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Any good bbq?

Original post made by brisket bob on Aug 13, 2011

Just moved into the area, is there any good bbq around?


Posted by Kurt, a resident of Vineyard Avenue
on Aug 13, 2011 at 9:02 am

Red Smoke Grill has the best that I have tried so far. I think there is a Kinder's in town as well which is probably good. If you do Red Smoke make sure to try the tri-tip sandwich with the chipotle/corn salsa/spread. (My fav)

Yelp has the top listed as:
Dickey's BBQ
Red Smoke
Web Link

Red Smoke won the Best of Awards this year.

Posted by Armidillo, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Aug 13, 2011 at 4:09 pm

I like Armidillo's up Santa Rita, right past the 580 overpass.

Posted by GMan, a resident of Mohr Park
on Aug 18, 2011 at 11:00 am

I've had good BBQ at Red Smoke, Dickeys, and Kinders. I like the Tri-tip best at Red Smoke.

Posted by ptownright, a resident of Downtown
on Sep 10, 2011 at 9:03 pm

Unfortunately, Kinders is about as good and close you'll get to good BBQ here. We lost Rodericks BBQ years ago and since then it's been scarce.

Red Smoke is good, but overpriced. Dickeys portions are just way too small for the price you pay, but the rolls are great. Overall, for price, quantity, and taste Kinders is the best here.

Posted by Cholo, a resident of Livermore
on Sep 16, 2012 at 11:36 am

May I kindly suggest that you all stop eating meat? Thank you.

perhaps consider cutting the cheese...

Posted by Armadillo, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Sep 16, 2012 at 8:17 pm

Cholo must really be desperate to pull out a year old BBQ thread.
I couldn't figure the 1400 posts at first, with only 5 showing.
I go to Armadilo Willy's myself...something for the whole family,
Maybe Brisket could let us know what he thinks is best.

Posted by Jim, a resident of another community
on Sep 16, 2012 at 10:50 pm

McRibs. Incomparable. Get them with the large super fries. Chocolate shake. Mmmmmmm. Our family stopped there and ate right prior to this year's Tea Party fest. Can't wait for next year.

Posted by Drexl, a resident of Ironwood
on Sep 17, 2012 at 3:26 pm

I liked Sauces in Livermore, that was pretty good. Rodericks was supposed to open back up in that building, guess it will never reopen.