Best places to eat on Memorial Day

Memorial Day is coming up, which means summer is about to start. And for us, summer means rooftop bars, boating events and BBQ! So to kick off the summer season, we pulled together a list of our favorite BBQ spots that you should check out this weekend.

Whether you’re looking for a smoky brisket, a juicy pork sandwich or a great whiskey, you’re sure to find something you’ll love!

Commonwealth Market & Restaurant in Boston

With a brand new line of BBQ called Steinbones, Commonwealth Market & Restaurant revolves around delectable food and flavors. Sitting on the banks of the Charles River, Commonwealth Market & Restaurant is a charming, rustic, elegant destination for farm-fresh dishes and unique cocktails. 

DBA Barbecue in Atlanta

Have a finger-licking good time at D.B.A. Barbecue. Combining the comforts of casual Southern food with “a little Creole flair,” the barbecue joint serves up mouthwatering smoked meats and sides. 

Bub City in Chicago

Plan an outing to Chicago’s very own slice of Nashville. With gourmet Southern appetizers and a wide selection of signature whiskeys, you’ll love dinner at Bub City.

Gas Monkey Bar N Grill in Dallas

As nationally recognized music acts grace the stage, brisket is the real star of the show. At this Dallas dance hall, you’re sure to be cheering for a food encore.

Double Barrel in Vegas

Noted by Thrillist as one of the “Bars to Try Right Now”, Double Barrel boasts a BBQ menu unlike any other in Las Vegas. Leave it to the Chef to expertly craft some of Vegas’ best smokehouse style cuisine that is sure to leave everyone licking their fingers.

Bay Breeze Charters in San Francisco

Planning a company outing to kick off the summer? Hop on a private charter with Bay Breeze Charters and set sail on a two-hour trip to Angel Island. Once docked at Angel Island, the party will embark on a short walk to the private picnic space where the on-site chef will prepare a gourmet BBQ lunch.

Smoke Ring in Atlanta

There’s something for everyone here from brisket and pulled pork for barbecue traditionalists to Pig Sty nachos and smoked and fried gator tail for the more adventurous.

Sharps Roasthouse in Seattle

Step inside this charming roasthouse, where all meats are smoked in-house with a special blend of locally sourced Applewood chips. Sharps Roasthouse has been roasting and smoking meats for more than 25 years, and they have perfected the art of the slow-roasting process. 

Causeway Restaurant in Boston

Causeway Restaurant and Pub prides themselves on delicious Southern-inspired sauces, crafted specifically for their classic savory dishes. And Causeway knows that nothing complements BBQ better than bourbon, which is why their selection features the best of the best.


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