Barbecue - Best of 2017

Published Apr 5, 2017

Ribs, pulled pork, burnt ends, or brisket? Whatever your choice, you surely have a favorite BBQ spot.

Winner
2017 Winner

1. Smokey Fred's BBQ

Voters Love

"Oh my... where do I begin. I live in Newport Beach and the go to for BBQ is usually the large chain that is well known..." via Brigitte R.

Find It
129 East Collins Avenue Orange CA 92867
  • Smokey Fred's BBQ, Cheap Eats, Barbecue, Sandwich Shop, Breakfast, 129 East Collins Avenue World Map Orange CA 92867
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    129 East Collins Avenue, World Map Orange, CA
  • Bad to the Bone BBQ, Cheap Eats, Barbecue, 31738 Rancho Viejo Rd San Juan Capistrano CA 92675
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    31738 Rancho Viejo Rd, San Juan Capistrano, CA
  • Blake's Place, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Barbecue, 2905 E Miraloma Ave Anaheim CA 92806
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    2905 E Miraloma Ave, Anaheim, CA
  • Beachwood BBQ, Cheap Eats, Food, Nightlife, Barbecue, Beers on Tap, 131 1/2 Main St Seal Beach CA 90740
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    131 1/2 Main St, Seal Beach, CA
  • Newport Rib Company, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Barbecue, 2196 Harbor Blvd Costa Mesa CA 92627
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    2196 Harbor Blvd, Costa Mesa, CA
  • Beach Pit BBQ, Cheap Eats, Food, Barbecue, 1676 Tustin Ave World Map Costa Mesa CA 92627
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    1676 Tustin Ave, World Map Costa Mesa, CA
  • Johnny Reb's, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Barbecue, 2940 E Chapman Ave Orange CA 92869
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    2940 E Chapman Ave, World Map Orange, CA
  • Tulsa Rib Co., Cheap Eats Restaurants, Barbecue, 954 N Tustin St Orange CA 92867
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    954 N Tustin St, Orange, CA
  • Wood Ranch BBQ, Food, Cheap Eats, Barbecue, 8022 East Santa Ana Canyon Road Anaheim Hills Anaheim CA
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    8022 East Santa Ana Canyon Road, Anaheim Hills Anaheim, CA
  • Big B's Barbecue, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Barbecue, 1948 N Placentia Ave Fullerton CA 92831
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    1948 N Placentia Ave, Fullerton, CA
  • Nominee for: Barbecue
    711 North Placentia Avenue, Fullerton, CA
  • Stonefire Grill, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Barbecue, 18727 Brookhurst St Fountain Valley CA 92708
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    18727 Brookhurst St, Fountain Valley, CA
  • Rib Trader Restaurant, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Barbecue, 2710 E. Chapman Ave. Orange CA 92689
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    2710 E. Chapman Ave., Orange, CA
  • Burrell's Bar-B-Q Pit, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Barbecue, 305 N Hesperian St Santa Ana CA 92703
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    305 N Hesperian St, Santa Ana, CA
  • Smokin' Mo's BBQ, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Barbecue, 301 Main St Huntington Beach CA 92648
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    301 Main St, Huntington Beach, CA
  • Baby Roo's BBQ, Cheap Eats, Barbecue, World Map Orange CA 92863
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    World Map Orange, CA
  • Hangout Too Southern Bar & Grill, Cheap Eats, Barbecue, 16446 Bolsa Chica St. World Map Huntington Beach CA 92649
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    16446 Bolsa Chica St., World Map Huntington Beach, CA
  • Smoqued California BBQ, Cheap Eats, Barbecue, 128 North Glassell Street World Map Orange CA 92866
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    128 North Glassell Street, World Map Orange, CA
Contest Overview
  • 19,428
    Total Votes
  • 13,596
    Voters
  • 127
    Winners

The 2017 OC HOT LIST awards are based on more than 19,000 votes from local Orange County-area experts.

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