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Scott Ja-Mama's Barbeque

3 W Diamond Lake Rd, Minneapolis, MN 55419-1926
+1 612-823-4450
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“cole slaw” (5 reviews)
“ribs” (17 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
3 W Diamond Lake Rd, Minneapolis, MN 55419-1926
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

This little hole in the wall has the best barque, large size food portions and haven’t had anything that wasn’t scrumptious

Thank Terri R
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Three of us were here recently and all ordered the pulled pork sandwich. Not only was it delicious it was reasonably priced. We all had the sandwich, cole-slaw, drink and chips total was under $20. Remember to have cash as he only takes cash or...More

Thank PurpleMN
Reviewed 26 April 2017

I have been going to Scott Ja-Mama's since the mid-1990's. This is a truly great place for BBQ. The ribs are of a high quality meat. The sauce, made from scratch and a home grown recipe is absolutely superb. There are 3 choices, mild, medium...More

1  Thank Charles L
Reviewed 20 February 2017

I found this place while trying to waste some time while my wife was getting her eye lashes done around the corner. It was an unseasonably warm Saturday afternoon and I was serving penance for some male infraction occasioned by my inability to read my...More

1  Thank Dead Skunk S
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Delicious food. Incredible service. Cash only. Plan to pickup - limited seating. Try the pulled pork. Ribs fall off the bone. Spice level is variable by request.

1  Thank Robert E
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had lunch at Scott's during a weekday. The dining area is quite small but is fun to sit at the small tables and look at all the memorabilia on the walls. We ordered two pulled pork sandwiches with medium sauce. The...More

Thank todd934
Reviewed 25 September 2016

This 'dive' has fantastic BBQ ribs and Chicken at affordable prices. Small, with just one hight top round table - seems most people take out. 3 choices for BBQ sauce - mild, moderate and hot. I chose medium - had enough kick to it for...More

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 23 July 2016

This hidden gem in S Minneapolis cooks up a family rib recipe that melts in your mouth. Just the right amount of spice and a healthy order with meaty ribs for the full rack. Great price too! Be prepared to take your order to go...More

1  Thank Patrick R
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

We needed to celebrate with my favorite meal and did a random Google search for "best ribs minneapolis". We found Scott J. and that has resulted in our need never to search again...default rib takeout...check!

Thank Vivienne W
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

Just finished helping my daughter move so she suggested we get lunch at her favorite BBQ joint. OMG who knew??? Pulled pork sandwich with lots of extra sauce, slaw and chips. What an amazing treat.

Thank bg8friends
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Takeout, Delivery
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Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 W Diamond Lake Rd, Minneapolis, MN 55419-1926
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-823-4450
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