There’s something so perfect about a simple BBQ sandwich. Smokey meat, tangy sauce, and a fresh bun all come together to melt in your mouth. These West Virginia restaurants have some of the best that you’ll ever taste.
1. Smoke House BBQ, Glenville
It's worth a trip to this charming small town just for the barbecue. You'll find a family style restaurant with Southern Pit Style Smoked BBQ. Address: 10 N Lewis St, Glenville, WV 26351.
2. Dem 2 Brothers and a Grill, Charleston
This Charleston shop has been featured on the Food Network. They claim to have not just the best barbecue in West Virginia, but the best barbecue on the planet! The hundreds of customers they serve daily seem to agree. Address: 423 Virginia St W, Charleston, West Virginia.
3. The Big Whiskey BBQ Co., Bluefield
This newer restaurant is already taking over southern West Virginia as a favorite spot for barbecue. You can get your meat with any of their four unique sauces. Address: 610 Raleigh St, Bluefield, WV 24701.
4. Appalachia Barbecue, Huntington
Appalachia Barbecue is the only BBQ Food Truck in the Tri-State area. Monday-Friday they are parked for lunch from 11-2, and on weekends they often travel to events around the area. Address: 5307 Cherry Lawn Rd, Huntington, West Virginia.
5. Atomic Grill, Morgantown
This creative BBQ restaurant has a variety of sauces and uses local ingredients. Address: 595 Greenbag Rd
Morgantown, West Virginia.
6. Hickory House, Jane Lew
Some people say this is the very best barbecue in West VIrginia. Hickory House uses a signature rub, real hickory wood, and an open-flame grill to bring out all the best flavors in each piece of meat. Address: 1137 US Hwy 19 N, Jane Lew, WV 26378.
7. Baby B's BBQ, Mannington
This newer restaurant is getting rave reviews from all around the area. Address: 200 Buffalo Street. Mannington, WV 26582.
8. Buddy's All American BBQ, Huntington
This popular spot has been serving Huntington since the year 2000. Address: 1537 3rd Ave
Huntington, West Virginia.
9. When Pigs Fly, Lewisburg
This great little restaurant smokes their meat for 14 hours before serving. Grab a sandwich, or catch one of their incredible all-you-can-eat buffets. Address: 103 Seneca Trail, Lewisburg, WV 24901.
10. Ridge View BBQ, Institute
This award-winning, family owned restaurant uses hickory smoke to get the perfect flavor. In addition to their restaurant location, you might also see their food trucks at festivals. Address: 5010 Fairlawn Ave, Institute, West Virginia
11. Rollin' Smoke, Sissonville
This restaurant is famous for their sandwiches and ribs. They also have additional food trucks and a takeout spot. Address: 1930 Pinewood Dr, Sissonville, WV 25320.
12. Smoke Ring BBQ & Sandwich Shop, Keyser
This little shop is always creating new and interesting specialty sandwiches, like this footlong hot dog wrapped in bacon, deep fried, and topped with our pulled pork, BBQ sauce, onion, tomato, pickle and cheddar cheese. Address: 36 North Main Street, Keyser, West Virginia.