Ken’s Hardwood Barbecue is the award-winning family-owned restaurant known for unique and delicious fusion of southern down-home cooking and fresh-smoked meats.

Descending from 4 generations of passionate cooks and restaurateurs in Kentucky and Tennessee, Ken’s has gleaned the very best of exclusive family recipes to create scrumptious offerings of entrees, sides, and desserts, Original rubs and sauces, combined with the secret low-and-slow approach of 3 accomplished Pit Masters, brings a one-of-a-kind flavor to Tucson, AZ.

Celebrating food and fellowship, Ken’s Hardwood Barbecue provides a delectable and joyful dining experience.

Experience the culinary excellence of Ken’s Hardwood Barbecue, an award-winning family-owned gem in Tucson, AZ. Our unique blend of southern comfort cuisine and expertly smoked meats is a testament to four generations of culinary passion from Kentucky and Tennessee. Discover cherished family recipes meticulously prepared by three accomplished Pit Masters who employ the secret low-and-slow technique, resulting in a flavor profile that’s simply unmatched.

Nestled in the heart of Tucson, Ken’s Hardwood Barbecue celebrates the fusion of tradition and innovation. Indulge in delectable entrees, sides, and desserts that embody the rich heritage of amazing Southern-style cuisine. Our original rubs and sauces pay homage to our culinary legacy, infusing each dish with authenticity and depth of flavor. Join us for a joyful dining experience where food and fellowship intertwine, creating memories that linger as the flavors of our mouthwatering dishes, sides, and desserts continue to captivate discerning palates.

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