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Rack Shack BBQ

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2925 Cliff Rd E, Burnsville, MN 55337-3303
11:00 - 20:00
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Sun 12:00 - 19:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Geneseo, Illinois
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A smaller dining area, but a great brisket. I ordered the brisket meal with cornbread and mac & cheese. Cornbread was very good. Not a big fan of their mac & cheese. It was ok though. The brisket could have been hotter. It was served just warm. The flavor was fantastic, and the serving size was just right. There is... More 

Thank Jeff H
Burnsville, Minnesota
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154 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rack shack BBQ is so good. We have ordered food for parties a few times and it never disappoints. The pulled pork and brisket are so good. They smoke it for 14 hours. It is real BBQ with all of the traditional sides offered. They have a number of BBQ sauces for everyone's tastes. The dining room is small, we... More 

Thank Keely15
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Their hobo is their flagship staple - a baked potato on steroids - and it's a must-try if you're a foodie. Their meats are legit. Brisket, pork, chicken all good! Yummy sides and delicious house-made sauces. This place will kill your bbq hunger pangs with meaty goodness.

Thank Benito_y_Lupita_P
Appleton, Wisconsin
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 March 2017

I went here with my family and we got cornbread, pulled pork and brisket. They have at least 10 different types of sauses too. They play the oldies too.

Thank missmegsmail1211
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017 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.

Thank Bernie L
Twin Cities, MN
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172 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
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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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 9 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!

Thank 4jj1970
Apple Valley, Minnesota
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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 

Thank Fred P
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 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 

Thank Benito_y_Lupita_P
Farmington, Minnesota
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64 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Television
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Open Hours
12:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2925 Cliff Rd E, Burnsville, MN 55337-3303
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Burnsville
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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