The Most Delicious Minnesota Road Trip Takes You To 8 Hole-In-The-Wall BBQ Restaurants

You might not associate Upper Midwest states like Minnesota with great BBQ foods. After all, we’re hundreds of miles from the nation’s known BBQ destinations. But that doesn’t mean our state doesn’t have plenty of excellent BBQ restaurants to try out. We especially love Minnesota’s hole-in-the-wall spots that might not look like much on the outside but are full of fantastic food. That’s why we created this BBQ restaurant road trip through Minnesota. It goes from north to south, traveling through small towns and big cities, and it’s the perfect way to occupy a weekend if you’re a Minnesota BBQ lover. Read on to see where this road trip leads!

What do you think? Which places have you visited, and what would you add to the list? Let us know in the comments! And for other great food road trips across the Land of 10,000 Lakes, check out our Minnesota burger road trip and our Minnesota ice cream road trip.

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Address: The Piggy BBQ, 607 Minnesota Ave W, Walker, MN 56484, USA
Address: Timberjack Smokehouse & Saloon Inc, 29067 Peterson Path, Pequot Lakes, MN 56472, USA
Address: Smokey's Pub N' Grill, 552 Lincoln Dr, East Bethel, MN 55092, USA
Address: Q Fanatic BBQ & Grill, 180 Miller Rd, Champlin, MN 55316, USA
Address: Smoke in the Pit, 3733 Chicago Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55407, USA
Address: Baldy's BBQ, 11276 210th St W # 103, Lakeville, MN 55044, USA
Address: John Hardy's BBQ, 929 W Frontage Rd, Rochester, MN 55901, USA
Address: Piggy Blue's Bar-B-Que, 323 Main St N, Austin, MN 55912, USA