Best Barbecue Restaurants in Minneapolis

Expert recommended Top 3 Barbecue Restaurants in Minneapolis, Minnesota. All of our barbecue restaurants face a rigorous 50-Point Inspection, which includes customer reviews, history, complaints, ratings, satisfaction, trust, cost and general excellence. You deserve only the best!


4707 Lyndale Avenue North, Minneapolis, MN 55430 Directions

Since 2014

Smokehouse Sandwiches, Grilled Chicken, Rib Tips, Beef Brisket and Sandwich, Pork Ribs, Chicken Wings, Pulled Pork, Sides, Mac and Cheese, Firebox Fries, Cole Slaw, Sticky Rice, Potato Salad, French Fries, Sweet Potatoes, Jumbo Smoked Chicken Wings and Whole Wings, Spicy Smoked Pork Ribs, Collard Greens, Sides & Texas Toast

FireBox Deli is an authentic slow-smoked BBQ restaurant. It has a warm and welcoming ambiance. The barbeque is well known in Texas-style brisket. Their teams are specializing in dry-rubbed meats sourced from short, local farms and smoked in-house. If you are looking for lunch to satisfy your needs or picking up dinner for your family and your all want is fulfilled right there at your fingertips. Don't neglect their pork ribs with four bones, beef brisket, eight whole wings, one pound pulled pork, fries, toast, and sides. Curbside picks up dishes is possible.

Price: Starts from $2.50

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Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat & Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon Closed

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6009 Nicollet Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55419 Directions

Since 2007

Pork Spare Ribs, Pork Back Ribs, Sliced Brisket, Pulled Chicken, Maple Ham, Grilled Slab Bacon, Spicy Sausage Link, Apple Sauce, Cole Slaw, Asian Cole Slaw, New Potato Salad, Baked Beans, Mac and Cheese, Mashed New Potatoes, Southern Mustard BBQ, Chipotle Sour Cream, Roasted Garlic and Pesto Aioli, Red Beans and Rice, Grilled Seasonal Veggies

Q Fanatic BBQ & Grill is a family-style BBQ establishment. It has featured a variety of slow-smoked pork and delightful sides with influence from across the south and around the world. The restaurant exterior room is seated up to 50 guests and 30-40 patrons in the backroom. The executive chef of Charlie Johnson began his career working in a college town pizza joint when he was aged at 16. He worked his way through a regional vocational college-cooking course before joining to the Culinary Institute of America. The barbeque's heart of the chef makes all of their menu items from daily fresh, and the staff is run to serving for your chosen meat, sides, or dessert at a given time. Savor their delightful pulled ham sandwich, Jumbo chicken wings, whole smoked wings, and sliced briskets.

Price: Starts from $8.95

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Wed and Thu 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm Fri 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm Lunch and Dinner:
Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm Sun 11:00 pm - 7:00 pm Mon & Tue Closed

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3733 Chicago Avenue MPLS, Minneapolis, MN 55407 Directions

Since 1997

Smoked Turkey, Sliced Brisket, Texas Hot Links, Smoked Turkey Leg, Sliced Brisket Sandwich, Pork Ribs, Rib tip Bucket, Spare Slab Rib, Sliced Smoked Turkey Sandwich, Pulled Pork, Beef Brisket Sandwich, Pulled Chicken, Catfish Fillets, Smoke Wings, Chopped Brisket, Smoked Pulled Pork Sandwich and Chicken Sandwich, Sides & St. Louis Ribs

Smoke in the Pit is a family-owned, neighborhood restaurant. It has elegant indoor spaces so that you can be relaxed with your buddies and families without any stress. The restaurant has a phenomenal barbecue and sides, and familiar elevated drinks that are serving in a luxurious room. The restaurant's crews and pitmasters are always welcome their customers with a smile at truly happy. They are serving outpost cooking BBQ ribs, chicken, and catfish meals to their every patron. If you are BBQ lovers in Minneapolis, just visit that Smoke in the Pit and fulfilled your cravings. Don't miss their delights smoke wings, chopped brisket, smoked pulled pork, and homemade sauces.

Price: Starts from $3.90


Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri & Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sun Closed

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