Barbecue - 2017 Winners

Published Apr 5, 2017

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

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. As..."  via Brigitte R.

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129 East Collins Avenue Orange CA 92867
2017 Runner-Up

2. Bad to the Bone BBQ

Voters Love

"I love the pulled pork, and the pork chops are amazing. Actually, I haven't had anything there that wasn't delicious. The..." 

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31738 Rancho Viejo Rd San Juan Capistrano CA 92675
2017 Finalist

3. Blake's Place

Voters Love

"A-MA-ZING food! This place is in an industrial complex, a teeny little local place. They grew by word-of-mouth because..."  via Paula E.

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2905 E Miraloma Ave Anaheim CA 92806
2017 Finalist

4. Beachwood BBQ

Voters Love

"Why would I recommend Beachwood? How could I not? The best food, the best beer, the best staff and the best customers! It..." 

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131 1/2 Main St Seal Beach CA 90740
2017 Finalist

5. Newport Rib Company

Voters Love

"Actually, we're regulars at Naple's Rib Company, the sister restaurant. The food is awesome, reasonably priced, generous..." 

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2196 Harbor Blvd Costa Mesa CA 92627
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  • 19,426
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  • 13,596
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