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Rack Shack BBQ

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MEAT ONLY​
All rubbed down with our special blend and then slow smoked.
(1/4) 10.95
(1/2) 15.95
(Full) 21.95
Rack O’ Ribs
Here​ it is! Rack shack premium US #1 grade St. Louis cut pork ribs. They‘re slow smoked to ensure that great Rack shack flavor and fall off the bone tenderness.
14.95 Per lb
Pull’ Pork
Rack shack premium US #1 grade pork butts rubbed down with our own secret blend of 17 herbs and spices then slow smoked for 14 hours. You’ll find a nice smoke “bark” for a little crunch. It’s mouth watering good!
18.95 Per lb
Beef Brisket
Rack shack premium USDA #1 prime beef brisket rubbed just right with our own secret brisket blend of spices then slow smoked for 14 hours . You’ll find it juicy, tender, and oh so good!
Half 8.95
Whole 13.95
Chicken
Rack shack USDA “A” quality chickens rubbed with our secret recipe of spices then slow cooked with just enough smoke to put a smile on your face.
13.95
Turkey
Rack shack USDA “A” quality turkey breasts seasoned with our secret recipe of spices then slow cooked with just enough smoke. You can’t go wrong!
MEAT MEALS​
Includes your choice of 2 sides.
(1/4) 13.95
(1/2) 18.95
(Full) 24.95
Rack O’ Ribs
Here it is! Rack shack premium US #1 grade St. Louis cut pork ribs. They‘re slow smoked to ensure that great Rack shack flavor and fall off the bone tenderness.
10.95
Pull' Pork
Rack shack premium US #1 grade pork butts rubbed down with our own secret blend of 17 herbs and spices then slow smoked for 14 hours. You’ll find a nice smoke “bark” for a little crunch. It’s mouth watering good!
12.95
Beef Brisket
Rack shack premium USDA #1 prime beef brisket rubbed just right with our own secret brisket blend of spices then slow smoked for 14 hours . You’ll find it juicy, tender, and oh so good!
11.95
Chicken
Rack shack USDA “A” quality chickens rubbed with our secret recipe of spices then slow cooked with just enough smoke to put a smile on your face.
11.95
Turkey
Rack shack USDA “A” quality turkey breasts seasoned with our secret recipe of spices then slow cooked with just enough smoke. You can’t go wrong!
THE ORIGINAL HOBO​
For the hungry guy or gal on a rail rider’s budget
10.95
Hungry guy
Gal
Pick your meat Pull’ Pork, Brisket, or Turkey
Our​ HOBO is reminiscent of the bits and pieces the rail riders would put together to make their famous HOBO Stew during the great depression era. Except, of course, we use portions of our meats and sides for this feast for the hungry guy or gal.
MEAT SAMMIES​
Includes choice of 2 sides. Choose from the Regular or the BSB sizes.
8.95
Regular
12.95
Bsb
Regular 5.95
Bsb 9.95
Sandwich Only
Pull' Pork
Our Rack shack pork rubbed down with our own secret blend, slow smoked for 14 hours, then pulled and piled high on a fresh baked St. Agnes bun. You’ll find a nice smoke “bark” for a little crunch. Steppin’ up this classic favorite!
Beef Brisket
Our Rack shack beef brisket rubbed just right with our own secret brisket blend of spices, slow smoked for 14 hours, sliced and rough chopped, then piled high on a St. Agnes bun. That sounds like a long time, but it’s worth the wait!
Turkey
Our Rack shack turkey breasts seasoned with our secret recipe of spices, slow cooked with just enough smoke, then sliced and piled high on a fresh baked St. Agnes bun.
A LL' ON THE SIDE​
Pick the perfect side to your great BBQ feast! All sides 2.40
Smoked Potato
You've heard of baked... well ours is smoked alongside our ribs slow and low to produce a tender moist potato with just the right amount of sweet smoke to make your mouth water. Served up with a little butter and your choice of regular or BBQ sour cream.
Claire Slaw
Home made fresh daily cole slaw. Perfect on the side or for your “Southern Style” sammies!
Tater Salad
Red potatoes smothered in a cool mayo and cream dressing.
BBQ Beans
Slow​ cooked home style beans to compliment your BBQ meal.
Corn Bake
For generations our family has loved it and now we’re excited to bring it to you. Warm, creamy, and just plain good!
Corn Bread
Baked​ in our cast iron skillets. Just like everything else here, it’s made from scratch.
Cheesy Mac
We threw the box away on this one. Gooey, creamy, cheesy, and crunchy goodness.
Fries
We hand cut our fresh whole potatos and give them a quick bath in the fryer. Tasty!
Chips
Kettle chips in various flavors. Ask your Rack shack BBQ host.
PLATTERS​
Include your choice of 2 sides.
24.95
Three Meat Platter
29.95
All Meat Sampler
Daily Special
A LIL’MORE ON THE SIDE​
Choose as much as you want for a ‘lil more on the side.
1.95
Regular
Serves 1
4.95
Pint
Serves 4
7.95
Quart
Serves 8
15.95
Corn Bread Wheel
Serves 8
DRINKS & DESSERTS​
Wash it all down then top it all off with our many drink and dessert opions.
Assorted Cakes, Crisps, and Cookies
Seasonal​ selection and pricing.
Pop, Tea, Beer, and Wine
Pepsi fountain or bottled beverages and a wide selection of bottled or tap beer and wine.
FROM THE GRILL​
Grill items 14.95 unless indicated. Includes your choice of 2 sides.
Regular or onion bun?
Regular
Onion bun
Bacon Blue
Regular
Onion bun
Mushroom Swiss
Regular
Onion bun
Jalapeño Cheddar
Regular
Onion bun
Patty Melt (Texas Toast)
Regular
Onion bun
Adam Bomb
Jalapeno,​ fried onion, bacon, mushroom, Swiss, and cheddar cheese
Regular
Onion bun
Rack Shack Attack
Jalapeno, bacon, and cheddar cheese
Choose any smoked meat or special meat of the day
Smoked meat
Special meat
Cheesy Mac Melt
FROM THE FRYER​
A lil’ guilty pleasure for 2-3 people.
5.95
Traditional Fryers
Basket o’ fries, sweet potato fries, or onion rings
6.95
Specialty Fryers
Fried pickels, fried green beans, or sweet corn fritters
7.95
Spicy Fryers
Jalapeno poppers
About
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.
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
American, Barbecue
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Parking Available
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Reviewed February 28, 2019 via mobile

We stopped here on way home from airport - will definitely be back! Ordered the rib tips with onion rings & baked beans - very good! Best baked beans I've ever had! Wasn't sure by looking at them (was a mixture of different types of...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Sandy V
Reviewed November 20, 2018

It was a convenient location for me - and the service was very good and very fast. The ribs were fall off the bone tender - and they tasted good - the sauce I had was nice. The smoked potato was a disappointment - it...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ambormes
Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

My girlfriends and I were visiting from Canada and stumbled upon this place near our hotel. We loved it! We all tried different things and we all were extremely happy with our meals. I had the pulled pork sandwich on an onion bun. I literally...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Cheryl L
Reviewed October 2, 2018

We had burgers and a delicious soup. Food was plentiful, well prepared and served.Delighted with the quality of the meal which was really quite good all around.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Gabriel W
Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

Wasn't very impressed. My husband and I each tried a one meat hobo. It was ok. We asked the employee what was on it and she didn't thoroughly explain. So it had items I would have asked them to take off. Like a ton of...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank lexid2017
Reviewed July 11, 2018

If you're looking for fancy dining, look elsewhere. However if your tastes lead you to the finest smokes ribs and brisket this side of Memphis, this is your destination. No frills, just excellent down home cooking that's smoked to perfection.

Date of visit: May 2018
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Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

We tried four different options for BBQ tonight to plan for catering for a party. This was clearly the best choice among several big name and highly recommended places. Great pork, brisket, and turkey. Sides were also good. This will be our choice for the...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank MinnesotaFamily2
Reviewed May 16, 2018

Food was fresh and tasted good. Ribs, Sauce and corn bread were all great tasting...The issue I had was their main overhead menu had a higher price for 1/2 rack ribs than their paper menu advertised (see photo). When I Brought this to their attention...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Jperona
Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

Such a great place! Very relaxed atmosphere, with wonderful food! A must if you are in the area! Many sides to choose from. My favorites were the Mac n cheese and the corn casserole. The brisket was super tender! Everyone enjoyed their meal, not one...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank mariaEConnecticut
Reviewed March 14, 2018 via mobile

Very friendly cashier helping newer guest understand all their great options. Lots of great choices and BBQ sauces for all. Come hungry This newer location is nicer than the old strip mall they were in last year down the street. Keep up the great effort.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank mn_teefo
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knutva1
April 30, 2016|
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Response from DeboWabo | Reviewed this property |
My husband, who has celiac disease, gets the pork platter without bread. I am not aware of any gluten-free sandwiches.
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Kevflores1998
October 23, 2015|
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Response from brianlH974HU | Reviewed this property |
I agree with Larry. The HOBO is the way to go for first experience.
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