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The 9 Best BBQ Restaurants near Berkeley

Updated: March 22, 2021

Finding the finest Berkeley restaurants has never been easier. To get you the definitive list of the top restaurants, we assessed the best review and restaurant sites incorporating millions of expert and diner reviews. Scroll down to compare ratings, reviews, prices, and hours, making your decision easier than ever.

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Smoke Berkeley

American
Berkeley, Downown Berkeley
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

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Horn Barbecue

Oakland, Clawson
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Pig in a Pickle

Emeryville
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.0

Smokin Woods BBQ

American
Oakland, Temescal
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Champion Smokehouse

American
Oakland, Brookfield Village
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Everett & Jones Barbeque

American · $14 avg. main dish
Oakland, Produce & Waterfront
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.0

KC'S BBQ

$17 avg. barbeque
Albany
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Waikiki Hawaiian BBQ

Hawaiian
El Cerrito
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Frannie Express

American
El Cerrito
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

How was this list created?

Figuring out the best restaurants can take a long time. These results are brought to you by Feastfox, with insights from the Yelp and Google ratings for 28808 Berkeley restaurants, 3104661 reviews, and 1901 top lists and articles from the likes of Infatuation, Visit Oakland and Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life. Yes, we even looked at Infatuation - San Francisco’s New Restaurant Openings, Visit Oakland - Where To Get Soul Food In Oakland and Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life - Top BBQ Joints in San Francisco/Bay Area to pull this list together. 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. Since Feastfox gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. These ten options are sure to delight.

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