Highest-rated barbecue restaurants in Minneapolis

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August 12, 2022
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Highest-rated barbecue restaurants in Minneapolis

Cooking meat low and slow over an indirect heat source—the only real qualifications for barbecue—is a truly American tradition, going back to indigenous cultures and picked up by early Spanish colonizers who also gave it the name the cooking style goes by now: barbacoa. Today, barbecue is a wildly popular staple across the U.S., with many cities and regions boasting their own take (and all claiming to have the best). Because barbecue meat spends hours upon hours cooking, restaurants are a go-to source for many Americans who would rather not spend all day and all night tending to their flames. Stacker compiled a list of the highest-rated barbecue restaurants in Minneapolis on Tripadvisor. Tripadvisor rankings factor in the average rating and number of reviews. Some restaurants on the list may have recently closed.

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#12. Hoban Korean BBQ

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (32 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Barbecue, Asian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2939 Hennepin Avenue South Uptown, Minneapolis, MN 55408
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#11. Market Bar-B-Que

- Rating: 3.5 / 5 (15 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Barbecue
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 220 Lowry Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55418-3421
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#10. Bark And The Bite

- Rating: 3.5 / 5 (19 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (3.5/5), Service (3.5/5), Value (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Barbecue
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2186 Marshall Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55104-5758
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#9. Ted Cook's 19th Hole Bar-B-Que

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (47 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (3.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2814 E 38th St, Minneapolis, MN 55406-3111
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#8. Scott Ja-Mama's Barbeque

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (31 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (2.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Price: $
- Address: 3 W Diamond Lake Rd, Minneapolis, MN 55419-1926
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#7. C&G's Smoking Barbecue

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (23 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 4743 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55419-5508
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#6. Smoke in the Pit

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (26 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Barbecue
- Price: $
- Address: 3733 Chicago Ave Cross Streets: Between E 37th Street and E 38th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55407-2610
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#5. Beast

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (20 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Barbecue, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 825 E Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55414-1211
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#4. Old Southern BBQ Minneapolis

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (36 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 4510 France Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55410-1368
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#3. Firebox Deli

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (32 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 4707 Lyndale Ave N, Minneapolis, MN 55430-3637
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#2. Famous Dave's

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (193 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Barbecue
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 800 West Lake Street, Minneapolis, MN 55408
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#1. Q-Fanatic BBQ

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (40 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 6009 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55419-2558
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