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Bone Daddy's

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3216 Bay City Rd, Midland, MI 48642-6910
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Spicewood, TX
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198 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

Bone Daddy's catered lunch for 3 days at an event I attended. I'm from Texas, and an accomplished pit master with decades of experience so my expectations were lowered. Day 1. The ribs were good. Lots of meat but slightly undercooked. Their potato mash was excellent; prepared with garlic. Cole slaw was bland and tasted like sour cream, not cole... More 

Thank 1twangster
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

This has to be the absolute worst BBQ I have ever eaten. My family ordered a big platter of various meats, including chicken, sausage, and something beef. My #1 problem with Bone Daddy's isn't the taste. It's the fact that they served us raw chicken! We got our meal to go, and when we got home and cut into the... More 

Thank Anna F
Midland, Michigan
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151 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

Nice portion size. Best is their Brisket. Second is ribs. The combo is the best way to try different things.

Thank 243DLP
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2015 via mobile

I try to come to Bone Daddy's whenever I come to Midland. It isn't anything crazy good, but it is definitely the best in the area and worth the drive.

Thank Tammy A
Midland, Michigan
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124 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2015

Bone Daddy's in Midland is the best BBQ you are going to get in Midland. The brisket is the best and portion size is more than satisfying. The best kept secret is their whole smoked turkey around the Holidays. Their smoked turkeys are the absolute best tasting turkeys you will ever have. Fully cooked, you only have to reheat the... More 

Thank Jeffery W
Midland, Michigan
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2015

Award winning barbecue, excellent food, and decent prices. My only complaint is you never really know if they will be open when you want to eat there. They sometimes close the restaurant to go to BBQ competitions.

Thank Frank F
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2015 via mobile

While most restaurants in midland are at best "good for midland" Bone Daddy's is genuinely good. They could hold their own against BBQ joints in Memphis or KC. I just wish they were open longer hours.

Thank Justin W
Lincoln Park, Michigan
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96 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 6, 2015 via mobile

In the area visiting the kids for Easter, stopped in for lunch. As far a bbq joints this was run of the mill. Nothing was bad but nothing jumped out as great. I had a sampler with ribs, brisket & pulled pork. The brisket was the best of the 3 meats with the ribs 2nd. Definitely worth a stop to... More 

Thank Steve S
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 4, 2015 via mobile

This is authentic barbecue. The ribs are delicious, but they're not for everybody. They are meaty and well seasoned, and intensely smoky. So smoky in fact, that it might be too much for some people. They're also a bit of work to eat - those with dentures should steer clear. The cornbread biscuits are delicious! So is the potato salad,... More 

Thank ethanjames21
Midland, Michigan
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222 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2014

I have experienced this cuisine twice. The food gets rave reviews. Both times it was catered. Personally I do prefer a tomato based BBQ sauce. Theirs is more like the Texas style BBQ. Liquid smokey burnt blackish so I did not care for the ribs. However their BBQ chicken was somewhat better because you can remove the skin. Beans slaw... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3216 Bay City Rd, Midland, MI 48642-6910
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Midland

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?