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5311 Brighton Road, Brighton, MI 48116-9726
810.229.9988
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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
Very good, made from scratch, food.

We went here for our cross country banquet for the 3rd year in a row. They always do a great job for us. The good is made from scratch. The owner has come out on many occasions to check on us and has even spent some time giving us the history of the establishment. Very interesting story.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 14, 2015
Brent D
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Brighton, Michigan
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Brighton, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015 via mobile

We went here for our cross country banquet for the 3rd year in a row. They always do a great job for us. The good is made from scratch. The owner has come out on many occasions to check on us and has even spent some time giving us the history of the establishment. Very interesting story.

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Brighton, Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Dirty, bad service and really bad food! Do not waist your time or money. BBQ was overcooked and very salty. All the food seemed to be leftovers and purchased from GFS and reheated :(

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Evergreen Park, Illinois
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We were there with a group of seven adults and two very young children. The service and food we had was very good. The menu is not over the top, but you have a very nice selection of items. One of the children was a little hyper shall we say, but the wait staff was very good on how they... More 

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Howell, Michigan
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42 reviews 42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

First off I stopped going to this restaurant after I made a complain about the preparation of the the delectable wings about two and and half years ago. The owner was not very kind and did not appreciate my concern at being served burned food. I also had this same issue when ordering the item to go. I have concerns... More 

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Brighton, Michigan, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The food is very good, love their homemade chips. The main sitting area can be a little load, but the staff is really great. Love the upstairs area if you have a big party. Can't go wrong.

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Brighton, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We went there with my family. I recommend the baby back and perch combo. Very well prepared and not over done. Reasonably priced.

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ROYAL OAK
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We showed up for a late lunch/off peak time and our service was lack luster at best. Almost thought about leaving since we seemed to waiting forever to get a server's attention. We were served finally and the food was average at best.

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Michigan
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6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Grilled chicken was tough and the waitstaff should better educate themselves on gluten free dining questions. However, the basket of barbecues sauces they offer were delicious and fun to try them all. I also, love outdoor seating!

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

The service was only surpassed by the food. We had 15 hungry guys so we ordered family style for 17 guys. It was the perfect amount of food. We did choose to start with an order of wings which were amazing. I definitely recommend you come for a visit.

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Michigan
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

What started off as a pretty shaky visit turned out quite well. We were seated for approximately 7 minutes before any waitstaff came by, but the table seated 6 minutes after us was waited on immediately. We were about to walk out, but a different server came over. Smoked fish appetizer was great. Brisket was good. Pulled pork was quite... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5311 Brighton Road, Brighton, MI 48116-9726
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: 810.229.9988

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Barbecue

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