King of Prussia
Mission BBQ has made a name for itself with its barbecue classics like brisket, pork, chicken and ribs. The restaurant is also dedicated to giving back to the military and local first responders through charitable organizations.
PHAMOUS PHIL'S BBQ & GRILLE
There are many barbecue restaurants in Montco, but only one that's Phamous. The award-winning Phamous Phils was featured on the Food Network's Restaurant Divided, but the real star is the food. And Phil's Inphamous Sauce makes everything better.
THE LUCKY WELL
When chef Chad Rosenthal fires up his smoker, all of Ambler breathes in the scent of hickory and salivates a little. Rosenthal's restaurant The Lucky Well has a welcoming atmosphere, a full-service whiskey bar and a live music lounge. But the star of the show is the menu, including mouthwatering ribs and beef brisket.
Chef Keith Taylor, founder of Zachary's BBQ learned the secrets of good barbecue at the elbow of his Gram, who schooled him in the tradition of cast iron skillets, rich sauces and a whole lotta love. But it's not just the ribs and chicken. How does Sweet Potato Cheesecake or Maple Bourbon Pecan Pie sound?
If you love bacon, Tailgate Barbecue has you covered with a mouthwatering appetizer: five slices of mouth-watering bacon covered in Tailgate's award-winning barbecue rub. For something a little meatier, you can't go wrong with Tailgate's beef brisket.
Wings + Ribs = Wibs. Meat + Sauce = Delicious BBQ. No matter how you slice it, it all adds up to great barbecue. Wibs also offers southern specialties like a catfish po'boy and sweet potato fries with dipping sauces.
UNCLE GREG'S SMOKIN' BBQ
Uncle Greg's popular food truck occupies the same spot in Lansdale every Wednesday through Sunday. In addition to the fall-off-the-bone cuts, Uncle Greg makes some kickin' sides, including baked beans that are thick and spicy and loaded with chunks of pork butt.
JESSE'S BARBECUE & LOCAL MARKET
True barbecue lovers want a taste of everything. That's why Jesse's offers the sampler meal: three ribs, a serving of sliced brisket, a chicken drumstick, and a load of pulled pork. Two sides are also included; we recommend the collard greens and the mac & cheese.
The go-to spot for ribs in Abington is hands-down Lepore-Ba-Q. Choose your favorite style - baby back or St. Louis - and you can't go wrong. The perfect side: dirty rice with crispy brisket ends.
BBQ BBQ takes pulled pork to the next level by nesting it in a Panini. The sandwich - at only $9 - overflows. Plenty of sauce options are available, including an apple cider version that gets the savory-sweet balance exactly right.
The menu at Surah is loaded with fresh meat, seafood and poultry. Choose from any one of a number of seasonings, sauces and cooking techniques. Best of all? The pricing is all you can eat.
BRIDGEPORT RIB HOUSE
Some would call Bridgeport Rib House a dive. We just call it a great place to get ribs by the piece. The sides here often take center stage, especially in the baked beans and sausage stuffing.
Barbacoa, the Spanish word for barbecue, is also Ardmore's favorite spot for a Peruvian-style slant on the BBQ tradition, featuring amazing marinades. As for unique sides, we have just two words: cornbread pudding.