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Slows Bar BQ

2138 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI 48216-1305
+1 313-962-9828
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“brisket” (260 reviews)
“mac and cheese” (239 reviews)
“waffle fries” (91 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
2138 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI 48216-1305
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stopped by Slow’s based on a recommendation from a hotel employee. Fantastic. The Big Three comes with pulled pork, smoked pulled chicken and brisket. Just a big plate of meat. Perfect.

Thank cupski
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Candice helped us pick out an awesome spread- brisket, pulled pork, ribs, slaw and corn bread. For those who could the beer selection was great for picking the best ‘hair of the dog’ and those of us who couldn’t enjoyed their hose brewed sweet tea....More

Thank notKHinC
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Melt in your mouth tipi beef delicious smoked to perfection. Mac n cheese delicious had to succumb , great range of beers , well Priced tasting flights , friendly service

Thank Tinkerbell216
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had the 3 meat dinner, came with brisket, chicken and pulled pork, everything was amazing. All the meats were tender and juicy, the sauces were very tasty. Also got the sweet potato mash and the waffle fries which were delicious. It was our first time...More

Thank LauraS14625
Reviewed 1 week ago

The best BBQ around town. This location is very interesting. Our food was delicious and the service was swift and friendly.

Thank ShamrockOne
Reviewed 1 week ago

Barbecue is excellent. Prices reasonable. Staff was friendly and knowledgable and welcoming on a rainy night. What a treat! Corn bread good (check). Brisket great. Apple barbecue chicken excellent. Nice comfortable informal restaurant the serves you fast and cares what you are served. Everything we...More

Thank marciab134
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had the babyback ribs. They were very dry so I returned them and got to pick another dish. I tasted "the reason". It was ok. Waffle fries are good. Shame ... cause the place looks like a good barbeque place. But it's not

Thank DayTrip368443
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Detroit looking for a bagle shop and just so happened to pass Slow's while we were driving around. My friend had heard of it before, so we decided to try it. It was excellent. I had beef brisket enchilladas that were to...More

Thank cota20142015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Every time is a good time. The ribs and chili are excellent. All the sides are yummy. Highly recommend it.

Thank Ana Maria D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’ll start off saying, if you go, there is a secret door 🤣. Once we figured out how to get in, we were quickly seated. My husband and I both got half pound of lean brisket and half pound of pulled pork. We split waffle...More

Thank mymoose
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Marlys F
November 10, 2016|
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Response from Efrayim B | Reviewed this property |
We ate in but many people were ordering take out.
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Debeatle
July 11, 2016|
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Response from Jill-Doug | Reviewed this property |
I'm allergic to MSG and don't believe they use it. Many of their products are organic and locally sourced.
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lovelasvegas2
April 22, 2016|
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Response from Elaine G | Reviewed this property |
Why of course they cater...Food is the best!!!!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$25
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Monday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Friday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2138 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI 48216-1305
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
  • Phone Number: +1 313-962-9828
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