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BBQ Joint

601 NE Midway Blvd, Oak Harbor, Whidbey Island, WA 98277-2663
+1 360-679-3500
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“brisket” (29 reviews)
“baked beans” (8 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
601 NE Midway Blvd, Oak Harbor, Whidbey Island, WA 98277-2663
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love this BBQ Joint!! Since I'm a local, it's my 'go to' place for take out, and if I have friends in town, an 'eat-in' place. The meats are smoked & BBQ'd, with sauce on the side. My favorite is the brisket, melt-in-your-mouth tender. But...More

Reviewed 2 June 2017

Loved their pulled pork sandwich with coleslaw as topping! Brisket is equally good. The ribs are very well done with meat falling off of its bone--yum! We liked to order take-out for our dinner, too.

Thank DaisyRS
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

The ribs are delicious. Sausage and chicken are good. Brisket was not bad, but not as good as the others. Highly recommended as one of the few places to find good barbeque.

Thank Kevin D
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

I have been here numerous times I love all the food!! Chicken, pork. smoked sausage, baked beans, corn bread. Yes this place is excellent in all categories!!! Definitely a must stop place in town

Thank Allen B
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This place has amazing pulled pork, chicken, sausage, cole slaw, baked beans the best in oak harbor highly recommended

Thank Allen B
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Great food as always. Enjoyed the pulled pork sandwich. The people are friendly and go out of their way to help.

Thank Ernest F
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Ordered a three meat plate: brisket, ribs and sausage. Being from Texas, and having judged my fair share of BBQ, this was disappointing. Let's start with the brisket; it was dry and overcooked. Decent smoke ring. Did not pull apart like properly prepared brisket should....More

Thank Kristeena M
Reviewed 18 January 2017

For some unknown reason it took us awhile to discover the phenomenal ribs and sides at The BBQ Joint, but now that we have, we are totally hooked. We have been seeking and loving ribs in all the places we have lived (Illinois, Kentucky and...More

Thank Cathy H
Reviewed 20 November 2016

I have searched for real Texas BBQ in Washington for a long time. This is the best I have found here. The big surprise to me was that it was in Oak Harbor. The owner put his sweat equity into the simple and clean environment...More

Thank travelswithbicycle
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Found this place while snooping around town, very friendly staff and good portions. I had the three meat and was not disappointed

Thank Bob B
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Dave S
14 April 2017|
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Response from BBQJ | Property representative |
Monday is the only day we are closed. Sorry,I just saw this. Sonna
22 December 2016|
Response from BBQJ | Property representative |
Lovetravel, I answered your question from my phone, I hope you got it! It isn't showing on my PC, so just in case - Yes, we do sell gift certificates. We can take requests over the phone and mail it you want. Happy New... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
12:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 601 NE Midway Blvd, Oak Harbor, Whidbey Island, WA 98277-2663
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Whidbey Island  >  Oak Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 360-679-3500
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Transplanted Texans serving real Hickory Smoked BBQ and real Southern Sweet Tea. Our side dishes and desserts are made from scratch. Memphis Baby Back Ribs, Texas Beef Brisket, Carolina Pulled Pork, Smoked Chicken and Spicy or Mild Sausage. Come try our award winning BBQ and warm hospitality.
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