South Dakota June 25, 2019
The 7 Best BBQ Sandwiches In South Dakota And Where To Find Them
South Dakota may be famous for its authentic German pastries, Frybread, and hot beef sandwiches, but not even we can say no to a delicious BBQ sandwich! While places like Memphis, Kansas City, and Texas may be more well known for their tangy BBQ, we happen to have a few great places of our own, including these seven South Dakota restaurants that serve the most mouthwatering sandwiches:
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1. Dakota BBQ (Custer)
What better way to begin a list of the best BBQ restaurants and sandwiches in the state than at a place called Dakota BBQ?! Named the "Best BBQ in South Dakota" by Food & Wine Magazine and Money.com, Dakota BBQ is home to chopped brisket, pulled beef, and the pictured pulled pork sandwich. Yum!
Address: 437 Mount Rushmore Road, Custer, SD 57730
2. Bunky's BBQ (Spearfish)
Located north of Custer is Spearfish and the can't-miss Bunky's BBQ, which invites you to come and enjoy their meats that are "done slow, done right!" Pictured is their famous brisket sandwich, which - if you can believe it - tastes even more amazing than it already looks.
Address: 125 US-14, Spearfish, SD 57783
3. Cody's Smokehouse BBQ (Sioux Falls)
Since the 1970s, the guys who brought you Cody's have been perfecting their BBQ recipe and winning tons of awards along the way (not just nationally, but globally as well!). While you really cannot go wrong with anything at this Sioux Falls gem, we highly recommend their killer burnt ends sandwich with fries.
Address: 6401 South Louise Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD 57108
4. J.R.'s Rhodehouse BBQ PIT (Summerset)
Do you think a small town can't have a stellar BBQ joint? Think again! Located in Summerset, J.R.'s is a Texas BBQ-inspired institution that has been serving their masterpiece Outlaw (sliced hot link and chopped brisket topped with chile queso) since 2013!
Address: 7201 Infinity Drive, Summerset, SD 57718
5. Wishbone's Smokehouse (Aberdeen)
The next time you go shopping at the small, skip the generic fast food options and opt for some incredible BBQ! Recently opened in the Aberdeen Mall food court, Wishbone's is an already established Aberdeen tradition that specializes in unforgettable sandwiches.
Address: 3115 6th Avenue SE, Aberdeen, SD 57401
6. Richie Z's Brickhouse BBQ & Grill (Pierre)
The next time you visit our glorious capital city, be sure to visit the equally glorious Richie Z's and order the oh-so-perfect prime rib sandwich... you can thank us later!
Address: 401 South Central Avenue, Pierre, SD 57501
7. Heck's Dakota Style BBQ (Vermillion)
Where do the cool (college) kids go when they crave something slow-cooked and slathered in sauce? Heck's, of course! What do those cool kids order? The pulled pork, chicken, and/or beef sandwich, of course! (To find out where they will be next, make sure to like them on
Which South Dakota BBQ joint has your favorite sandwich? Let us know in the comments! If you are craving even more slow-cooked meat, be sure to check out
You Don’t Want To Miss This Mouthwatering BBQ Festival In South Dakota This Summer.