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Saddleback BBQ

1754 Central Park Dr, Suite G2, Okemos, MI 48864-1257
+1 517-657-2979
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good20%
  • Average28%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (7 reviews)
“smoked meat” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Barbecue
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1754 Central Park Dr, Suite G2, Okemos, MI 48864-1257
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was our first visit so we tried the "Sampleback". My Favorite was the smoked polish sausage followed closely by the pulled pork. The brisket had a little too much fat for me and I have never been a big fan of barbecue chicken so...More

Thank RALPH O
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have enjoyed both of their places. The Okemos one has beer on tap, the original in REO town delivers you meal next door to the REO Pub...good smoked meats.

Thank gardnerm24
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am on the Whole30 eating plan, so sauces on BBQ are out. Makes you appreciate well smoked and flavored brisket & ribs. Saddleback is my choice when doing work at MSU.

Thank Nether S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Since we got rained out on our Corn Maize expedition. We decided to go to dinner. What a great decision to stop at The Saddleback BBQ joint. The gentleman helped us with ordering and answering questions....And yes. All their meats are gluten free. Also their...More

Thank denisemZ3288EL
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great service, friendly staf, great food and drinks. The brisket is always tender and very tasty. The cornbread is also very yummy.

Thank Curious821382
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Saw Saddleback online and decided to try the place as good BBQ is hard to find here in the Lansing Area. Oh yeah there's Meat, but I hate waiting and don't want to take a chance of the things I want being sold out-- So...More

Thank Barbara R
Reviewed July 29, 2018

It's always great to have another independent restaurant in this area that is dominated by chain restaurants. So have been to Saddleback two or three times now, each time for takeout. The first visit was just days after they opened, so I cut them some...More

Thank Okemosian
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

I love the online ordering option. My husband loves the pulled pork, and I always go for the 1/2 rack of ribs. The sweet potato mash is my go to side, and I always pay for an extra large side of the red, sweet and...More

Thank Shannon M
Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

Saddleback seems to be always full of patrons and I wonder why...it may be the only BBQ restaurant in Okemos. The food is good with a sliver of corn bread...crumbs it seems. The price is a bit stiff for what you get.

1  Thank Nomadic_Thoughts
Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

We ate here because of all the hype that food was great that it’s always jampacked. While it probably is the only barbecue place in Okemos, you do have the option to drive another 10 miles and you’d have great barbecue, i.e. Meat in Lansing...More

1  Thank O9843IDjenniferg
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Cuisine
Bar, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1754 Central Park Dr, Suite G2, Okemos, MI 48864-1257
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ingham County  >  Okemos
  • Phone Number: +1 517-657-2979
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