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Barbecue Joints Round-Up

Nothing says summer like some down-home barbecue!

The weather is finally warm, which means grilling season is in full force! Lucky for us, there are many restaurants scattered throughout the region that bring the taste of the South right to your plate. From slow smoked pulled pork to fall-off-the-bone ribs, NEPA’s got you covered.

Don’t forget to pair your smokey favorites with classic Southern sides like corn on the cob, baked beans, coleslaw, and potato salad.


  • American Grill

    Located in Exeter, this restaurant features authentic barbecue smoked slow and low, marinated in homemade dry rubs, and complemented by homemade BBQ sauces to create a bold flavor.

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  • Bad Dog BBQ

    Located in New Milford, this little roadside stand serves up big barbecue flavor using homemade sauces and rubs for pulled pork sandwiches, ribs, brisket and more.

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  • Big Creek BBQ

    Located in Lehighton, this eatery features fall-off-the-bone ribs, pulled pork, and three varieties of rich, tangy homemade BBQ sauce all smoked over real wood.

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  • Chris's Western Beef

    Located in Meshoppen, this cowboy-themed restaurant gives you a taste of the Old West with delicious BBQ dishes like the Wild Bill Sampler featuring chicken, ribs, a junior beef barbecue and tasty sides.

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  • Kundla's Western Beef Company

    Located in Hamlin, this local favorite offers down-home BBQ classics like chicken, pork and beef ribs, all roasted over the flames and coated in secret sauce.

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  • Meat Hook BBQ

    Located in Laceyville, this down-home establishment dishes up authentic Texas barbecue including ribs, brisket and chicken that is slow smoked daily.

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  • Red Rock Barbeque & Ice Cream

    Located in Susquehanna, this family restaurant brings a taste of the South right to this neck of the woods with Texas-style barbecue staples like pulled pork and brisket.

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  • Stookey's Famous Bar-B-Que

    Located in Nanticoke, this roadside restaurant serves mouthwatering applewood smoked meats and poultry coated with the family’s secret sauce and topped with special relish.

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  • Uncle Buck's BBQ

    Located in Plymouth, this restaurant offers traditional barbecue favorites like ribs and pork that are smoked to perfection and flavored with delicious sauces and spices.

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