Highest-rated barbecue restaurants in San Antonio

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April 22, 2022
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Highest-rated barbecue restaurants in San Antonio

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 San Antonio on Tripadvisor.

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#24. Bill Miller Bar-B-Q

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (28 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Barbecue, American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 18195 San Pedro Ave, San Antonio, TX 78232-1426
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#23. Grady's BAR-B-Q

- Rating: 3.5 / 5 (22 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (3.0/5), Service (3.5/5), Value (3.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Barbecue
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 4109 Fredericksburg Road, San Antonio, TX 78201
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#22. Bill Miller Bar-B-Q

- Rating: 3.5 / 5 (322 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (3.0/5), Service (3.5/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (3.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Fast Food
- Price: $
- Address: 101 W Commerce St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2405
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#21. Bill Miller Bar-B-Q

- Rating: 3.5 / 5 (65 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (3.0/5), Service (3.5/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (2.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Barbecue
- Price: $
- Address: 10626 Westover Hills Blvd, San Antonio, TX 78251-4511
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#20. Smokin Joe's

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (14 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Barbecue
- Price: $
- Address: 114 N Weidner Rd, San Antonio, TX 78233-6186
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#19. Choke Canyon BBQ

- Rating: 3.5 / 5 (36 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (3.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Barbecue
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 21510 Blanco Rd, San Antonio, TX 78260-3379
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#18. Smokey Mo's BBQ

- Rating: 3.5 / 5 (14 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Barbecue
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 7915 W Loop 1604 N Ste 101, San Antonio, TX 78254-4659
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#17. The Pigpen

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (35 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Barbecue
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 106 Pershing Ave, San Antonio, TX 78209-6505
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#16. The Smokehouse

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (31 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Barbecue
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 3306 Roland Rd, San Antonio, TX 78210-3345
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#15. Bushwood BBQ

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (13 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (5.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Barbecue
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 13800 Jones Maltsberger Rd, San Antonio, TX 78247-3904
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#14. Rudy's Country Store BBQ

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (31 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Barbecue
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 10623 Westover Hills Blvd, San Antonio, TX 78251-4294
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#13. Dee Willie's BBQ

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (36 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Barbecue
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 12130 Oconnor Rd, San Antonio, TX 78233-5154
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#12. Smoke the Restaurant

- Rating: 3.5 / 5 (153 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (3.5/5), Service (3.5/5), Value (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1170 E Commerce St, San Antonio, TX 78205-3313
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#11. Pinkertons

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (19 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Bar, Barbecue
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 107 W Houston St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2114
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#10. Ed's Smok-N-Q BBQ

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (31 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Barbecue
- Price: $
- Address: 902 S Ww White Rd, San Antonio, TX 78220-2529
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#9. B Daddy's BBQ

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (20 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Barbecue
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 25080 Hwy 281 N, San Antonio, TX 78260
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#8. Alamo BBQ Co.

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (23 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Barbecue
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 511 E Grayson St, San Antonio, TX 78215-1204
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#7. Old Smokehouse

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (44 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Barbecue
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 5145 Fredericksburg Rd, San Antonio, TX 78229-3633
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#6. County Line

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (294 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Southwestern
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 10101 W Ih 10, San Antonio, TX 78230-2254
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#5. Blanco BBQ

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (169 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Southwestern
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 13259 Blanco Rd, San Antonio, TX 78216-8116
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#4. 2M Smokehouse & Catering

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (79 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Barbecue
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2731 S Ww White Rd, San Antonio, TX 78222-2807
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#3. B&D Ice House

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (146 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Barbecue
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1004 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX 78210-1110
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#2. Augie's Alamo City BBQ Steakhouse

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (396 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Southwestern
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 909 Broadway St Corner of Broadway & 9th, San Antonio, TX 78215-1520
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#1. Rudy's Bar-B-Q

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (463 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Southwestern
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 10623 Westover Hills Blvd Hwy 151, San Antonio, TX 78251-4294
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