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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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Reviews by uno99:
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uno99

Ontario (Canada)

4.08/5  rDev -7.7%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5 | $$

My first visit here based on recommendations from BA

Atmosphere was average, I wasn't crazy about the decor, but the bathrooms are very nice and clean and I suppose all the folky wood tables suits the food

Service was great, I asked the bartender to give a rundown on the tap list and he spent a good 10 minutes explaining what he had. He didn't mind giving out samples of ones we were interested in.

Selection: 20 beers on tap and about 20 more bottles. there entire tap list is micro as is most of the bottles. I immediately ordered a Founders breakfast stout which i was happy to see was on tap. Sampled the cask ale which they had as well. they have large bottles of Chimay available as well as Ayinger Celebrator and other Belgian/German goodies.

Food: the 3 of us ordered different things and we all enjoyed it. I love how you can selected 2 different sides with your main course. I recommend the mac and cheese.

01-20-2009 01:36:48 | More by uno99
More User Reviews:
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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.