Phil's BBQ is one of The 15 Best Places for a Barbecue in San Diego.

1. Phil's BBQ

9.3
3740 Sports Arena Blvd (at Hancock St.), San Diego, CA
BBQ Joint · Midway District · 463 tips and reviews

Don T.Don Tolentino: Although you can't go wrong with anything here, I personally recommend the baby back ribs or the broham with coleslaw on the side!

Daniel A.Daniel Assisi: Must order the baby back ribs, which is really enough for two. Add fries and slaw or a corn on the cob for maximum enjoyment. Oh, and call ahead for pickup if taking home (ribs reheat well)

WesWes: Nice baby back pork ribs! Sauce is sweet and tasty, and quality is consistent!

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2. BBQ House

8.9
5025 Newport Ave, San Diego, CA
BBQ Joint · Ocean Beach · 34 tips and reviews

Sara S.Sara Skowron: So yummy! Some of the best ribs I've had!!

SJ8544123 L.SJ8544123 L: pretty good BBQ place ;P beef ribs n southern style pork were delicious. it was my first time trying the sloppy joe burrito n it was pretty tasty♡

Evana R.Evana Rüt: In love with their ribs, also their Californian style burger with pulled pork is worth to try!

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3. Grand Ole BBQ y Asado

8.8
3302 32nd St (at Thorn St), San Diego, CA
BBQ Joint · North Park · 11 tips and reviews

Tina S.Tina S.: Brisket, pork, chicken.... it's all yummy!

Ryan F.Ryan Ford: Best BBQ is SD. I really like the brisket. And it's BYOB.

Roger M.Roger Ma: Brisket, beef ribs, lamb shoulders....they are all so damn good! 👌

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4. Jeong Won Korean BBQ

8.8
4690 Convoy St (at Engineer Rd), San Diego, CA
Korean Restaurant · Kearny Mesa · 29 tips and reviews

KoKo S.KoKo SD: Get the marinated beef short ribs!

Sarah P.Sarah Pattynama: Beef brisket, green veggies, and bean sprouts--all my favs!!

Em Pinky D.Em Pinky Dang: By far the best Korean BBQ we've ever experienced. Top-notch service and friendly environment, the food selection at the buffet line to pick your own meat and side items was amazing quality.

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5. Taegukgi Korean BBQ House

8.7
7655 Clairemont Mesa Blvd #501, San Diego, CA
Korean Restaurant · Kearny Mesa · 29 tips and reviews

Steve L.Steve Leonard: Try the Kalbi (BBQ beef short ribs). You won't be disappointed.

. ... .: Bring your appetite!! I had the beef brisket and was absolutely fantastic. Service here is so phenomenal!!

Alex W.Alex Wrecks: Trendy decor and music, although the layout reminds me of pig feeding troughs. Marinated pork ribs and beer lava lamps are awesome. There's tons of parking and its across the street from karaoke

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6. CUCINA urbana

9.5
505 Laurel St (at 5th Ave), San Diego, CA
Italian Restaurant · Park West · 154 tips and reviews

Nicole L.Nicole Lingner: THIS IS MY FAV PLACE IN THE COUNTRY. It all works, knowledgeable staff, ambiance...food! Must order: Polenta of the day, chicken liver pate, short rib pappardelle, bittersweet chocolate budino, yum! Read more.

Steven Y.Steven Y: Wine bottles at retail plus $8 corkage fee; mushroom and fennel sausage pizza with truffle oil, short rib tagliatelle, strawberry tiramisu are awesome

Michael N.Michael Newton: Short rib pappardelle is excellent. Also great shrimp puttanesca and my favorite wine pricing method!

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7. Iron Pig Alehouse

9.0
1520 Garnet Ave, San Diego, CA
BBQ Joint · Pacific Beach · 10 tips and reviews

SalSal: The meat of the sliced brisket is super tender! All my friends were super happy with the meat here

Nick O.Nick Olas: Brisket. That is all

R. N.R. Nightfox: Pulled Pork is amazing, friendly staff and great beer selection

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8. Wood Ranch BBQ & Grill

8.8
7510 Hazard Center Dr. Unit 215, San Diego, CA
BBQ Joint · Mission Valley East · 17 tips and reviews

Beran Y.Beran Young: All of the barbecue is excellent here!

Marie G.Marie G: Carolina ribs, mac n cheese, sweet corn. Sit in bar area!

Robert H.Robert Hernandez: Beef barbecue

Phil's BBQ is one of The 15 Best Places for a Barbecue in San Diego.

9. Phil's BBQ

8.9
17051 W Bernardo Dr (Rancho Bernardo Road), San Diego, CA
BBQ Joint · Rancho Bernardo · 8 tips and reviews

Greta M.Greta Marsh: Baby back ribs, grilled corn, macaroni salad

Luis B.Luis Bernal: ribs were great

Joey H.Joey Hernandez: biggest of all the Phil's spots in San Diego. love their ribs. beans and Mac salad are delicious as well!!

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10. Manna BBQ

8.4
4428 Convoy St #210, San Diego, CA
Korean Restaurant · Kearny Mesa · 44 tips and reviews

Quang N.Quang Nguyen: great Korean bbq

Bill O.Bill Ostrowski: Well since it was my first Korean BBQ it was my favorite Korean BBQ. I would definitely recommend it to all.

Julian N.Julian Nam: I don't like any Korean BBQ places in San Diego ... EXCEPT THIS PLACE!!! I always get A1. All the premium meats I want, but way cheaper than S1.

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11. Petco Park

9.4
100 Park Blvd (at Tony Gwynn Dr), San Diego, CA
Baseball Stadium · East Village · 241 tips and reviews

Ryan W.Ryan Wolf: Randy Jones BBQ sliced brisket sandwhich, get it and make sure to add more BBQ sauce!

MarkMark: Get a Randy Jones BBQ sliced brisket sandwich (w/ extra sauce) in center field. Go to the Hall Of Fame Bar in left (if it's a blowout) & the Ballpark Brews stand on the first base side for good beer.

Brett D.Brett Domue: Get the El Toro from Phil's BBQ in left field. Huge, great deal, and tastier than at the restaurant!

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12. Great Maple

8.9
1451 Washington St (btwn Lincoln & Cleveland Ave), San Diego, CA
American Restaurant · University Heights · 111 tips and reviews

Kris V.Kris Viesselman: Beef brisket hash is an incredible hangover cure

Jeremy J.Jeremy Jacobowitz: Fantastic brunch!! Worth the wait for sure! Love the bloody Mary options! The smoked brisket hash is the perfect brunch dish! Too many things I have to go back and try!

Jeremy J.Jeremy Jacobowitz: Perfect brunch spot!! Loves the number of bloody Marys, and the smoked brisket hash is what brunch is all about! Too many things I have to go back and try!

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13. Carnitas' Snack Shack

9.4
2632 University Ave (at Oregon St), San Diego, CA
American Restaurant · North Park · 184 tips and reviews

Martin L.Martin Lindsay: Try the Pulled Pork Sandwich - Pork three ways: breaded cutlet, fried; succulent pulled pork; crispy bacon; all in one sandwich!

John D.John Diaz: The pulled pork sandwich was amazing. 3 kinds of meat? Fabulous.

Victor S.Victor Suarez: Bqq pulled pork sandwich was awesome

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14. Dirty Bird's

8.4
4656 Mission Blvd (btwn Diamond & Emerald St), San Diego, CA
Wings Joint · Pacific Beach · 64 tips and reviews

Vera A.Vera Alexander: Get the 3 pete bbq wings!!! Amazing!!!

Elizabeth L.Elizabeth Lopez: You have to try the maple chipotle bbq wings hmmm mmm good

Christelle L.Christelle Lerryn: Best wings in town. Favorites are dirty ranch, dirty blue, all the bbq

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15. Kindred

9.4
1503 30th St, San Diego, CA
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant · South Park · 27 tips and reviews

Fernando M.Fernando Melendez: Brunch. The Jackfruit BBQ sandwich. The Pecan crusted tofu. All great dishes.

Peggy G.Peggy Gartin: BBQ Jackfruit sandwich is to die for. More food than I could handle, which is a good thing.

Maureen L.Maureen Liwanag: Dinner service was great but food was disappointing. Beet risotto and Memphis bbq wich were just alright. Come here for brunch instead.