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We will never forget.

September 11, 2012

The date is etched forever in our memories, in our respect for those who gave all, and in our ongoing support of the bravest and finest who put their lives on the line every day.

September 11, 2012 was also our first anniversary. To commemorate this special day, MISSION BBQ raised funds and raised hope for some of the most selfless people we’ve ever known...

Over the Land of the Free and Home of the Brave.

National Anthem VideoThere are police squad cars and pick-up trucks in the parking lot. Retired firemen and active duty military wait side-by-side in line. Businessmen tuck ties inside their shirts before tucking in to a hearty helping. It’s noon at MISSION BBQ, and the crowd is hungry. But first comes the celebrity-voiced announcement: “Ladies and Gentlemen, please join us to stand for our national anthem as we do every day in honor of...

Happy Birthday to You, Get Your FREE BBQ!

Birthday BrigadeTen-hut! Or eleven. Or 23. Or 63. It doesn’t matter how many birthdays you’ve celebrated, at MISSION BBQ it’s on us on your special day. Our Birthday Brigade welcomes battalions of all ages with a complimentary meal you can feel good about—even if you don’t feel so great about turning a year older. Regular customer Tom Harcharek brought the whole family for his 49th, then back again...

MISSION BBQ Voted Best in Baltimore

Best of BaltimoreWow! We’re humbled. Baltimore Magazine just gave us major props and we couldn’t have said it better ourselves…

“If you like a generous helping of patriotism, along with your pulled pork, MISSION BBQ is the place to go. At noon each day, the staff and patrons come to a standstill as a taped version of “The Star-Spangled Banner” resounds. It’s a moving...

We Will Never Forget 9/11

9/11: Free SandwichWhen MISSION BBQ opened its doors on the 10th anniversary of 9/11, it was a time of new beginnings and never forgetting. We chose that special day to honor American ideals, to always show our respect, and proudly serve those who put their lives on the line every day.

On September 11, 2012, we put First Responders first, welcoming all police, fire and...

Our New Perry Hall Location—In The News

Baltimore Business Journal

MISSION BBQ preps new restaurant in Perry Hall

Sarah Meehan, Reporter- Baltimore Business Journal

MISSION BBQ—a Glen Burnie eatery specializing in ribs, pulled pork and plenty of “Bay-B-Que” sauce—will open a second restaurant...

MISSION BBQ's First Annual Toys for Tots Drive!

Toys for TotsMISSION BBQ's First Annual Marine Reserve Toys for Tots Drive was a huge success! Thanks to all of our customers that so kindly donated! So many little boys and girls will be smiling this holiday season thanks to your generosity! We look forward to continuing this tradition at our restaurant, and will soon annouce the winner of the Backyard BBQ for 10 raffle! Thanks everybody!

MISSION BBQ's Veterans Day Celebration a Big Success!

Mission BBQ's Bill Kraus on ABC TelevisionMISSION BBQ's Veterans Day celebration was a resounding success.

Read the full article and click on the video to watch ABC Television coverage of that day's events.

Veterans Day Special and USO Donation Day

Please come out to MISSION BBQ this Friday November 11, 2011 to help us celebrate all of America's Veterans! Veterans eat for free all day, and donations will be accepted for the USO! Be sure to Drop a Buck inthe Bucket for the USO!!

"My Trip of a Lifetime"

Bill in HawaiiThis past week marked the return of MISSION BBQ owner Bill Kraus to Maryland, following his trip to Hawaii where he was reunited with his Marine son aboard the USS Boxer.  Below is a piece written by Bill himself about his adventures onboard the ship.

"Life is about your experiences and the memories created...

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