Some food is meant to nourish your soul, and southern barbeque nails it. In Prince George’s, there are plenty of restaurants ready to serve pulled pork, spare ribs, and beef brisket that will make your mouth water.


Grab your friends and start checking off this list of 10 barbeque spots:


  1. While Ruby’s Southern Comfort Kitchen in Bowie isn’t a dedicated barbeque restaurant, you’ll be treated to delicious deep-fried BBQ wings, blackberry beef short ribs, pan-fried corn, greens, and mac & cheese.


  1. If you need barbeque for your whole crew, Smokey Bones in Bowie makes it easy. The BBQ Party Pack serves up a choice of meats, including St. Louis ribs, Texas-style beef brisket, and hand-pulled pork, and sides, including coleslaw, baked beans, and fire-roasted corn.


  1. Porkey’s BBQ in Lothian is a favorite in the region — and for good reason. Fill your plate with baby back ribs, North Carolina pulled pork, potato salad, green beans, and so much more.


  1. You know you’re going to get quality barbeque at Famous Dave's in Laurel. Order award-winning ribs, the down-home fried chicken platter, or an All-American BBQ Feast plate, packed with ribs, brisket, sausage, and more.


  1. Get authentic Texas barbeque at Texas Ribs and BBQ in Clinton. This cowboy-themed roadhouse serves up pulled pork sandwiches, full racks of spare ribs, and plenty of traditional barbeque sides.


  1. The menu at Smokeshack Ribs & BBQ in Fort Washington includes pork ribs, whole chicken, and fried BBQ wings. Order your main course alongside baked beans, coleslaw, and candied yams.


  1. Indulge in smoked wings, beef brisket, and racks of ribs at Supreme Barbeque in either Lanham or Clinton. End your meal with a sweet treat and order a slice of pecan or sweet potato pie.


  1. Southern Peach BBQ in Suitland serves barbeque platters packed with ribs, pulled pork, and all the traditional sides you’d expect, from mac & cheese to collard greens.


  1. Head to National Harbor for an appetizer of fried pickles, chicken wings, and catfish bites followed by a barbeque meal at Brother Jimmy’s. Platters of pulled pork, fried chicken, and brisket are accompanied by cornbread, potato salad, coleslaw, and more.


  1. The menu at 2Fifty BBQ is full of handcrafted, wood-smoked offerings, from American Wagyu brisket to poblano sausage links. The baked beans are made with brisket trimmings, the potato salad is packed with mustard, and the BBQ sauce is made in-house.


Add a tour of the breweries in Prince George’s to your barbeque meal.