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Rooster's BBQ Deli & Catering

979 Randolph Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55102-3346
+1 651-222-0969
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“ribs” (9 reviews)
“pulled pork” (3 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Fast food
979 Randolph Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55102-3346
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Food was awesome. Had the combo of fried chicken and BBQ baby back ribs with fries and slaw. The chicken was cooked to perfection, crispy on the outside and juicy on the inside without being greasy. The ribs were also cooked to perfection, very meaty...More

Thank mjethen
Reviewed 29 November 2016

I was in town to visit my new nephew, needed good "take out" food for the new parents. A local friend of mine told me about this place, so I picked up some chicken on the way to their place.... WOW. Their fried chicken is...More

Thank VickiLosAngeles
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

The sandwiches here amazing. It's kind of deli style and take out, a local well known hide out that keeps very busy. Limited seating, and just a great hole in the wall that remains under the radar but could hold its own in a busier...More

Thank kjhMN
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Read about them in an article about Minnesota's best place for fried chicken. Was definitely not disappointed. Pressure cooked to order. BBQ was good also. Small older building in a neighborhood. If I lived closer than 1100 miles away I would come here all the...More

Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

A couple of friends and me decided to give Rooster's a try on a nice, pleasant, sunny late Saturday morning. This place is one block east of I-35E on Randolph St. on the left side. The place is very small (2 booths & a couple...More

Thank bigbobr
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Don't expect much when you enter. 2 booths and 2 round tables and a huge menu on the wall. We were greeted and asked what we wanted to order. We did ribs, fried chicken and pulled pork. Everything was awesome love the unique BBQ sauce......More

Thank tamaroc88
Reviewed 7 March 2016

Having passed this restaurant perhaps a thousand times over the years, I thought it was time we tried it. We fed 4 adults and 3 kids for less than $70 and there was a lot of food. Especially recommended is the chicken breast sandwich and...More

Thank Seniordad
Reviewed 14 January 2016

When I asked a colleague what he thought of Rooster's he asked if I was joking. I have worked half a mile away for two months an had yet to visit. Well let me tell you - I should have gone sooner. The fries are...More

1  Thank Erik L
Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

I've been going here since I was a kid and you can always count on great fresh fried food. I always laugh at the foodies who try to order with an app and end up standing around forever like idiots. Just CALL the place and...More

1  Thank K T
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Went here for lunch and asked for a recommendation. I was told the Cajun chicken was good. It was a regular chicken breast that was cooked by a guy smashing it with his spatula. It was over cooked and the so called seasoning was Frank's...More

Thank FamilyFun244
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 979 Randolph Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55102-3346
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-222-0969
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