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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
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (49 reviews)
“mac and cheese” (27 reviews)
“meat platter” (13 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
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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1 - 10 of 327 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

The staff is friendly. The Pig Candy! is great. Everything we had, pulled pork, ribs, brisket, was all very good. Mac N Cheese my son loved and he is picky. We will be back! Do call ahead seating

Thank julio6925
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In the market for good bar-b-que, this is the place. There is one problem with eating here, though. THE CHOICES!!! There is, at least, 20 sides to choose from alone. Along with all the sandwiches, appetizers, dinners and pizza, yes pizza Each entree comes with...More

Thank pamelabastianon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The half barbecue chicken was very good. We had two sides, the sweet potato mash and the steamed broccoli. Excellent choices. The servers provided great service. I looked at the nacho plates. They did not look appetizing. It's a barbecue place. So I went with...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I did not feel welcomed at all. When I walked to the counter the guy slicing tomatoes stated "peanut butter" and the other workers laughed as if it was some inside joke. I decided not to purchase anything. I hate to make judgements about character,...More

Thank dday331
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The nachos are the right choice when trying something to liven up those taste buds. The staff is friendly and attentive walking you though the menu choices. Fast, convenient and passionate about their workplace. We highly recommend this out of the box meeting place for...More

Thank AJMAssociates
Reviewed 14 May 2018

food was yummy and fun atmosphere. One person in our party is gluten-free, dairy free, and poultry free. Once the server was alerted, she produced list with all possible options for a variety of dietary restrictions. this was so appreciated! and the food was great...More

Thank precani
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

Brought some of our co-workers from Korea and US for lunch. Service was very good food was brought promptly and everybody enjoyed themselves I now have Korean co-workers hooked on blue cheese. We will be back there again in the near future our Company has...More

Thank Alan K
Reviewed 3 May 2018

By far the best burger I ever had (crunch burger), I've been here multiple times and every meal has been great. I've resisted posting a good review because its too damn busy but they deserve it. Great food, great atmosphere, long wait.

Thank BetterTogether224
Reviewed 27 April 2018

I liked the food. It was very good bar -b-q with excellent sides, and the pig candy was out of this world. When my old pulled pork place closed up (Red Hot & Blue) I've tried other BBQ joints, and wasn't impressed. But this place...More

Thank smithquiz
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Very impressed with the food and especially our server Ebony! She was fantastic and very attentive and a great personality to boot! Pig candy is amazing, and I had brisket wow was that good. My wife had pulled pork and loved it. Both great smoky...More

Thank Chefdaddy2472
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courts8201
9 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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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