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Red Smoke BBQ

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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573 Monroe St, Detroit, MI 48226-2932
+1 313-962-2100
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Decent old style bbq. the brisket and chicken taste nice enough but really need the provided BBQ sauces to take them to a better level.

Thank Jack K
Baltimore, Maryland
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Who would have thought there would have been a soul food restaurant nestled in the middle of Greek Town? Tried this place yesterday evening and was pleasantly surprised. I had rib tips, mac & cheese along with home made BBQ potato chips; my brother had the rib combo, andouille sausage and mac & cheese and mom had the catfish combo... More 

Thank rdfrph
Livonia, Michigan
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64 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They have the most amazing pulled pork! The chicken and brisket are really good too. They have several different sauces on the table so u get to try them all and choose what you like. The sides are really good, the service was great and the prices are decent.

Thank PinkDiamond2011
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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128 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went here with colleagues after a conference day. Good if a little pricey BBQ but had five sauces that were all different and regional on the table which I am a sucker for. Perhaps more than he BBQ meats the jalapeño cornbread and Mac and cheese were standouts. Very tight seating on a Saturday night.

Thank JulietheCruiseDir
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78 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016

went to redsmoke and it was not great as others had said. My famous bbq sandwich was dry, cold, and tough. The restaurant has an open kitchen. I was able to watch my waiter play on his phone while I got up and got a drink refill at the bar. He stayed glued to his phone while I got my... More 

Thank Mary H
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

One of the best BBQ I have had in a long time. Staff was very friendly and offered great service. I would recommend anyone to check out this restaurant. I even talked to the owner in the hopes that he would open a restaurant close to my home!

Thank Vanessa B
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

I am long time fan of this spot , good food , good location , decent service !!!!!! I usually order combo , so I will share with my kid , plenty of food , not to over done with smoke ,always tender and juicy . Sides are tasty to , just they need dessert selection to be added to... More 

Thank maxewa1
Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

I ate at the bar and the bartender was fantastic. The food portions are large, so you can definitely, share with others. I like how you can mix different BBQ sauces that range from sweet to super spicy to make your own flavor. I always get the beef brisket which was always came to me tender. I would definitely recommend.

Thank DyBunny
Caratunk, Maine
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75 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

As you can see by the plate I had enough for two people! The chicken was smoky and moist. The cole slaw had a nice flavor and the corn muffin was tasty. I enjoyed trying out all the different types of BBQ sauces they had on the table. We ate out on the sidewalk. Great place to relax with friends!

Thank Rebecca Y
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

Food was very good. Candied sweet potatoes were delicious. Our waitress was a ton of fun and had a great personality. Highly recommended it.

Thank Joeyriz

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 573 Monroe St, Detroit, MI 48226-2932
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
  • Phone Number: +1 313-962-2100
Features classic barbeque fare in an attractive historic two-story building in Greektown. L & D daily; Full Bar; Carry-Out & Delivery; Party Room; Catering

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?