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Uptown Barbecue

15700 Livernois Ave, Detroit, MI 48238-1320
+1 313-861-7590
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good25%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible25%
25 Apr 2016
“Best $7.00 dollars I ever spent!”
22 Nov 2015
“The food was horrible.”
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American, Barbecue
15700 Livernois Ave, Detroit, MI 48238-1320
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Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Fabulous rib tips always tender great tangy sauce. 7 bucks gets you a lunch special from 11 am until 2 pm. You get one meat and 2 sides today I had rib tips with yams and turkey dressing with gravy. Great variety of soul food....More

1  Thank Chanele B
Reviewed 22 November 2015

The food was horrible especially the ribs and greens, Greens are too spicy. The cashier cannot count money. Even with this technology today, the cashier could not recognize the differences between 8 cent and 80 cents. I will not be back, Please be advise.

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 14 January 2015

If you are willing to come just a couple miles south of 8 Mile Road, you will be rewarded with some of the best ribs in Detroit. This is a take-out only restaurant. Don't let the plexiglass scare you, I've been there dozens of times...More

Thank Deetroit
Reviewed 19 December 2011

The food taste homemade, and is quite delicious. The barbeque sauce is wonderful, the ribs are cooked on a grill to perfection. It is "real" barbeque. The sides are also very delicious. My very picky daughter just loves the place. There is no dining in,...More

1  Thank ljcu
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
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 - 2:30 AM
11:00 AM - 2:30 AM
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  • Address: 15700 Livernois Ave, Detroit, MI 48238-1320
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
  • Phone Number: +1 313-861-7590
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