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Bare Bones Barbq & Pizza LLC

807 Columbus Ave, Bay City, MI 48708-6601
989- 892-6830
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Ranked #50 of 143 Restaurants in Bay City
Price range: $5 - $14
Cuisines: Barbecue, Pizza
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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.
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English first
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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164 reviews 164 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
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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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
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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90 reviews 90 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
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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105 reviews 105 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
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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53 reviews 53 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
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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7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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