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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.

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

1782 Madison Avenue

Memphis, TN 38104

(901) 272-1277

dancingpigs.com

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

Ocean Springs 7501 Hwy 57Exit 57 off I-10 North 1,000 yardsOcean Springs, MS 39565Mobile 5753 Old Shell RoadDirectly across from USAMobile, AL 36608Gulfport 15094 Mills RoadNorth of 49 to 53 West 1 mileGulfport, MS 39503theshedbbq.com
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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

13. Archibald's Drive in Northport, AL

1211 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd

Northport, AL 35476

(205) 345-6861

12. Stubb's Bar-B-Q in Austin, TX

801 Red River St

Austin, TX 78701

(512) 480-8341

stubbsaustin.com

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11. Hubba Hubba Smokehouse in Flat Rock, NC

2724 Greenville Hwy

Flat Rock, NC 28731

(828) 694-3551

hubbahubbasmokehouse.com

10. The Salt Lick in Driftwood, TX

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

Driftwood, TX 78619

(512) 858-4959

saltlickbbq.com

9. Central BBQ in Memphis, TN

2249 Central Ave

Memphis, TN 38104

(901) 272-9377

cbqmemphis.com

8. Dreamland BBQ in multiples locations in AL and GA

Roswell Dreamland 10730 Alpharetta HighwayRoswell, Georgia 30076(678) 352 7999Birmingham Dreamland1427 14th Avenue, SouthBirmingham, AL 35205(205) 933 2133Mobile Dreamland3314 Old Shell RoadMobile, AL 36607(251) 479 9898Tuscaloosa Dreamland5535 15th Avenue, EastTuscaloosa, AL 35405(205) 758 8135  Norcross Dreamland5250 Peachtree ParkwayNorcross, GA 30092(770) 446 6969Huntsville Dreamland3855 University DriveHuntsville, AL 35816(256) 539 RIBS (7427)Northport Dreamland101 Bridge AvenueNorthport, AL 35476(205) 343-6677 Montgomery Dreamland101 Tallapoosa St.The AlleyMontgomery, AL 36104(334) 273-RIBS (7427)dreamlandbbq.com
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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

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7. Charles Vergos' Rendezvous in Memphis, TN

52 S 2nd St

Memphis, TN 38103

(901) 523-2746

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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

5. Corky's Ribs & BBQ in Memphis, TN

5259 Poplar Ave

Memphis, TN 38119

(901) 685-9744

corkysmemphis.com

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

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3. Sam’s BBQ1 in Marietta, GA

4944 Lower Roswell Rd

Marietta, GA 30068

(770) 977-3005

bbq1.net

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

2020 Demere Rd

St Simons, GA 31522

(912) 638-7685

southernsoulbbq.com

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

1205 Ashley River Rd

Charleston, SC 29407

(843) 225-7427

hometeambbq.com

And just in case anyone wasn't counting, the real winner here is:

Georgia and Tennessee tie for second.
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Georgia and Tennessee tie for second.