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Tonka Grill & BBQ

4016 Shoreline Dr, Spring Park, MN 55384-9656
+1 952-471-7447
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good44%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“beef ribs” (3 reviews)
“cream pies” (3 reviews)
“sides” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
4016 Shoreline Dr, Spring Park, MN 55384-9656
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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

This little restaurant, which is located in Spring Park Minnesota, is accessible by boat from Lake Minnetonka. It has a reasonably extensive barbecue menu including pork and beef ribs and chicken with the usual side dishes. The food is of good quality and is reasonably...More

Thank 4birdies2
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Never disappointing. We visit about once a month for really good BBQ. We can visit by road or lake. On weekends Kathy's amazing cream pies are available.

Thank Krkam
Reviewed 4 September 2017

This place is very casual. The pace is relaxed, for sure. But you can't beat the location! The beer / wine is also very inexpensive. The beef ribs are perhaps the best in MN. The pork ribs a bit small but good. Chicken good too....More

Thank lucycan
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

We took a group of 7 to Tonka for lunch. After reading the reviews, most people opted for the ribs. They were sensational. Lean and beautifully cooked -- delicious sauce. Another person had the BBQ pork sandwich which was also delicious. Highly recommended. We will...More

Thank lbcpk
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Fabulous ribs, great staff but have gotten as expensive as Famous Dave's but you don't get as many side options. I would order a full rack every time but $28.00? Who can afford that?

Thank lytig8
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Best bar b que in Minnesota. Steaks are fantastic. Prices are good. GO! Easy parking in back and access from Lake Minnetonka ( they have their own dock).

Thank sonaghan
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Parking is a little difficult and hard to find but the food was wonderful. We will definitely be back

Thank KrisiLoe
Reviewed 3 August 2016

A great day on beautiful Lake Minnetonka with a stop at Tonka Grill and BBQ for a pick up of pre ordered food for the B-Day Party. We had their "Boat Load" item off the menu that is food for 7 to 10 folks. Beef...More

1  Thank Bill B
Reviewed 1 March 2016

We love this quiet, neighborhood bbq grill. Whether it be ribs, chicken or burgers, the food is always great. The quiet atmosphere and Kathy's cream pies are a big bonus. Highly recommend!

Thank Krkam
Reviewed 24 September 2015

Hands down, Tonka Grill & BBQ turns out the best ribs we have found in the Twin Cities. They rival, if not beat, some of the great rib places in KC. Great family run place. Highly recommended.

2  Thank kiwi-33333
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$31
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Home Style
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4016 Shoreline Dr, Spring Park, MN 55384-9656
    (Sunset Drive)
  • Public Transportation: Across the street on Shoreline Drive
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Spring Park
  • Phone Number: +1 952-471-7447
  • E-mail
Located in Spring Park across from beautiful Lake Minnetonka you'll find a family owned, award winning gem. We specialize in BBQ that is, Chicken, Texas Beef, Baby Back and Country Style Ribs. Then there's our STACKER, a pulled pork sandwich that speaks for itself! Our Angus Beef Steaks and Burgers are grilled to perfection and served with any of our nine homemade sides. Our dinners are served with two side choices and Texas Toast.
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