The best BBQ joints in Sedona Verde Valley

Arizona has some of the best barbecue in the West, and Sedona Verde Valley has some of the best BBQ in Arizona! If you’ve got a hankering for bbq, be sure to check out these local favorites in Sedona Verde Valley, in no particular order:

1. Blazin’ M Ranch, Cottonwood

A family-friendly dinner theater and all-around Western experience! Learn to lasso, take a tractor wagon ride, and listen to some authentic cowboy music. Not to mention the classic BBQ style food, and lots of it! You’ll never get an Old West experience quite like this one. Fun for all ages and guaranteed for a toe-tappin’ good time!

2. Outlaw Grille, Sedona

  Sedona’s Outlaw Grille is confident that they do good ribs. So confident that it’s first on the menu, highlighted as their number one specialty. And honestly, why shouldn’t they be? This is a BBQ classic, with a secret dry rub, homemade sauce, and fall-off-the-bone goodness. Outlaw also has some damn-good burgers. Our personal favorite is the Ace-High, but you really can’t go wrong at this one-of-a-kind Sedona BBQ joint. Just remember to come hungry, cuz these massive plates will fill up even the most seasoned of cowboys!

3. Bobby D’s BBQ, Jerome

Bobby D’s may not look like much, but this Jerome hole-in-the-wall BBQ joint is guaranteed to serve up a great experience, from the mouth-watering pulled pork to the classic cornbread. Don’t forget to order extra BBQ sauce, it’s so good you’ll want to drink it out of the bottle. If you’re feeling adventurous, try the Jalapeño Molasses BBQ sauce to add some kick to your meal. Enjoy it with one of the many local beers offered!

4. Babe’s Round Up, Camp Verde

If you like your BBQ smoky you’re gonna love Babe’s. This long-standing Camp Verde offering is well-known around town for the delicious aromas that can go for miles. Everyone knows that locals eat better, and you can’t get more local than Babe’s! The classic décor, great service, and great BBQ will transport right back to the range. You’ll wanna go lasso some cattle after a meal here!

5. Nick’s on the West Side, Sedona

Nick's West Side, Sedona

Nick’s is fresh, wild, and a true Sedona classic. Skip the tourist traps and head to Nick’s for the realest Southwest BBQ experience anywhere. Quick service is a staple of Nick’s, so you can get down to eating as soon as possible! Nick’s also does some serious breakfast: Cinnamon French toast is the house classic. Want a real Sedona experience with a true Southwest flair? It’s gotta be Nick’s.

6. Hog Wild BBQ, Cottonwood

Cottonwood’s favorite! Affordable prices meets local Verde Valley know-how for a truly unique dining experience. Eat like a local with classically-seasoned ribs, or go with the crowd-pleasing beef brisket sandwich! Definitely don’t miss Hog Wild’s famous seasoned fries and coleslaw. A perfect end to any Verde Valley trip!