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Guide: 5 of Calgary’s best BBQ spots

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Smoky, juicy, tender, saucy… we could go on and on with the adjectives, but it’s hard to put great BBQ into words. Thankfully, we don’t have to– you can just go and taste these unreal meats for yourself. Keep reading for 5 Calgary spots who are killing the Southern game.

Hayden Block

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You’ll forget you’re not in Texas when you hit up Hayden Block for house-smoked, woodsy charred meats. And you might even forget where you are completely once you get to sippin’ those hand-crafted whiskey cocktails…

Big T’s BBQ

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Big T’s has built a rep as the place for amazing brisket and ribs. Grab a platter and don’t leave without trying their Dusty Rib Ends!

Minas Brazilian Steakhouse

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Minas is authentic Brazilian barbecue, served tableside on skewers in the classic Rodizio style! Head there for a Garlic and Parmesan steak that’ll blow your mind.

Paddy’s Barbecue & Brewery

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Paddy’s invented the Brewbecue, and we’re sure glad they did. Pop by for family style Southern dining paired with an in house selection of 8 beers plus guest taps!

Get Smoked Southern BBQ

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Get Smoked’s meat is to die for, but don’t take our word for it. Hit them up to grab a taste of their tender smoked beef and don’t miss their cornbread!

Enjoy, Calgary– and don’t forget your wet naps!

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