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Backyard Bar Bq

2329 Jolly Rd, Okemos, MI 48864-3541
+1 517-381-8290
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good45%
  • Average18%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
9 Nov 2017
“It's good BBQ... for the area”
21 Jul 2017
“Good each time”
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10:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Hours
2329 Jolly Rd, Okemos, MI 48864-3541
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Reviewed November 9, 2017

For being in the middle of Michigan, it's not bad BBQ. Portion wise, this place is a little bit smaller than you would expect from most BBQ places I've visited in the south. All in all, the people were nice and they have giant signs...More

Thank Mark M
Reviewed July 21, 2017

My adult daughters favorite place when she live nearby. I have not sampled much beyond the pulled pork, but been there with others who have tried various menu items and they have been pleased. Very small place, probably seats 25 or so. They have very...More

Thank winger999
Reviewed March 21, 2017 via mobile

This is one of my go to lunch places in Okemos, and I almost always get the Baja Salad. It's basically a garden salad with BBQ chicken on top. The greens and veggies were great this time, but the chicken was really dry. I'll give...More

Thank DMan99
Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

Stopped for lunch: BBQ chicken sandwich, chips and a drink $7. Chunks of chicken and cheese in a bun slathered with sauce; stale chips. Even though it wasn't what I was hoping for it was still better than drive through down the street.

Thank Angelica M
Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Damn good food for the price, try eating micky D's or burger King, would eat here 10 time before a burger joint. Great atmosphere, fast service, clean and pleasant dining. 5 stars

Thank daen l
Reviewed October 27, 2015 via mobile

The pulled pork was mushy and heavy with a bland sauce, like they heated it up from a frozen package. The "warm baked beans" reminded me of Campbell's or Van Camp's. The best feature of the sandwich was that it was on pita with a...More

Thank Clarkston_Rambler
Reviewed March 16, 2015

Skip the fast food and chain places in the area and give them a try! They are in a storefront in a strip mall near the freeway so an easy stop if you are in the area--the inside is 'cozy' with tables and chairs filling...More

Thank Chris W
Reviewed July 27, 2014

Very good meal. Pulled pork was not mushy, was hot and served quickly. I liked the fact that the "sandwich" was not simply served on a bun, rather I think it was a pita. Whatever it was, it was very good with just the right...More

Thank michigander311
Reviewed June 30, 2014

Quick and wonderful bbq, served on a thick, soft, grilled pita. Classic pork with coleslaw is a favorite but Kickin Chicken is also a favorite.

Thank Momcook3
Reviewed February 18, 2014

Stopped at the Backyard Bar Bq to try one of their sandwiches. I ordered the pulled pork. Wow!!! Was I surprised after my first bite. Wonderful!! The sandwich was served with coleslaw on top. It was one of the best sandwiches I ever had. Located...More

1  Thank Chipperhigh2
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
10:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2329 Jolly Rd, Okemos, MI 48864-3541
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ingham County  >  Okemos
  • Phone Number: +1 517-381-8290
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