Best BBQ in San Francisco

Check out the top BBQ in San Francisco, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. 4505 Burgers & BBQ
1. 4505 Burgers & BBQ
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85 local reviews
705 Divisadero St, San Francisco
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+1 415-231-6993
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Jeffrey
Another excellent SF BBQ spot. Known for the bacon cheeseburger. Great brisket & pulled pork. Very nice beer…
Silvia
You can smell the fabulous BBQ from about a block away! They serve delicious pulled pork sandwiches,…
Kathy
Slow-cooked meats in one of San Francisco's only wood BBQ pits. Amazing side dishes. Always crowded, but…
1. 4505 Burgers & BBQ
1. 4505 Burgers & BBQ
host-0host-1host-2
85 local reviews
705 Divisadero St, San Francisco
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+1 415-231-6993
Jeffrey
Jeffrey
Another excellent SF BBQ spot. Known for the bacon cheeseburger. Great brisket & pulled pork. Very nice beer selection. It's all good. Fun…
Silvia
Silvia
You can smell the fabulous BBQ from about a block away! They serve delicious pulled pork sandwiches, hamburgers, pozole soup and a variety…
Kathy
Kathy
Slow-cooked meats in one of San Francisco's only wood BBQ pits. Amazing side dishes. Always crowded, but scoring an outside table on a sunny…
2. Smokestack at Magnolia Brewing
2. Smokestack at Magnolia Brewing
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45 local reviews
2505 3rd St, San Francisco
+1 415-864-7468
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Kerry
This new bar/restaurant is hot news in Dogpatch - artisan BBQ! Order your meats and sides at the counter and…
Emily
Great BBQ, Jewish deli foods like corned beef, craft cocktails, and beer selection. Decor of old factory/…
Lori And Randy
Brew pub joins with Smoke Stack BBQ. Go for the brisket, potato salad and homemade rolls. You won't be…
2. Smokestack at Magnolia Brewing
2. Smokestack at Magnolia Brewing
host-0host-1host-2
45 local reviews
2505 3rd St, San Francisco
+1 415-864-7468
Kerry
Kerry
This new bar/restaurant is hot news in Dogpatch - artisan BBQ! Order your meats and sides at the counter and your whisky cocktails at the…
Emily
Emily
Great BBQ, Jewish deli foods like corned beef, craft cocktails, and beer selection. Decor of old factory/ speakeasy feel is amazing.
Lori And Randy
Lori And Randy
Brew pub joins with Smoke Stack BBQ. Go for the brisket, potato salad and homemade rolls. You won't be disappointed.
3. Baby Blues BBQ
3. Baby Blues BBQ
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32 local reviews
3149 Mission St, San Francisco
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+1 415-896-4250
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Jason
Great BBQ. The brisket is to die for. Make sure to put some molasses sauce on basically everything (get the…
JayBee
Divey hole in the wall where they load you up with huge portions of authentic succulent BBQ. Place can't…
Lynne And Ryan
Need a hearty, meat filled dinner? Baby blues not only has tasty bbq, but the sides are good enough that my…
3. Baby Blues BBQ
3. Baby Blues BBQ
host-0host-1host-2
32 local reviews
3149 Mission St, San Francisco
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+1 415-896-4250
Jason
Jason
Great BBQ. The brisket is to die for. Make sure to put some molasses sauce on basically everything (get the mashed potatoes and put the…
JayBee
JayBee
Divey hole in the wall where they load you up with huge portions of authentic succulent BBQ. Place can't decide whether it's a sports bar or…
Lynne And Ryan
Lynne And Ryan
Need a hearty, meat filled dinner? Baby blues not only has tasty bbq, but the sides are good enough that my vegetarian friends are willing…
4. Memphis Minnie's BBQ Joint
4. Memphis Minnie's BBQ Joint
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31 local reviews
576 Haight St, San Francisco
Open · Closes in 1 minute
+1 415-864-7675
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Andrew
Delicious! Pulled Pork.... drooling. Mustard Sauce, Hot Sauce, yummy BBQ, Vinegar Sauce, OMG! But the Mac N…
Jeffrey
Terrific BBQ. Julia Child ate here, so should you. It's all good. If the Porchetta is on the menu you must…
Jose  Jeffrey
So San Fran is not the BBQ Capital like Kansas City, but Memphis Mennies is not far. Great brisket served.
4. Memphis Minnie's BBQ Joint
4. Memphis Minnie's BBQ Joint
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31 local reviews
576 Haight St, San Francisco
Open · Closes in 1 minute
+1 415-864-7675
Andrew
Andrew
Delicious! Pulled Pork.... drooling. Mustard Sauce, Hot Sauce, yummy BBQ, Vinegar Sauce, OMG! But the Mac N Cheese... with bread crusting…
Jeffrey
Jeffrey
Terrific BBQ. Julia Child ate here, so should you. It's all good. If the Porchetta is on the menu you must treat yourself.
Jose  Jeffrey
Jose Jeffrey
So San Fran is not the BBQ Capital like Kansas City, but Memphis Mennies is not far. Great brisket served.
5. YakiniQ BBQ
5. YakiniQ BBQ
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16 local reviews
1640 Post St, San Francisco
Open · Closes 1:00 AM
+1 415-441-9292
CafeRestaurantPoint of interest
Angela
Craving for some Korean style BBQ. Be prepared that the clothes you wear to the restaurant will smell like…
Jing
Hands-down best Korean BBQ in SF. $20/person all-you-can-eat. If you haven't had Korean BBQ before, they…
John
All you can eat Korean BBQ. Every table has a grill in the middle. You order cuts of raw/marinated meat which…
5. YakiniQ BBQ
5. YakiniQ BBQ
host-0host-1host-2
16 local reviews
1640 Post St, San Francisco
Open · Closes 1:00 AM
+1 415-441-9292
Angela
Angela
Craving for some Korean style BBQ. Be prepared that the clothes you wear to the restaurant will smell like Korean BBQ for a few days if you…
Jing
Jing
Hands-down best Korean BBQ in SF. $20/person all-you-can-eat. If you haven't had Korean BBQ before, they provide the pre-marinated meat and…
John
John
All you can eat Korean BBQ. Every table has a grill in the middle. You order cuts of raw/marinated meat which you cook to your desired…
6. Brothers Restaurant
6. Brothers Restaurant
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10 local reviews
4128 Geary Blvd, San Francisco
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+1 415-387-7991
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Quynh
Korean BBQ in SF. If you're adventurous cook the meat yourself at the table. They use real white hot…
Nish
Very popular Korean BBQ restaurant. They use actual charcoal. Everything is very tasty, if you've never had…
Patsy
Grill your own dinner at this Korean BBQ. Delicious.
6. Brothers Restaurant
6. Brothers Restaurant
host-0host-1host-2
10 local reviews
4128 Geary Blvd, San Francisco
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+1 415-387-7991
Quynh
Quynh
Korean BBQ in SF. If you're adventurous cook the meat yourself at the table. They use real white hot charcoal. Go during lunch. It's…
Nish
Nish
Very popular Korean BBQ restaurant. They use actual charcoal. Everything is very tasty, if you've never had Korean before it's worth a try…
Patsy
Patsy
Grill your own dinner at this Korean BBQ. Delicious.
7. CatHead's BBQ
7. CatHead's BBQ
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10 local reviews
1665 Folsom St, San Francisco
Closed · Opens Saturday 11:00 AM
+1 415-861-4242
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Luke & Mallory
Best BBQ in SF!! Ribs are to die for, and those biscuits....
Stephen
IMO - some of the better BBQ in SF
We Are
BBQ and even great for Vegans!!!
7. CatHead's BBQ
7. CatHead's BBQ
host-0host-1host-2
10 local reviews
1665 Folsom St, San Francisco
Closed · Opens Saturday 11:00 AM
+1 415-861-4242
Luke & Mallory
Luke & Mallory
Best BBQ in SF!! Ribs are to die for, and those biscuits....
Stephen
Stephen
IMO - some of the better BBQ in SF
We Are
We Are
BBQ and even great for Vegans!!!
8. Golden Gate Park
8. Golden Gate Park
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851 local reviews
Golden Gate Park, San Francisco
+1 415-831-2700
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Trisha & Adam
You can wander the park for days and find new nooks and crannies. Rent bikes, see bison, archers, bowlers and…
Yuki
Only a 20 min walk from our place. San Francisco's largest park. Endless areas to play in, walk, jog, bbq, row…
Jeremy
It's the "Central Park" of San Francisco, with great trails, biking, flowers, wildlife, BBQ, frisbee courses,…
8. Golden Gate Park
8. Golden Gate Park
host-0host-1host-2
851 local reviews
Golden Gate Park, San Francisco
+1 415-831-2700
Trisha & Adam
Trisha & Adam
You can wander the park for days and find new nooks and crannies. Rent bikes, see bison, archers, bowlers and windmills. Disc golf, the…
Yuki
Yuki
Only a 20 min walk from our place. San Francisco's largest park. Endless areas to play in, walk, jog, bbq, row (boat) or people watch.
Jeremy
Jeremy
It's the "Central Park" of San Francisco, with great trails, biking, flowers, wildlife, BBQ, frisbee courses, lakes, and more!
9. Crissy Field
9. Crissy Field
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266 local reviews
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Mimi
A great 2+ mile walk along the beach, public bathrooms, picnic tables and bbq grills, beach play
Bradford
Beach, BBQ, Grass, and views of the bridge. Good jogging and biking areas too
David
Bbq, running, walking, biking
9. Crissy Field
9. Crissy Field
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266 local reviews
Mimi
Mimi
A great 2+ mile walk along the beach, public bathrooms, picnic tables and bbq grills, beach play
Bradford
Bradford
Beach, BBQ, Grass, and views of the bridge. Good jogging and biking areas too
David
David
Bbq, running, walking, biking
10. Southpaw BBQ
10. Southpaw BBQ
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10 local reviews
2170 Mission St, San Francisco
Open · Closes 11:30 PM
+1 415-934-9300
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Dominic
A southern inspired BBQ place. Probably the best BBQ in SF. The sides are very creative and worth getting…
Caricia & Anthony
Our favorite BBQ restaurant in the neighborhood. They also brew their own beer and make excellent cocktails.
Raphael
Good BBQ but especially good slow smoked brisket. For meat lovers, this is a goto
10. Southpaw BBQ
10. Southpaw BBQ
host-0host-1host-2
10 local reviews
2170 Mission St, San Francisco
Open · Closes 11:30 PM
+1 415-934-9300
Dominic
Dominic
A southern inspired BBQ place. Probably the best BBQ in SF. The sides are very creative and worth getting even without the meat!
Caricia & Anthony
Caricia & Anthony
Our favorite BBQ restaurant in the neighborhood. They also brew their own beer and make excellent cocktails.
Raphael
Raphael
Good BBQ but especially good slow smoked brisket. For meat lovers, this is a goto
11. Hard Knox Cafe
11. Hard Knox Cafe
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48 local reviews
2526 3rd St, San Francisco
Closed · Opens Saturday 11:00 AM
+1 415-648-3770
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Heidi
Inexpensive BBQ and soul food. Corn muffins are great. I usually have the short ribs lathered in gravy. …
Dawn
Excellent BBQ, southern style. An enjoyable 15 minute walk from the house. In Dogpatch.
Samantha
Great BBQ!! (my personal favorite is their ribs)
11. Hard Knox Cafe
11. Hard Knox Cafe
host-0host-1host-2
48 local reviews
2526 3rd St, San Francisco
Closed · Opens Saturday 11:00 AM
+1 415-648-3770
Heidi
Heidi
Inexpensive BBQ and soul food. Corn muffins are great. I usually have the short ribs lathered in gravy. They serve beer and wine too.
Dawn
Dawn
Excellent BBQ, southern style. An enjoyable 15 minute walk from the house. In Dogpatch.
Samantha
Samantha
Great BBQ!! (my personal favorite is their ribs)
12. Han Il Kwan
12. Han Il Kwan
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17 local reviews
1802 Balboa St, San Francisco
Open · Closes in 1 minute
+1 415-752-4447
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Laurie
4-star Yelp-rated and Zagat-rated Korean BBQ restaurant. May be a bit of a wait, but worth it. Some of the fun…
Miraan
Delicious Korean food BBQ style. Not a fancy joint, but the pancheon (side dishes) are some of the best!
Alex
Great Korean BBQ restaurant
12. Han Il Kwan
12. Han Il Kwan
host-0host-1host-2
17 local reviews
1802 Balboa St, San Francisco
Open · Closes in 1 minute
+1 415-752-4447
Laurie
Laurie
4-star Yelp-rated and Zagat-rated Korean BBQ restaurant. May be a bit of a wait, but worth it. Some of the fun finds here are the hot pots,…
Miraan
Miraan
Delicious Korean food BBQ style. Not a fancy joint, but the pancheon (side dishes) are some of the best!
Alex
Alex
Great Korean BBQ restaurant