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Live Blues, BBQ
& Craft Beer

Every day

7 am


9 pm

or sold out

Closed Thanksgiving
& Christmas


Mission St

Santa Cruz, CA


-now available-

Holiday gift box

Includes bottles of our original & spicy bbq sauces, soy candle (brisket, beer or bread pudding scent) andes mints, logo decal & $10 gift card


It’s another great day to be together

When the beer is cold and the pits are hot, people tend to gather. That’s a truth as old as time, and one that’s near and dear to our hearts. Grab a friend, a beer, and a seat, and join us in celebrating the power of fire and time in the most authentic way possible.

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We regularly drive 45 minutes to Santa Cruz to get take out here despite there being plenty of BBQ locally..Best potato salad I have ever had

Cori G.

This place has some of the best brisket I've ever had. The chicken is also great! I'm also a sucker for good garlic bread & this place delivers!

Colby J.

Mission St. BBQ puts every single place I've eaten at in my 55 years to shame. We got the Brisket, Pulled pork, & hot links & every single bite was a transcendent experience.

Frank G.

Awards & Best Of's

Santa Cruz Waves, 2020

Wedding Wire

Buy $50,
Get $10

Our gift cards are the perfect present for any occasion!  Get a $10 bonus card for every $50 in gift card purchased now through 12/30/21.

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