Leadbelly's Barbeque

Ranked #10 of 18 for Best Barbecue

Leadbelly's Barbeque 711 North Placentia Avenue Fullerton CA
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  • Great place for food and to hang out. Their BBQ is the best I have had in OC plus the prices are terrific!

    Vote: BEST Barbecue

  • Heavenly BBQ, friendly staff, delicious sauces!

    Vote: BEST Barbecue

  • Leadbelly's staff is fast, friendly and full of suggestions if this is your first time or are new to BBQ. On my first visit, wanting to sample as much as possible I opted for a 3 meat combo with pulled pork, brisket and tri-tip. I preferred the pulled pork over the other two meats. It was flavorful moist and tender with a little crisp that made it scrumptious. The brisket has a pepper corn rub on it that makes an excellent smoked peppery taste. The brisket is expertly smoked and has a nice smoke ring to show for it. I found the tri-tip to be a real winner for tri-tip lovers. I didn't see where you could get a combo of meats that included ribs on the menu and I wish that had been an option. I didn't try the ribs and I regret that. Fortunately, I can correct that when I return. For sides I went with coleslaw and cream corn. The coleslaw is vinegar based with a rough chop and very tasty. Very close to what you would get at a smoke house in Texas. The cream corn was INCREDIBLE! The way it is prepared it's almost a soup. It has a very loose consistency with just the right amount of sweetness. I've never had cream corn this good before. I highly recommend. Of course being a smoke house meals come with a slice or two of white bread which goes well the meats and house made sauces. I tried the side my wife ordered, the Jalapeno Mac-n-Cheese. Unbelievable flavor! Not too spicy but full jalapeno delicious flavor that absolutely is the best Mac-n-Cheese I have ever tasted...ever! Leadbelly's is a real deal smoke house barbecue joint equal to and worthy of mention with the great southern style smoke houses you would find in Texas. Very reasonably prices Leadbelly's is well worth a visit and special trip to Fullerton if you are not a local.

    Vote: BEST Barbecue

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