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Slows Bar-B-Q

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Slows Bar-B-QSlows Bar-B-Q
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Slows Bar-B-QSlows Bar-B-Q

Type: Bar, Eatery, Beer-to-go

2138 Michigan Ave
Detroit, Michigan, 48216-1305
United States

(313) 962-9828 | map

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Added by putnam on 09-26-2005

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vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

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vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.75

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vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

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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!

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Slows Bar-B-Q in Detroit, MI
Place rating: 4.41 out of 5 with 92 ratings
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