Oklahoma February 05, 2023
by Ashley The Most Delicious Oklahoma Road Trip Takes You To 6 Hole-In-The-Wall BBQ Restaurants
Oklahoma is home to some of the best BBQ in the country. We have many award-winning BBQ joints all over the Sooner State that will send your taste buds into a frenzy. If you’re looking to discover some new, hole-in-the-wall, mouthwatering
Oklahoma BBQ, keep scrolling to check out this road trip that will take you to six of them. The trip is just under four hours of driving time, plus the amount of time it takes to eat. Here is an interactive map of the best BBQ in Oklahoma.
This BBQ road trip is 231 miles long and is estimated to take about four hours of driving time. Be sure and check each establishment's hours of operation to ensure they will be open when you visit.
1. Mac's Barbecue (Skiatook)
has been serving tasty BBQ for many years and has gained quite a cult following. They have a reputation as one of the finest barbecue joints in the Sooner State, and their beef ribs are one of the reasons. These "fall off the bone" ribs are smoked under low heat for hours and are nearly perfect. If you only order one item, make it the ribs.
Find out why locals flock to Mac's Barbecue:
1030 W Rogers Blvd, Skiatook, OK 74070, USA
2. Knotty Pig BBQ, Burger & Chili House (Tulsa)
For outstanding smoked meat, huge portions, and some of the best BBQ in Tulsa, Oklahoma,
offers unforgettable BBQ. Famous for their sandwiches, all it takes is just one bite to see why their reputation and reviews are amazing.
6835 E 15th St, Tulsa, OK 74112, USA
3. The Butcher BBQ Stand (Wellston)
Located right off of Interstate 44 in Wellston, about 40 miles from Oklahoma City and 60 miles from Tulsa, you can find some of the best BBQ you have ever tasted at
The Butcher BBQ Stand
. Don’t take our word for it; just look at the wall listing the hundreds of BBQ first-place awards they have won all over the country. Virtually every item on the menu has won awards, from their famous burnt ends to the smoked corn on the cob; it is all mouthwatering.
Learn the history of this award-winning barbecue joint:
3402 OK-66, Wellston, OK 74881, USA
4. Jack's Bar-B-Q (Oklahoma City)
has been serving a variety of barbecue dishes and tasty sides for more than 50 years and has some of the best BBQ in Oklahoma City. The amazing BBQ and casual dining experience will have you coming back time and time again. Of course, the meat here is the standout, but we would be remiss if we didn't mention that their fried okra is some of the best we have ever tasted.
4418 NW 39th St, Oklahoma City, OK 73112, USA
5. Bob's Pig Shop (Paul's Valley)
I hope you have saved room for the next stop on this BBQ road trip.
Bob's Pig Shop
is a local hot spot for BBQ in Paul's Valley. The brisket here is cooked whole then the fat is removed to give it a delicious flavor and texture. The sides are all great, and the service is fantastic.
Find out all about Bob's Pig Shop from the owner himself:
829 N Ash St, Pauls Valley, OK 73075, USA
6. Smokin' Joe's Rib Ranch (Davis)
There’s nothing like a good plate of barbecue to put a great big smile on your face. If you’re looking for a true Oklahoma experience then you'll love
Smokin’ Joe’s Rib Ranch
. It is a true diamond in the rough. In addition to traditional barbecue, Smokin' Joe's also serves up maybe the best sandwich in Oklahoma. This handmade Rueben is simply scrumptious.
3165 Jollyville Rd, Davis, OK 73030, USA
Have you been to any of these places with the best BBQ in Oklahoma? Let us know in the comments. If you enjoy food road trips,
check out this fun donut road trip we put together!
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What are some hidden gem restaurants in Oklahoma?
Hidden gem restaurants in Oklahoma include:
Weber’s Root Beer. Locals come here for the burgers, fries, and yummy root beer that’s been here since the 1800s.
Flo’s Burger Diner. The hamburgers here are never frozen and are as scrumptious as can be. The Bomb Burger Deluxe is simply huge.
Robert’s Grill. This small, humble restaurant serves tasty fried onion burgers.
Four J’s Diner. If you want delicious Laotian and Thai food, go to this restaurant in Oklahoma City.
Find out more about these and a few more hidden gem restaurants in Oklahoma .
What are the most iconic foods in Oklahoma?
These are the most iconic foods in Oklahoma:
Fried Onion Burger. This Oklahoma iconic food can be found in many restaurants all over the state.
Fried Pies. These deep-fried, fruit-filled treats have been a local favorite since they were first made in the Arbuckle Mountains in the 1800s.
Fried Okra. This is another Oklahoma fried favorite food that has become an icon of Southern food.
Sooner Steaks. With so many cattle ranches, Oklahomans know how to make a mean steak.
There are several more of the most iconic foods in Oklahoma to discover.
What are the most historic restaurants in Oklahoma?
Here are the most historic restaurants in Oklahoma:
Ann’s Chicken Fry House. This tiny Oklahoma City restaurant has been serving delicious chicken fried steak for decades.
The Old Plantation Restaurant. Built in Medicine Park in 1910, this recently restored restaurant is a wonderful place for a good steak.
Hammett House Restaurant. This homey restaurant has served homemade dishes since 1969 and has delectable desserts as well.
Kumback Cafe. This little, old-fashioned diner in Perry has been flocked to by locals since it opened in 1926.
Learn more about these and more of the most historic restaurants in Oklahoma .