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Smalley's Caribbean Barbeque

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423 S. Main St., Stillwater, MN
11:00 - 02:00
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Sun 11:00 - 01:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

FIrst time there and found the menu intriguing and good mix of caribbean fare -especially Jamaican jerk. Spice levels vary from tepid to almost intolerable, and everything was freshly prepared, hot, with great beer selection to boot. Definitely returning.

Thank blinkie2000
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had pulled pork with plank fries and both were excellent. Enjoyed our lu ch and the pirate decor. Some very hot items available on the menu but not for me do you can try them if you wish....

Thank Suecoby
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good service but was very disappointed with the food. If you think tomato ketchup is a spice than go for it. Spicy jerk wings was mild (spicy level, should have gone one step up I guess). Do not order the mahi mahi taco. Liked the tater tots.

Thank Honoluluchick
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4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Smalley's on Friday night (around 8PM) It was pretty busy. Waitress said it would be a half an hour wait/ no one visibile in line, could have got on wait list and left. I think they call you when you're up so you have to be fairly close. We opted to go to the bar section and seat ourselves. I... More 

Thank Andrew S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

The jerk wings are out of this world. Just enough kick to make your nose sweat but make you want more. The "from-scratch" margaritas are some of the best I have ever had in a restaurant. The bartender, I believe her name is Mandy, needs a badge, perhaps a purple ribbon, for her margarita making skills. Well done! I also... More 

Thank HopheadWI
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We visited Smalley's on October 5th and had an incredible dinner! The jerk wings and chicken sandwich were as good as any I had when visiting Jamaica. The pulled pork sandwich had a great smoked flavor and was a generous portion. The macaroni and cheese with some crispy bacon was delightful! We last ate at Smalley's over five years ago... More 

Thank Michael T
Somerset, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Great heat where you want it, wonderful full bodied flavor when you don't. From the Bacon Appetizers to the Tacos (your choice of fillings) its just really, really good. Brisket that melts in your mouth, craft beer selections that are actually meaningful and not trite. Stillwaters best.

Thank William H
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Great water related decor with good drinks, service, and food! Drink specials are good and quality priced! Highly recommended!

Thank Chefcordon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

My friend and I stopped in Stillwater on Labor Day. Smalley's was recommended so we tried it out. The pulled pork sandwich and craft beer were great. It was a bit overpriced for the portion but great nonetheless.

Thank mktmaven52
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

We had heard this was a very nice restaurant. We were going on a boat trip and it is just on the other side of the parking lot. The couple we were with and my husband enjoyed their food very much. It wasn't exactly what I liked as it is mostly spicy food that I can't eat. It would be... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Caribbean, Bar, Barbecue, Jamaican, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 423 S. Main St., Stillwater, MN
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Stillwater

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?