Best Barbecue Restaurants in Detroit

Expert recommended Top 3 Barbecue Restaurants in Detroit, Michigan. All of our barbecue restaurants face a rigorous 50-Point Inspection, which includes customer reviews, history, complaints, ratings, satisfaction, trust, cost and general excellence. You deserve only the best!


2138 Michigan Avenue, Detroit, MI 48216 Directions

Since 2005

Brisket Coney Fries, Chili Nachos, Brisket, Chicken Deluxe, Burgers, Pulled Pork Enchilada, BBQ Fried Rice, Bacon Deluxe, Beans, Fresh Fries, Chicken Wings, Crispy Coleslaw, Harlem Potato Salad, Chopped Salad, Wings, Pulled Chicken Cheesesteak, Pit Plates, Fried Green Tomatoes, Homemade Sides, Pork, Beverages & Pork Porto Sandwich

Slows Bar BQ is serving one of the best BBQ in Detroit. The restaurant was first opened on a mostly-abandoned block at the corner of Michigan. It has meticulously designed with an interior paired. Slows became a destination restaurant has over the next few years, and it has featured on cable TV programs and in numerous national and local publications. Their indoor increasing the total number of seats and improving the draft list to 36 taps. Their gourmet spin on barbecue cooked at fresh every day, a love of craft brew, and a dedication to the community. If you are wanted to celebrate your special events, just using this private room and enjoy your ultimate party.

Price: Starts from $3.50



Sun - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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573 Monroe Street, Detroit, MI 48226 Directions

Since 2010

Roasted Poblano, Michigan Cherry Molasses, Carolina Tang, Bourbon Spice, Naked Wings, Jerk Wings, Crispy Chicken Quesadilla Roll, Cajun Fish Bites, House-Made BBQ Potato Chips, Pulled Pork Nachos, Loaded Brisket Fries, Redsmoke Southern Style Gumbo, Carolina Back Ribs, St. Louis Spare Ribs, Apple Smoked Natural Chicken & Pulled Pork Platter

Red Smoke Barbecue is a classic barbeque restaurant. Their indoor hall accommodated a larger group of 99 people and more. It has a family-size portion of smoked meats with homemade sides and sauces. Their dedicated teams provide much comfort in the act of enjoying this high-quality food. The eatery is famous for slow-cooked chicken, pork, brisket, back ribs, and spare ribs that are smoked over hickory and applewood. Red Smoke offers all Michigan draft beers and a full bar on each level. Reservations are confirmed for parties of 8 or more.

Red Smoke Barbecue has all the Earmarks of Winner by Detroit News - Detroit's Best Ribs 2013

Price: Starts from $3

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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri & Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 am

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7444 Beaubien Street, Detroit, MI 48202 Directions

Since 1964

Rib Plate, Pork Ribs, Smoked Sausage, Jalapeno Sausage, Sausage Plate, Chicken Wings, Pulled Pork, Sliced Beef, Turkey, Salami Plate, Chopped Beef, Sandwiches, Chicken Baskets, Potato Chips, Cheese, Chopped BBQ and Wings, Pork Loin Plate, Potato Salad, Brisket Tacos, Cole Slaw, Pulled Pork Tacos, Desserts, Drinks, Beverages & Potato Salad

Parks Old Style Bar-B-Q was founded by Edward Terry Parks; he is a former postal worker and entrepreneur and Verna Parks, a Detroit public school counselor, as a sole proprietorship. Parks Old Style Bar-B-Q is a destination spot of "Bar-B-Q Joint" and an iconic fixture in Detroit's North End community. The restaurant has endured the tough times and thrived in the great times to make the finest and tastiest barbecued pork, beef, and chicken imaginable. They offer for lunch deals that include rib sandwich, half barbecue chicken, bone sampler, and french fries is accessible from Monday to Sunday.

Price: Starts from $4

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Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri & Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Sun 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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