6 Best BBQ Joints in Washington!

There’s nothing quite like barbecue. The tangy and sweet sauces drizzled over a perfectly cooked cut of meat is a truly wonderful! In Washington State, we’ve got a fair amount of awesome barbecue eateries waiting for you to get your hands dirty. Grab a bib and check out these 6 great barbecue joints in the state.

Smokey’s Bar-B-Que, Cle Elum, WA

Come into Smokey’s Bar-B-Que in Cle Elum and taste the difference. The perfectly executed Southern style barbecue is some of the best you’ll get north of El Paso! Come in for the great food, second to none customer service, and 

Ranch House BBQ and Steakhouse, Olympia, WA

Come into the Ranch House BBQ and Steakhouse in Olympia and let the pit masters smoke up something downright delicious for your carnivorous taste buds! Pit master Amy Anderson and her competition barbecue team have taken home multiple championships from multiple states as well as the international gold medal for barbecue back in 2000. Voted “Best BBQ of Western Washington” and “Best BBQ of the South Sound,” Ranch House BBQ & Steakhouse provides award-winning BBQ for the entire family. 

Moose Creek BBQ, Arlington, WA

Moose Creek BBQ in Arlington is definitely worth a visit. Serving up some of the best barbecue you’ll get your fingers on since 2010, Moose Creek hand crafts and slow cooks all of its meats. Make sure to order up some wood smoked brisket, ribs, pork, and chicken for the best lunch or dinner experience. 

Kelley’s BBQ and Catering, Mt. Vernon, WA

Kelley’s BBQ and Catering restaurant does barbecue so well it will make you want to build your own top of the line temperature-controlled smoker in your backyard. If the dry-rubbed meat (which is seasoned and then smoked to perfection) wasn’t enough, they then top it with a delicious but top secret barbecue sauce. 

Briley’s BBQ and Grill, Lake Forest Park, WA

If the spicy pit beef isn’t enough to keep you coming back for more, then the brisket will! Briley’s BBQ and Grill in Forest Park serves up great quality barbecue with great customer service and an affordable price to boot. 

BBQ Pete’s, Kent, WA

Nothing says Northwest barbecue quite like BBQ Pete’s does. Located in Kent, BBQ Pete’s has been doing barbecue low and slow since 1972. This family-owned operation offers up a wide selection of sinisterly succulent smoked meats. Pork, brisket, ribs, chicken, hot links, spicy chop and more! Make sure you try their award-winning sauces as well! 

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