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Williamsburg was cited as the South’s Best Small Town and Pierce’s Pit BBQ wan named to the Best BBQ Joints for Virginia.
Pierce’s Pit BBQ is used to receiving accolades, the renowned restaurant is a staple on most magazine’s Best Of lists. The owner of Pierce’s Pit JC Pierce, has been in the business for over 45 years.
JC was there when the building foundation was poured and was instrumental in the BBQ staple winning awards left and right. It is the sauce that sets each region apart. In Williamsburg, Virginia Pierce’s sauce is what’s landing the restaurant on a Souther Living’s list.
South’s Best Small Town: Williamsburg, VA
South’s Best Beach Town: Gulf Shores/Orange Beach, AL
South’s Best Mountain Town: Gatlinburg, TN
South’s Best College Town: Athens, GA
South’s Best BBQ Joint Overall: 4 Rivers Smokehouse (Winter Park, FL)
South’s Best BBQ Joints by State:
Alabama: Dreamland Bar-B-Que (Tuscaloosa, AL)
Arkansas: McClard’s Bar-B-Q (Hot Springs, AR)
Florida: 4 Rivers Smokehouse (Winter Park, FL)
Georgia: Wiley’s Championship BBQ (Savannah, GA)
Kentucky: Starnes Barbecue (Paducah, KY)
Louisiana: The Joint (New Orleans, LA)
Mississippi: The Shed Barbeque & Blues Joint (Ocean Springs, MS)
Missouri: Pappy’s Smokehouse (St. Louis, MO)
North Carolina: Buxton Hall Barbecue (Asheville, NC)
Oklahoma: Oklahoma Joe’s Bar-B-Cue (Stillwater, OK)
South Carolina: Rodney Scott’s Whole Hog BBQ (Charleston, SC)
Tennessee: Peg Leg Porker (Nashville, TN)
Texas: The Salt Lick BBQ (Driftwood, TX)
Virginia: Pierce’s Pitt Bar-B-Que (Williamsburg, VA)
Washington D.C.: Hill Country Barbecue Market (Downtown, D.C.)