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Ron's Roadside Barbeque

5850 Pontiac Trl, Ann Arbor, MI 48105-9533
+1 734-665-4967
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good48%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“jambalaya” (4 reviews)
“baked beans” (3 reviews)
“brisket” (7 reviews)
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5850 Pontiac Trl, Ann Arbor, MI 48105-9533
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Having been raised on Texas bbq, I am quite particular. I expect moist meat, a hearty smoke flavor, and a variety of sauces. If you don’t mind a little bit of a drive (it’s on a country highway just outside of town) and a ‘decor’...More

Date of visit: October 2017
1  Thank David D
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Excellent ribs, good brisket and beans and very quiet on Sunday afternoon at 5pm. Would certainly go there again.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank ajanethompson
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Horrible Catering event. I had my wedding in June 2017... food was good, but I would never advise anyone to hire them. Extremely unorganized. We set up an appointment to talk to him about apps for the wedding. He ended up not showing up, so...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Felicia M
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

We hadn't been here before so we each ordered something different to get the best variety. The beans were great, I'll try the jambalaya on the next trip, soon. The ribs had a nice bark on them, the brisket could be cut with a fork...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank brinkman57
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Do not plan on a fancy place. Do plan on having some of the best BBQ ever! 4 friends tried this place out and all 4 of us were impressed. We had ribs...amazing...brisket was tender...chicken perfect.Their beans were out of this world. We even had...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank tlccorkmaster
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

This is by far the worse BBQ I have ever had in my life. The brisket was like pot roast with a shot of sauce on it totally bland no seasoning no bark. The pulled pork was like stringy mashed potatoes. The chicken had good...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Bryan B
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Great ribs and pulled pork! Quality meat smoked so that juicy meat falls off the ribs. Delicious BBQ sauce. This place caters too! This would be incredible to have in a box at Michigan Football game. Owner is french trained chef...Impeccable credentials! Highly recommended.

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank cobijen
Reviewed 19 October 2016

It may not look like much, but this is one of our favorite bbq places in Michigan. Great sides and combo meals. A few picnic tables if you choose to eat there, but they also package for take-out. It is really in the middle of...More

Date of visit: September 2016
1  Thank derekzell
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

So good! Love this place. We have never had a bad meal from here. The staff is always very nice too.

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank jessicad261
Reviewed 24 July 2016

We moved to the area from Memphis, where they have many places with excellent BBQ. So we have high standards when it comes to BBQ. Ron's BBQ lives up to that standard. Yes, it looks shabby from the outside, but these hole-in-the-wall places often have...More

Date of visit: June 2016
1  Thank glopeterson
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5850 Pontiac Trl, Ann Arbor, MI 48105-9533
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ann Arbor
  • Phone Number: +1 734-665-4967
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