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Best Barbecue in Ocean City

Here are the top five barbecue restaurants in Ocean City, according to TripAdvisor rankings.

Top 5 Ocean City Barbecue Restaurants

There’s so much great food to indulge in when you visit Ocean City. From boardwalk bites to seafood restaurants, Ocean City’s dining scene offers lots to choose from. When the hankering arises for pulled pork, slow-smoked brisket, saucy ribs and more. Visit one of Ocean City’s barbecue restaurants.

Best Barbecue in Ocean City

Here are the top five barbecue restaurants in Ocean City, according to TripAdvisor rankings.

Smoker’s BBQ Pit

Satisfying Ocean City’s barbecue needs since 1996, Smoker’s BBQ Pit smokes all of their pork, beef, chicken and fish on-site. Located in West Ocean City, Smoker’s serves up barbecue classics and ribs, as well as Southern side dishes, fried chicken, catfish, homemade banana pudding and more. Smoker’s brings the flavors of the South to Ocean City.

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Nick’s Original House of Ribs

A favorite among Ocean City restaurants, Nick’s Original House of Ribs specializes in baby back ribs. This house specialty comes in a full rack or half a rack. Order a combo and complement your ribs with barbecue shrimp, a quarter chicken, lobster tail or crab cake. Don’t forget to start your meal with Nick’s “World Famous” Onion Loaf.

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Pit and Pub

Open from 11 a.m.–2 a.m., Pit and Pub can fulfill your barbecue cravings any time of day. With two locations, one off 28th Street and the other in North Ocean City, you won’t be far from Pit and Pub’s delicious smoked meats. Try the house-smoked beef brisket, Carolina pulled pork or pulled chicken. If you’re up for the challenge, try to finish a rack of ribs, half a barbecue chicken, brisket sandwich, French fries and coleslaw in 25 minutes during the Pit and Pub Pig Out.

Boog’s BBQ

If you’re spending the day at Jolly Roger at the Pier, treat yourself to lunch or dinner at Boog’s BBQ. Known as a barbecue classic in Maryland classic, Boog’s Ocean City pier location offers the same great taste as the Camden Yards location that pairs well with neighboring Thrasher’s fries. Enjoy Baltimore’s famous pit beef, as well as pit ham, pit turkey, smoked sausage, pulled chicken, pulled pork and beef brisket.

Bull on the Beach

Bull on the Beach has been a barbecue staple on the Ocean City Boardwalk since 1980. Now, with an additional location on 94th Street, Bull on the Beach gives you more opportunities to savor their specialty open pit beef sandwich. Start your morning with a barbecue breakfast. Bull on the Beach’s 2nd Street location serves its pit beef in breakfast sandwiches as well.