This New Jersey Town Has The Best BBQ In The Country And These Restaurants Prove It

We’ve talked over and over about how New Jersey is a mecca for foodies. You can find some of the best restaurants around the state, and almost every cuisine is featured here. Of course, despite having the goods, New Jersey rarely gets the credit. Instead, the state is regularly overshadowed by nearby cities like New York City and Philadelphia.

Well, no longer. New Jersey has been getting all sorts of wins lately — first, it was crowned the state with the best pizza, and now a major New Jersey city has been recognized for having some of the best barbecue restaurants available in the country.

And this is honestly just scraping the surface of Newark’s barbecue scene. There are so many amazing restaurants in the city, ranging from humble and affordable to more upscale and luxe. Whatever BBQ experience you’re looking for, you’ll find it in Newark.

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Address: McWhorter Barbecue, 104 McWhorter St, Newark, NJ 07105, USA
Address: Elm Street Barbecue, 103 Elm St, Newark, NJ 07105, USA
Address: South Barbeque Restaurant, 396 South St, Newark, NJ 07105, USA
Address: North Newark Barbeque, 344 Bloomfield Ave, Newark, NJ 07107, USA
Address: Pulaski BBQ, 384 Walnut St, Newark, NJ 07105, USA