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Red Smoke BBQ

573 Monroe St, Detroit, MI 48226-2932
+1 313-962-2100
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“red smoke” (94 reviews)
“brisket” (65 reviews)
“mac and cheese” (38 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
573 Monroe St, Detroit, MI 48226-2932
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a great time here. My buddy just had 4 sides, I got the brisket. Had that perfect smoke ring. The greens had nice bits of pork and some bone in them, they stood out too.

Thank Blake B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Walked a lot in Detroit. After visiting Old St. Mary's we were looking for food. Although we were in Greektown, the Red Smoke BBQ caught our eye. Very friendly staff. Explained any issues we had with menu. Get the Michigan cherry sauce- on anything !...More

Thank sloanrc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

BBQ was decent - not the best I've had, but definitely not the worst. Selection of sauces was good. But despite a late dinner (and a relatively empty restaurant), we often questioned if our server had forgotten entirely about us. Food took an incredibly long...More

Thank Nils O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I ate at Red Smoke after attending a Tigers game at Comerica. The game was a Saturday 4:00 pm start that finished at around seven, so arrived at Red Smoke around 7:30. Was pleasantly surprised to find it on a very lively stretch of Monroe...More

Thank CharlieRogers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although we were staying in Greektown, I needed a break from the "Greek" food there so we decided to hit up Red Smoke based upon some recommendations online. We arrived for an early dinner at 4:30pm, and it was empty except some folks having some...More

Thank holybucket
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was our first time in Detroit and were looking for a place to have dinner that have great barbecue and this place was recommended for us ,, the food was great !! and the location was great as well in the Greek town area,...More

Thank DFS7
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came into town for one night and decided to stop in. It’s a Saturday night so there was a little wait but not bad. We were seated upstairs and our waitress was super nice and helpful. I got the chicken and beans with cornbread on...More

Thank jennifer_lo
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

I’ve been a customer here for about 5 years now and this past Sunday, I experienced some of the worst service ever. I will not be back and I advise all of my Facebook friends not to come here until the service gets better. They...More

Thank Marchelle J
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Popped in for lunch during our visit to Detroit with First LEGO League. Luckily we got here early as queues started forming shortly after we arrived. Despite being so busy the service was prompt and friendly. We had a range of food including pulled pork,...More

Reviewed 29 April 2018

I was recently in Detroit, MI and happened upon Red Smoke Barbecue. I was impressed by the portions and the quality of the food. I actually went twice. The first time I got the Beef Brisket, sweet potatoes and rice/spinach/black-eyed peas dish. Everything was excellent....More

Thank Cassandra C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
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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