Idaho does a lot of things right. Mountains, fishing, community… But the Gem State has never been known by the rest of the country as a barbecue mecca. That being said, Idahoans do know their meat, and determined carnivores that we are, we’ve learned the best ways to smoke it, rub it, sauce it, and still get that crispy-heavenly char that makes your eyes roll back in your head with happiness. Want to find the best BBQ in Idaho? Check out these nine places that will have you reaching for that table-side paper towel roll (you’ll need it).

Is it socially acceptable to eat barbecue for three meals a day? Because it really should be. What BBQ restaurant in Idaho sends you into saucy, smoked meat nirvana?

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