Where To Get The Best BBQ In Boca Raton
Boca Raton might not show up on a map of BBQ hotspots in America, but you should give our local fare the attention it deserves. Our reputation might be more popularly aligned with gourmet cuisine and trendy wine & tapas establishments, but the glitz and glamor of our celebrated community don't have to eschew old-fashioned home cooking in lieu of the many fine dining options in Boca Raton. We can have both! Here are a handful of the finest places for smoked meats, soul food, and saucy goodness. Behold: the best BBQ in Boca Raton
One of Boca Raton's best-reviewed BBQ joints with nearly 800 positive entries, Mississippi Sweets is a no-frills, locally-owned spot renowned for its upbeat service, positive environment, and great sauce selection. Most locals will tell you Mississippi Sweets is their go-to for catfish, wings, and the home-friend sweet potato chips.
Lucille's Bad to the Bone BBQ
Lucille's Bad To The Bone BBQ has three locations spanning South Palm Beach County - from Boca to Boynton. Their appetizers include the classics and sports bar fare - like fried pickles, crispy fish fingers, and corn muffins. Their menu is a bit less traditional than Mississippi Sweets, offering tacos, melts, and a grilled chicken reuben.
818 Heat is a Korean-Style BBQ specializing in the classic East-Asian flavors that have grown to a nationwide craze in the past decade. First beginning in pockets of the country like New York City and The Pacific Coast, the love for Korean BBQ - namely bulgogi style dishes has gone viral. 818 Heat satisfies that craving to try something new, with an expansive BBQ menu to complement more traditional Asian favorites, like chow mein, teriyaki, and hot & spicy.
With a name like Papa Sauce, you know it's got to be good! Named for its owner, who's been making his own BBQ sauce since his days in high school, Papa Sauce brings generations of soul food and BBQ experience to your plate. Papa Sauce is one of several restaurants owned by the family, with Papa himself sharpening his skills throughout his formative years with his aunts, uncles, and grandparents. Papa Sauce is only open on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, but they cater private events too!
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