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Best Minneapolis/St. Paul Barbecue Restaurants

From smokehouse to hoghouse and roadhouse, we've rounded up the best in barbecue. Sure, preferences abound when it comes to matters of the grill. So maybe it's a pulled pork sandwich on squishy white bread you crave or Texas brisket with a side of coleslaw and sweet tea. One day you might like your ribs slathered and glazed in tomato sauce; the next day rubbed with special spices; and the next marinated and drenched in tangy vinegar. Whatever your pleasure, try these smokin' spots for the best barbecue around in Minneapolis/St.Paul.


Famous Dave's Barbecue
Dining Room at Famous Dave 3001 Hennepin Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55408
Even though it’s a chain, Dave’s can hold its own against many homegrown efforts. More...

Market Bar-B-Que Barbecue
1414 Nicollet Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55403
Down-home, pit-smoked barbecue has been attracting aficionados since 1946. More...

Redstone American Grill Barbecue
12501 Ridgedale Dr.
Minnetonka, MN 55305
If you can't get away to the cabin up north, head to Redstone American Grill for your Northwoods fix. More...

Scott Ja-Mama's Barbecue
3 W. Diamond Lake Rd.
Minneapolis, MN 55419
Scotty's has been kicking out ribs slathered in his Mama's secret sauce for quite some time. More...

Smalley's Caribbean Barbeque Barbecue
Brick Alley
423 S. Main St.
Stillwater, MN 55082
The La Belle Vie team puts its spin on barbecue. More...

Ted Cook's 19th Hole Barbeque Barbecue
Quick Bite
2814 38th St.
Minneapolis, MN 55406
Sauced-up and wood-smoked, this hole-in-the-wall serves up some of the best 'cue in the Twin Cities. More...

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