Here Are 12 BBQ Joints in Delaware That Will Leave Your Mouth Watering Uncontrollably

From roadside stands to tiny restaurants in strip malls, Delaware has barbecue joints scattered all over. With influences from the Carolinas all the way to Texas, and plenty of pork, beef, and chicken to go around, here are 12 of our favorite places to roll up our sleeves and take a bite of BBQ.

Please note, Charlie K’s BBQ is temporarily closed.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

I sure miss when Em-ing’s barbecue was in Millsboro; now your only hope of getting their fantastic BBQ is if you catch them catering in the state or drive to Bishopville, Maryland (sigh).

Where’s your favorite BBQ joint?