I won't vote because its pointless. My opinion is the one that matters. Each one of these places can have a bad day. In my opinion each makes similar bbq enough to really be considered in line with the town's style. Anyone who visits all three.... well.... its silly really... because its a snapshot of how they did that day. And that really can be a snapshot of how they did yesterday because if you do not like what you had that day its probably because you are eating yesterday's leftovers. Those who know what these places do will understand that comment.
So.. where should you go? Smittys. The true first of firsts who incidentally serve basically the same **** the same way and the other two... sans Blacks sauce. If I had to chose would I go there? No. I know and worked for Ray Perez long ago so I would go to Kreuz to see him. But you, you should go to Smittys.
I hope this helps and you ignore what others say because I know my ****. Unless of course they agree with me... then its okay to do what they say.
watch the Q suck that day. LOL You HAVE to meet John, though.