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BBQ con ganas! Since 2016, pitmaster Esaul Ramos and Joe Melig have been taking the Texas BBQ scene by storm. In addition to their renowned classic cuts, 2M brings a uniquely San Antonian twist to barbecue, bringing together San Antonio’s unique Mexican and American heritage in inspired dishes and sides like 2M’s famous Oaxaca Cheese and Serrano stuffed Pork Sausage, Chicharoni Macaroni, and more.
2731 S WW White Rd, San Antonio, TX 78222
AUGIE'S ALAMO CITY BBQ
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Generous BBQ plates, steaks, comfort food & draft brews are the draw at this busy, down-home, cafeteria-style counter serve. Located near the San Antonio Museum of Art and the Riverwalk, Augie’s Alamo City BBQ is an ideal place to grab a bite next time you’re in downtown San Antonio.
909 Broadway St, San Antonio, TX 78215
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The Finley Family has been slinging great barbecue (and more!) out of the same location since 1958. Whether you’re in the mood for a beef rib plate, B&B’s classic Texas Hamburger, or even Po’ Boys and Chalupas, B&B Smokehouse has got you covered. Featuring daily lunch specials and even a drive thru for the foodie on the go, this Southtown staple is a spot you do not want to miss.
2619 Pleasanton Rd, San Antonio, TX 78221
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It was almost thirty years ago that San Antonio’s very own Peacock family transformed the old Exxon gas station on the corner of 410 and Harry Wurzbach into what has since become one of San Antonio’s top barbecue joints. Vintage, homey, and straightforward, this no-frills barbecue classic has set the standard for barbecue in the Alamo City.
1610 NE Interstate 410 Loop, San Antonio, TX 78209
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Known far and wide for their mouth-watering hand-crafted smoked meat sandwiches and burnt ends, Dignowity Meats brings together the classic barbecue flavors of the southwest and pitmaster Andrew Samia’s east coast culinary stylings in an outdoor, family-friendly, patio and picnic table style setting. Featuring an eclectic menu that also includes fun offerings such as the Dignowity’s classic San-Anto Style Pie, Nashville Hot Chicken, and a wide variety of interesting craft brews, Dignowity Meats is another San Antonio favorite to put on your list.
1701 E Houston St, San Antonio, TX 78202
SOUTH BBQ AND KITCHEN
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Located halfway between Mission San Jose and Mission Concepción and just a few blocks south of the banks of the San Antonio River resides pitmaster Andrew Samia’s newest barbecue operation, South BBQ and Kitchen, an homage to the flavors of Central and South Texas. Featuring a selection of classic barbecue served alongside Mexican inspired sides like frijoles a la charra, creamed elote, and a green bean salad with twangy cotija cheese, South BBQ and Kitchen has quickly earned its place as a new San Antonio barbecue staple.
2011 Mission Rd, San Antonio, TX 78214
THE BIG BIB BBQ
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The Big Bib BBQ is a true full-service Texas-style BBQ that prides itself in serving up incredible classic cuts that are slow cooked for 14 hours in mesquite and aged oak. Famous for their delicious Peach Cobbler and consistently ranking among San Antonio’s favorite barbecue joints, The Big Bib BBQ is a must-see on your next culinary adventures.
104 Lanark Dr, San Antonio, TX 78218
THE SMOKE SHACK
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Known for their Brisket Grilled Cheese, Wagyu Brisket, and the enormous Big Dog hoagie, The Smoke Shack has become a Broadway barbecue staple since opening its doors across the street from the Witte Museum in early 2014.
3714 Broadway St, San Antonio, TX 78209
TWO BROS. BBQ MARKET
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Since 2009, the Dady brothers have been serving up classic Texas barbecue with a “down home” twist and family friendly flare. Chef Dady’s Two Bros. BBQ Market has since made a name for itself and is well-known for its award-winning Brisket and famous Cherry Glazed Baby Back Ribs. Located in north-central San Antonio, make sure to stop in and try some of Texas’s best barbecue on your next visit!
12656 West Ave, San Antonio, TX 78216