Even though things are still VERY different here in Los Angeles in regards to the pandemic, especially because you can’t currently dine in anywhere, you can still get great barbecue in and around Los Angeles(and at a number of locations you can eat outside at a distance).
Please see the list below of brick and mortar and pop-up options(over 2 dozen of which are available this coming week) in LA County for take-out and delivery. Note I will update this weekly and especially make note if things change to 25% seating.
10 East Craft Barbecue – Covina – @10eastcraftbarbecue on IG – Pop-ups forthcoming.
AGL’s Craft Meats – Long Beach – @aglscraftmeats on IG – Saturday October 3rd – Noble Ale Works – Noon to 6PM(or sold out)
A’s BBQ – Los Angeles – @as_bbq on IG – Pop-up Saturday October 10th from 12PM – 4PM – Place pre-orders HERE
APL BBQ – Los Angeles – Tuesday – Saturday from Noon – 9PM. Order online HERE for curbside pickup Take out and delivery via PostMates HERE and GrubHub HERE
AJ’s Tex Mex & BBQ – Valley Village – Open 7 Days a week(Monday – Thursday: 11AM – 9PM; Friday and Saturday: 11AM- 10PM; Sunday: 9AM – 9PM)Place orders for take out and delivery HERE
The Bad Jew – @thebadjew on IG – Saturday October 3rd at The Nosh in Beverly Hills 11AM – 3PM | Saturday October 10th at Surf’s Liquor from 11AM – 2PM (collaboration with Flat Point Barbecue).
Barbacoa Boyz – Los Angeles – @thebarbacoaboyz on IG – No pop-ups scheduled. DM for catering or additional information.
Bartz Barbecue – Los Angeles – Texas BBQ Catering AND selling barbecue and burgers(and more) for pickup via their online store HERE. The next BBQ pickup is set for October 4th. Get pre-orders in HERE. You can also call them at 424-327-8587 or DM on Instagram HERE.
Black Cat BBQ – Los Angeles – @blackcatbbqla on IG – Offering meal delivery a couple times a week. Call 213-477-3676 or email email@example.com
Bludso’s Bar & Que – Los Angeles – Open 7 Days a week for take out and delivery. Place orders HERE for take-out and curbside. Offering beer, wine and cocktails(really great one) for take-out and delivery AND shipping nationwide on Goldbelly HERE. Delivery available via Caviar HERE, Postmates HERE, Grubhub HERE, & UberEats HERE.
Boneyard Bistro – Sherman Oaks – open 7 days a week with newly opened ‘Boneyard Backyard’ patio. Open Monday – Thursday – 5PM – 10PM, Friday – Saturday 5PM – 10:30PM, and Sunday 5PM- 10PM. They have an extensive to-go menu which you can order for pickup HERE. Order delivery via DoorDash HERE; GrubHub HERE, PostMates HERE; & UberEats HERE. Now you can order alcohol with the meal.
Boyce’s BBQ – Studio City – @boycesbbq on IG – Underground Smoked Wings and Pimp Cheese. DM for details.
Britt’s BBQ – El Segundo – Wednesday – Sunday – 10AM – 8PM
Brother’s Keeper BBQ – Long Beach – @brothers_keeperbbq on IG – Next pop-up TBD
Califas BBQ – San Gabriel Valley – @Califas_BBQ on IG – No pop-up scheduled. DM for special orders and catering.
Carnivore Kingdom – San Fernando Valley – Texas style meats with a Los Angeles flair. Smoked with 100% oak wood for 14 hours. He always has brisket, pastrami, spare ribs, pulled pork and al pastor pork belly and all orders are via DM on Instagram.
Crazy Matt’s BBQ – Whittier – @crazymattsbbq on IG – Every Friday 4PM – Sold out – 11601 Hadley St, Whittier, CA 90601
Flatpoint Barbecue – Santa Monica – Central Texas Style – Next pop-up is Saturday September 26th at Lincoln & Flower & Sunday September 27th at Surf’s Liquor from 11AM – 2PM (collaboration with The Bad Jew).
Gold Land – Los Angeles – @goldxland on IG – Every Sunday at Menottis Coffee Shop in Culver City.
Grill Fellas BBQ Los Angeles – Whittier – @grillsfellasbbq on IG – No pop-up scheduled, but coming up. DM for catering and special orders.
Herc’s Barbecue – Los Angeles – @hercsbarbecue on IG – No pop-ups scheduled, but pre-order or special order via DM.
Holy Cow BBQ – Culver City/Santa Monica/West LA – Open For Take Out, Curbside, and Delivery. Open 7 days a week. Sunday – Thursday from 11:30AM -8:00PM / Friday & Saturday from 11:30AM – 9:00PM(at all locations) They also have outdoor dining at all spots, PLUS you can come by and watch a game at their Culver City location on their big patio. Order ahead online HERE
Horse Thief BBQ – DTLA – Open Wednesday – Sunday – Noon – 6PM. Happy hour with limited menu 6PM – 9PM. Outdoor patio seating. Order for pickup HERE. Order for delivery via Caviar HERE.
iii Mas BBQ – Los Angeles – @iii_mas_bbq on IG – Armenian-American Smokehouse by @chefarthur – Orders taken Monday – Wednesday via DM with pickup on weekends 7:00 PM – 12:00AM
Joey’s BBQ Spot – Los Angeles – @joeysbbqspot1 on IG – Thursdays and Saturdays – East Wilmington Greenbelt Park(1232 E. Blinn Ave.) – Wilmington – 11:30AM – Sold Out
Magilla’s BBQ – Whittier – @magillasbbq on IG – No pop-up scheduled, but more coming soon.
Maple Block Meat Co. – Culver City – Open 7 Days a week. Monday – Thursday – 11:30AM – 8PM, Friday 11:30AM – 9PM, Saturday 10AM – 9M, Sunday 10AM – 8PM for take-out, delivery, and curbside pickup. Beer and wine available for pickup and delivery(details HERE). New expanded outdoor seating.
Max City BBQ – Eagle Rock – Open Monday & Tuesday – 4PM – 8PM; Wednesday & Thursday 11:30 – 8PM; Friday & Saturday 11:30 – 9PM; Sunday 11:30AM to 8PM. Patio is now open. Also available for take-out and delivery via UberEats HERE; ChowNow HERE; & DoorDash HERE.
Moo’s Craft Barbecue – Los Angeles – New online menu. Doing curbside and contactless pickup every other Sunday. Order online HERE.
The Neighborhood BBQ – Los Angeles – “Neighborhood is our interpretation of classic bbq slightly elevated – Michelin background, but we still love that backyard char”. Orders open Monday at 10:00AM(via DM only) and close when sold out. Pick-ups are on Saturdays for read-to-eat meals at 6:00M at Griffith Park with deliveries available Sundays.
The Park’s Finest BBQ – They are pausing take out/delivery orders to support the health care front liners and emergency responders. They will notify the community when they can make individual orders available.
Pecos Bill’s Bar-B-Q – Glendale – Open since 1946 – Hours: Thursday – Sunday from 11AM – 3PM(or sold out).
Ragtop Fern’s BBQ – Los Angeles – @ragtopfernsbbq on IG – He will post when he is cooking so check his Instagram. Always for weekend pickups and pre-orders via DM.
Republic Craft Barbecue – Los Angeles – @republicue_ – No pop-up scheduled. You can order their BBQ sauce on Amazon now though.
Rib Ranch BBQ – Woodland Hills – open 7 days a week – 11:30AM – 9PM(they close at 8PM on Sundays) for take-out and delivery. Call: 818-884-7776. You can view the online menu HERE. Offering curbside pick up to minimize contact and free delivery everyday after 5. Patio now open for socially distanced seating. Add beer and wine to food orders too.
Ribtown BBQ – Los Angeles – Our normal business hours are Friday’s and Saturdays from Noon – 4PM(or sold out) for pickup at 2125 W. Jefferson Blvd, LA, CA 90018. They recommend ordering ahead of time through Ribtownbbq.com
Rosie’s BBQ & Grillery – Open normal hours – 7 days a week 11:00AM – 8:00PM for take out and delivery online HERE(you can also call them at (818) 349-3055 . Patio open for seating and don’t forget Smoke Meats Saturdays for an extensive Central Texas style menu.
SLAB – Los Angeles – Open 7 days a week starting at 11AM for pick-up(place order HERE) and delivery via Postmates HERE. DM them for large or special requests.
Smokey Jones BBQ – Culver City – @smokeyjonesbbq on IG – Check their Instagram for pop-ups and collabs.
Ugly Drum – Los Angeles – Now available 7 days a week. All orders placed online for either pickup(at Bludso’s Bar & Que) or delivery. They recommend ordering for Pickup as that is only way to reserve in advance. Delivery orders are only accepted day of and after we open and sell out quickly. If you don’t see an option to order for same day, that means we have already sold out. Place your order HERE ALSO, order ugly Buns “Burnt End” Sandwich Kits (6 Pack), Whole or half Pit Smoked Pastrami on Goldbelly to be shipped anywhere in the nation HERE
Whiskey Flats Bbq – San Pedro – @whiskey_flatsbbq on IG – Friday – Sunday Only via prior via DM.
Will’s BBQ – Garden Grove – @wills_BBQ on IG – No pop-up scheduled. Order Santa Maria Rub HERE.