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Lockhart's BBQ

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202 East 3rd Street, Royal Oak, MI 48067
+1 248-584-4227
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Oakville, Canada
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151 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I came here on a Saturday evening. I ordered the smoked pork nachos. The nachos weren't regular tortilla chips. They were flash fried flour tortilla chips which melted in you mouth. It was topped with smoked chopped pork, cheddar, Monterey Jack, onions, tomatoes, jalapeños and drizzled with BBQ sauce, all of which lent it a flavorful combination of taste. It... More 

Thank AKAshon
Detroit, MI
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48 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here before a comedy show in Royal Oak. It's a great place to go if you want good food but don't have a ton of time. Our food came out really fast and tasted great! Everyone's meat was cool though, not sure if that's a thing they do on purpose but I expected it at least warm. Every... More 

Thank tjstyphon
Belgrade, Serbia
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180 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is really a typical bbq place in the nice city of Royal Oak. There are many restaurants and bars around. In this one you can find very good bbq meet, good service and typical atmosphere, wooden tables, many people, even people playing games... And yes, they have really good local craft beer.

Thank valdothebird
Royal Oak, Michigan
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had gone here with my uncle on New Year's Eve. We didn't have reservations but got there early enough to enjoy a really good meal. There is a good range of different foods to enjoy. I had spicy sausage and brisket and was really very happy how tasty everything was.

Thank mityjoe
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place. Ever since I moved here from Texas I have missed real Texas BBQ. Not anymore. When I have the craving, I know exactly where to go.

Thank Meghan J
Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
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75 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2016

High quality food in a comfortable casual atmosphere. Tons of options on the menu to choose from and I love that you can mix & match your selections for good variety. Great friendly service.

Thank Zann11
Taylor, Michigan
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2016 via mobile

The place was busy for a thursday night which is good, lots of hipsters and families. I was seated and servied right away. I had three meat combo with brisket, pullet pork, and sirloin. All the meats were awsome, four sauces to choose from all were spot on. I had mac and cheese and green beans for sides, the mac... More 

Thank 540paulz
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

My family and I ate at Lockhart's this past weekend. We ordered the smoked pork nachos for an appetizer. It was delicious and would highly recommend it! I also enjoyed my brisket hamburger. There was so much flavor going on (bacon, fried onion strings and sauce). I could only eat half and gladly took the other half to have as... More 

Thank mclovinfromhawaii
Roseville, Michigan
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29 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

I cannot count how many times I have eaten at Lockhart's over the years. I've tried many things on the menu and have never been disappointed with the food. I have, however, had an inattentive server or two. The portions are great and I have never left hungry, either. I love the macaroni and cheese, and a meal at Lockhart's... More 

Thank chriswhite1203
Sterling Hts
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97 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016

Is this the best BBQ place in the Metro Detroit? No it's not... The menu has been the same for over the years and it seems something have changed for the worse. They don't bring the jar of pickle any more, also the service wasn't that great for going on a Wednesday night. My 1/4 portion of ribs was somewhat... More 

Thank Yvesg
Stephanie A, Owner at Lockhart's BBQ, responded to this review

Yvesg- I am so sorry that you had a such a poor experience wit us on your last visit in! We screwed up in so many ways; dry ribs, no pickles AND bad service, that you have every right to never want to visit us again. You should never, ever have anything resembling a small portion when it comes to... More 

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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, Barbecue, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 202 East 3rd Street, Royal Oak, MI 48067
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Royal Oak
  • Phone Number: +1 248-584-4227

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