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The 10 Best BBQ Joints in South Dakota!

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  • PJBowmaster
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    • Dec 2016
    • 548
    • Black Hills of SD

    The 10 Best BBQ Joints in South Dakota!

    For those of you living in or visiting South Dakota here is a list of the 10 Best BBQ Joints in the State. At number 3 is my personal favorite. Bunky's BBQ in Spearfish. Located on the Crow Peak Brewery compound. My buddy Forrest Cain (Owner/Pitmaster) can throw down some seriously legit Brisket! And his pit beans are worth the price of admission. Check out the full list here: https://bestthingssd.com/bbq/
    Last edited by PJBowmaster; May 31, 2017, 10:36 AM.
  • Spinaker
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    #2
    Cool man! Thanks for posting!

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    • Spinaker
      Spinaker commented
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      Black Hills are a beautiful place. I used to run out to Custer as a kid. I have many fond memories there.

    • EdF
      EdF commented
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      Yeah, the park there is like a park! Just beautiful. I assume you've had buffalo at the lodge there? When we passed through moving from CT to CA, South Dakota was the biggest and most pleasant surprise!

    • brew7353
      brew7353 commented
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      We just moved to the Black Hills,
      so glad to hear about Bunky's.Can't wait to try it.
  • j_keegan
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    • May 2017
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    • Harrisonburg, Virginia

    #3
    When I clicked on this I was totally expecting it to be a joke about how remote SD is - like the top 10 places are all the same place, or something. So glad you actually have a full list to choose from! SD must have a pretty thriving BBQ culture - which I'll remember if I ever visit. I have lived in the somewhat less remote state of Virginia for 15 years but don't have a list of 10 great BBQ places compiled yet...

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    • PJBowmaster
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      • Dec 2016
      • 548
      • Black Hills of SD

      #4
      No Joke j_keegan! The State of SD does have a small, but thriving BBQ scene. But it is spread out. The State is divided into two distinct regions separated by the Missouri River and about 400 miles of prairie. The locals call it East River and West River. East River has a much larger population. And it's just upstream from BBQ Mecca's like Omaha and Kansas City. But West River is cattle country. And Rancher's LOVE BBQ! Particularly Brisket. Up until recently it was mostly catering operations and weekend warriors in my part of the State. But in the last few years a number of new Joints have opened.

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      • j_keegan
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        Awesome!
    • Danjohnston949
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      • Dec 2014
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      • 1410 9th. St. N, Fargo ND

      #5
      PJBowmaster, Boys and Girls, RIBBERS ONE AND ALL! I can't say if He Liked BBQ or Not, But I Will Tell You "Custer was Healthy When He Left ND"!
      Eat Well and Prosper! From a Backyard Cremator in Fargo ND, Dan 😉🤗😇🤗😉
      Last edited by Danjohnston949; May 31, 2017, 05:10 PM.

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      • JCGrill
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        #6
        Last time I was in Sioux Falls I ate at Famous Dave's. Looks like I had better options. Next time. Don't get over there too much, but it's going to happen sooner or later. I'd love to get back to Custer sometime.

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