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Red Rock Downtown Barbecue

$$ - $$$, ,
207 W Michigan Ave, Ypsilanti, MI 48197-5440
+1 734-340-2381
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good32%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“burnt ends” (25 reviews)
“brisket” (33 reviews)
“mac cheese” (13 reviews)
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Pub, Gastropub, Bar, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
207 W Michigan Ave, Ypsilanti, MI 48197-5440
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had 7 people assemble here after work for a "business dinner" outing. Two side-by-side buildings have had the middle wall removed to make way for the bar, and the dining area around the perimeter of the bar it self. I really like this old...More

Thank HLA3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rolled into Ypsi on a snowy Saturday to see a concert at the EMU Convo center, picked this place out because it was close and had a great beer list. Arrived at 5pm and it was already a wait (20 minutes) for a table for...More

Thank BruceFromOhio
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

This place has delicious smoked meats and sauces, and their pickles are amazing, but it is more pricey than it should be for the amount of food you get. I got a brisket sandwich for like $10 and it didn't even come with fries. And...More

Thank ksmallwood3
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

I think I could order the burnt ends everytime and be quite happy! So savory! Every time we go here we all leave very full and satisfied! We like the variety of sauces and the food is always great! Good beer list and the place...More

Thank William P
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

We had the smoked wings, mac n cheese and garbage fries. They were ok but nothing to return for. I feel it is over priced but for the beer people my husband and friend said the beer was great- she had the beer that tastes...More

Thank VJ D
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Good food. Great atmosphere. Very good service. Good beer. Easy parking nearby. If you are not a vegetarian the Tres Cerdos and the burnt ends are fantastic. If you are the quinoa and roast vegetables salad and the pimento mac & cheese are very good....More

Thank Elizabeth Z
Reviewed 15 November 2017

The Mac and cheese was delicious. Enjoyed the whole meal--good BBQ, too. The service was swift and friendly.. Parking was available close by.

Thank tapinf00l2
Reviewed 22 October 2017

was looking forward to some good bbq - as it turns out, still looking. decent place in downtown Yipsi. ok menu. service leaves something to be desired - messed up our order and would not acknowledge it nor correct our bill as a result. ribs...More

Thank jon s
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

This evening did not go well at Red Rock. I left restaurant because of bad service. Honestly I feel bad for the server. I left the money on the table and walked out. I came back 20 minutes later and sat outside, called the restaurant...More

1  Thank Tom R
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Living in Ann Arbor, I've had to drive to Chelsea for great BBQ - but no longer. Red Rock serves excellent fare for reasonable cost. Ambience is hip, and its quality can be determined by the size of the crowds! Try their "Burnt Ends" appetizer.

Thank JeffCeo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Pub, Gastropub, Bar, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 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: 207 W Michigan Ave, Ypsilanti, MI 48197-5440
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ypsilanti
  • Phone Number: +1 734-340-2381
  • E-mail
We are a Barbecue restaurant centered around smoked, quality meats and southern comfort food. Black Angus brisket Burnt Ends are a must try! Our full bar features 20 Craft Beers on draft and many more in bottles. Great Happy Hour daily 3pm - 6pm and 9pm - Close.
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