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The Burning Oak Smokehouse

595 N. Lapeer Rd, Oxford, MI 48371-3646
(248) 572-4750
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Ranked #20 of 44 Restaurants in Oxford
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Barbecue
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English first
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21 reviews 21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Went for early dinner 3-2-14. Service was excellent. Our server Joe was very attentive and knowledgeable. We had the burnt ends for an app and they were very good. The Cuban sandwich was delicious and the fries were very good. Brisket was excellent and the ribs were very good. Loved the mashed sweet potatoes. The portions were generous and the... More 

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Ortonville, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

The food, welll... Had smoked chicken and Brisket. The chicken was dry as saw dust with about the same flavor. The brisket was not much better. But when we told our server, she brought us different Brisket which actually tasted pretty good, but nothing to write home about. Mac and cheese was fairly good, corn bread "wasn't the way Momma... More 

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Oxford, Michigan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Place has a lot of potential. Good beer selection to accompany smoked meat (pulled pork, smoked brisket, smoked chicken are all excellent). Sides are good too. Summer should be busy once they open up their outdoor seating.

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Detroit, Michigan
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

Our food was all very good. The nachos were big and came with a lot of pulled pork. The ribs were very tasty but all the meat came off the bone. Hard to pick up a rib and eat, basically can only use a fork. Some my like this. side salad was very crisp and fresh. Mac and cheese side... More 

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Metamora, Michigan
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39 reviews 39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

We visited the restaurant during the Ice Storm of dec, 2013. Nice to have a place open for dinner since we were without power. The menu selection is primarily barbeque, with various meats and also you select your sauce at the table. The side dishes are unique and were tasty.

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Detroit, Michigan
Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

I stopped in for a quick lunch. The waitress explained the "luncheon specials" which were all $5. Good selection. I had the pulled-pork. There are 5 or 6 different sauces you can use which of course are right on your table. I used 3 different ones and they all were very tasty. I tend to stay away from spicy but... More 

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Oxford, Michigan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

I was going to take my grandchildren to The Burning Oak...approaching I saw two deer hanging from a butchering hook out front. Scary for children. I was there once before and the food was relatively good for the price. But, I will have to stay away during hunting season. Ugh!

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Lapeer, Michigan
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125 reviews 125 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

Food is always great, so long as you order BBQ, service is either amazing or dead from the neck up. Generous portions, plenty of parking and a good spot for Lunch during the week. i have dined here 3 times in the last 3 months with only minor gripes. The learning curve is nearly over and the kitchen staff and... More 

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Oxford, Michigan
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

My husband and I went here on Friday for dinner at around 7:00 p.m. As soon as you walk in the door you can smell the smoke and your mouth starts watering. There was a 30 minute wait, but there were two seats at the bar, so we sat and decided to eat at the bar. The bar staff was... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
5 reviews 5 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Stopped here for dinner last night while coming South on 24. We walked in and were promptly seated. I had told others that I was dining with to order me a Coke while I proceeded to the restroom to clean up. When I returned, the waitress still had not come to take our drink order. For the next fifteen minutes,... More 

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Additional Information about The Burning Oak Smokehouse

Address: 595 N. Lapeer Rd, Oxford, MI 48371-3646
Phone Number: (248) 572-4750
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Oxford
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 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 - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Barbecue

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