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Red Smoke BBQ

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
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SAUCES
The meats at Redsmoke Barbeque are first dry rubbed in our unique spice blends and slow smoked for many hours in Hickory and Applewoods. The process of smoking meat creates the prized smoke ring, a pink discoloration just under the surface bark of the meat. These smoked meats may be enjoyed with one or more of our signature sauces:
Memphis Mudd
Our sweetest sauce, light undertones of smoke with a zesty finish
Michigan Cherry Molasses
Sweet Michigan cherries in a tangy vinegar base. Excellent with chicken!
Redsmoke
Hot & spicy boldness, habanero and jalapeño pepper accents
Roasted Poblano
Fire roasted poblano peppers with a hint of heat. Blends deliciously with our Memphis Mudd or Michigan Cherry Molasses
PITMASTER STARTERS
8.99
Jerk Wings (Hot)
Four smoked whole jumbo wings marinated in a spicy Jamaican jerk sauce
8.99
Naked Wings
Four crispy whole jumbo wings accompanied with carrot and celery sticks
11.99
Cajun Fish Bites
A southern favorite, corn meal crusted and fried, served with Cajun rémoulade sauce
11.99
Crispy Chicken Quesadilla Roll
Grilled chicken, jalapeño corn relish, jalapeño jack and cheddar cheese in a flour tortilla and flash fried. Served with fresh tomato salsa and sour cream
3.99
House-made BBQ Potato Chips
Thin & crisp!
11.99
Pulled Pork Nachos
Corn tortilla chips topped with pulled pork, cheddar sauce, lettuce, tomatoes, Kalamata olives & jalapeños, served with side of sour cream and salsa
12.99
Spare Rib Tips* & House-made BBQ Potato Chips
Meaty and tasty, these rib tips are tossed in a sweet and tangy sauce
11.99
Loaded Brisket Fries
Golden crisp steak fries, tender beef brisket, cheddar sauce drizzled, bits of green onion and a side of sour cream
5.99
Fried Pickles
Dill pickle slices dipped in a spicy batter & served with our Cajun rémoulade
SOUPS
Cup 4.99
Bowl 6.99
Redsmoke Southern Style Gumbo
Cajun style gumbo with chicken, shrimp and house-made Andouille sausage
Cup 3.99
Bowl 5.99
Load Your Chili with Cheese, Sour Cream & Onion For 1
Redsmoke Chil
Hearty chili with chunks of beef brisket
9.99
Lunch Special of Half Sandwich & Soup of the Day
Choice of pulled pork, brisket or chicken. Lunch Special are served Monday thought Friday from 11 am to 4 pm
BIG SALADS
Choice of Dressing (Gluten Free): Balsamic Vinaigrette, Bleu Cheese, Greek, Oil & Vinegar, Ranch, Raspberry, Vinaigrette
13.99
Memphis Cobb
Your choice of pulled pork, pulled chicken, grilled chicken or beef brisket atop a bed of crisp mixed greens, tomatoes, cucumbers, carrots, radishes, cheddar cheese, chopped egg and roasted garlic & peppers
7.99
Add Your Choice of Pulled Pork, Pulled Chicken, Grilled Chicken or Beef Brisket For 4.99
Caesar Salad*
Romaine lettuce tossed with house-made Caesar dressing, shaved parmesan cheese and croutons
9.99
Add Your Choice of Pulled Pork, Pulled Chicken, Grilled Chicken or Beef Brisket For 4.99
Greek Salad
Mixed greens tossed with imported feta cheese, freshly roasted beets, tomatoes, red onion, Kalamata olives, artichokes and pepperoncini
PIT SMOKED PLATES & COMBOS
Pit Smoked Plates & Combos are served with a Jalapeno cheddar corn muffin and your choice of side. There is an additional dollar charge for the Mac & Cheese side. Add a small House or Caesar salad to your meal for $4.99
Half Rack 18.99
Full Rack 27.99
Carolina Back Ribs*
Succulent pork back ribs slowly smoked over Hickory wood then chargrilled for that finishing touch
Half Rack 16.99
Full Rack 25.99
St. Louis Spare Ribs*
Good to the bone! Pork spare ribs slowly smoked over Hickory wood and chargrilled
14.99
Apple Smoked All Natural Chicken*
Steeped in apple and fresh herbs, slow smoked with Michigan Applewood, this chicken is tender and flavorful
16.99
Wing Platter
6 jumbo wings, your choice of spicy, smoked Jerk (Gluten Free, Hot)or crispy, Naked wings
15.99
Pulled Pork Platter*
Slow smoked 14 hours over Hickory hardwood, pulled & piled high on Texas toast
17.99
Texas Beef Brisket*
Marinated in a special rub with garlic, onion and allspice, slow smoked for 14 hours over Hickory and served on Texas toast (Deckle or Lean upon request )
16.99
Brisket Mac & Cheese
Creamy sharp cheddar, chopped beef brisket in a radiatoire pasta topped with a crunchy parmesan panko crust
17.99
Alabama Catfish Platter
Three corn meal crusted and lightly fried catfish filets served with a side of Cajun rémoulade sauce
14.99
Rib Tip Platter*
Meaty and tasty, these spare rib tips are tossed in a sweet and tangy sauce
PIT SMOKED COMBOS
21.99
Back Rib Combo*
4 bones of our dry rubbed pork back ribs accompanied by your choice of smoked meat (Texas beef brisket, pulled pork, apple smoked chicken or House-made Andouille sausage)
19.99
Spare Rib Combo*
4 bones of spare ribs accompanied by your choice of smoked meat (Texas beef brisket, pulled pork, apple smoked chicken or House-made Andouille sausage)
19.99
The Classic Combo*
Choose 2 of our slow smoked meats & enjoy the different flavors (Texas beef brisket, pulled pork, apple smoked chicken or House-made Andouille sausage)
23.99
The Triple Play Combo*
A trio of your three smokehouse favorites! (Texas beef brisket, pulled pork, apple smoked chicken or House-made Andouille sausage)
23.99
Spare Rib Cajun Combo
4 bones of our dry rubbed pork spare ribs slow smoked over Hickory wood and two corn meal crusted and fried Alabama Catfish with a side of Cajun rémoulade sauce
75.99
Redsmoke Feast (Serves 4)
Full rack of St. Louis spare ribs, half of our Applewood smoked chicken, and a pound of pulled pork or Texas beef brisket. Served with jalapeño corn muffins and your choice of three sides
ESSENTIAL SIDES
4.99
Black-eyed Peas with Spinach over Rice
4.99
Candied Sweet Potatoes
4.99
Coleslaw
4.99
Collard Greens
4.99
Corn Relish
4.99
Green Beans & Fried Leeks
4.99
Pork Belly Beans
4.99
Potato Salad
4.99
Red Beans & Rice
4.99
Fries
SAVORY PIT SANDWICHES
All sandwiches served with butter pickles, coleslaw garnish and house-made BBQ chips
11.99
Pulled Pork*
The house specialty! Slow smoked 14 hours over Hickory & served on Brioche bun
13.99
Texas Beef Brisket*
Hickory smoked for 14 hours, hand carved and piled high on Texas toast
13.99
Cowboy Reuben
Butter and herb seasoned Texas toast encases layers of hickory smoked brisket, topped with a Swiss cheese melt, pickled coleslaw and a light drizzle of Faygo Rock and Rye Cherry Molasses reduction
12.99
Pulled Chicken*
Smoked and tossed with our Cherry Molasses sauce, piled high on a Brioche bun. Side of onion marmalade upon request
12.99
Whole Chicken Breast* **
Chargrilled and served on a Brioche bun with lettuce, tomato and onion
9.99
Andouille Dog* & BBQ Chips
Both house-made! Smoked, spicy sausage made from pork shoulder, served on a Hoagie bun topped with roasted red peppers and garlic
13.99
Alabama Catfish Sandwich
Two filets corn meal crusted & fried on a Brioche bun. Served with lettuce, tomato, onion and a side of Cajun rémoulade sauce
12.99
Redsmoke Burger* **
½ lb. Angus Burger chargrilled & topped with your choice of American, Cheddar, Jalapeño Jack or Swiss cheese. Served with lettuce, tomato and onion
13.99
The Ultimate Pit Burger* **
½ lb. Angus Burger chargrilled & topped with pulled pork, your choice of American, Cheddar, Jalapeño Jack or Swiss cheese. Served with lettuce, tomato and onion
10.99
Lentil & Black Bean Burger
A touch of jalapeño gives this hearty veggie burger big smoke house appeal. Grilled and topped with your choice of American, Cheddar, Jalapeño Jack or Swiss cheese. Served with lettuce, tomato and onion and a side of Cajun remoulade sauce
BEVERAGES
Diet Pepsi
Fruit Punch
Mountain Dew
Mug Root Beer
Pepsi
Sierra Mist
Wild Cherry Pepsi
Bundaberg Ginger Beer
Faygo
Cream Soda, Grape, Orange, Red, Rock & Rye, Root Beer
Fresh Brewed Iced Tea
KID MEALS
$9.99. Dine-in Only. Children 12 years and under. Includes fries, soft drinks or lemonade. Fries may be substituted for another choice of side for additional charge
Chicken Tenders
Pulled Pork Sandwich
Angus Burger
Spare Ribs (3 Bones)
About
Features classic barbeque fare in an attractive historic two-story building in Greektown. L & D daily; Full Bar; Carry-Out & Delivery; Party Room; Catering
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Bar, Barbecue
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Reservations
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For ribs, chicken, etc this place is very good. Great for pre-Tigers game lunch or dinner. We will be back.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank ronscpa
Reviewed May 7, 2019

We came here before a concert at Saint Andrews, it was busy so we got a spot at the bar. The catfish bites were really good. There was not a huge selection of beers on tap, only about 8. The BBQ sauces were ok, some...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank klbader
Reviewed April 25, 2019 via mobile

Enjoyed a late lunch at Red Smoke and place was empty. The dining area is nice and service staff was excellent. The brisket was a little girl down in charred on the outside however the flavor inside was very good, also really enjoyed the coleslaw....More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank TheBugGuy
Reviewed March 16, 2019 via mobile

The barbecue chicken was delicious. The brisket was tender but a little too fatty for my taste. The price was a little higher, but I think consistent for the area. The service was excellent. When I had questions about some of the sides, our waiter...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank melani85
Reviewed March 3, 2019

I've always wondered how the food was so I stopped in. I got the ultimate pit burger and Mac & cheese. It was decorated really cute in there pigs hanging from the ceiling. It smelled fantastic in here.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Leticia B
Reviewed February 28, 2019

Best BBQ we've had in a long time just down the street from Greektown Hotel and great service! Would highly recommend.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank MarcoBorg
Reviewed February 28, 2019 via mobile

Visited at 1:00pm on a Wednesday. They were not crowded and we were seated promptly. Our server was friendly and efficient. We decided to split the triple combo meal which included sliced brisket, pulled pork and chicken. The brisket and chicken were exceptional. The pork...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank hamguy8
Reviewed February 27, 2019

Average Barbeque. The mac and cheese was good but nothing stellar. The brisket was moist (but I did get the fatty end, so it should've been). I was expecting a bit more given the competition in Greektown. Service was fair.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank LowtideLowlife
Reviewed January 1, 2019

All four adults in our group ordered the pulled pork platter (which included a side and a cheddar jalapeno corn muffin). Our orders were all correct; the pulled pork had a nice smokiness to it without being too strong; the sauces were spicy (to me)...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank becbumblebee
Reviewed November 4, 2018

I am not really a BBQ lover but this was very good. I had the pulled chicken sandwich with the Michigan cherry sauce. It was so yummy. The BBQ chips were especially good too.

Date of visit: October 2018
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I agree with Kimberly, call the restaurant, but don’t not go if they don’t, the food is absolutely worth it.
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