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Token BBQ

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205 Main St W, Mapleton, MN 56065-9565
+1 507-524-4743
07:00 - 13:00
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Mankato, Minnesota, United States
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This family run bbq joint is small town deliciousness. I've been here on a couple of occasions and enjoyed each both times!

Thank Dain F
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3 reviews
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

Good food great family atmosphere. I got there for there breakfast and get the pull pork hash and it's the best around!!!

Thank Mathew M
Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
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49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2013 via mobile

This place is always busy. The home made desserts are the best. I know it has BBQ in the name but my favorite is the breakfast. So delicious it's a must stop going through Mapleton!!

Thank bacha2004
Mankato, Minnesota
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 July 2013 via mobile

I have had bbq in many states, restaurants, and festivals and I can safely say the this is the best I have ever tried. The ribs are perfect and the pulled pork wonderful. Also try the buffalo turds they are great! This is also a family place with no beer or alcohol of any kind. Makes it nice.

Thank superzeeman
Mankato, Minnesota
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2013

One of the last bastions of genuine barbecue in Minnesota, and easily in the top five rated barbecue establishments in Minnesota, consistent with Minnesota Monthly magazine’s recognition. ToKens is easy to find; just look for the concentration of activity on the otherwise dilapidated downtown Main Street of sleepy Mapleton in southern Minnesota. Follow the waft of wood smoke and you... More 

Thank Mark A
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2013

Tasty! Full bodied sauces and meat, sure to satisfy your appetite. Bibs darn near required. We just don't get here often enough...Dig in!

Thank Steven L
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 January 2013

This is the place for ribs and great hospitality! It's a little out of the way being in Mapleton, MN but it is WELL worth the trip.

Thank Ksad
Belle Plaine, Minnesota
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24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2012

Be sure to try the Buffalo Turds. They are excellent. The ribs were pretty good too. I would definitely go back again.

Thank MJ25000
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2012

My family loves BBQ, and is very picky, we used to drive a few hours for a good BBQ now we just head to mapleton. The people are wonderful and very helpful, and it is very family friendly, they understand hungry kids! Would recommend to anyone looking for a good BBQ not just something BBQ sauce on it.

1 Thank Babdboys
Kasota, Minnesota
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2012

This is some of the best BBQ I have ever eaten!! The meat just fell apart! And they have quite a few unusual sauces (such as peach) that are delicious. All of the side dishes are fresh & tasty as well.

2 Thank MNWildflower

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
07:00 - 13:00
07:00 - 13:00
07:00 - 13:00
07:00 - 13:00
07:00 - 13:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 Main St W, Mapleton, MN 56065-9565
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Mapleton
  • Phone Number: +1 507-524-4743
Here at ToKen we take our 'que serious and we keep perfecting our product everyday. We can be found at many events around the area making b.b.q; the best we know how. "Nothin' But Right!" Make sure to look for us around the state at an event near you, or come down to the restaurant for that same smoked goodness. We smoke everyday just for you. Voted #3 joint in Minnesota by Minnesota Magazine. Whatt'a you waiting for, come on down!

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