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The 9 Best BBQ Restaurants near Albany

Updated: March 22, 2021

Finding the finest Albany restaurants has never been easier. To get you the definitive list of the best restaurants, we analyzed the best review and restaurant sites incorporating millions of expert and diner reviews. Compare ratings, reviews, prices and hours easily by scrolling down and checking out our top 10 list.

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KC'S BBQ

$17 avg. barbeque
Albany
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

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Horn Barbecue

Oakland, Clawson
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Pig in a Pickle

Emeryville
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.0

Smokin Woods BBQ

American
Oakland, Temescal
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Smoke Berkeley

American
Berkeley, Downown Berkeley
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Champion Smokehouse

American
Oakland, Brookfield Village
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Everett & Jones Barbeque

American · $14 avg. main dish
Oakland, Produce & Waterfront
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.0

Waikiki Hawaiian BBQ

Hawaiian
El Cerrito
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Frannie Express

American
El Cerrito
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

How did we curate these results?

Figuring out the best restaurants can take a long time. We pored over ratings for 28808 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 3104661 restaurant reviews in Albany and 1901 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what Infatuation, Visit Oakland and Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life had to say, and applied our Feastfox magic sauce. These top contenders have appeared in Infatuation - San Francisco’s New Restaurant Openings, Visit Oakland - Where To Get Soul Food In Oakland and Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life - Top BBQ Joints in San Francisco/Bay Area. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their updated available services, so you can actually enjoy the food we show. This content is not sponsored by any restaurant or party, the restaurants shown are the real deal. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

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