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Bare Bones Barbq & Pizza LLC

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807 Columbus Ave, Bay City, MI 48708-6601
989- 892-6830
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Description: Charcoal grilled all year long. Down home cooking. Eight sides to choose...
Charcoal grilled all year long. Down home cooking. Eight sides to choose from every day. Mesquite smoked brisket the last weekend of each month. Established in 2006. Closed on Tuesdays, Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
The brisket was terrible

This is the first review I've ever left for any restaurant. I ordered up pound of brisket delivered.Never had brisket in my life this bad. It had no taste. It was overcooked. They say they make it once a month on the last weekend of the month its marinated and slow smoked over mesquite. Not only... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 1, 2015
Bill S
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015 via mobile

This is the first review I've ever left for any restaurant. I ordered up pound of brisket delivered.Never had brisket in my life this bad. It had no taste. It was overcooked. They say they make it once a month on the last weekend of the month its marinated and slow smoked over mesquite. Not only did it have any... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

If you want some good soul food this is the place to go. Ribs are very good with homemade sauce. Fried chicken is just as good as the ribs

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Midland, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014 via mobile

Let's start with the good - the ribs were sweet, somewhat smoky and very meaty. They're not cheap, but you get a lot of meat. Candied sweet potatoes were a daily special side and were tasty. Cheesy potatoes were another daily special side and they were gross. Not good at all. The corn muffin would have been pretty good if... More 

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Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013 via mobile

No-frills take-out with a few tables. BBQ pulled pork, ribs, and chicken. Pork sandwiches and ribs very good. Sauce pleasantly spicy. Will go again.

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Bay City, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012

Side dishes are homemade, great sandwiches,, Other family members ate BBQ and declared it excellent,, their sauce is,unfortunately too hot for me.. , my favorite food is BBQ ribs and I cannot eat their sauce,, but the chicken and sides were excellent!! No frills place with great owners and staff.. smells are wonderful, emanating out the door as you walk... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

This is the best BBQ place in all of Bay City, love the brisket, fried chicken is good too. Super friendly owner & workers. Recommend to all.

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Bay City, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2012

We enjoy a good rib meal now and then and Bare Bones is the best. Lately tho I've noticed that you sometimes get some ribs that are overcooked and tough.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2012

The ribs here are excellent, the pizza has plenty of toppings, pulled pork sandwiches, a variety of sides, yummy pie, I have liked everything I have ordered.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 807 Columbus Ave, Bay City, MI 48708-6601
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Bay City
  • Phone Number: 989- 892-6830

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 14
  • Cuisine: Barbecue, Pizza

Description

Charcoal grilled all year long. Down home cooking. Eight sides to choose from every day. Mesquite smoked brisket the last weekend of each month. Established in 2006. Closed on Tuesdays, Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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