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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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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“fried chicken” (10 reviews)
“ribs” (12 reviews)
“pulled pork” (4 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Fast food
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979 Randolph Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55102-3346
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1 - 10 of 37 reviews

Reviewed 7 May 2018

We've been wanting to try Rooster's for some time based on the reviews and awards. Alas, it's exceedingly unlikely we'll repeat. The ribs come wrapped in foil and when I opened it up, half of the meaty side stuck to the foil maybe because of...More

Thank The_Bohemian
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

I have been going to this place for years. Fried chicken is delicious, ribs are juicy and burgers are cooked very good. Great sizes per order. Pork sandwich is outstanding!

Thank Aj G
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Great chicken, even better ribs. Skip the sides and eat all the meat. Best beef ribs in town. Smoky, meat, and satisfying!

Thank Michelle E
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Best fried chicken in the Twin Cities, IMHO! Great taste, great service, great price! Call ahead and ready when you get there. Hot and juicy with fabulous crunchy, tasty skin! Fried chicken is sooo good, I have yet to try anything else after years of...More

Thank wnajr5
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

Thank LPAMIKE
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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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