Barbecue - Best of 2016

Published Sep 28, 2016

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

2016 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
  • Old Carolina Barbecue Company, Cheap Eats, Weddings, Barbecue, Caterer, Burger, Healthy Lunch, Breakfast, 2482 Lincoln Way E Massillon OH 44646
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    Multiple locations
  • Nominee for: Barbecue
    4490 Everhard Rd NW, World Map Canton, OH
  • Angry Barbeque, Cheap Eats, Barbecue, 4640 Belden Village St NW World Map Canton OH 44718
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    4640 Belden Village St NW, World Map Canton, OH
  • Two Fat Guys Bar-B-Q, Cheap Eats, Barbecue, Sandwich Shop, Healthy Lunch, 3202 Lincoln Way E World Map Massillon OH 44646
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    3202 Lincoln Way E, World Map Massillon, OH
  • Nominee for: Barbecue
    1860 Copley Road, World Map Akron, OH
  • Hog Heaven of Canton, Cheap Eats, Barbecue, Burger, Wings, 2730 Cleveland Ave NW Canton OH 44709
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    2730 Cleveland Ave NW, Canton, OH
  • Mike's Place Restaurant, Cheap Eats, Barbecue, Breakfast, Wings, Burger, 1700 S Water St Kent OH 44240
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    1700 S Water St, Kent, 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
  • Kennedy's Barbeque, Cheap Eats, Barbecue, 1420 7th St NW World Map Canton OH 44703
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    1420 7th St NW, World Map Canton, OH
  • Location
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    128 S Market St, Wooster, OH
  • Nominee for: Barbecue
    826 Copley Road, Akron, OH
  • 12. LA Soul
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    1001 East Tallmadge Avenue, Akron, OH
  • Dickey's Barbecue Pit, Cheap Eats, Barbecue, 960 North Court Street World Map Medina OH 44256
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    960 North Court Street, World Map Medina, 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
    852 Copley Rd, Akron, OH
  • 16. Stray Dog
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    580 East Cuyahoga Falls Ave., Akron, OH
  • J & J Smokin Cafe, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Barbecue, 1080 Interstate Pkwy Akron OH 44312
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    1080 Interstate Pkwy, Akron, OH
  • Location
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    223 E Highland Rd, Macedonia, OH
  • Omahoma Bob's Barbecue, Cheap Eats, Barbecue, 128 North Market Street World Map Wooster OH 44691
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    128 North Market Street, World Map Wooster, OH
  • Up In Smoke Catering Inc., Cheap Eats Restaurants, Barbecue, 1396 Mattingly Rd Hinckley OH 44233
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    1396 Mattingly Rd, Hinckley, OH
  • 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
  • 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
  • Tony Roma's, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Barbecue, 3520 Center Rd. Brunswick OH 44212
    Nominee for: Barbecue
    3520 Center Rd., Brunswick, OH
Contest Overview
  • 47,543
    Total Votes
  • 23,053
  • 118

The 2016 Akron-Canton HOT LIST awards are based on more than 47,000 votes from local Akron-Canton-area experts.

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