It’s no secret that the Hoosier state has some pretty awesome restaurants. But did you know that Indiana actually has its own
BBQ trail? Created by Visit Indiana, this amazing trail is bound to blow your taste buds away. Check out these 13 amazing BBQ restaurants below.
1. Thirty-Six Saloon - Rockville
With their own signature, bottled BBQ sauce, this biker bar offers incredible BBQ options. Try pulled pork, dry rub ribs, brisket, or any of their awesome burgers. Find them at 108 E Ohio St, Rockville, IN 47872.
2. Aaron's Lake House - Rockville
This little known restaurant is a must visit for BBQ lovers. They serve a mean pork ribeye with just the right amount of BBQ sauce. They have quite an eclectic menu and a fantastic salad bar. Check them out at 8608 East US 36, Rockville, Indiana.
3. Big Hoffa's Smokehouse Bar-B-Que - Westfield
This famous smokehouse is locally owned and completely delivers on all things BBQ. Their ribs fall right off the bone, their pulled meats are tender and packed with flavor, and their BBQ sauce is excellent. Be sure to try the Hoffanator at least once - a glorious bed of french fries covered in mac-n-cheese, baked beans, pulled pork, BBQ sauce, and ranch dressing. Find them at 800 E Main St, Westfield, IN 46074.
4. Bill and Dave's Smokin' Pit - Tell City
What's better than mouth watering BBQ? A mouth watering BBQ buffet, of course! You'll be hard pressed to choose between pulled pork, ribs, and brisket - but luckily, you can get them all. Find this hidden gem at 1527 11th St, Tell City, IN 47586.
5. Fireside Cafe - Shipshewana
This incredible restaurant is quite unique, and even offers a horse and buggy friendly drive through! While they have a pretty thorough menu, their smoked brisket and pork BBQ are absolutely show-stealers. Check them out at 300 S van Buren St, Yoder's Shopping Center, Shipshewana, IN 46565.
6. Jefferson Street BBQ - Converse
If you're a huge BBQ fan, this tiny restaurant needs no introduction. From their jalapeno cornbread to their incredible brisket to their perfect mac-n-cheese, you can't go wrong with anything you order here. Find them at 101 N Jefferson St, Converse, IN 46919.
7. Jimmie's Dairy Bar - Pendleton
This small town ice cream place offers impressive BBQ, either on a sandwich or as a platter. Treat yourself to awesome BBQ and a sweet treat at 7065 S State Road 67, Pendleton, Indiana.
8. Legends of Notre Dame - Notre Dame
This legendary restaurant offers incredible dishes, including their remarkable BBQ. Try their famous Carolina BBQ pulled pork sandwich or their BBQ burger. You'll find them at 100 Legends, Notre Dame, IN 46556.
9. Marcy's Restaurant - Leopold
This small town restaurant is a great family spot where there's something for everyone on the menu. Don't miss Friday or Saturday at Marcy's though - that's when they offer their incredible ribs. Find them at 12194 Indiana St, Leopold, IN 47551.
10. The Montezuma Grill - Montezuma
This unassuming grill is easy to miss, but definitely worth a try. If you're in the area, give their BBQ cuisine a try. Find them at 114 Crawford St, Montezuma, IN 47862.
11. Smackwater Cove Bar & Grill - Derby
This local restaurant and bar offers indoor and outdoor seating and a laid back atmosphere. They also make some pretty hearty baby-back-ribs. Give them a taste at 15364 Old St Rd 70, Derby, IN 47525.
12. Squealers BBQ - Indianapolis
This outstanding BBQ restaurant is well known for their delicious fare. Enjoy tender ribs, BBQ nachos, brisket, or a little bit of their finest with the sampler platter. Check them out at 5515 W 86th St, Indianapolis, IN 46268.
13. Tell City Pour Haus - Tell City
This awesome pub has great bbq options, ranging from pulled pork, to ribs, to BBQ nachos. End your trip on the BBQ trail in style at 706 Humbolt St, Tell City, IN 47586.
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