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Slows Bar B Q

Not Rated.
Slows Bar B QSlows Bar B Q

Taps: 56 / Bottles: 52
Cask: Y / Beer-to-Go: Y
BA SCORE
97
world-class

57 Ratings
Ratings: 57
Reviews: 38
rAvg: 4.42
pDev: 9.73%
$$ - reasonable
[ Bar, Eatery ]

2138 Michigan Ave
Detroit, Michigan, 48216-1305
United States
phone: (313) 962-9828

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @slowsbbq

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(Place added by: putnam on 09-26-2005)
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CBA

British Indian Ocean Territory

4.45/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5 | $$

Went with friends who are ardent Slow's fans, and it's easy to see why. Great set up inside with exposed beams, brick and wood detailing. Place was packed, and we thought we'd got there early (just before 5pm on a Saturday) - evidently not. No problems though, just sit at the bar and enjoy the excellent tap list (Arcadia, Dragonmead, Motor City, Bells, Founders, Great Lakes, JP, Shorts and on and on) Nice to see the focus is on regional and local brews. Food was outstanding with monsterous portions. Service was efficient and quick considering how slammed they were. My vote is for the NC sauce. Go, eat, drink and enjoy the meat sweats.

Oh ya - if you've got 6 or more in your group be sure to make a reservation.

12-28-2008 13:04:56 | More by CBA
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MaxPowers

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

07-30-2014 05:23:39 | More by MaxPowers
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styleisking

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -3.8%

07-28-2014 14:23:46 | More by styleisking
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DoubleSimcoe

New York

4.07/5  rDev -7.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | $$

Slow’s is right next to Michigan Central Station, which is one of those places you MUST visit when you’re in Detroit. The area looks run-down and ghetto (unsurprisingly), but there are a couple of quality stops around Michigan Avenue.

Slow’s is mighty cool, a BBQ-joint with two bars, nice bartenders, jazz music and tons of good beer. Among the brews on tap: Founders Smoked Porter, Griffin Claw Flying Buffalo, Founders Devil Dancer, Right Brain Looping Owl, Witch’s Hat Train Hopper, Short’s Goodnight… mostly Michigan, mostly rare, all high-quality.

Our bartender was burly, sweaty, slightly gruff and super knowledgeable. He gave me a bunch of samples because I was nice. We were in a bit of a hurry to make it to a lunch date so we stayed for only one beer and didn’t try the food, but you’d better bet I will check Slow’s again next time I’m in Detroit!

07-20-2014 20:48:54 | More by DoubleSimcoe
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Buck_Jones

Michigan

4/5  rDev -9.5%

07-18-2014 21:54:29 | More by Buck_Jones
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_morandi_

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

07-15-2014 03:31:46 | More by _morandi_
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A_Ondersma

Michigan

5/5  rDev +13.1%

06-14-2014 15:37:29 | More by A_Ondersma
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spham

Texas

5/5  rDev +13.1%

06-10-2014 19:28:58 | More by spham
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Jas45678

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

06-07-2014 19:46:31 | More by Jas45678
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bumchilly25

British Columbia (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev -3.8%

05-21-2014 23:11:38 | More by bumchilly25
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Slows Bar B Q in Detroit, MI
97 out of 100 based on 57 ratings.