Where To Eat The Best Ribs In America

Alabama-based magazine Southern Living polled its editors and readers to select the top 15 BBQ rib joints in the country. Here are the results.

1. 15. The Bar-B-Q Shop in Memphis, TN

 

1782 Madison Avenue
Memphis, TN 38104
(901) 272-1277
dancingpigs.com

2. 14. The Shed Barbecue & Blues Joint in multiples in various locations in MS and AL

Ocean Springs
7501 Hwy 57
Exit 57 off I-10 North 1,000 yards
Ocean Springs, MS 39565

Mobile
5753 Old Shell Road
Directly across from USA
Mobile, AL 36608

Gulfport
15094 Mills Road
North of 49 to 53 West 1 mile
Gulfport, MS 39503

theshedbbq.com

3. 13. Archibald’s Drive in Northport, AL

 

1211 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Northport, AL 35476
(205) 345-6861

4. 12. Stubb’s Bar-B-Q in Austin, TX

 

801 Red River St
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 480-8341
stubbsaustin.com

5. 11. Hubba Hubba Smokehouse in Flat Rock, NC

 

2724 Greenville Hwy
Flat Rock, NC 28731
(828) 694-3551
hubbahubbasmokehouse.com

6. 10. The Salt Lick in Driftwood, TX

18300 FM 1826
Driftwood, TX 78619
(512) 858-4959
saltlickbbq.com

7. 9. Central BBQ in Memphis, TN

 

2249 Central Ave
Memphis, TN 38104
(901) 272-9377
cbqmemphis.com

8. 8. Dreamland BBQ in multiples locations in AL and GA

Roswell Dreamland
10730 Alpharetta Highway
Roswell, Georgia 30076
(678) 352 7999

Birmingham Dreamland
1427 14th Avenue, South
Birmingham, AL 35205
(205) 933 2133

Mobile Dreamland
3314 Old Shell Road
Mobile, AL 36607
(251) 479 9898

Tuscaloosa Dreamland
5535 15th Avenue, East
Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
(205) 758 8135

Norcross Dreamland
5250 Peachtree Parkway
Norcross, GA 30092
(770) 446 6969

Huntsville Dreamland
3855 University Drive
Huntsville, AL 35816
(256) 539 RIBS (7427)

Northport Dreamland
101 Bridge Avenue
Northport, AL 35476
(205) 343-6677

Montgomery
Dreamland
101 Tallapoosa St.
The Alley
Montgomery, AL 36104
(334) 273-RIBS (7427)

dreamlandbbq.com

9. 7. Charles Vergos’ Rendezvous in Memphis, TN

 

52 S 2nd St
Memphis, TN 38103
(901) 523-2746
hogsfly.com

10. 6. Jim ‘N Nick’s Bar-B-Q in multiple locations around the south

 

Alabama
5 Points
Alabaster
B’ham Airport
Gardendale
Greystone
Homewood
Riverchase
Trussville
Jasper
Montgomery
Prattville
Tuscaloosa

Georgia
Conyers
Hiram
South Cobb
Cumming
Suwanee

North Carolina
Steele Creek
Concord Mills

South Carolina
Bluffton
Charleston
North Charleston

Colorado
Aurora
Northfield
Tennessee
Cool Springs
Memphis
Murfreesboro
Nashville
Smyrna

Florida
Niceville
Destin

jimnnicks.com

11. 5. Corky’s Ribs & BBQ in Memphis, TN

 

5259 Poplar Ave
Memphis, TN 38119
(901) 685-9744
corkysmemphis.com

12. 4. Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q Decatur, AL

 

1715 6th Ave SE
Decatur, AL
(256) 350-6969

2520 Danville Rd SW
Decatur, AL
(256) 350-0404

bigbobgibson.com

3. Sam’s BBQ1 in Marietta, GA

 

4944 Lower Roswell Rd
Marietta, GA 30068
(770) 977-3005
bbq1.net

13. 2. Southern Soul Barbeque in St. Simons Island, GA

 

2020 Demere Rd
St Simons, GA 31522
(912) 638-7685
southernsoulbbq.com

14. 1. Fiery Ron’s Home Team BBQ in Charleston, SC

 
 

1205 Ashley River Rd
Charleston, SC 29407
(843) 225-7427
hometeambbq.com

16. And just in case anyone wasn’t counting, the real winner here is:

Georgia and Tennessee tie for second.

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