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Detroit barbecue Restaurant Reviews

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Welcome to our Detroit barbecue restaurant reviews guide where you'll find top restaurants off the beaten path, both locally owned and chain. In fact, some of the best restaurants in the Detroit just might be the little mom and pop operations flying under the radar. For some of the best picks in Detroit, you've come to the right place.

Our Detroit restaurant reviews guide can help you make sense of the thousands of options out there. Happy eating!

Also check out our Best Restaurants in Detroit 2013 Guide


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Nunns Barbeque

 5 star(s)  (01/13/2014)
“What a great surprise, The ribs were super tender and had the most loved smoked flavor, The greens were lovely, the mac and cheese was ok (could be better-baked)but this place rocks, my vote definitely, i will be back within the next week, Thanks for a lovely lunch experience”

Vicki's Barbecue & Shrimp

 4 star(s)  (01/13/2014)
“Ribs were nicely cooked and has the smoked flavor- loved it, the sauce is vinegar based (mild, medium,hot), Usually i only love the sweet sauce but this was a nice surprise, they r a cheerful bunch as well. Not many side dishes(greens, mac cheese) but what they do have makes up for that, Thanks for ... ”

Caribbean Kitchen

 5 star(s)  (07/28/2013)
“This is the best jam rock restaurant in Detroit hands down. Everything is good. Only thing I hate is that they are always out of plantinz .”

Caribbean Kitchen

 5 star(s)  (08/06/2012)
“I'm in love with the menu. So many favorites, but the curry goat was the most tender and delectable dish. My son had the curry chicken one of his favorites. There was so much food that you definately get a bargain for your dollar. I would recommend this as the one and only authentic caribbean fo... ”

Caribbean Kitchen

 5 star(s)  (07/31/2012)
“been going to this resturant since the 90's the curry goat is all i get by the bucket and i would loose my mind if they ever closed the flavor can not be duplicated.”

Vicki's Barbecue & Shrimp

 4 star(s)  (02/17/2012)
“I HAVE NEVER BEEN DISAPPOINTED WITH THE FOOD OR SEVICE. THEY HAVE BEEN THERE FOR YEARS AND THE SEVICE IS GOOD SOMETIME YOU MAY TO WAIT A LITTLE BUT IT IS WELL WORTH IT. KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK, AND KEEP THE FOOD COMING.THE RESTAURANT IS TAKE OUT. STOP BY AND GIVE THEM A TRY YOU WILL NOT REGRET IT.”

Caribbean Kitchen

 4 star(s)  (09/23/2011)
“This is a very small place so eating in is not advisable. It reminds me more of a food stand than a restaurant but what it lacks in ambiance it makes up for in flavor. I had the oxtail dinner with rice and beans, salad and collards. The portions are large so you get your money's worth. I also li... ”

Uptown Barbecue

 5 star(s)  (02/20/2011)
“uptown bbq suprise me goodconstumer service food was execellent my exprenice was pleseant i will be back”

Uptown Barbecue

 5 star(s)  (02/12/2011)
“HEY EVERYBODY! UPTOWN HAS A VERY SPECIAL SPECIAL WHERE YOU CAN GET A WHOLE SLAB OF BBQ RIBS PLUS A WHOLE POUND OF BIG DELICIOUS SHRIMP, ALL FOR JUST $25, NOW DIG THAT!!!!”

Uptown Barbecue

 5 star(s)  (02/12/2011)
“TIRED OF EATING COLD SANDWICHES AND POTATO CHIPS FOR LUNCH? THEN UPTOWN BBQ IS THE PLACE TO GO, ALL KINDS OF HOME-MADE SOULFOOD, AND YOU ARE IN AND OUT SUPER QUICK WITH PLENTY OF TIME TO EAT AND TALK ABOUT HOW GOOD THE FOOD WAS.”

Uptown Barbecue

 5 star(s)  (02/12/2011)
“UPTOWN BBQ IS DETROIT'S OWN! AT UPTOWN BBQ YOU ENJOY DELICIOUS FOOD SERVED WITH FAST, FRIENDLY SERVICE.”

Uptown Barbecue

 4 star(s)  (01/08/2011)
“Uptown has the best ribs in the city hand down!! been a loyal patron for 15 years and counting!!!”

Uptown Barbecue

 5 star(s)  (01/08/2011)
“This was my first time visiting Uptown barbeque and I just have to say everything was delicious. Great food and friendly staff!”

Uptown Barbecue

 5 star(s)  (01/06/2011)
“i enjoyed myself so much when i went to uptown the service was so nice that i must return”

Uptown Barbecue

 4 star(s)  (01/06/2011)
“My favorite thing about up is quite silly but I love to see the employees putting us on hold to clean up!! To some that may seem odd but I love that although I am important to the business they try to maintain a certain level of cleanliness. There is a young lady there cierra who has no problem aski... ”

Uptown Barbecue

 4 star(s)  (01/06/2011)
“I go Uptown at least once a week and I cant say Ive ever been disappointed. there is usually a little line but their are a couple young ladies that get you in and out. she answers to T or tori... very friendly and helpful. I love that i dont have to tell her my order,she speaks and follows with "you... ”

Uptown Barbecue

 5 star(s)  (01/05/2011)
“uptown has the best food in michigan if your looken for great food good service afordble price go to uptown you want be sorry/”

Uptown Barbecue

 5 star(s)  (12/31/2010)
“My co-workers and I enjoy Uptown at least twice a week for lunch.”

Uptown Barbecue

 5 star(s)  (12/29/2010)
“A FRIEND TOLD ME GOOD THINGS ABOUT UPTOWN SO I HAD TO SEE FOR MYSELF. YES, UPTOWN BBQ IS ONE OF DETROIT'S GREATER RESTAURANTS, PERIOD.”

Crab House

 5 star(s)  (11/21/2010)
“I am very Impressed with this restuarant. The food is full of awesome flavors the garlic flavor they add to the crab legs the corn and egg is amazing. Goodness the bar-b-q sauce on the turkey legs are to die for. Everytime I'm in the area with my boyfriend I make sure we stop and order up some food.... ”

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