R.U.B. BBQ

18 W Adams St., Detroit, MI 48226 Directions
Today 11:00 AM - 11:59 PM Open All Hours
+13139640782
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86% of 499 customers recommended

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About this business

  • Cuisine
    Barbecue, Pub Food, American, Sandwiches, Subs
  • Meals
    Lunch, Dinner
  • Website
    rubbbqdetroit.com
  • Price
    $$$$$
  • Hours
    Sun-Sat 11:00 AM - 11:59 PM
  • Cuisine
    Barbecue, Pub Food, American, Sandwiches, Subs
  • Meals
    Lunch, Dinner
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  • Alcohol
    Available
  • Parking
    Street
  • Delivery
    Yes
  • Reservations
    Yes
  • Good For Groups
    Yes
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Best bbq in detroit. Way better than slows
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Report | a year ago
Great food. Loved the burnt ends and the ribs.
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Report | a year ago
Try the Apple BBQ sauce
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Report | a year ago
good food. good beer. great wood burnin smell.
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Report | a year ago
Get the Ren Cen sandwich - awesome!
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Report | a year ago
Great food, very friendly, and attentive service.
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Report | a year ago
The food was delicious and the service great! We will be back!
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Report | a year ago
Had a great time . The food was great and great music. Will go back soon with or without the Groupon.
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Report | a year ago
R.U.B. has the best BBQ in Metro Detroit. Really, it's the best BBQ I've had in all my life. All the side dishes were fantastic. I just love this place. I went with a large group of people and ever person in our party rated R.U.B. # 1 in the categories of best flavor, best quality and over all satisfaction. We are still talking about our dining experience at R.U. B. three days later.
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Report | a year ago
Try the ribs with the Memphis sauce!
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From Our Editors

R.U.B. BBQ has earned shout-outs from the New York Times as well as a handful of television features for its tender, well-flavored meats. Various proteins are smoked daily and slathered in a made-from-scratch rub of more than 20 spices and herbs, and cooks begin each dish with locally sourced ingredients whenever possible.

Aromatic smoke wafting from ribs, chicken dishes, and seafood platters invites guests inside, where dangling light fixtures illuminate red walls and cobalt tiling along with 30 flatscreen televisions that were flattened when an elephant sat down. More than 100 tap and bottled brews, including a lengthy list of Michigan favorites, help to extinguish fiery spices.

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Many people described the Ribs as Great.
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Many people described the Service as Great. Others thought:
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