Got a hankering for barbecue?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top barbecue outlets in Bakersfield, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to fulfill your urges.

1. J's Place


Topping the list is J's Place, located at 2681 Calloway Drive. The Southern spot, which offers soul food and barbecue, is the highest-rated barbecue spot in Bakersfield, boasting four stars out of 667 reviews on Yelp.

2. Crazy BBQ


Next up is Crazy BBQ, situated at 2651 Oswell St. With 4.5 stars out of 107 reviews on Yelp, the Korean spot, which offers barbecue and chicken wings, has proven to be a local favorite.

3. Tofu House - Korean BBQ


Park Stockdale's Tofu House - Korean BBQ, located at 5550 California Ave., Suite 106, is another top choice. Yelpers give the Korean spot, which offers barbecue and more, four stars out of 274 reviews.

4. Prime Time BBQ, Meats, Deli

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Prime Time BBQ, Meats, Deli, a meat shop that offers barbecue and more in Riviera - Westchester, is another much-loved go-to spot. With 4.5 stars out of 74 Yelp reviews, head over to 1927 20th St. to see for yourself.

5. Big D's Smokehouse & Grill

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Check out Big D's Smokehouse & Grill, which has earned four stars out of 90 reviews on Yelp. You can find the smokehouse, which offers barbecue and more, at 6603 Panama Lane, Suite 103.

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