Rated

    Best Barbecue Restaurants in Concord

    Three Best Rated

Bonehead's Texas BBQ

American, $$, LafayetteAmerican, $$Lafayette
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Why is this list better than others?

Figuring out the best restaurants can take a long time. We analyzed 28808 Walnut Creek restaurants on Yelp and Google, 3104661 Walnut Creek restaurant reviews, and 1901 lists and articles – looking closely at what diablo Magazine, Three Best Rated and CBS had to say – and applied our boam magic. The restaurants you see have been featured in diablo Magazine - 2019’s Best New East Bay Restaurants, Three Best Rated - Best Barbecue Restaurants in Concord and CBS - Top Barbecue Spots In The East Bay To Try Out. 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. This content is not sponsored by any restaurant or party, the restaurants shown are the real deal. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

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