Best Ribs: Jay’s Smokin’ BBQ

Location: Fargo

Jay's Smokin' BBQ earned Best Ribs in the 2022 Best Of The Red River Valley competition.
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How does it feel to be named the best ribs restaurant in Fargo-Moorhead?

“We’re incredibly honored to have won this award for the second year in a row. We put a lot of time and effort into our small business. It feels amazing to see that people recognize that and enjoy the product we produce,” Events Coordinator Brianna Henrichs-Arnold said.

What sets you apart from competitors? 

“Everyone has their own take and taste when it comes to barbecue. We’ve worked hard within the almost five years of being open to find what works best for us and our customers’ taste buds,” Henrichs-Arnold said. “We smoke our award-winning baby back ribs, brisket, turkey, and pork fresh daily. The flavorful food paired with our family-friendly atmosphere is thoroughly enjoyed by our customers.”

  • Second place: Spitfire Bar & Grill, Fargo
  • Third place: Texas Roadhouse, Fargo
  • Fourth place: NoBull Smokehouse, Fargo
  • Fifth place: The Backyard Grilling Company, Moorhead

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