Northern California December 14, 2017
Travel Off The Beaten Path To Try The Most Mouthwatering BBQ In Northern California
You don’t have to travel to the South to get some delicious, mouthwatering BBQ! Scattered all over Northern California are amazing barbecue joints that can definitely give places like Texas a run for their money. As most food enthusiasts know, sometimes the best food can be found in the most unexpected places. The BBQ restaurant featured here is located in a small Northern California town, but it’s so worth the journey.
Calistoga is a small city located in Northern California's Napa Valley. You might not believe that some of the state's best tasting barbecue is located here, but it is.
Buster's Southern BBQ is a little restaurant specializing in classic Southern dishes and barbecue. The owner, Charles "Buster" Davis, uses his own family recipes which have been passed down for generations.
There's nothing like walking up to a barbecue joint and being greeted by a delicious pile of meat sitting on the outdoor grill!
The delicious smells coming from the grill are what lures you in, but the food itself will have you coming back for more. It's clear that Buster's takes barbecue seriously.
The restaurant has gained quite the loyal following among the tight-knit community of Calistoga.
The beautiful outdoor patio is the perfect place to sit and enjoy the company of friends and family while chowing down on some of the most delectable barbecue you've ever tasted.
Buster's is a casual, no-frills restaurant which gives them room to focus solely on the flavor of their meat.
The menu is to-the-point, containing any classic barbecue dish you could desire. You can even purchase whole cooked meats to take home and enjoy for days on end.
This place is perfect for a quick meal that is sure to satiate your hunger and make you want to come back for more.
They offer largely portioned sandwiches that include tri-trip, pork loin, pulled pork, chicken breast, or hot links. Classic side dishes like beans, coleslaw, and potato salad are also offered.
They even offer a dish of grilled veggies! Who knew vegetables could look so scrumptious?
You haven't lived until you've tried their barbecued oysters.
Buster's has been recognized with a variety of awards for their focus on flavor and high-quality meats. They've been recognized by magazines like National Geographic and Wine Spectator along with being voted Best Of The Bohemian in the North Bay for 10 years straight.
Don't forget to get a taste of their famous hot sauce...but only if you know you can handle it.
Their sauce is insanely spicy but doesn't compromise flavor. It's so tasty you won't be able to stop eating it. If you're not a spice fanatic, don't worry. Their mild sauces are just as heavenly.
There's a reason Buster's is a favorite among the locals. This place knows barbecue and knows it well. Who knew some of California's best BBQ was located right outside of wine country?
You'll find Buster's located at 1207 Foothill Blvd Calistoga, CA 94515. They are open every day from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. (7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday).
Have you been to Buster’s Original Southern BBQ? What’s your favorite barbecue restaurant in Norcal? Let us know in the comments! If you enjoyed this article, you’ll surely enjoy taking a look at this list of
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