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Rack Shack BBQ

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2925 Cliff Rd E, Burnsville, MN 55337-3303
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12:00 - 19:00
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Sun 12:00 - 19:00
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The brisket was moist and very tender.The service was great and I will go back again. Great choices of BBQ sauce. The only thing that I found was the prices were a little high for the amount of meat on the sandwich.

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Thank Bernie L
Twin Cities, MN
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

You stand on line and order from a large menu over the register area. The place has an industrial look with concrete and steel. Behind the registers are a few low wage millennials who know nothing about cooking but can assemble prepared foods quickly. The ambiance is depressing, cold and noisy. The menu is simple and small, typical of BBQ... More 

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Eagan, Minnesota
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6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Excellent food. I like the variety of sauces to choose from, but you won't really need it. The smoked meats remind me of something I'd find quite a bit farther south. I love the smoked turkey & the selection of sides are delicious. Not somewhere I'd sit down to eat, but great for take out!

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Thank 4jj1970
Apple Valley, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

On a whim I placed an order on-line for a 22 lb. applewood smoked turkey for Thanksgiving. Picked it up in the morning and per instructions kept it warm in low temp oven (165F) Served 9 guests and we barely made a dent it this savory bird. Lots of left-overs and bringing in the bird freed up oven space for... More 

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Thank Fred P
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I love a good BBQ joint and this place hits the spot. I've tried their signature HOBO, which is good, but I prefer to keep it simple and order some meats and sides. It's all good and you can't go wrong with what you order. Portion sizes are large. I like to say each order feeds about 1 1/2. Try... More 

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Thank Benito_y_Lupita_P
Farmington, Minnesota
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64 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Awesome BBQ for Minnesota. Try the HoBo plate as seen on the food network. It is delicious they start with a baked potato and and pile it with Mac and cheese, Cole slaw, baked beans, with your choice of 2, 3, or 4 meats. They have 7 different sauces. Get here early because they typically run out of some of... More 

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Thank Joe E
Eagan, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I recently ate here twice because I was with a friend who swore by it. Surprisingly good burger, and the brisket was wonderful. But both times the fries were a lipless pile of mush and oil, not hot and crisp....therefore the lower score.

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Thank AteT00Much
Eagan, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

the food is always good & the prices are high but we really enjoy it every time we go. usually we take home a pound of their smoked turkey.

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Thank George B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

I like the bbq, but it's overpriced and the service was bad. We got the wrong order, and the server didn't say a word when he took back the wrong order, or when he returned with the correct order. Ppl deserve service at these prices. Also saw other ppl getting the wrong order too.

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Thank Jerry H
Burnsville
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Best BBQ in the south metro! While Mnpls is not KC, Austin or Memphis, this BBQ is right up there. And to please everyone, they have a miriad of sauces to suit your taste buds. Got one of their smoked turkeys for Thanksgiving last year.....holy moly was it good! I love this place!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Television
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 19:00
Monday
11:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2925 Cliff Rd E, Burnsville, MN 55337-3303
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Burnsville
Description
Locally owned, locally sourced ingredients. 14 hours of slow smoking for southern style BBQ. This is a rare find in Minnesota. A real gem! Also, this was featured on Man vs. Food on the Travel Channel recently.

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