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Bare Bones Barbq & Pizza LLC

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807 Columbus Ave, Bay City, MI 48708-6601
989- 892-6830
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Bay City, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2016

Bare Bones is mostly a take out business. It does have some eat in seating and does a nice catering business. The ribs are especially good. Chicken, pizza, gumbo and all kinds of sides round out the ample portions options.

Thank Sandra2D
Bay City, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2015

A shack in a parking lot...LOL...Kind of a cool place once you find it and try it. Ribs and all the BBQ is really good. side dishes are so good. A+ from a guy who is picky about BBQ

Thank BJ K
Aarhus, Denmark
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2015 via mobile

Great pulled pork. And great ribs. The atmosphere is so authentic and southern. Love it! And very reasonable priced. Definitely one of the most soulful places I've been. And great service too!

Thank AnneRanch
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

Good ribs and chicken. Once you have eaten brisket in Texas nothing can come close to that. Friendly and clean. Good beans too.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Bay City, Michigan
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 29, 2015

They have good Ribs and Sauce, and they deliver. The Ribs have good meat on them and the flavor is very good.

Thank knaughfaulk
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank Bill S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2014 via mobile

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

Thank jmaxson
Midland, Michigan
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167 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank Richard M
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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank maa-maa
Bay City, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $14
Barbecue, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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
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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