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Billy Sims BBQ

32980 Woodward Ave, Royal Oak, MI 48073-0957
+1 248-439-2209
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good55%
  • Average7%
  • Poor23%
  • Terrible0%
24 May 2017
“BBQ Ribs & Turkey”
4 weeks ago
“Not the place for good pulled pork”
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Barbecue, American
$$ - $$$
32980 Woodward Ave, Royal Oak, MI 48073-0957
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been here twice: Our first and last time all in one visit. Service was fine, wait was not a problem, but the food was bland and tasteless. There are definitely other places to eat BBQ better than this.

Thank Edward B
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

I wanted BBQ but my child wanted turkey so we stopped at Billy Sims for a bite to eat. We decided on carry out. I ordered the ribs, smoked turkey, hot links, Mac cheese, baked beans & potato salad. Good thing we ordered carry out...More

Thank SharonWusa
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We stopped going because the prices kept going up and the quality going down. Just not worth it. have not been back for awhile.

Thank M4477FTrichardh
Reviewed 4 November 2016

I had already read the reviews for Billy Sims BBQ so I felt pretty good about ordering the ribs. Not a good choice. They are "fall off the bone", but not because they're slow cooked in a smoker. It appears that they are delivered precooked...More

Thank Luvjoy720
Reviewed 26 August 2016

My friend and I usually go out for lunch on Thursday and have frequently eaten at the Telegraph road location of Billie Sims and always been pleased with the food. This week we tried this location. Same food and same good taste. We both had...More

Thank James M
Reviewed 16 November 2015

First off, the prices are way too high for what little you get. This is like Slows BBQ, it seems great to the people in Detroit who never get out of Michigan and know what "real" bbq is. When I say its like Slows.. the...More

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

My brother in law, love's GOOD BBQ RIBS. So for a birthday gift I got him Billy Sims BBQ RIBS. Staff is Very Friendly & Knowable about All the items on the menu. It is a Great Location & Safe. The birthday boy loved his...More

Thank northbound1
Reviewed 17 September 2015

Stopped in Friday night of the Dream Cruise. Billy Sim's is a quasi fast food diner. You order at the counter and they make a sandwich in front of you. It's all about pulled pork BBQ. The Triple - pulled pork, cheese and coleslaw was...More

Thank GeneG547
Reviewed 22 April 2015

Surprisingly and consistently good BBQ for a counter-service type restaurant. Everything we've tried has been delicious, usually as good as more dedicated/fancy sit-down BBQ places in town such as Lockharts and Slows. Staffing can be a little inexperienced at times, and presentation of meats (unwrapping...More

1  Thank Rocket58
Reviewed 4 March 2015 via mobile

I didn't know this place was here. Very good beef brisket. Good choice of sides . The bbq beans and Mac and cheese is standard.

Thank cbo1870
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  • Address: 32980 Woodward Ave, Royal Oak, MI 48073-0957
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Royal Oak
  • Phone Number: +1 248-439-2209
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Billy Sims Barbecue specializes in traditional backyard barbecue, serving smoked meats such as: brisket, pulled pork, polish sausage, hot links, bologna, St. Louis style ribs, and boneless chicken and turkey. We serve the highest quality meats and sides in a casual atmosphere that celebrates the career triumphs of 1978 Heisman, Billy Sims.
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