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Red Rock Downtown Barbecue

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Certificate of Excellence

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Certificate of Excellence2014, 2016 - 2018 Winner

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We are a Barbecue restaurant centered around smoked, quality meats and southern comfort food. Black Angus brisket Burnt Ends are a must try! Our full bar features 20 Craft Beers on draft and many more in bottles. Great Happy Hour daily 3pm - 6pm and 9pm - Close.
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch
Pub, Gastropub, Bar, Barbecue
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I liked the food but everything was al la carte, and it was just too expensive for what I got. It was like $20 a person by the time you added a side, corn bread and soft drink. By the time I added tax and...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank mongoose38
Reviewed 1 week ago

Returning home from TN & couldn't wait another day to have BBQ here. As always: Superb Burnt Ends/paprika/vinegar dip; Caesar salad w hydroponic greens; short ribs; BBQ rack. EXCELLENT waitress. Kolsch will be on beer menu soon! Will go for that for sure. When the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank janomarg
Reviewed 1 week ago

When you hear of great Bar-B-Q, you don't automatically think "Michigan," and Red Rock Downtown Barbecue at 207 W Michigan Ave, Ypsilanti is a good example of why. A somewhat stylish gastropub, Red Rock is suitable for couples and families, although the televisions in every...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Doug S
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Good food good price Pulled pork is to die for tender and very well cooked parking in the rear quiet great place for family

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Williams M
Reviewed September 13, 2018

Get the burnt ends, they are great! We also got the pretzel with beer cheese... pretty yummy as well! I got a brisket sandwich, which was excellent as well! The garbage fries were pretty good too! The ambiance is also pretty nice, and our waitress...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank FlavourSeeker
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Our favorite local barbecue place closed so we were searching for a replacement for takeout. Red Rock fits the bill, it is real smoked meat. We didn’t call ahead so we sat at the bar and had a beer while we waited. Took about 10...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank RDfromPA
Reviewed August 13, 2018

Great food, lots of sauce choices to go with their amazing food on the menu. Try the pulled pork! The smoked cashews with burnt ends are good too

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank MichelleN1939
Reviewed June 19, 2018

Went to this place twice while on my trip. The food was very good and the bread is so good. They have various sauces to use to add to the flavor of your barbeque. Didn't try the ribs but I was with someone who did...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Pauline D
Reviewed May 24, 2018

Great Happy hour menu and craft beer selection. BBQ is the best around a little pricey , but seems to be a trend in BBQ joints.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Dirk D
Reviewed March 3, 2018

We had 7 people assemble here after work for a "business dinner" outing. Two side-by-side buildings have had the middle wall removed to make way for the bar, and the dining area around the perimeter of the bar it self. I really like this old...More

Date of visit: June 2017
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