Best BBQ In Minnesota

Yo guys, when it comes to BBQ, Smokey’s Pub N’ Grill in East Bethel has some of the best BBQ in the state and is a must-try. This little town has a charming atmosphere that feels like it belongs in a movie, and it’s situated right next to Coon Lake, making for some beautiful views after you are done eating.

The drive to Smokey's Pub N' Grill in East Bethel.

What Makes This The BEst BBQ?

Smokey’s has a variety of sauces to choose from, including Gold, Sweet, Smokey, Spicy, White, and Pig Pickin’. Each one is unique and delicious, so you’ll definitely want to try them all. My favorite is the Gold sauce, but I’m a sucker for mustard BBQ sauce. But the real star of the show at Smokey’s is the BBQ itself. The ribs are cooked to perfection, with a dry rub seasoning that will have your taste buds singing. The beef brisket is also a standout – it’s incredibly moist and juicy, and it’s the perfect choice for meat lovers.

Smokey's Pub N' Grill Half Rack of Ribs and tots making it the best BBQ in the state

But it’s not just the ribs and brisket that are worth trying at Smokey’s. The pulled pork is also a fan favorite, as is the grilled chicken and the burgers. And let’s not forget about the sides – the coleslaw, mac and cheese, and baked beans are all top-notch.

best bbq mac n cheese and smokey's pub n grill
Jaimelie Hinrichsen

In addition to the great food, Smokey’s also has a welcoming atmosphere. The staff are friendly and attentive, and the decor is cozy and inviting. Whether you’re looking for a casual dinner with friends or a date night spot, Smokey’s is the perfect choice.

So next time you’re in the East Bethel area and craving some delicious BBQ, be sure to stop by Smokey’s Pub N’ Grill. With its mouthwatering BBQ, friendly staff, and cozy atmosphere, it’s a hidden gem that you won’t want to miss.


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