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Satchel's BBQ

3035 Washtenaw Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-5119
+1 734-971-5100
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good36%
  • Average23%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“baked beans” (7 reviews)
“brisket” (18 reviews)
“kielbasa” (4 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
3035 Washtenaw Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-5119
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Good southern BBQ pulled pork, chicken, beef brisket. Tasty cornbread, coleslaw, potato salad, and mac n cheese!

Thank LonelyCowboy
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Our office loves this place! We've been going there since it first opened. They smoke their own meats in the smoker at the front of the parking lot. You can smell the smoke as soon as you walk into the restaurant, decorated with log tables...More

Thank BrianGowing
Reviewed 18 November 2016

I've been meaning to try this place for 3 years since my daughter started at UM. I ordered the dry spare ribs and they were VERY good. Very tender but had a great bark on the outside. The sauces were a bit weak as another...More

Thank Judge_Smails-BR
Reviewed 19 September 2016

For over twenty pounds of cooked meat that had been resting for half an hour before consumption, the food was quite delicious. The beans and rice were especially good, which helped in accommodating for the vegans in my group. On top of that, service assisted...More

Thank TheCrazyCam
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Lunch was pull chicken with creamy Mac and cheese with corn bread. It was hot, fresh, quick and inexpensive. Large selection of pulled pork, brisket, kielbasa, and chicken. Casual dining with the smoker right out front. Right next to Whole Foods on Washtenaw Ave, Ann...More

Thank Courtney M
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Barbecue varies and preferences vary as well. The ribs here were large, tender, and not fatty but had minimal if any rub. The two sauces were both thin, watery tomato based options.

Thank D3336HDkevinp
Reviewed 2 July 2016

I ordered Satchel's for a family reunion last weekend and they delivered big. The Owner and staff are dedicated to providing a solid and positive customer experience. And when the food is unique and delicious, it is a 1-2 combo! Satchel's offers real, live, authentic...More

Thank babettetenhaken2016
Reviewed 21 June 2016

My bun came coated in grease and the brisket had a rather large amount of fat on it. I had had a poor experience here twice. There are better BBQ places....

Thank Randy S
Reviewed 15 June 2016

If you're looking for good BBQ, try this place. It's got all the staples from brisket, ribs, mac-n-cheese, collard greens, rice/beans! I prefer this place over Zingerman's Roadhouse for BBQ. They have a sit down area but nothing fancy like Zingerman's. It's behind the Verizon...More

Thank MLK417
Reviewed 14 June 2016

OMG, very good! Ordered pull pork plate. Can't go wrong! This is Texas style BBQ. Sauces are good. Appetizing to say the least. Potato Salad ultra good, cornbread too. I'm from Texas so this is very similar!

Thank Fred D
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3035 Washtenaw Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-5119
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ann Arbor
  • Phone Number: +1 734-971-5100
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