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Bad Brads BBQ

6525 23 Mile Rd, Shelby Township, MI 48316-4407
+1 586-254-7010
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (48 reviews)
“mac and cheese” (26 reviews)
“meat platter” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
6525 23 Mile Rd, Shelby Township, MI 48316-4407
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I really enjoy eating at Bad Brads BBQ they have great food. The ribs are great with with the sweet bbq, pulled pork, & bbq nachos. I was surprised how Great the fish & chips were, definitely worth trying.

Thank jason b
Reviewed 1 week ago

Busy place so download the "The List" app and get Get In line to avoid the long wait. The BBQ is excellent, a lot of great entree choices and all kinds of sides to go with it. I would highly recommend the sliced brisket and...More

Thank simbadusty
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I am probably a rare guy. I’m not a big fan of bbq. I have gone to Bad Brad’s a couple times for lunch and everything I ordered was delicious. The meats and the appetizers were all great. If you go to Bad Brad’s, the...More

Thank hemimagnum01
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

As we pulled up to the establishment, we were worried we wouldn’t get seated for a family of 4. The place was packed. We thought for sure the food would be awesome due to the amount of patrons. Wrong. Very disappointed. Beef brisket was average,...More

Thank Bellasera13
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Pretty decent food and craft beer list. The place is jammed with tables, and your table isn't nearly big enough for the platters of meat and sides etc you get- so that's a bit annoying- but a couple can eat pretty well (and cheap) with...More

Thank CameroPACS
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Been here several times and tried a number of items, have taken new customers and they also loved it. As stated, you'll surely find a sauce you like or it's good without a sauce. Have to get here early as they don't take reservations or...More

Thank Pager47
Reviewed 17 November 2017

Based on various ratings and other personal recommendations we had Bad Brad's BBQ on our short list to try. We finally went there with some friend's and high expectations; we were not disappointed! Whenever possible when we try a new restaurant I like to try...More

Thank DavidMcKendry
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Pig Candy is the best. Love their ribs and sides. Wish they had call ahead cuz the wait is too long to go on the weekend. Need to put burnt ends on the regular menu. Best in the area.

Thank cherilh2017
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Totally overrated!... really lousy bar...no good scotch no congnac...meat ordered well done and was way under cooked! (#ecoli)...service was awful.. took forever to get another beer at the table..this place was supposed to be GREAT....my clients complained about everthing...terrible terrible service..a great place to eat...More

Thank Bruce F
Reviewed 11 October 2017

This place is consistently excellent. Their BBQ is among the best I've had. I am a brisket lover, and you can't go wrong with their brisket. My two favorite sides are the corn bread and the half potato salad/half beans side.

Thank Loa D
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courts8201
8 July 2015|
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Response from motorcityWarrenMi | Reviewed this property |
I have never gotten catering done by bad brads bbq.Since my last visit which was not a good one I have not returned.But if you like their food it is a matter of preference.I would check union street woodshop bbq in... More
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Missionman60
15 June 2015|
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Response from Tmh519 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure but I am sure a quick call to them will answer your inquiry The ribs were a dry rub, brisket had no sauce, just smoked. The sauces from what I saw were on the side.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6525 23 Mile Rd, Shelby Township, MI 48316-4407
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Shelby Township
  • Phone Number: +1 586-254-7010
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