Slow-smoking brisket and other meats is a Texas barbecue tradition. The city of Frisco is no exception. The area boasts no less than a dozen restaurants serving everything from burnt ends to smoked ribs and crackling sausage. Listed below are the four best BBQ restaurants in Frisco according to customer and critic reviews.

Best BBQ Restaurants in Frisco 


Hutchins was named one of the 50 best barbecue restaurants in Texas. It features pit barbecue classics that are found at tailgate parties and special occasions throughout the DFW area. Hutchins, whose history dates back more than 40 years, recently teamed up with John Mueller, a pitmaster legend whose strong personality has made him a household name in many parts of the state. 

Tender Smokehouse

Tender Smokehouse is a family-owned BBQ pit restaurant with a fun and friendly atmosphere. Its menu features beef ribs, brisket, and classic sides. The restaurant sources beef and produce from local farmers and ranchers who value the quality of their products. Tender Smokehouse's barbecue meats come with local craft brews and sodas. It also offers breakfast items, including tacos and buttermilk pancakes.

Rudy's Country Store and BBQ

Rudy's Country Store and BBQ has locations throughout the DFW area. It maintains high-quality standards with its moist brisket, turkey breast, spare ribs, and classic side items. Half chickens, ham, and pulled pork are also available. Rudy's is also famous for its breakfast tacos. Locals love the spicy chop taco and jalapeño sausage taco. 

Frisco Smokehouse

Frisco Smokehouse is a classic Texas barbecue restaurant that offers long-smoke meats with scratch-made sides. This location, which is on Independence Parkway, uses halal chicken and beef, with no pork on the menu. Sides include smoked beans, creamed corn, and garlic mashed potatoes. The chefs and service staff here have more than six decades of combined experience. 

Residents at The Links on PGA Parkway luxury apartments live within minutes of all these high-quality barbecue restaurants. So come home and enjoy many more local and delicious Frisco destinations any day of the week.