Barbecue - Best of 2012

Published Aug 29, 2012

Ribs, pulled pork, burnt ends, or brisket? Whatever your choice, you surely have a favorite BBQ spot.

2012 Winner

1. Phil's BBQ

Voters Love

"Whatever you eat...I recommend the Baby Back Ribs and Chicken Dinner...get an El Toro 'To Go' and just eat the meat on..." via Todd M.

Find It
Multiple Locations
  • Nominee for: Barbecue, Caterer
    Multiple locations
  • Bar-B-Que House, Cheap Eats, Barbecue, Diner, Hot Dog, Sandwich Shop, 5025 Newport Ave. Ocean Beach San Diego CA 92107
    Nominee for: Barbecue, Sandwich Shop
    5025 Newport Ave., World Map San Diego, CA
  • Famous Dave's BBQ, Cheap Eats, Barbecue, 303 Vista Village Dr Vista Vista CA 92083
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    303 Vista Village Dr, World Map Vista, CA
  • Brett's BBQ, Cheap Eats, Barbecue, Burger, Diner, 1505 Encinitas Blvd Encinitas Encinitas  CA 92024
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    Multiple locations
  • Nominee for: Barbecue
    Multiple locations
  • Brazen BBQ, Cheap Eats, Barbecue, 441 W Washington St Hillcrest San Diego CA 92103
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    441 W Washington St, World Map San Diego, CA
  • Coop's West Texas Barbeque, Cheap Eats, Barbecue, Diner, Burrito, 2625 Lemon Grove Avenue World Map Lemon Grove CA 91945
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    2625 Lemon Grove Avenue, World Map Lemon Grove, CA
  • Jimmy's Brick Pit BBQ, Cheap Eats, Barbecue, 14034 Poway RD Poway Poway CA 92064
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    14034 Poway RD, World Map Poway, CA
  • Mike's BBQ, Cheap Eats, Barbecue, 1356 W Valley Pkwy World Map Escondido CA 92029
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    1356 W Valley Pkwy, World Map Escondido, CA
  • Bubba's Smokehouse BBQ, Cheap Eats, Barbecue, Sandwich Shop, 888 Prospect St World Map La Jolla CA 92037
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    888 Prospect St, World Map La Jolla, CA
  • Nominee for: Barbecue
    1201 1st St, World Map Coronado, CA
  • Nominee for: Barbecue
    1127 W Morena Blvd, World Map San Diego, CA
  • Nominee for: Barbecue
    12735 Poway Rd, World Map Poway, CA
  • Nominee for: Barbecue
    6126 Lake Murray Blvd, World Map La Mesa, CA
  • Nominee for: Barbecue
    27961 County Highway S6, World Map Valley Center, CA
  • Nominee for: Barbecue
    6904 Miramar Rd, World Map San Diego, CA
  • Nominee for: Barbecue
    Multiple locations
  • Felix's BBQ With Soul, Cheap Eats, Barbecue, 3613 Ocean Ranch Blvd Oceanside Oceanside CA 92056
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    3613 Ocean Ranch Blvd, World Map Oceanside, CA
  • Nominee for: Barbecue
    4705 Clairemont Dr, World Map San Diego, CA
  • Nominee for: Barbecue
    Multiple locations
  • Joey's Smokin' BBQ, Cheap Eats, Barbecue, Diner, 4645 Carmel Mountain Rd World Map San Diego CA 92130
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    Multiple locations
  • Tyler's Taste of Texas, Cheap Eats, Barbecue, Breakfast, 576 N 2nd St World Map El Cajon CA 92021
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    576 N 2nd St, World Map El Cajon, CA
  • Nominee for: Barbecue
    4111 Oceanside Blvd, World Map Oceanside, CA
  • Barnes Barbeque, Cheap Eats, Barbecue, 7820 Broadway World Map Lemon Grove CA 91945
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    7820 Broadway, World Map Lemon Grove, CA
  • Hogg's Beach BBQ, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Barbecue, 1158 W San Marcos Blvd San Marcos CA 92078
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    1158 W San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos, CA
Contest Overview
  • 125,748
    Total Votes
  • 44,518
  • 136

The 2012 San Diego A-List awards are based on more than 125,000 votes from local San Diego-area experts.

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