Highest-rated barbecue restaurants in Pittsburgh

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August 12, 2022
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Highest-rated barbecue restaurants in Pittsburgh

Cooking meat low and slow over an indirect heat source—the only real qualifications for barbecue—is a truly American tradition, going back to indigenous cultures and picked up by early Spanish colonizers who also gave it the name the cooking style goes by now: barbacoa. Today, barbecue is a wildly popular staple across the U.S., with many cities and regions boasting their own take (and all claiming to have the best). Because barbecue meat spends hours upon hours cooking, restaurants are a go-to source for many Americans who would rather not spend all day and all night tending to their flames. Stacker compiled a list of the highest-rated barbecue restaurants in Pittsburgh on Tripadvisor. Tripadvisor rankings factor in the average rating and number of reviews. Some restaurants on the list may have recently closed.

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#13. Wiggy's

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (21 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Barbecue
- Price: $
- Address: 2350 Noblestown Rd Ste 10, Pittsburgh, PA 15205-4128
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#12. Sushi Kim Restaurant

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (79 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Sushi, Asian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1241 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4229
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#11. Walter's BBQ Southern Kitchen

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (32 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 4501 Butler St, Lawrenceville, PA 15201
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#10. Double Wide Grill

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (284 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (3.5/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2339 E Carson St, Pittsburgh, PA 15203-2109
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#9. SMOKE barbeque taqueria

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (87 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mexican, American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 4115 Butler St, Lawrenceville, PA 15201-3121
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#8. Twelve Whiskey Barbecue

- Rating: 3.5 / 5 (14 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (3.5/5), Service (3.5/5), Value (3.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Barbecue, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1222 E Carson St, Pittsburgh, PA 15203-1229
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#7. Sugar and Smoke

- Rating: 3.5 / 5 (11 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (3.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Barbecue, American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 4428 Liberty Avenye, Pittsburgh, PA 15224-1564
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#6. Smokey Bones Pittsburgh

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (143 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Southwestern
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 6050 Robinson Center Dr, Pittsburgh, PA 15205-4859
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#5. Southside Bbq Company

- Rating: 3.5 / 5 (15 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Barbecue
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 75 S 17th St, Pittsburgh, PA 15203-1753
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#4. Yinzburgh BBQ

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (31 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Barbecue
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 4903 Baum Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-1308
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#3. Showcase BBQ

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (24 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Barbecue
- Price: $
- Address: 6800 Frankstown Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15208-1370
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#2. Pittsburgh Barbecue Company

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (60 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Barbecue
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1000 Banksville Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15216-3048
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#1. Pork & Beans

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (147 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 136 6th St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
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