Barbecue - Best of 2018

Published Jul 11, 2018

Ribs, pulled pork, burnt ends, or brisket? Whatever your choice, you surely have a favorite BBQ spot.

Winner
2018 Winner

1. Famous Dave's Barbeque

Voters Love

"Famous Dave's Has the best BBQ in North East Ohio. I love the baby back ribs, chopped pork, catfish and the hot link..." via Spaciee

Find It
26410 Great Northern Shop Center North Olmsted OH 44070
  • Famous Dave's Barbeque, Cheap Eats, Barbecue, Burger, Wings, Healthy Lunch, Sandwich Shop, Breakfast, Pizza, 26410 Great Northern Shop Center World Map North Olmsted OH 44070
    Nominee for: Barbecue, Burger, Wings
    26410 Great Northern Shop Center, World Map North Olmsted, OH
  • Hatfield's Goode Grub, Cheap Eats, Barbecue, Food Truck, 16700 Lorain Ave Kamms Corners Cleveland OH 44111
    16700 Lorain Ave, Kamms Corners Cleveland, OH
  • Mission BBQ, Cheap Eats, Barbecue, 8225 West Ridgewood Drive World Map Cleveland OH 44129
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    8225 West Ridgewood Drive, World Map Cleveland, OH
  • Bubba's-Q, Cheap Eats, Barbecue, Wings, Breakfast, 820 Center Rd Avon OH 44011
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    820 Center Rd, Avon, OH
  • Nominee for: Barbecue
    2050 East 4th Street, World Map Cleveland, OH
  • Nominee for: Barbecue
    World Map Lakewood, OH
  • Dickey's Barbecue Pit, Cheap Eats, Barbecue, 7769 Day Drive World Map Parma OH 44129
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    Multiple locations
  • Old Carolina Barbecue Company, Cheap Eats, Weddings, Barbecue, Caterer, Wings, 2482 Lincoln Way E World Map Massillon OH 44646
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    Multiple locations
  • Nominee for: Barbecue
    13401 Main Market Rd, Burton, OH
  • Nominee for: Barbecue
    3965 Lee Rd, Lee-Harvard Miles Cleveland, OH
  • Smoke BBQ Grill, Cheap Eats, Barbecue, Pizza, Burger, 420 Bacon Road Painesville OH 44077
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    420 Bacon Road, Painesville, OH
  • Moosehead Grill, Cheap Eats, Barbecue, 7660 Leavitt Rd Amherst OH 44001
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    7660 Leavitt Rd, World Map Amherst, OH
  • Smokey Bones Bar & Fire Grill, Cheap Eats, Barbecue, 25785 Brookpark Road North Olmsted OH 44070
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    25785 Brookpark Road, North Olmsted, OH
  • The Morehouse, Cheap Eats, Barbecue, 4054 Erie Street World Map Willoughby OH 44094
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    4054 Erie Street, World Map Willoughby, OH
  • Whitmore's Barbecue, Inc., Cheap Eats Restaurants, Barbecue, 15301 Kinsman Rd Cleveland OH 44120
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    15301 Kinsman Rd, Mt. Pleasant Cleveland, OH
  • Hot Sauce Williams, Cheap Eats, Weddings, Barbecue, Caterer, 7815 Carnegie Ave Fairfax Cleveland OH 44103
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    Multiple locations
  • Jimmy's Backyard BBQ, Cheap Eats, Barbecue, 8630 Mentor Avenue Mentor OH 44060
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    8630 Mentor Avenue, Mentor, OH
  • Boney Fingers BBQ, Cheap Eats, Barbecue, 401 Euclid Avenue Downtown Cleveland OH 44114
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    401 Euclid Avenue, Downtown Cleveland, OH
  • The Rib Cage Smokehouse, Cheap Eats, Barbecue, 2214 Lee Road World Map Cleveland OH 44118
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    2214 Lee Road, World Map Cleveland, OH
  • Nominee for: Barbecue
    3829 Lorain Avenue, Ohio City Cleveland, OH
  • Cowboy Food and Drink, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Barbecue, 8586 E Washington St Chagrin Falls OH 44023
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    8586 E Washington St, Chagrin Falls, OH
  • Island BBQ, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Barbecue, 4300 Oberlin Ave Lorain OH 44053
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    4300 Oberlin Ave, Lorain, OH
  • Smoked BBQ, Cheap Eats, Barbecue, 6088 Mayfield Rd Mayfield Heights OH 44124
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    6088 Mayfield Rd, Mayfield Heights, OH
  • Location
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    9377 Olde 8 Road, Northfield, OH
  • Mr. Wonderful's Chicken and Waffles, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Barbecue, 7903 Superior Ave Cleveland OH 44103
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    7903 Superior Ave, St. Clair-Superior Cleveland, OH
Contest Overview
  • 36,284
    Total Votes
  • 18,133
    Voters
  • 147
    Winners

The 2018 Cleveland Hot List awards are based on more than 36,000 votes from local Cleveland-area experts.

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