10 Best Must-Try BBQ Spots in Pennsylvania

10 Best Must-Try BBQ Spots in Pennsylvania

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Best BBQ PennsylvaniaPhiladelphia, PA - Whether you spell it BBQ, Barbeque, or Barbecue, Pennsylvania BBQ joints across the state are putting out award-winning ribs, mouth-watering Bar-B-Q chicken, and so much more.

Where To Find Great BBQ in Pennsylvania

1. Red Rock BBQ and Ice Cream

A Southen Style BBQ joint, Founded in 2016, Red Rock BBQ filled a gap that the local communities had felt for decades- a place where they could go for great BBQ, excellent service, and good times. 33288 PA-171, Susquehanna, PA 18847

2. DB's Smokin' BBQ

A hard-to-miss location for faithful smoked-meat pilgrims is a trip through Lucinda to DB's, on SR 66, the main route to Cook Forest State Park and the Allegheny National Forest. 29645 PA-66, Lucinda, PA 16235

3. Holy Que Smokehouse

An authentic wood-fired Texas BBQ restaurant. Using only a few seasonings, laying off the smothered sauces, and importing oak wood from the Lone Star State. A must-try, especially when visiting New Hope. 5788 Lower York Rd, Lahaska, PA 18931

4. Hood's BBQ

Easygoing joint offers slow-smoked meats, sandwiches, homemade desserts, and weekend breakfasts. For 30 years, the Hood family, Dawn, Larry, Morgan, and Larry III, have been serving homestyle BBQ and comfort food. The Hood family specializes in slow-roasted BBQ Pulled Pork, Smoked Beef Brisket, Baby Back Ribs, BBQ Chicken, and Smoked Sausage. 1664 W Doe Run Rd, Kennett Square, PA 19348

5. Harvey's Main Street BBQ

Hefty portions of wood-smoked BBQ and comfortable sides are offered in a contemporary space with patio tables. Harvey's Main Street BBQ knows how to prepare it just right! Stop in for mouth-watering ribs, and some award-winning Bar-B-Q chicken, slow-roasted pork, tender beef brisket, and homemade sides 304 E Main St, Mount Joy, PA 17552

6. Route 66 BBQ and Wood-Fired Pizza

They smoke their meats with hickory and fruitwoods. Long and Slow for at least 14 hours. The key here is slow and low; the results are the perfect "pink" smoke ring for that authentic smoke flavor. Tip: Put your order in early because they often sell out. 4903 PA-66, Apollo, PA 15613

7. Rocky's BBQ

BBQ has been their passion and hobby for the past 15 years, and through the years, Rocky's has perfected their craft and is known for their unique rubs and sauces and our smoking technique. Rocky's BBQ offers authentic wood-smoked BBQ. With their very own signature flavor - a combination of traditional Southern BBQ with a hint of Lancaster County. 28 N 3rd St, Columbia, PA 17512

‚Äč8. Poulich Pit BBQ

It all starts with the sauce here. Poulich takes the time to handcraft its rubs and sauces to bring you the most authentic pulled pork, beef brisket, ribs, and chicken. This place is a must-stop when in New Stanton. 604 S Center Ave, New Stanton, PA 15672

9. Big Daddy'z BBQ and Grill

Snug, a down-home eatery with counter service offering a menu of sandwiches, burgers, and BBQ bowls, is fantastic. The pulled pork is nice and tender. The baked beans are sweet and savory, and macaroni salad is a must-try. Friendly staff and quick service. 606 MacDade Boulevard, Folsom, PA 19033

10. Zig Zag BBQ

Zig Zag Is bringing Brisket, Pork Ribs, and Texas-Style BBQ to Philly; the former barbecue pop-up will open as a brick-and-mortar adjacent to Martha's in Philadelphia's Kensington District. Chef Mat Lang will focus on Texas-style brisket, with various flavor profiles and marinades. Also on the menu will be BBQ favorites such as sausage, pork, wings, and ribs, along with a vegan BBQ sandwich. 2111 E York St, Philadelphia, PA 19125

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Written By: Philly Bite Magazines Staff

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