We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Slows Bar BQ

2138 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI 48216-1305
+1 313-962-9828
Call
Website
Save
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (248 reviews)
“mac and cheese” (235 reviews)
“waffle fries” (87 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
2138 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI 48216-1305
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (1,671)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 1,608 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We took the advice of other reviewers and arrived early and were glad we did as it filled up very fast. BBQ was worth the wait. Brisket was tender and passed a pull test (slice should support its own weight and pull apart easily). All...More

Thank DrEavestrough
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been going there for the past 12 years whenever in Detroit. PHENOMENAL! I sit at the bar, order brisket, pulled pork with meatloaf on the side :) AMAZING rotating beer list and a long bourbon/whiskey menu. Can’t go wrong

Thank Frederic V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on Saturday night in Detroit on recommendation of a friend. We were seated immediately which was nice as the place filled up rather quickly. I had the the soup special which was tomato Gouda with bacon as an appetizer. Amazing. Also had a...More

Thank ChiligirlBaltimore
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If thats good BBQ then Detroiters don't know BBQ. The sauces are bad the biscutt to fatty and where is the smoke? Just bad!

Thank migojr88
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was looking for a late lunch spot while working in Dearborn, and the hotel staff recommended Slows, and they were correct. The local beer, Collusion, a Russian Imperial stout from Detroit Beer company, was excellent paired with the ribs and brisket platter, which came...More

Thank HPrepOKC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beef Brisket was tender, moist, flavorful & delicious! The smoke could be smelled as they brought us our plates. Don't listen to nay sayers who says Slow's is "so last year", it's a great place with excellent food, good ambience, fair prices, friendly staff, and...More

Thank jdamianlapko
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were suppose to have lunch at another Corktown restaurant but they were closed. Went to Slow's. Pulled Pork hoagie is huge. SOOOO much meat. Taste was almost perfection. So good, you can taste the smoke from the wood. Lunchtime crowd is too noisy to...More

Thank detroitdrugrep
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're ever in the Detroit area, this place is definitely worth checking out. Smoked chicken is flavorful, love the different sauces and decent beer selection. The waffle fries with cheese? OMG delish! Only thing, I wish they had more of a selection of sides...More

Thank foodie159
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food, service and atmosphere. Often there is a very long wait but if you go early there will be a shorter wait

Thank HGRguitar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family was in town and wanted to go to a good bbq place. A few friends around the area had recommended slow's so we decided to try it out. Parking is definitely not easy in this area. We lucked out and found street parking...More

Thank WanderlustJournal
PreviousNext
123456161
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 34 hotels in Detroit
MotorCity Casino Hotel
727 reviews
1.01 km away
Trumbull and Porter Hotel Detroit
186 reviews
1.04 km away
Viking Motel
28 reviews
1.28 km away
MGM Grand Detroit
1,162 reviews
1.43 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Ottava Via
233 reviews
.84 km away
Mercury Burger and Bar
223 reviews
.03 km away
Bucharest Grill
70 reviews
.60 km away
Nearby Attractions
MGM Grand Detroit Casino
372 reviews
1.46 km away
MotorCity Casino
289 reviews
1.09 km away
Michigan Central Station
82 reviews
.33 km away
Two James Spirits
57 reviews
.29 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Marlys F
11 November 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Efrayim B | Reviewed this property |
We ate in but many people were ordering take out.
0
Votes
Debeatle
12 July 2016|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
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.
0
Votes
lovelasvegas2
23 April 2016|
AnswerShow all 8 answers
Response from Elaine G | Reviewed this property |
Why of course they cater...Food is the best!!!!!
0
Votes
PreviousNext
12
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
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
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing