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Red Smoke BBQ

€€ - €€€American, , Barbecue
573 Monroe St, Detroit, MI 48226-2932
+1 313-962-2100
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“red smoke” (86 reviews)
“brisket” (63 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue
€€ - €€€
573 Monroe St, Detroit, MI 48226-2932
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

White tablecloths in a BBQ restaurant?! Located in Greektown, convenient to casinos and locals as well. Delicious ribs and brisket. Sides pair nicely. Cold beer. You gotta try this place.

Thank DickandRobin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Some ladies i met from Jury duty, suggested eating here because we had to be back to court at a certain time. I, immediate noticed the : HIGH, cost for LUNCH. That was a turn off to me. So i ordered a sandwich & fries....More

Thank L58ladymoney
Reviewed 1 week ago

Red Smoke is casual and friendly, an unpretentious place where the food really does all the bragging. Not only were the ribs and pulled pork succulent, but our servers couldn't have been more kind and attentive. A fine first meal for the family.

Thank bdrummy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Three of us had lunch on Saturday August 26, 2017. The back ribs were tender, succulent and tasty. The pulled pork platter was plentiful and very, very good. The fried catfish was light and fresh tasting if a bit under seasoned for my taste. The...More

Thank EarlfE
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This amazing BBQ did not disapoint. The value and the taste is out of this world! we all had two martinis each, all very good and a great size, a very heavy poor. It is small in size, i recommend making a reservation. Our party...More

Thank Heatbake
Reviewed 24 July 2017

I came with a friend on a weeknight. The place wasn't super packed but the service was really slow. We sat at the bar and still couldn't get good service for refilling our drinks. The food was ok.

Thank prettygirl2017
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Brisket was very good and love all the BBQ sauces. Best of all was the sweet potato fries. Some of the best I have ever had.

Thank christinedY5966TN
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We went to Red Smoke because I like to try BBQ wherever I go. The Mac and cheese was good but a bit runny. The brisket was excellent. It had a nice atmosphere and good selection of beverages.

Thank Matt A
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

The BBQ here is great I got the pulled pork sand which with extra BBQ sauce it was life changing sand which

Thank Desire C
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Went here after a ball game. I had the brisket Rueben. It was fatty and tough. Tasted like a piece of fatty pot roast that had nor been cooked long enough with some BBQ sauce thrown on it. No smoke flavor. The type of sandwich...More

Thank BoggsRoseville
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 573 Monroe St, Detroit, MI 48226-2932
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
  • Phone Number: +1 313-962-2100
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Features classic barbeque fare in an attractive historic two-story building in Greektown. L & D daily; Full Bar; Carry-Out & Delivery; Party Room; Catering
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