Dining March 09, 2017
The 13 Best BBQ Sandwiches In Louisiana And Where To Find Them
When it comes to BBQ, there are endless possibilities. Are you more of a Carolina sauce, or a Kansas City type of person? Or maybe you prefer a tangy mustard sauce. And then there’s the meat…do you prefer burnt ends, pulled pork, or a nice rack of ribs? No matter what your preference, we’ve listed the best places in Louisiana to get delicious BBQ.
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1. Grayson's BBQ
If you’re from the area, chances are you know Grayson’s. They keep their menu simple, but oh so good. Located at 5849 Hwy 71, Natchitoches, Louisiana 71414
2. Big Mike's BBQ
It took big Mike over a year of tinkering to get the sauce right, and it’s perfect! They smoke all of their meats in-house, and it’s simply melt-in-your-mouth-goodness. Located at 3034 Barrow St Houma, Louisiana 70360
3. Real BBQ and More
A family-owned restaurant that’s committed to serving top quality BBQ, slow-cooked over pecan wood and served with love. Try their Now and Later Tater: a baked potato topped with rib tips, brisket, sausage, turkey, and chicken. "Eat some now, eat some later!" (pictured above) Located at 7828 Line Ave Shreveport, Louisiana 71106
4. Danken Trail
Their BBQ is amazing, yes... but what sets this place apart is their homemade bread, made fresh daily! It's the only way to eat a brisket sandwich. Located at 7712 Desiard St, Monroe, Louisiana 71203
5. Central City BBQ
Their burnt ends are out of this world. Located at 1201 South Rampart New Orleans, Louisiana 70130
Cajun meets BBQ at this casual restaurant. There’s something for everyone at Cou-Yons! Located at 470 N Alexander Ave, Port Allen, Louisiana 70767
7. Don's Specialty Meats
Known for their boudin and cracklins, but their BBQ is out of this world. Stop in and try it for yourself! Located at 730 I-10 S Frontage Rd, Scott, LA 70583
8. Eddie's BBQ (Permanently Closed)
Portions so big you’ll be taking needing a doggy bag. Located at 1024 MacArthur Dr Alexandria, Louisiana 71303
Editors note: as of October 2020, this restaurant is closed for business.
9. Dwight's Restaurant
This place has amazing BBQ plus crawfish, meatloaf, and other classic American dishes. Located at 4800 Johnston St, Lafayette, Louisiana 70503
10. The Francis Smokehouse
Try the BBQ Brisket Nachos, you won’t regret it! Located at 6779 U.S Hwy 61, St Francisville, LA 70775
Awesome family restaurant serving up the best BBQ in DeRidder. Located at 217 N Washington St, DeRidder, LA 70634
12. The Joint
Featured in "Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives", this place has the juiciest slow-cooked pulled pork in the area. Located at 701 Mazant St New Orleans, Louisiana 70117
13. Papas Backyard BBQ
Delicious, mouth-watering BBQ done the way it should be. Located at 2848 Slidell Ave Slidell, Louisiana 70458
Where’s your favorite place for BBQ? Share in the comments below!