The Best Barbecue Joint In Every State

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While the south is known for its barbecue and many regional smoked meats, great barbecue can be found nationwide.

Big Daddy's Bar, AlaskaB-Q

A favorite on Guy Fieri's "Diners, Drive Ins, and Dives," this barbecue joint serves Arkansas baby back ribs.

Arizona's Little Miss BBQ

Little Miss BBQ smokes Central Texas barbecue on pecan and oak wood. Many local and national media outlets have named it "best of".

Arkansas: Smoked Buns

At smokin' buns, get the giant hoss sandwich with texas toast, smoked pork, baked beans, slaw, onion rings, and ribs.

California's Copper Top BBQ

Families manage Copper Top in Big Pine, a small community on the highway. Order the open-pit-smoked tri-tip steak, pink medium.

Colorado: Roaming Buffalo Bar-B-Que

Smoking local lamb, bison, and other favorites is its specialty.

Connecticut: Taino Smokehouse

In summer, Taino Smokehouse opens its terrace to seat 250 people. The shop has only seven tables.

Delaware: Russell's Quality Food

Russell's Quality Food sells from a parking lot shanty. Pulled pork, ribs, smoked chicken, and jerk chicken are cheap and popular.

Florida Woodpeckers Backyard BBQ

True to its name, Woodpeckers Backyard BBQ features a spacious yard where you can play Frisbee and consume smoked meat.

Georgia: Fresh Air Bar-B-Que

Fresh Air, a 1929 restaurant, serves a basic, famous BBQ. When served on white bread with Fresh Air's vinegar-based sauce, chopped pork is all you need.

Smoked Guava in Hawaii

Guava Smoked Hawaiianizes barbecue. Pitmasters smoke meats with guava wood for a sweeter taste.