Below is a list of the top and leading BBQ Restaurants in Bakersfield. To help you find the best BBQ Restaurants located near you in Bakersfield, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.
Bakersfield’s Best BBQ Restaurants:
The top rated BBQ Restaurants in Bakersfield, CA are:
- Champs Smokehouse BBQ & Catering – BBQ restaurant that particularizes in smoked BBQ
- Ono Hawaiian BBQ – utilizes the freshest ingredients, prepared from scratch daily
- Dickey’s Barbecue Pit – love of authentic, slow-smoked barbecue
- Salty’s BBQ & Catering – numerous hours dedicated to perfecting the art of grilling
- Porkchop and Bubba’s BBQ – share their love of food and service with you
Champs Smokehouse BBQ & Catering
Champs Smokehouse BBQ & Catering believes in fresh quality meats smoked every day. Their meats are never taken over to the next day. Although they try their best to foresee their guest’s needs there may be times they sell out. Their philosophy is best stated by saying, they would rather sell out than serve leftovers the next day. They do apologize for any discomfort. They are a BBQ restaurant that particularizes in smoked BBQ.
They pride themselves on high-quality meats, outstanding customer service, and a relaxed atmosphere. They are here to appreciate BBQ, make new friends, and welcome you into their family. They may be small, but big on flavor.
Menu, Catering, Order Online
“Very good BBQ beef plate. The meat was perfect, the BBQ sauce was good, and the coleslaw and cornbread muffin was great. Friendly staff and good service.” – Debbie B.
Ono Hawaiian BBQ
Ono Hawaiian BBQ was Established in 2002, Ono Hawaiian BBQ is a family-owned fast-casual restaurant famous for its authentic Hawaiian Plate Lunches and other island specialties. Ono Hawaiian utilizes the freshest ingredients, prepared from scratch daily in each restaurant and grilled fresh to order. With spots in California and Arizona, they aspire to combine the culture and “Aloha” spirit of Hawaii into their restaurants to bring a taste of the islands with extraordinary service in an inviting atmosphere.
They are dedicated to their local communities throughout California and Arizona by expanding the aloha spirit and giving back to the communities that have backed them throughout the years.
“Been here multiple times always tastes good and always fresh. Customer service is good. All the chicken options are very good. Would definitely recommend and it’s a lot of food so you can definitely have leftovers, someday leftovers, next day it isn’t that great.” – Renee M.
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is a genuine American success story. In 1941, Travis Dickey, a WWI veteran, started the first Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Dallas, Texas. Dickey was a true Texas character blasted with the gift of gab and the love of authentic, slow-smoked barbecue. In the beginning, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit was actually a family operation with Travis working the block and Miss Ollie Dickey serving sandwiches. Space on the restaurant sign was rented out to support pay the start-up costs for the restaurant and the menu was limited to beef brisket, pit hams, barbecue beans, potato chips, beer, bottled milk, and sodas.
Menu, Catering, Franchise
“The food and service at this location are always amazing. We drive across town to go here instead of the one closer to us off Panama.” – Brian H.
Salty’s BBQ & Catering
Salty’s BBQ & Catering is a family-managed BBQ restaurant and a full-service caterer specializing in oak-grilled tri-tip, chicken, and good times. After years of experience working in the restaurant and catering industry and numerous hours dedicated to perfecting the art of grilling, Salty’s BBQ & Catering was formally founded by Jeff Salters in 2010. Salty’s first restaurant is situated at 9425 Rosedale Highway in Bakersfield, CA. On September 22, 2014, Salty’s BBQ & Catering opened its 2nd location at 6801 White Lane, Bakersfield, CA.
Menu, Catering, Pickup, Delivery, Events
“Awesome food got to try the beef ribs very good great service.” – Dominic M.
Porkchop and Bubba’s BBQ
Porkchop and Bubba’s BBQ was initiated as a competition team competing on the pro tour with KCBS (Kansas City BBQ Society) and CBBQA. (California BBQ Association) their success promptly became a career. Their PitMaster is a fully trained chef with a fondness for southern and traditional BBQ, but they can do many other styles as well. They expect to share their love of food and service with you. PorkChop & Bubba’s BBQ is family-owned and managed right here in Bakersfield, CA. Since the company opened its doors in 2012, they have treated thousands of customers like they were a part of its family. Other companies may provide similar services, but their services echo the best and come with a personalized touch.
“Place was great, the food was delicious, and the people were the nicest in town. Go eat here.” – Taz D.
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