Barbecue - Best of 2013

Published Aug 28, 2013

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

2013 Winner

1. Phil's BBQ

Voters Love

"Phil's BBQ is the best BBQ I've tasted anywhere in the US - not just San Diego. I've lived in Kansas City, Chicago..." via Sdbucki

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Multiple Locations
  • Nominee for: Barbecue, Caterer, Breakfast
    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
    5025 Newport Ave., World Map San Diego, 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
  • Surf Brothers Teriyaki, Cheap Eats, Healthy Lunch, Barbecue, 274 North El Camino Real #A Encinitas Encinitas CA 92024
    Nominee for: Healthy Lunch, Barbecue
    Multiple locations
  • 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
  • Brett's BBQ, Cheap Eats, Barbecue, Burger, Diner, 1505 Encinitas Blvd Encinitas Encinitas  CA 92024
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    Multiple locations
  • 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
  • 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
  • Nominee for: Barbecue
    1201 1st St, World Map Coronado, CA
  • Nominee for: Barbecue
    1127 W Morena Blvd, World Map San Diego, CA
  • Oink and Moo Burgers and BBQ, Cheap Eats, Barbecue, Burger, 121 North Pico Avenue World Map Fallbrook CA 92028
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    121 North Pico Avenue, World Map Fallbrook, CA
  • Nominee for: Barbecue
    Multiple locations
  • Nominee for: Barbecue
    Multiple locations
  • 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
    6126 Lake Murray Blvd, World Map La Mesa, CA
  • Nominee for: Barbecue
    27961 County Highway S6, World Map Valley Center, CA
  • Nominee for: Barbecue
    Multiple locations
  • Nominee for: Barbecue
    6904 Miramar Rd, World Map San Diego, CA
  • El Rancho Grande Bar & Grill, Cheap Eats, Barbecue, 29804 Oak Dr World Map Campo CA 91906
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    29804 Oak Dr, World Map Campo, CA
  • Super Q Food Truck, Cheap Eats, Barbecue, Food Truck, 12735 Poway Road Poway Poway CA 92064
    Nominee for: Food Truck, Barbecue
    12735 Poway Road, World Map Poway, CA
  • Nominee for: Barbecue
    4705 Clairemont Dr, World Map San Diego, CA
  • Croom's Catering & BBQ, Cheap Eats, Weddings, Barbecue, Cakes, Caterer, 573 H St World Map Chula Vista CA 91910
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    573 H St, World Map Chula Vista, CA
  • 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
    5056 Oceanside Blvd, World Map Oceanside, CA
Contest Overview
  • 98,767
    Total Votes
  • 42,147
  • 157

The 2013 San Diego A-List awards are based on more than 98,000 votes from local San Diego-area experts.

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