Best BBQ in New Orleans

Check out the top BBQ in New Orleans, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. The Joint
1. The Joint
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277 local reviews
701 Mazant St, New Orleans
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 504-949-3232
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Cathy
CNN.com:Tim Love's top rib joints across the U.S. “the pulled pork and pork ribs were off the chart" We agree…
Betsy
Barbecue and mac and cheese? Yes please! Closed on Sundays - the day you REALLY REALLY want them to be open,…
Tim
Barbecue and mac and cheese? Yes please! Closed on Sundays - the day you REALLY REALLY want them to be open,…
1. The Joint
1. The Joint
host-0host-1host-2
277 local reviews
701 Mazant St, New Orleans
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 504-949-3232
Cathy
Cathy
CNN.com:Tim Love's top rib joints across the U.S. “the pulled pork and pork ribs were off the chart" We agree. Best BBQ in New Orleans…
Betsy
Betsy
Barbecue and mac and cheese? Yes please! Closed on Sundays - the day you REALLY REALLY want them to be open, but they're open all other…
Tim
Tim
Barbecue and mac and cheese? Yes please! Closed on Sundays - the day you REALLY REALLY want them to be open, but they're open all other days…
2. Red Fish Grill
2. Red Fish Grill
host-0
60 local reviews
115 Bourbon St, New Orleans
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 504-598-1200
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Stay Alfred
This haven on Bourbon Street offers some of the best seafood around. The BBQ oysters are world-famous; though…
2. Red Fish Grill
2. Red Fish Grill
host-0
60 local reviews
115 Bourbon St, New Orleans
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 504-598-1200
Stay Alfred
Stay Alfred
This haven on Bourbon Street offers some of the best seafood around. The BBQ oysters are world-famous; though they’re more buffalo…
3. Blue Oak BBQ
3. Blue Oak BBQ
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61 local reviews
900 N Carrollton Ave, New Orleans
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 504-822-2583
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Christina
New Orleans-natives Ronnie Evans and Philip Moseley set out to become New Orleans' foremost purveyors of fine…
Simon
New Orleans' BBQ scene has really come into its own in recent years, and there may be no better example of…
Derek
Blue Oak BBQ took home the win for Grand Champion at this year's Hogs for the Cause barbecue competition and…
3. Blue Oak BBQ
3. Blue Oak BBQ
host-0host-1host-2
61 local reviews
900 N Carrollton Ave, New Orleans
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 504-822-2583
Christina
Christina
New Orleans-natives Ronnie Evans and Philip Moseley set out to become New Orleans' foremost purveyors of fine smoked meats and savory…
Simon
Simon
New Orleans' BBQ scene has really come into its own in recent years, and there may be no better example of this thank Blue Oak. This place…
Derek
Derek
Blue Oak BBQ took home the win for Grand Champion at this year's Hogs for the Cause barbecue competition and fundraiser. The festival…
4. Liuzza's by the Track
4. Liuzza's by the Track
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108 local reviews
1518 N Lopez St, New Orleans
Open · Closes in 3 minutes
+1 504-218-7888
RestaurantNight clubBar
Lauren And Fiona
Local neighborhood joint near the Fairgrounds. The gumbo and bbq shrimp poboy come highly recommended…
Cathy
Liuzza's is a great neighborhood restaurant Casual Creole Tavern! My favorite gumbo in the city. Their BBQ…
Vaughn
Casual Creole tavern for gumbo, slow-simmered corned beef & signature BBQ shrimp po'-boys. Please keep in mind…
4. Liuzza's by the Track
4. Liuzza's by the Track
host-0host-1host-2
108 local reviews
1518 N Lopez St, New Orleans
Open · Closes in 3 minutes
+1 504-218-7888
Lauren And Fiona
Lauren And Fiona
Local neighborhood joint near the Fairgrounds. The gumbo and bbq shrimp poboy come highly recommended. Liuzza’s is the natural place for…
Cathy
Cathy
Liuzza's is a great neighborhood restaurant Casual Creole Tavern! My favorite gumbo in the city. Their BBQ shrimp po-boy, slow-simmered…
Vaughn
Vaughn
Casual Creole tavern for gumbo, slow-simmered corned beef & signature BBQ shrimp po'-boys. Please keep in mind that BBQ shrimp in New…
5. NOLA Brewing Tap Room
5. NOLA Brewing Tap Room
host-0host-1host-2
88 local reviews
3001 Tchoupitoulas St, New Orleans
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+1 504-896-9996
Point of interestFoodEstablishment
Cathy
Brewery that started in one warehouse and grew to cover the block. Nearly endless collection of craft brew,…
Calvin And Brit
This brewery has a pop-up restaurant inside, bar downstairs with indoor seating, bar upstairs with an outdoor…
Bonnie
Brewery that started in one warehouse and grew to cover the block. Nearly endless collection of craft brew,…
5. NOLA Brewing Tap Room
5. NOLA Brewing Tap Room
host-0host-1host-2
88 local reviews
3001 Tchoupitoulas St, New Orleans
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+1 504-896-9996
Cathy
Cathy
Brewery that started in one warehouse and grew to cover the block. Nearly endless collection of craft brew, outrageously good BBQ, and…
Calvin And Brit
Calvin And Brit
This brewery has a pop-up restaurant inside, bar downstairs with indoor seating, bar upstairs with an outdoor porch, and a barrel room in…
Bonnie
Bonnie
Brewery that started in one warehouse and grew to cover the block. Nearly endless collection of craft brew, outrageously good BBQ, and…
6. Pascal's Manale
6. Pascal's Manale
host-0host-1host-2
57 local reviews
1838 Napoleon Ave, New Orleans
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 504-895-4877
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Scott
Old New Orleans restaurant "Family-friendly spot since 1913, best known for BBQ shrimp but also serves…
Matthew
If you want to try New Orleans BBQ shrimp, this is the place to go! The oyster shucker is kinda famous. Also a…
Mark And Gilly
Great Italian-American favorite. Famous for their rich BBQ shrimp. They have a lovely bar and a nice…
6. Pascal's Manale
6. Pascal's Manale
host-0host-1host-2
57 local reviews
1838 Napoleon Ave, New Orleans
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 504-895-4877
Scott
Scott
Old New Orleans restaurant "Family-friendly spot since 1913, best known for BBQ shrimp but also serves Louisiana-Italian dishes." The BBQ…
Matthew
Matthew
If you want to try New Orleans BBQ shrimp, this is the place to go! The oyster shucker is kinda famous. Also a great place to try a Sazerac…
Mark And Gilly
Mark And Gilly
Great Italian-American favorite. Famous for their rich BBQ shrimp. They have a lovely bar and a nice marble-topped oyster bar in the corner…
7. Chickie Wah Wah
7. Chickie Wah Wah
host-0host-1host-2
128 local reviews
2828 Canal St, New Orleans
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+1 504-304-4714
BarPoint of interestEstablishment
Jamie
A wonderful place to listen to live music! Great house sound system, loud and clear, but not maxed out (owner…
Kayl
Great for local music with decent covers; I recommend Thursday and Friday nights. Also serves BlueOak BBQ, so…
Leah & Scott
Blue Oak BBQ is located inside this great local bar. The food will knock you out. SMOKED chicken wings, smoked…
7. Chickie Wah Wah
7. Chickie Wah Wah
host-0host-1host-2
128 local reviews
2828 Canal St, New Orleans
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+1 504-304-4714
Jamie
Jamie
A wonderful place to listen to live music! Great house sound system, loud and clear, but not maxed out (owner is a musician). Good drink…
Kayl
Kayl
Great for local music with decent covers; I recommend Thursday and Friday nights. Also serves BlueOak BBQ, so you can eat while you listen…
Leah & Scott
Leah & Scott
Blue Oak BBQ is located inside this great local bar. The food will knock you out. SMOKED chicken wings, smoked pork brisket burgers, ribs,…
8. McClure's Barbecue
8. McClure's Barbecue
host-0host-1host-2
19 local reviews
3001 Tchoupitoulas St, New Orleans
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 504-301-2367
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Jessica
Located in NOLA Brewery Tap Room Walkable! Solid BBQ Local Beer - lots of limited releases not sold in stores
Julia
NOLA isn't known for BBQ, but this place isn't bad. Their sandwich bread is amazing. Price is fair.
Sam
Cheerfully decorated spot for BBQ, with sauce styles ranging from Carolina to Texas to Kansas City.
8. McClure's Barbecue
8. McClure's Barbecue
host-0host-1host-2
19 local reviews
3001 Tchoupitoulas St, New Orleans
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 504-301-2367
Jessica
Jessica
Located in NOLA Brewery Tap Room Walkable! Solid BBQ Local Beer - lots of limited releases not sold in stores
Julia
Julia
NOLA isn't known for BBQ, but this place isn't bad. Their sandwich bread is amazing. Price is fair.
Sam
Sam
Cheerfully decorated spot for BBQ, with sauce styles ranging from Carolina to Texas to Kansas City.
9. Twelve Mile Limit
9. Twelve Mile Limit
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111 local reviews
500 S Telemachus St, New Orleans
Open · Closes 2:00 AM
+1 504-488-8114
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Victoria
Great cocktails without being fancy, amazing BBQ and other food (dobites, booze pops, Pirate Pizza on Sunday…
Karen
Wonderful BBQ (check to make sure kitchen is open) and cocktails. Laid back atmosphere
Eric
Good cocktails, cheap Rolling Rock, pretty good BBQ, interesting people.
9. Twelve Mile Limit
9. Twelve Mile Limit
host-0host-1host-2
111 local reviews
500 S Telemachus St, New Orleans
Open · Closes 2:00 AM
+1 504-488-8114
Victoria
Victoria
Great cocktails without being fancy, amazing BBQ and other food (dobites, booze pops, Pirate Pizza on Sunday evenings). They also do brunch…
Karen
Karen
Wonderful BBQ (check to make sure kitchen is open) and cocktails. Laid back atmosphere
Eric
Eric
Good cocktails, cheap Rolling Rock, pretty good BBQ, interesting people.
10. Squeal Barbeque
10. Squeal Barbeque
host-0host-1
10 local reviews
8400 Oak St, New Orleans
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Matthew
A good place to grab some BBQ Uptown if thats what you're in the mood for. Everything here is good.
Steven
Best BBQ in New Orleans
10. Squeal Barbeque
10. Squeal Barbeque
host-0host-1
10 local reviews
8400 Oak St, New Orleans
Matthew
Matthew
A good place to grab some BBQ Uptown if thats what you're in the mood for. Everything here is good.
Steven
Steven
Best BBQ in New Orleans
11. Deanie's Seafood Restaurant in the French Quarter
11. Deanie's Seafood Restaurant in the French Quarter
host-0host-1host-2
46 local reviews
841 Iberville St, New Orleans
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 504-581-1316
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Cathy
Lots of seafood options but also options for others who don't eat it. Great seafood! Try the barbecue shrimp…
Heather
Best BBQ shrimp and fried seafood, share one of the combinations- they're huge!
Muse
BBQ Shrimp and Fried Seafood Platter
11. Deanie's Seafood Restaurant in the French Quarter
11. Deanie's Seafood Restaurant in the French Quarter
host-0host-1host-2
46 local reviews
841 Iberville St, New Orleans
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 504-581-1316
Cathy
Cathy
Lots of seafood options but also options for others who don't eat it. Great seafood! Try the barbecue shrimp appetizer, very tasty. Great…
Heather
Heather
Best BBQ shrimp and fried seafood, share one of the combinations- they're huge!
Muse
Muse
BBQ Shrimp and Fried Seafood Platter
12. Mr. B's Bistro
12. Mr. B's Bistro
host-0host-1host-2
44 local reviews
201 Royal St, New Orleans
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 504-523-2078
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Erica
A great spot for lunch or brunch, Mr. B's Bistro is a Brennan's restaurant across the street from the historic…
Adam
BBQ shrimp is the classic dish you have to try from here...a messy, delectable classic
Paul
If you love shrimp get the BBQ Shrimp & chill on Royal St.
12. Mr. B's Bistro
12. Mr. B's Bistro
host-0host-1host-2
44 local reviews
201 Royal St, New Orleans
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 504-523-2078
Erica
Erica
A great spot for lunch or brunch, Mr. B's Bistro is a Brennan's restaurant across the street from the historic Monteleone Hotel in the…
Adam
Adam
BBQ shrimp is the classic dish you have to try from here...a messy, delectable classic
Paul
Paul
If you love shrimp get the BBQ Shrimp & chill on Royal St.