BBQ Guide

Bad to the Bone BBQ

31738 Rancho Viejo Rd.,
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
(949) 218-0227

Serving USDA Prime and Choice beef that is naturally aged and hand-cut to strict specifications for maximum tenderness and flavor, Bad To The Bone BBQ hosts fans from far and wide who rave about barbecue that melts in your mouth and is full of flavor. With a casual family atmosphere and rustic ambience, guests do not leave disappointed.

Beach Pit BBQ

1676 Tustin Ave
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
(949) 645-7427

We want to show you what BBQ means to us & that authentic Southern BBQ isn’t just for the South!

REAL BBQ means indirect heat cooking instead of simply grilling.
BBQ means REAL flavor, derived from a special blend of woods including Hickory, Almond and Cherry.
BBQ means the perfect BBQ sauce – and we’ve got that covered. Our signature Beach Pit BBQ Sauce is so good, you’ll want to lick your plate!
BBQ is an experience – and, for Beach Pit BBQ, that means a relaxed, comfortable atmosphere where you can enjoy delicious food and spend time with family and friends.

Beachwood BBQ

Huntington Beach
7631 Woodwind Dr
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
(714) 375-0949

Seal Beach
131 Main St #1/2
Seal Beach, CA 90740
(562) 493-4500

With an endless array of traditions and techniques, BBQ is appreciated and debated by millions. Here at Beachwood we like low and slow. All our meats are slow-smoked, dry rubbed, and succulently seasoned, allowing the true meat flavors to stand alone. That means no saucy coating. (Although we do oblige you with a variety of tableside sauces to choose from, if you so please.) We proudly make all our appetizers and entrees from scratch and prepared to order. Once in awhile it may take a little longer put the finishing touches on your food, but don’t forget – good things come to those who wait. So welcome to our table and get ready to enjoy our uncompromisingly tasty 'que.

Blake's Place

2901 E Miraloma Ave
Anaheim, CA 92806
(714) 630-8574

Located in Orange County, Blake’s Place BBQ Café & Catering is committed to give the highest quality food and friendly service at a great value. Our high-tech wood burning barbecue pits enable us to smoke over 3,500 pounds; Beef Brisket, Baby Back & Pork Spare Ribs, Chicken, Turkey, Pork, Salmon, Yellowtail are a sample of the many foods that are slow cooked in a wood smoke atmosphere at a slow rate (up to 16 hours) to enhance flavor.

Brew Hawg BBQ

665 N Tustin St J
Orange, CA 92867
(714) 502-4053

For BBQ & Beer-Lovers who believe great food & good times go hand in hand. One taste of Brew Hawg's BBQ will have you hooked! Our on-site BBQ, brewing & dispensing services will turn your next event into a unique and unforgettable experience.

BT's Southern BBQ

7144 Edinger Ave
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
(714) 841-7016

Come on by grab lunch or dinner, grab a beer from one our fourteen taps & enjoy. You can take home one of our family packs or have us cater your next event. Either way you are in store for the best BBQ you can find. A unique menu, slow smoked with our own rubs & homemade sauces.

Dickey's Barbecue Pit

27931 La Paz Rd Suite D
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
(949) 429-0607

Dickey's Barbecue Pit is a true American success story. In 1941, Travis Dickey, a World War II veteran, opened the first Dickey's Barbecue Pit in Dallas, Texas. Dickey was a true Texas character blessed with the gift of gab and the love of authentic, slow-smoked barbecue. In the beginning, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit was truly a family operation with Travis working the block and Miss Ollie Dickey serving sandwiches. Space on the restaurant sign was rented out to help pay the start-up costs for the restaurant and the menu was limited to beef brisket, pit hams, barbecue beans, potato chips, beer, bottled milk and sodas.

Johnny Rebs' True South

2940 E Chapman Ave
Orange, CA 92869
(714) 633-3369

Established in 1984, Johnny Rebs’ is the good things about the South, irrespective of how near or far away the small towns and farmlands of North Carolina, Georgia, Louisiana, and Texas are. As the South, Johnny Rebs’ is more than just a place – it’s a region of the mind, a place in the heart.

Leadbelly's Barbecue

711 N Placentia Ave
Fullerton, CA 92831
(714) 646-9560

House-smoked meats, hefty burgers & Southern sides in an informal space with counter seats & tables.

Lucille's Smokehouse Bar-B-Que

1639 E. Imperial Highway
Brea, CA 92821
(714 0 990-4944

Lake Forest
23760 El Toro Rd.
Lake Forest, CA 92630
(949) 581-7427

4050 W. Chapman Ave
Orange, CA 92868
(714) 634-1227

2550 Park Ave
Tustin, CA 92782
(714) 259-1227

“The best Bar-B-Que in the County!” “Or maybe the State.” “Or maybe the whole South!” That’s what folks said about the barbecue Lucille Buchanan grew up eating in her Grandma’s lunch shack, a tiny little nothing of a place on a back road in a small town way outside of Greenville. But Lucille didn’t know any different. She hadn’t traveled more than about 30 miles in any direction. It was just Granny’s cooking. And Lucille loved it…

Newport Rib Company

2196 Harbor Blvd
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
(949) 631-2110

The Rib Company prides itself on not only being a premier spot for great BBQ, but a place where locals meet to share stories of the neighborhood and out of town visitors come to sample the rich history of delicious BBQ in a setting that is warm and inviting. We value community involvement and dedicate ourselves to giving back to the community that has been so good to us over the years.

Old Crow Smokehouse

1535 W Katella Ave
Orange, CA 92867
(657) 221-3057

Country Music, Cold Beer, Moonshine cocktails and Orange County’s Best Barbecue according to the Orange County Register This Chicago native from the Wrigleyville neighborhood of the windy city has become a SoCal favorite at it’s location at Pacific City in Huntington Beach. This Midwest import brings the best barbeque styles from the Carolinas, Memphis, Kansas City and Texas. Enjoy Southern inspired cocktails at the bar, and meet friends for one of the best communal dining experiences in Southern California. Get your country on, as you enjoy Old Crow’s signature “Scrugg’s Rub” baby back ribs and Front Porch Punch while you listen to live country tunes every Friday and Saturday night. You will love the vibe at this high-energy eatery where Country rules and the Barbecue is the name of the game!

Smoqued California BBQ

128 N Glassell St
Orange, CA 92866
(714) 633-7427

Smoqued BBQ est. 2012 has been serving our own brand of "California BBQ" from day one. Much like California is a melting pot of cultural identities, Smoqued is an amalgamation of everything we love about BBQ from all over the country, with a SoCal twist on some of the usual down home staples. All our meats are smoked in house and lovingly trimmed, rubbed, seasoned and spiced by hand, We invite you to stop grab a beer and enjoy some of the finest BBQ and beer our golden state has to offer.

The Smoking Ribs

14211 N Euclid St D
Garden Grove, CA 92843
(714) 867-6057

We started smoking meats in 1999 in our backyards and transitioned to a commercial bbq smoking style catering business in 2010 called "Bolsa Barbeque."

Wood Ranch BBQ & Grill

501 Spectrum Center Dr
Irvine, CA 92618
(949) 337-4850

Our Award-Winning Restaurants feature “The Food That Makes America Great!®” – a menu of high-quality, savory signature dishes such as: Premium American Baby Back Pork Ribs, Certified Angus Beef® steaks and burgers, USDA Choice tri-tip roasts (our top-selling entrée), fresh fish, chicken, and a nationally-recognized Kids’ Menu. Wood Ranch also offers a broad selection of innovative, healthy, and beautifully presented salads, appetizers, and homemade desserts, as well as full bar service. We also offer convenient Take-out and Catering services.

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