Best Barbecue Restaurants in Detroit

Handpicked Top 3 Barbecue Restaurants in Detroit, Michigan. They face a rigorous 50-Point Inspection, which includes customer reviews, history, complaints, ratings, satisfaction, trust, cost and general excellence. You deserve the best!


2138 Michigan Avenue, Detroit, MI 48216

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 & Pork Porto Sandwich

Buy half a pound with 2 sides $12.95 and house-made BBQ Potato Chips $2.99, St. Louis spare ribs for $28, St.Louis Cut Ribs $17, Beef Brisket $12, Smoked Meatloaf $10, Chicken Strut $11 and The Yardbird $6 ● Provides slow-cooked meats paired with hearty sides, craft beers aplenty in a cosy and rustic space ● Takes reservation, happy hours, outdoor seating, free wi-fi, catering services available

Price: Starts from $3.50



Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am

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573 Monroe Street, Detroit, MI 48226

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

Taste the Wing Platter, Texas Beef Brisket, Alabama Catfish Platter, Cowboy Reuben, Whole Chicken Breast, Andouille Dog and BBQ Chips, The Ultimate Pit Burger and Redsmoke Burger ● Buy Pit Smoked Combos Back Rib Combo $21.99, Spare Rib Combo $19.99, The Classic Combo $19.99, Spare Rib Cajun Combo 23.99, Redsmoke Feast $75.99 and The Triple Play Combo $23.99 ● Specializes in Hickory applewood-smoked meats plus Michigan draft beers in a restored historic building ● Offers gift cards

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

Price: Starts from $3


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

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7444 Beaubien Street, Detroit, MI 48202

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 & Potato Salad

Lunch Specials: Rib sandwich $10.89 and a Half barbecue chicken $10.19 ● Buy the 2 Bone Sampler $5.29, Full Slab $26.09, Rib Sandwich large End $11.39 and Pulled Pork Sandwich $7.29 ● Taste the Baked Beans, Mac and Cheese & French Fries

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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