BEST OF DAYTON: Who has the best barbecue in town?

Vote for the Best BBQ restaurant in Dayton in the Best of Dayton contest, continuing through Feb. 7, 2020. CONTRIBUTED
Vote for the Best BBQ restaurant in Dayton in the Best of Dayton contest, continuing through Feb. 7, 2020. CONTRIBUTED

When you can’t be in Texas, there’s always Dayton.

If you’re craving pulled pork, beef brisket or ribs, you don’t have to visit Texas or the South to enjoy top quality barbecue.

>> Guide to some of the best BBQ restaurants around town

From food trucks, to casual restaurants, Dayton has tons of restaurants serving up barbecue, and each with its own unique twist.

But which one is the best?

City Barbeque is the reigning Best of Dayton winner for Best BBQ, but the competition is strong in this category — one of the most popular contests in this year’s poll to date.

>> BEST OF DAYTON 2018: Best BBQ winners

We asked the public to nominate their favorite spot. The top nominations from the public appear on the final ballot that’s up for vote now.

>> BEST OF DAYTON: What to know about this year’s contest

Here are the finalists:

🍖City Barbeque

2330 N. Fairfield Road, Beavercreek | 937-320-0000 | Website | Facebook

5 E. Franklin St., Centerville | 937-312-1350 | Website | Facebook

🍖Company 7 BBQ

1001 S. Main St., Englewood | 937-836-2777 | Website | Facebook

🍖Fatback's Barbecue

1334 Linden Ave, Dayton | Website | Facebook | (937) 254-7427

🍖Flyby BBQ

2733 Fairfield Commons Blvd. Suite A, Beavercreek | (937) 637-3001 | Website | Facebook

🍖Hickory River Smokehouse

135 S. Garber Drive, Tipp City | 937-669-2271 | Website | Facebook

🍖Pa's Pork food truck

Facebook or (937) 508-1308

🍖Smokin Bar-B-Que

200 E. 5th St., Dayton | (937) 586-9790 | Facebook

🍖Smokin' Inferno BBQ & Catering (food truck)

(513) 646-2106 or Facebook

🍖Texas Beef & Cattle Company

1101 W. 3rd St., Dayton | (937) 723-9958 | Website | Facebook

>> VOTE NOW FOR BEST BBQ