69ºF

Craving barbecue? Here are Miami's top 3 options

Photo: Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ/Yelp
Photo: Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ/Yelp (Photo: Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ/Yelp)

Looking to sample the best barbecue around town?

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

March is the top month of the year for consumer spending at restaurants across the Miami area, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a provider of software and email marketing services for small businesses. Daily spending at Miami-area restaurants grew to $992,304 for the metro area in March of last year, 16% higher than the average for the rest of the year.

Hoodline offers data-driven analysis of local happenings and trends across cities. Links included in this article may earn Hoodline a commission on clicks and transactions.


1. Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ

Photo: gyu-kaku japanese bbq/Yelp

Topping the list is an outpost of the Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ chain. Located at 34 S.W. 13th St., Unit R1, in Brickell, the Japanese and Asian fusion spot, which offers barbecue and more, is the most popular barbecue spot in Miami, boasting four stars out of 1,321 reviews on Yelp.

2. Lotus + Cleaver

photo: lotus + Cleaver/yelp

Lotus + Cleaver, located at 143 N.W. 23rd St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the Cantonese spot, which offers barbecue and more, four stars out of 67 reviews.

3. Bon Gout BBQ

Photo: bon gout bbq/Yelp

Bon Gout BBQ, a spot to score barbecue and more in Little Haiti, is another go-to, with four stars out of 41 Yelp reviews. Head over to 99 N.W. 54th St. to see for yourself.


This story was created automatically using local business data, then reviewed and augmented by an editor. Click here for more about what we're doing. Got thoughts? Go here to share your feedback.