Barbecue in Hartford

Bear's Smokehouse

Locals love this wood-smoked Kansas-style BBQ famed for brisket, baby back ribs and pulled pork. Vegetarians might want to head elsewhere, although there are some kick-ass sides: collards, broccoli salad and macaron…
Barbecue in Hartford

Black-Eyed Sally's BBQ & Blues

This booze, blues and BBQ palace drags in local and national acts and dishes out good 'ole fashioned Southern cooking, like fried green tomatoes, po' boys and chicken 'n waffles. There's regular live blues, rock and…
Barbecue in Burlington

Bluebird Barbecue

Enjoy a taste of the south in the frozen north at this barbecue joint overlooking the Winooski River north of town. Dive into huge platters of pulled pork, sausage, 15-hour brisket and barbecue ribs, or dabble in $4…
Barbecue in Kenmore Square & Fenway

Sweet Cheeks

Fun, casual, noisy and supremely tasty, Sweet Cheeks consistently ranks among Boston's best barbecue places. Besides the recommended pulled pork and beef brisket, there's also crispy fried chicken, creamy mac ‘n’ ch…
Barbecue in Nantucket Town


Taking inspiration from the South, but wrapping it in a New England sensibility, BYB 'only smokes the good stuff.' Clam chowder comes with smoked bacon, mac 'n' cheese comes with lobster. Meats by the half-pound inc…
Barbecue in Westport

Bobby Q's

This credible barbecue joint doles out wicked wings by the dozen, smoky ribs and kick-ass chili, with a range of tasty side. Cheese lovers will go nuts for the Texas Cheese Toast. There’s live music at weekends.