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Smalley's Caribbean Barbeque

423 S. Main St., Stillwater, MN
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Ranked #20 of 85 restaurants in Stillwater
Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Wed 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Caribbean
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
New Ulm, MN
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40 reviews 40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Went here for dinner during a girls weekend. Ended up sitting in the bar area and had great service. All of the food was good but you have to order the macaroni and cheese-amazing!

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

My husband and I ate here for the first time on Sunday. Warning - if you want to eat at Smalley's on a Saturday, be prepared to wait as it is very popular. I ordered the pulled pork sandwich (which comes with one side - I had the sweet potatoes with carmelized pork) and I took half of the sandwich... More

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

My husband and I went here for dinner on a Friday night and we will be going back. We had the fish tacos and the pulled pork sandwich which was excellent. They do have a decent size craft beer selection for a smaller restaurant. This is a great place for families, couples or singles. This is a great place to... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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84 reviews 84 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We stopped in for a quick lunch after sightseeing. What a treat! Great food (melt in your mouth jerk chicken and shrimp, curried grilled veggies, creative salads, fun kids' menu, etc.) and really attentive service. They use real pimento wood for their jerk dishes, and you can certainly tell the depth of flavor the wood smoke imparts to the food.... More

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Hudson Iowa
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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Another visit to Smalleys and another great meal. We called ahead and put our name on the list, walked right in. Po Boy Clam sandwich is awesome. Nothing else to say.

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Minnesota
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

4 of us went after seeing this place on Diner's, Drive ins & Dives. It surpassed my expectations! Great service, amazing atmosphere in an old brick building. Try the jersey pork tacos and you won't be sorry!

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9 reviews 9 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We needed a place to eat in Stillwater on 7/24/14 and this place came highly recommended. 5 of us ordered a variety of dishes. All 5 were disappointed with what we got. ALL of the BBQ items (except) the Chicken was Dried out and tough. Two in our party had ribs. They were nearly uneatable and both had trouble getting... More

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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

My husband is a bit of a BBQ guy. (Competitions and such) We had high hopes but sorry no good. The brisket was more sauce than smoke. You could hardly taste anything but sauce. Ribs were the same story. The location and service are good but don't go for the BBQ.

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Stillwater, MN
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

As a resident, I was excited when they opened a new BBQ. After an initial bad experience with weight staff and mediocre rubs, I did not come back for a few years. After recently trying again, I have to say the meat was dried out, food pricy, and atmosphere dingy. There are many better places to eat in our town,... More

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Minnesota
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62 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We had the fish tacos & pulled pork tacos and both were really good and tasted fresh. There was cabbage on them instead of lettuce on flour tortillas which are my favorite. They are a bit messy, but worth it. Also tried the beer battered fries--very crisp; mac and chese w/ jalapenos and bacon I thought was pretty standard and... More

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