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Best Barbecue in Indiana

If there is one thing people love in Indiana, it’s a great plate of barbecue.  We’ve put together a list of some of the best spots for pulled pork, ribs and more!

1. Squealers – 5515 W 86th St. Indianapolis


Locally owned and operated, this downtown staple is consistently rated as one of the top barbeque spots in Indiana. A casual atmosphere provides the perfect backdrop to enjoy award winning burgers and steaks.  Complete with a full bar, Squealer’s is the perfect place to enjoy a relaxing dinner out.


2. Barbecue and Bourbon – 1414 W Main St. Speedway


\Big, hearty portions and bourbon cocktails make this rustic joint, with a classic country vibe, the perfect place to stop off for your barbecue fix. Fantastic, low prices means Barbecue and Bourbon offers a huge bang for your BBQ buck.


3. Rick’s Smoke House – 3102 Wabash Ave, Terre Haute


If your find yourself with a hankering for classic barbecue and you’re in Terre Haute there is one choice that stands out above the rest.  Rick’s smokehouse provides delicious brisket, pulled pork, ribs and more.


4. Big Hoffa’s – 800 E Main St. Westfield


Featured on several news stations and consistently touted as one of the best tasting barbecues in Indiana, Big Hoffa’s is a treat you won’t want to miss.  The demand for Big Hoffa’s is so high that they recently had to expand their building by more than double to accommodate the crowds and orders.


5. Porky’s – 711 W Main St. Paoli


This southern Indiana staple is known best for both its pulled park and its large variety of homemade sauces that will make any dish come to life. Whether you live in Paoli or are visiting nearby French Lick, porky’s needs to be on your list.


6. Wagner’s – 361 Wagner Rd. Porter


This down-home, cozy barbecue joint offers both indoor and outdoor seating to enjoy the delicious fixin’s. The most award-winning ribs can be enjoyed in front of the establishments many TV’s with a cold drink from the full-service bar.