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Best BBQ Joints in Rhode Island!

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From your classic pulled pork sandwiches to Chinese barbecue, you’ll be surprised to find that Rhode Island offers its own exemplary barbecue joints. Head to the market, grab a quick bite from a barbecue truck, or sit down at one of these mom-and-pop style locations and chow down on some of the best barbecue you’ll find in the Ocean State!

Durk’s BBQ, Providence, RI

Durk’s arrived on the Thayer scene this spring, cooking up incredible smoked meats. You’ll want to try it all—those crispy kimchi-style brussel sprouts, the creamy mac and cheese, the perfectly sweet corn bread. And best of all are the meats: slow-cooked brisket, ribs, and pulled pork. You can’t go wrong!

Smoke House, Newport, RI

Located along the wharf in an open-air seating area, Smoke House is offers up some of the best meat in Newport. The dry rub on the ribs is perfectly smoky and flavorful. For a juicier bite, go for the wings, and top it all off with a great red sangria.

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