New Orleans Ranks #4 in Nation for BBQ

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – A website suggests travelers to New Orleans for the Fourth of July may be dining on more than the city’s traditional dishes.

According to, New Orleans ranks fourth in the nation on a list of top cities for barbecue.

The site lists only three cities ahead of New Orleans, all of them known for their BBQ, Memphis, Austin, and Kansas City.

Here are CheapTickets top 10 Barbecue Destinations:

1. Memphis

2. Austin, Texas

3. Kansas City

4. New Orleans

5. Nashville

6. Charlotte

7. Dallas

8. Savannah, Ga.

9. Atlanta

10. Louisville