American Style Barbecue Restaurant  Melbourne

Whether slow-roasted, braised or smoked to mouth-watering perfection… MEATWORKS co is a pleasure palace of meaty goodness.

The name behind some of Sydney’s favorite eateries – Jones The Grocer & The Victoria Room – Lindsay Jones-Evans, brings his meticulous design skills to this newly renovated South Melbourne address.

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American BBQ

Imagine it now: sitting in an American style BBQ restaurant in Melbourne and enjoying a feast of succulent juicy BBQ food. Imagine tucking into spicy dry rubbed pork or lamb ribs, pulled pork, 24 hour smoked brisket or salt and black pepper chicken accompanied with spicy sauces, crisp salads and all kinds of tasty sides.

If you can imagine this, then you’ll know what it’s like to dine at MEATWORKS co, the best American style BBQ restaurant Melbourne has available.

The best American BBQ restaurant in South Melbourne

Based on Ross Street in a former 1930s garage, our American style barbecue restaurant cooks up the kind of Texas BBQ Melbourne foodies simply love. From sticky ribs to pulled pork and chicken, there’s no shortage of delicious food in our atmospheric restaurant.

And, when you add in our 450kg hand-built smoker, Betsy, you can see why we’ve a reputation as one of the best American restaurants Melbourne has available and why we’re consistently voted as the place for American BBQ Melbourne diners love.

Enjoy lip-smackingly good American style BBQ in steampunk surroundings

When you enter our smokehouse, you’ll notice that our surroundings give more than a nod to steampunk.

The brain child of Lindsay Jones-Evans, who inspired Sydney restaurants such as Jones The Grocer and The Victoria Room, MEATWORKS co, as the name suggests is all about the meat, so turning out American style BBQ food is second nature for us.

We use the very best raw ingredients for all our barbecued food, including grass-fed beef from Gippsland and free-range pork from the Ottway region, to ensure that we really do deliver the best American BBQ in Melbourne.

From our smoked chilli beef sausage hot dog to our American style BBQ ribs Melbourne based MEATWORKS co knows exactly how to produce food that you’ll love.

Not just meat, but always excellent quality food and drink in our Melbourne smokehouse

While we’ve got a reputation for our American BBQ food, if you’re more of a pescatarian or vegetarian, you’ll still find something to suit on our comprehensive menu.

From Atlantic salmon, scallops and prawns to sides such as pickled carrot and cucumber salad, roasted mushrooms and wok tossed Asian Greens, if you’re not into American BBQ Melbourne foodies can still go home feeling full and satisfied. And, when it comes to drinks, our bar is second to none.

Whether you prefer to try our numbing juice, our happy juice, a snifter from the sipping menu or you prefer good old beer, you’ll be spoilt for choice with our drinks menu. There’s even something a little more exciting for drivers than a predicable soft drink.

Book your table at our Melbourne American BBQ restaurant now

Book your table by calling 03 9041 5727 or completing our online booking form. We’re open from 11:30 for lunch from Tuesday through to Sunday, and from 6pm for dinner from Wednesday to Saturday.

Meatworks Co is a smokehouse restaurant that specialises in pulled pork, brisket, Best BBQ Ribs in Melbourne from the best BBQ restaurant in Melbourne. So if you are looking for a American style BBQ in Melbourne, come on down to Meatworks Co.

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But MEATWORKS co is more than meat.

Seafood-lovers and vegetarians will be just as impressed with an impressive menu and, when it comes to desserts, think classics or indulge in middle eastern treats, a sweet way to end your dining experience.

Cocktails, curated Australian wines, spirits and beers – plus MEATWORKS co-own label wine…

MEATWORKS co offers humble, classic, simple and tasty dishes designed to satisfy.

The result is a unique house of meat, where MEATWORKS co team creates flavors inspired by the best of East and West – dished up with delicious style, with a steam punk sensibility of contemporary design in this former 1930s garage.

Our unique space is the perfect venue for corporate meetings, business meetings, corporate lunches, business lunches, presentations, afternoon teas, morning teas, office lunches and product launches.