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ZZQ Smokehouse

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ZZQ Smokehouse is an unfussy BBQ joint offering meats, sides & various sauces, plus craft beers in simple surrounds to the communities of Eagan, Apple Valley, Burnsville, Lakeville, Farmington, Savage and the entire South Metro and the Twin Cities. ZZQ was founded by Zak Zueg in 2015 and it's reputation for great BBQ Brisket, Pulled Pork, BBQ Chicken and Pork Spare Ribs continues to grow. ZZQ Smokehouse prides it's self on Homemade Sides like Hand Cut Fried, Smokehouse Beans, Cole Slaw and Potato Salad. All of ZZQ Smokehouse's sauces are made in house from scratch under the watchful eye of Zak. Don't feel like going to ZZQ? ZZQ offers delivery from Black Suite and Tie Delivery. ZZQ Smokehouse
US$10 - US$17
Lunch, Dinner
American, Barbecue
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is legit. Phenomenal meats, great sides and ridiculous sauces. Unbelievably good. Plus fast and reasonably priced. Strongly recommend the brisket

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank P4341ZWmattc
Reviewed 14 December 2018

Just a few blocks from hotel here in Eagan. Tried the pulled pork bbq sandwich and fries. Large portions and decent pulled pork. Sweet sauce and smokey sauce were good and had an interesting takeon Carolina sauce. Quick, friendly service, reasonable prices. Plenty of parking...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Clemente71
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

We loved our visit to ZZQ and plan to return soon. Some of the best bbq we have had in the Twin Cities area. The gentleman working was very friendly and assisted us to put together a delicious variety of food. The brisket, pulled pork,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank MuscratTravel
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

I’ve eaten here in the past and given a favorable rating but my most recent visit here was a disappointment. the “ribs” which used to be baby back are now spare ribs (with the rib tips) - a decidedly inferior cut to baby back. I...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Bill_Mydo
Reviewed 5 September 2018

I found this randomly due to a co-worker coming into town and I do not go anywhere else for BBQ in the Twin Cities Metro. After being spoiled rotten in North Carolina, Texas and Missouri I can say this is the best sport outside of...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank luiso1094
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Juicy, tender meats! They have a sauce bar and craft beers too. The best BBQ around and we'll go back often.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Jim A
Reviewed 17 May 2018

Consulted TripAdvisor and Yelp to help find a BBQ joint in the Bloomington, MN area, and settled on ZZQ. Based on the reviews, I expected the best BBQ in MN, but it was about the worst I have ever had. I went with the pulled...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Coach5000
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

I got brisket and chicken with fries and WOW, great flavor. I'm not a fan of their sauces as I don't like heavy cumin vinegar bases but honestly the meat doesn't need it. Has great smoke flavor and isn't dry. Could see.taking this home for...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank 121SaraW
Reviewed 26 March 2018

So we stopped by Sunday afternoon about 4ish we ordered 2 meat dinner with 2 sides,we tried all the sauces, Chicken and Brisket was good, the ribs were very dry and tough didn't care for them as for the pulled Pork not to bad but...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

I can't believe it took us so long to try out this place. The food is so good. The portions are very generous. The ribs are huge, smoky and tender. The fries are perfectly seasoned and lots of them. Great selection of sauces. There must...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank fang0026
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