WTOP TOP 10: Best Barbecue

WTOP readers and listeners nominated a number of local businesses serving the best barbecue in D.C., Maryland and Virginia. Click through the gallery below to review the finalists and vote for your favorite on the final slide.

Voting will close on Aug. 4, and winners for all TOP 10 categories will be announced on Aug. 7.

Be sure to vote for our other TOP 10 categories: Best Burger, Best Pizza, Best Brewery, Best Brunch, Best Coffee Shop, Best Ice Cream/Gelato, Best Tacos, Best Bagels and Best Crabs.

Rocklands Barbeque and Grilling Company
Locations in D.C. and Virginia  (Courtesy Rockland’s Barbecue and Grilling Company) (Rockland's Barbecue and Grilling Company)
Federalist Pig
1654 Columbia Rd. NW, Washington, D.C.   (Courtesy Federalist Pig/Credit: Eat Drink Shrink) (Courtesy Federalist Pig/Credit: Eat Drink Shrink)
Fat Pete’s
Locations in D.C. and Maryland  (Courtesy Fat Pete’s) (Courtesy Fat Pete's )
Pork Barrel BBQ
2312 Mt. Vernon Ave., Alexandria, Virginia 
(Courtesy Pork Barrel BBQ) ((Courtesy Pork Barrel BBQ) )
Sweet Fire Donna’s
510 John Carlyle St., Alexandria, Virginia  (Courtesy Sweet Fire Donna’s) (Courtesy Sweet Fire Donna's)
Monk's BBQ is the winner of the Best Barbecue category in the 2019 TOP 10 Contest. (Courtesy Monk's BBQ)
Monk’s BBQ
251 N. 21st St., Purcellville, Virginia  (Courtesy Monk’s BBQ) (Courtesy Monk's BBQ)
Willard’s BBQ
4300 Chantilly Shopping Center #1A, Chantilly, Virginia 
(Courtesy Willard’s BBQ) (Courtesy Willard's BBQ)
Texas Jack’s
2761 Washington Blvd., Arlington, Virginia 
(Courtesy Texas Jack’s) (Courtesy Texas Jack's )
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Monk's BBQ is the winner of the Best Barbecue category in the 2019 TOP 10 Contest. (Courtesy Monk's BBQ)


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