The Best BBQ Restaurants in Los Angeles

Mount Malindang Pork Ribs & Riblets at The Park’s Finest
Mount Malindang Pork Ribs & Riblets at The Park’s Finest | Photo by Joshua Lurie

No matter what anybody claims, grilled meat is not barbecue. Other restaurants call items BBQ when the meat has clearly been roasted. Barbecue requires slow-cooking meat with wood smoke until the protein becomes infused with flavor. With that in mind learn about 11 of the best smoke-buffeted stops across Los Angeles County.

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13539 Ventura Blvd
91423-3825 Sherman Oaks , CA
Pricy
324 South Hill Street
90013 Los Angeles , CA
Moderate
609 N. La Brea Ave.
90036 Los Angeles , CA
Moderate
811 South Long Beach Blvd
90221 Compton , CA
Moderate
11801 Ventura Blvd
91604 Studio City , CA
3973 Sepulveda Blvd.
90230 Culver City , CA