Craving barbecue? Here are Newark's top 4 options

McWhorter Barbecue | Photo: Leng Leng Y./Yelp

Need more barbecue in your life?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top barbecue spots in Newark, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to meet your needs.

In the Newark area, consumer spending at restaurants tends to rise the most in December and November, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a provider of reputation management and marketing automation for small businesses. The average amount spent per customer transaction at Newark-area restaurants last year rose by 34% in November over the month before, just shy of the top monthly increase of 39% in December.

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1. Sigri Indian Bbq

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First on the list is Sigri Indian BBQ. Located at 155 University Ave., the Indian spot is the highest-rated barbecue spot in Newark, boasting 4.5 stars out of 44 reviews on Yelp.

2. Mcwhorter Barbecue


Next up is McWhorter Barbecue, situated at 104 McWhorter St. With four stars out of 182 reviews on Yelp, the spot to score barbecue has proven to be a local favorite.

3. BulgogiZip

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BulgogiZip, located at 562 Broad St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the Korean spot, which offers barbecue and chicken wings, 4.5 stars out of 26 reviews.

4. Pulaski Barbeque

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Finally, Pulaski Barbeque, a Portuguese spot that offers barbecue and more, is another much-loved go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 33 Yelp reviews. Head over to 384 Walnut St. to see for yourself.

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