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Scott Ja-Mama's Barbeque

3 W Diamond Lake Rd, Minneapolis, MN 55419-1926
+1 612-823-4450
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Barbecue, American
3 W Diamond Lake Rd, Minneapolis, MN 55419-1926
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been going to Scott Ja-Mama's since the mid-1990's. This is a truly great place for BBQ. The ribs are of a high quality meat. The sauce, made from scratch and a home grown recipe is absolutely superb. There are 3 choices, mild, medium...More

Thank Charles L
Reviewed 21 February 2017

I found this place while trying to waste some time while my wife was getting her eye lashes done around the corner. It was an unseasonably warm Saturday afternoon and I was serving penance for some male infraction occasioned by my inability to read my...More

1  Thank Dead Skunk S
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Delicious food. Incredible service. Cash only. Plan to pickup - limited seating. Try the pulled pork. Ribs fall off the bone. Spice level is variable by request.

1  Thank Robert E
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had lunch at Scott's during a weekday. The dining area is quite small but is fun to sit at the small tables and look at all the memorabilia on the walls. We ordered two pulled pork sandwiches with medium sauce. The...More

Thank todd934
Reviewed 26 September 2016

This 'dive' has fantastic BBQ ribs and Chicken at affordable prices. Small, with just one hight top round table - seems most people take out. 3 choices for BBQ sauce - mild, moderate and hot. I chose medium - had enough kick to it for...More

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 24 July 2016

This hidden gem in S Minneapolis cooks up a family rib recipe that melts in your mouth. Just the right amount of spice and a healthy order with meaty ribs for the full rack. Great price too! Be prepared to take your order to go...More

1  Thank Patrick R
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

We needed to celebrate with my favorite meal and did a random Google search for "best ribs minneapolis". We found Scott J. and that has resulted in our need never to search again...default rib takeout...check!

Thank Vivienne W
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Just finished helping my daughter move so she suggested we get lunch at her favorite BBQ joint. OMG who knew??? Pulled pork sandwich with lots of extra sauce, slaw and chips. What an amazing treat.

Thank bg8friends
Reviewed 24 March 2016

We are long time fans of the half rack dinner which comes with a twice baked potato, coleslaw and a roll. The menu also includes pulled pork and chicken all for eat in, take-out or delivery.Over the years the quality has been consistently good, portions...More

Thank fififlies
Reviewed 9 January 2016

Wanna make your sweetie swoon over some hole in the wall rib joint- this is it. You can eat in but there is just ONE table and you have to share. The spuds are awesome and the ribs are tender. Most people grab a bag...More

Thank ProsperityHabit
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Delivery
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 W Diamond Lake Rd, Minneapolis, MN 55419-1926
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-823-4450
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