5 Reasons to Get Your BBQ on at Fat Bob’s Smokehouse

Food & Drink


Written by SOB Creative

Published on February 7, 2022

This article is a paid promotion sponsored by an SOB advertiser and designed to share valuable info with our readers.

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Buffalo may not be regionally known for its BBQ, but that doesn’t mean we don’t take it seriously. 

Enter: Fat Bob’s Smokehouse, whose award-winning BBQ is a staple in the Western New York community. With food trucks, catering, and multiple brick and mortar locations, Fat Bob’s serves smokehouse favorites that continue to impress both BBQ enthusiasts and occasional carnivores alike. There’s a reason they’ve been consistently voted the best BBQ in Buffalo— their food really is that good. 

If you’ve never been to Fat Bob’s before, allow us to list off some of the top reasons you need to do yourself a favor and check it out: 


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1. Low & Slow Cooking

The culinary team at Fat Bob’s knows that BBQ production is a labor of love. That’s why their BBQ is cooked low and slow for 12-16 hours at a time in one of their three on-site smokers at their downtown Buffalo location. 

From Fat Bob’s juicy brisket to their classic pulled pork, you’ll immediately be able to tell the amount of care that goes into making their food from just one bite. 

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2. Staple Smoked Meats

Included in their lineup of award-winning BBQ dishes are Fat Bob’s staple smoked meats: beef brisket, pork ribs, pulled meats, and smoked chicken. 

Fat Bob’s Executive Chef Alex Obenauer and the rest of the culinary team are constantly prepping these meats with house-made spiced rubs and smoking them daily to combine flavors from throughout the BBQ belt of the Southern United States. 


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3. House-Made BBQ Sauces

Once the meats are smoked to perfection, the next step is serving them up with a variety of Fat Bob’s original, house-made BBQ sauces. Choose your favorite from:

  • Bob’s Original BBQ Sauce – A Fat Bob’s favorite with deep flavors and a smooth kick to finish this vinegar and molasses based sauce. Recommended pairing: St. Louis Pork Ribs, Pulled Pork & Beef Brisket
  • Memphis BBQ Sauce – An authentic Memphis style sauce made from a tomato and vinegar base, seasoned with Fat Bob’s Original House spice rub to give it a Memphis style kick. Recommended pairing: Cajun Chicken Sandwich, Pulled Pork & St. Louis Smoked Pork Ribs.
  • Kansas City BBQ Sauce – A truly bold, sweet, and smoky sauce with a tomato and molasses base that is true to the Kansas city style. Recommended pairing: Pulled chicken, St. Louis Smoked Pork Ribs, Smoked Chicken Wings & Fresh Cut Fries.
  • Carolina BBQ Sauce – Inspired by the vinegary and bold mustard sauces found in South Carolina, this sauce mixes sweet and spice with a bold acidity. Recommended pairing: Pulled Pork.

Photo courtesy of Fat Bob’s Smokehouse

4. Award-Winning Sides

Your meat might be the star of the show, but at Fat Bob’s you’re also going to want to choose some fantastic, scratch-made sides to go with it. Round out your meal with their award-winning mac and cheese, fresh cut fries, or other BBQ favorites like baked beans, coleslaw, collard greens, and more. 


5. Multiple Locations

When that BBQ craving hits, you’re in luck. Fat Bob’s not only has multiple locations in Western New York, but they also operate their food trucks regularly and at festivals in the area. Whether you dine-in at their downtown Buffalo location, stop by for BBQ and beers at 42 North Brewing Company in East Aurora, or just so happen to spot one of their food trucks out and about, you can’t go wrong! 

Photo courtesy of Fat Bob’s Smokehouse

Order Fat Bob’s for Dinner Tonight!

Hungry yet? Fat Bob’s is open for dine-in, takeout, and delivery Tuesdays-Sundays so you can satisfy that craving for delicious, authentic BBQ. 

Visit their website to order takeout, catering, or delivery, and be sure to give them a follow on Instagram + Facebook to stay up to date on all of the latest Fat Bob’s BBQ news!

Fat Bob’s Smokehouse

41 Virginia Pl, Buffalo

This article is a paid promotion sponsored by an SOB advertiser and designed to share valuable info with our readers.

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