San Antonio's Got Some Finger-Lickin'-Good Barbecue Ready to Eat

When in Texas, you expect good BBQ brisket, ribs, pork and chicken cooked the way they do in the south, with lots of smoke and lots of sauce. In San Antonio, you'll find several restaurants that serve traditional finger-lickin'-good fare as well as some exceptional international restaurants with barbecued meats that shouldn't be overlooked!

First off, if traditional barbecue is what you're craving, you can't go wrong at Two Bros. Barbecue Market. They serve their meats like BBQ should be served - on a piece of butcher paper. Their giant outdoor patio is a great way to appreciate all that's good and true in Texas. 

The Smoke Shack is one of the newest BBQ joints in town, centrally-located on Broadway and serve up barbecue just like your Mama (or Papa) would if they grew up in this part of the country. 

For some exceptional barbecue, KC-style, Dignowity Meats is on point and can easily give every other BBQ place in town a run for its money. With KC-style brisket burnt ends and sharp cheddar mac-n-cheese on offer, they're hard to beat!

For something a little bit different but still brilliantly barbecued, head to Galpao Gaucho's Brazilian Steakhouse for an endless stream of savory meats!

Two Bros. BBQ Market
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Chef Jason Dady is considered an innovative pioneer of the culinary culture in San Antonio and has developed quite a following because of his dedication to quality, excellence and professionalism. So when Dady opened up Two Bros. BBQ Market,...  Read More

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At Big Bib BBQ, you order your meat by the pound! Well, they do have smaller plates as well as family platters, but we suggest you get it by the pound. The ribs are tender and flavorful, the brisket is lean but also tender and has a good crust...  Read More

Saltgrass Steak House offers patrons some of the most superb Texas steaks and barbeque this side of the Mississippi. Their story dates back to the 1800s, when millions of Longhorns roamed freely throughout Texas. Each winter the Longhorn were...  Read More

Q on the Riverwalk
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If you're craving some mouthwatering barbecue, then we suggest you head straight to Q, the Hyatt Regency's premiere restaurant nurtured with tender-loving-care by the hotel's chefs, who epitomize what barbeque is all about - quality meat, a...  Read More

Ilsong Garden
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This family-owned and operated business is led by Young Chu Cacy who learned how to cook traditional Korean food as well as Asian fusions from her mother, Sun Nam, who was born in Korea. Il Song Garden primarily serves traditional Korean food...  Read More

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Rudy's Country Store and BBQ is a staple in San Antonio and all around Texas, in fact. They offer "Real Texas Barbecue" served in a family-style dining atmosphere. If you go during popular lunch and dinner times, you can expect to see a line...  Read More

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Housed in a renovated home next to the Pearl Brewery, The Granary 'Cue & Brew offers patrons a one-of-a-kind globally-inspired barbecue experience as well as hand-crafted, fresh-brewed beer, even root beer for the kids! While Central Texas...  Read More

Smoke Shack
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Get ready for some wonderful Texas barbecue, right in the middle of San Antonio - more specifically in Alamo Heights, right across the street from the Witte Museum and Brackeridge Park. If the weather's nice, there's nothing better than grabbing...  Read More

Dignowity Meats
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Dignowity Meats is a smoked meat sandwich shop located in San Antonio's Eastside historical neighborhood of Dignowity Hill. The name may be hard to pronounce, but by the time you're done with your meal, you won't forget it. They offer elevated...  Read More


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Kimberly A. Suta is a professional freelance writer, filmmaker and entrepreneur with a background in marketing, advertising and social media. Her first business, Midnight Sun Innovations,...  More About Kimberly