Barbecue - Best of 2013

Published Jun 26, 2013

Ribs, pulled pork, burnt ends, or brisket? Whatever your choice, you surely have a favorite BBQ spot.

2013 Winner

1. Old Carolina Barbecue Company

Voters Love

"I used to be a over the road truck driver until I found local work here at home, and tried MANY BBQ pits and while they..." via Tribes200099

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Multiple Locations
  • Nominee for: Barbecue
    Multiple locations
  • Nominee for: Barbecue
    1700 S Water St, Kent, OH
  • Hog Heaven, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Barbecue, 2730 Cleveland Ave NW Canton OH 44709
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    2730 Cleveland Ave NW, Canton, OH
  • Two Fat Guys Bar-B-Q, Cheap Eats, Barbecue, 4859 W Tuscarawas St Canton OH 44708
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    4859 W Tuscarawas St, Canton, OH
  • Zack's Fire & Ice, Cheap Eats, Specialty Food and Drink, Weddings, Barbecue, Ice Cream Shop, Caterer, 1530 W Market St Akron OH 44313
    1530 W Market St, Akron, OH
  • Cajun Daves, Cheap Eats, Barbecue, 138 S Water St Kent OH 44240
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    138 S Water St, Kent, OH
  • Location
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    128 S Market St, Wooster, OH
  • Kennedy's Barbeque, Cheap Eats, Restaurants, Barbecue, 1420 7th St NW Canton OH 44703
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    1420 7th St NW, Canton, OH
  • Lager Heads Smokehouse & Brewery, Cheap Eats, Nightlife, Barbecue, Wings, Brewpub, 2832 Abbeyville Rd Medina OH 44256
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    2832 Abbeyville Rd, Medina, OH
  • Stray Dog, Cheap Eats, Barbecue, 1117 Dayton Street Akron OH 44310
    10. Stray Dog
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    1117 Dayton Street, Akron, OH
  • The 356th Fighter Group & Banquet Center, Cheap Eats, Great Meals, Nightlife, Barbecue, Brunch, Dance Club, Neighborhood Bar, Live Music Venue, 4919 Mt Pleasant St NW North Canton OH 44720
    Nominee for: Brunch, Barbecue, Dance Club
    4919 Mt Pleasant St NW, North Canton, OH
  • Location
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    223 E Highland Rd, Macedonia, OH
  • Tony Roma's, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Barbecue, 3520 Center Rd. Brunswick OH 44212
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    3520 Center Rd., Brunswick, OH
  • Geppetto's Pizza & Ribs, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Barbecue Pizza, 1032 North Court Medina OH 44256 1954 Buchholzer Akron OH 44310 2781 Euclid Hts.  Cleve.Hgts.  OH 44106 34263 Center Rge. N.Ridgeville OH 44039 4835 Liberty Ave.  Vermilion OH 44089
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    Multiple locations
  • Doug's Classic 57 Diner, Cheap Eats Great Meals Restaurants, Barbecue Burger Family Restaurant, 2031 S Rockhill Ave Alliance OH 44601
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    2031 S Rockhill Ave, Alliance, OH
  • Location
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    852 Copley Rd, Akron, OH
  • Charlie's Ribs, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Barbecue, 1860 Copley Road Akron OH 44320
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    1860 Copley Road, Akron, OH
  • J & J Smokin Cafe, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Barbecue, 1080 Interstate Pkwy Akron OH 44312
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    1080 Interstate Pkwy, Akron, OH
  • Crooked River Grill, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Burger, 403 N Main St Munroe Falls OH 44262
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    403 N Main St, Munroe Falls, OH
  • Shoeless Joe's BBQ, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Barbecue, 9377 Olde 8 Rd Northfield OH 44067
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    9377 Olde 8 Rd, Northfield, OH
  • Up In Smoke Catering Inc., Cheap Eats Restaurants, Barbecue, 1396 Mattingly Rd Hinckley OH 44233
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    1396 Mattingly Rd, Hinckley, OH
Contest Overview
  • 41,446
    Total Votes
  • 14,370
  • 114

The 2013 Akron-Canton HOT LIST awards are based on more than 41,000 votes from local Akron-Canton-area experts.

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