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Your Guide to the Best Locally Owned BBQ in El Paso

There’s never been a better time to enjoy barbecue in El Paso than right now. From no-frills spots cooking up brisket and racks of ribs on brown butcher paper-lined trays, to newer spots with unique craft beer selections and upgraded side dishes, these are the best barbecue spots in El Paso.

Johnny's Pit Barbecue
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Johnny's Pit Barbecue
4768 Doniphan Dr.
915-833-2828 

Serving customers since 1955, Johnny’s is well versed when it comes to making the best barbecue beef and pork ribs. The tender pulled pork and beef brisket are equally delicious. The end result is a fantastic meal that hits the spot.

Moz's Bar-B-Que
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Moz's Bar-B-Que
5019 Alabama St.
915-562-8172 

Moz’s is for the true pit bbq lovers. If you are looking for a brisket sandwich that will knock your socks off and take your tastebuds for a drive, get over to Moz’s.

Rib Hut
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Rib Hut
2612 N. Mesa St.
915-532-7427 

At Rib Hut they slow cook their meats to ensure the highest quality Texas style BBQ in the Southwest. Meats are cut and served fresh daily and pair perfectly with their ever changing selection of micro-brews.

Smokey's Pit Stop and Saloon
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Smokey's Pit Stop and Saloon
9100 Viscount Blvd.
915-592-3141 

Serving El Paso since 1984, Smokey’s offers savory dishes with only the choicest cuts of meats and ribs. Smoked for hours to perfection in their live oak smoker pit, Smokey’s has a plate of mouthwatering meat with your name on it.

Tommy's Pit Barbecue
Tommy's Pit Barbecue
413 Myrtle Ave.
915-546-9140 
 

Inconspicuously nested in downtown, Tommy’s delicious barbecue has customers coming back for more. Try the brisket, it’s a local fav.

Tony's The Pit BBQ
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Tony's The Pit BBQ
1700 Myrtle Ave.
915-546-9140 

This family run restaurant serves up personalized sandwiches sliced to your unique liking. Traditional pics include meats by the pound, and homemade salads but you won’t want to leave without giving the taquitos and super nachos a shot.


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