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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.
PRICE RANGE
$10 - $25
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch
CUISINES
Pub, Gastropub, Bar, Barbecue
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, 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, Table Service, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed February 3, 2020

Stopped in on a Friday night after 9pm. Was seated right away. It was happy hour so we got several apps, and drinks. Everything was delicious and the drinks and service were great. I couldn't believe how cheap the bill was. Take full advantage of...Happy Hour..you will not be disappointed.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 1, 2020 via mobile

Very good barbecued food with reasonable prices. A nice lively yet family friendly ambiance. Happy hour prices and specials are very good. Check it out!

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 1, 2020

Went with a group and we had a large sampling of the food. Most of them got the mac and cheese and raved about it. I had the garbage fries. My only complaint was that it wasn't hot enough. The cheese was congealed all over...the meat. Size was right. I ordered the side dish. Large selection of beer and mixed drinks.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 22, 2020 via mobile

This is a great local spot for BBQ and drinks. We love the burnt ends, so good. They have a range of smoked meat... brisket, chicken, pork. They’ve changed their menu so that all is ala carte. Their brisket chili is flavorful with plenty of...meat. Awesome BBQ nachos. The Brussels sprouts are an excellent side, as are the roasted roots. We’ve been here many times, never disappointed, and the service is friendly and attentive! One of our favorite spots in Ypsi 😊 Their drink menu has plenty to choose from... love the Final Absolution trippel and the pineapple cider. Thanks guys... keep up the great work!!More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed December 26, 2019 via mobile

Thi picture doesn't do the food justice. The mac and cheese actually came in a cast iron dish that it was baked in. Wife added brisket in it...DELICIOUS! Warm staff and great food. A++

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed September 22, 2019 via mobile

So much to choose from. Pulled pork was outstanding as was the Cobb salad. Collard greens macaroni and cheese as well as the baked beans all delicious. Big selection of craft beers the server helped in the selection. She knew her menu. Several kinds of...sauces to choose from. Huge portions you can share and leftovers.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 5, 2019

The restaurant has a very welcoming decor, waitstaff is friendly and knowledgeable. The barbecue is delicious with very good portions

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed August 2, 2019 via mobile

Food was wonderful. We sat on the patio and enjoyed it very much. Oh waitress Melissa was very knowledgeable about the the food and and sauces. The food came very quick

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed July 2, 2019

Red Rock is located in downtown Ypsilanti, It is one of the best BBQ places around. The Burnt ends are amazing. I travel for my job and I eat out alot at BBQ places around the US and these are some of the best.

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed January 15, 2019

Red Rock is a cool and comfy place to get great terrific ribs, and other smokey delights. We go and just hang out at the bar. Their taps are really good and the bartenders are good folks. One of our favorite places in Ypsi.

Date of visit: December 2018
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Frequently Asked Questions about Red Rock Downtown Barbecue

  • Yes, Red Rock Downtown Barbecue offers takeout services.

  • Yes, Red Rock Downtown Barbecue offers delivery services.

  • Red Rock Downtown Barbecue is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4.5