2008 Winner

1. 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
2008 Runner-Up

2. 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
2008 Finalist

3. 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
2008 Finalist

4. Stonefire Grill

Voters Love

"Their BBQ tri tip is incredibly delicious! We eat there or do take-out at least once a week. And they catered 200+ people a..."  via beanchasers

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18727 Brookhurst St Fountain Valley CA 92708
2008 Finalist

5. Beach Pit BBQ

Voters Love

"Best BBQ around!! Everything from Pulled pork, Turkey Breast, Beef Brisket, Pulled chicken, Sausage, Smoked Veggies (pulled..."  via Karly B.

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1676 Tustin Ave Costa Mesa CA 92627
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