|Blair Street BBQ and Catering|
605 E. Washington Ave.
|Memphis-style barbecue. Sandwiches, salads, ribs, rib tips, smoked sausage, barbecue chicken, rotisserie chicken, pulled pork, smoked pork chops, brisket, barbecue spaghetti. Delivery and catering also available.|
|Blowin' Smoke Barbecue food cart|
East Mifflin on the Square
|Sandwiches made from Kansas City-style barbecue -- pastrami, beef, pork, chicken, turkey and occasional specials. Cole slaw and other barbecue-ish sides. Look for daily specials, including burnt ends.|
|Blowin' Smoke BBQ - Waunakee|
1336 Montondon Ave.
Waunakee , WI
|Kansas City-style barbecue with dry rubs and three different sauces. Sandwiches include chopped pork, brisket, ham, chicken and turkey; don't miss the Three Little Pigs, stuffed with pork, pit ham, maple-smoked bacon, plus chipotle mayo. excellent burnt ends are available after 5 p.m. Pork spare ribs, with excellent bark and silky soft fat, and any of the sauces will do you right.|
408 W. Gorham St.
|Expansive barbecue restaurant with event rooms and banquet area, rooftop deck. Pulled pork, ribs, roasted chicken, pork chops, sausage, ham, brisket, catfish dinners, also sandwiches. 40-some local and national craft beers on tap.|
2147 East Springs Dr.
|Billed as "Tennessee country home cookin," there's down-home entrees like chicken 'n' dumplings and sides like turnip greens, mac 'n' cheese and fried okra. |
|Dickey's Barbecue Pit|
4833 Annamark Dr.
|Ribs, of course, but also sandwiches that can be filled with any of nine different meats; platters combining those meats with an even more extensive list of sides are also available. Beef brisket stands out, as does the smoked turkey. Don't overlook the surprising salads, barbecue on greens with dressing.|
|Double S BBQ, Cambridge|
111 Jefferson St. (Hwy. 18)
|Texas barbecue, and some Cajun specialties, including housemade boudain sausage. Housemade buttermilk pies.|
900 S. Park St.
|St. Louis-style ribs, Texas beef brisket, Georgia chopped pork and country-roasted chicken, all served with award-winning barbecue sauce.|
6207 Monona Dr.
|Ribs and other barbecued fare, salad bar and Friday fish fry.|
|Harold's Chicken Shack|
707 S. Gammon Road
|Legendary fried chicken from Chicago's south side, along with fish and chicken livers. All orders are cooked to order, so there will be a 15-20 minute wait. Customers are welcome to phone in orders ahead of time.|
|Papa Bear's BBQ|
4527 Cottage Grove Rd.
Madison , WI
|Family-run barbecue done Kansas City-style, with outstanding sandwiches including a great hot link sandwich and barbecued corned beef. Don't miss the rib tips, either.|
1112 N. Bristol St.
Sun Prairie, WI
|Barbecue central in Sun Prairie; homemade sauces, seven of them, and rub mixes, too, with inspiration from Memphis to New Orleans. Sandwiches, racks of ribs and barbecue in bulk.|
|Porktropolis food cart|
Let's Eat Out Madison gatherings
|Pulled pork, beef and pork brisket, brisket combos, and more with kraut and cheese and ham -- and bacon! -- as sandwiches, with a choice of six house sauces and a choice of sides (beans, slaw, or mac 'n' cheese). |
|Red Rock Saloon|
322 W. Johnson St.
|Southern barbecue, Texas chili, burgers, super-hot chicken wings with a variety of sauces (tasty and probably worth the fuss). Barbecue mostly comes as sandwiches, but there's also a rib dinner. The three-slider appetizer with brisket comes with delicate, more-breading-than-onion onion rings â€” a favorite, followed closely by the well-spiced and crispy sweet potato tots. Fun besides the food includes live music and a mechanical bull.|
|Smoky Jon's No. 1 BBQ|
2310 Packers Ave.
|Eat in the small, cabin-style dining room or take your ribs to-go from Madison's longstanding home-grown wood-smoked barbecue. The sauce is brick red, sweet-tart with a subtle burn. While there are ribs and slabs and shoulders aplenty, don't overlook the jumbo sandwich platters, especially the fine beef brisket.|
4841 Annamark Dr.
|Chicken, steaks, ribs and some seafood, with fresh-baked bread being one of this chain's signature touches.|
|That BBQ Joint|
1511 Williamson St.
|Slow-smoked barbecue, various sides including hand-cut fries. Brisket and pork available by the pound are smoky and tender. The Italian beef sandwich features house-made roast beef and hot giardiniera that's not messing around. Another standout is the spicy vinegar slaw.Mostly takeout; limited indoor seating of about a dozen seats.|
|Wings Over Madison|
2739 University Ave.
|Wings, mainly, bone-in and boneless, with 19-some flavors on the menu. Ribs, salads and sandwiches are also on the menu. Most meals are under $10, but party packs can go into the $100s.|