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Arkins sweet BBQ pit

30140 Southfield Rd, Southfield, MI 48076-1401
+1 248-731-7397
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (6 reviews)
“fries” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
30140 Southfield Rd, Southfield, MI 48076-1401
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This will definitely be your new barbecue place for Carry out. They do have a few tables and chairs for self serve dining! Pulled pork sandwich was excellent but if you’re looking for something with a bit more flavor, the brisket is for you. Excellent...More

Thank 1234567890val
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by here on a Sunday afternoon while in the area and super glad I discovered this place. Homemade fries and baked beans were top notch, but the pulled pork sandwich I had was the best one I have ever eaten. We commented how it...More

Thank captainshark32
Reviewed August 30, 2018

Sometimes the barbecue is meaty and the sauce is good and it is cooked well. One time I got some burned barbecue. I was more than an hour away and frustrated, so I didn't take it back. Most of the time the barbecue is good,...More

Thank Frugalista2012
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

I compare all brisket to the 3 best bbq restaurants in Lockhart, Tx. This brisket was that good! Moist, nice crust, well seasoned not too fatty meat. The St Louis ribs were delicious. 1/2 slab is 6 meaty ribs. I don’t pay much attention to...More

Thank dinerone1
Reviewed May 6, 2018

First off, beware, this is a very small place with only a few tables. I think most people probably do take-out. We did not know that when we went there, but we went on a Sunday afternoon and luckily the four of us got a...More

Thank Rachel548
Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

I'm working at a nearby store and oftentimes the breeze blows the sweet aroma of smoked meats my way and I could no longer resist. A few of us placed a carry out order because they are only open until they sell out; which from...More

Thank Jamie L
Reviewed February 7, 2018 via mobile

Quality meats. Well seasoned with out being salty or over bearing. Lean cuts and minimal fat. Potatoes are good and coleslaw is balanced flavor.

Thank Christopher Z
Reviewed September 16, 2017

I would give this place 5 stars, but the eating in facility is not the best, but average, however the food makes up for the small seating arrangements. The owner was super friendly and told us all about the place, and the wood fired grill,...More

Thank David W
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

If the food wasn't so fantastic this would have been a negative review based solely on the attitude of the cashier taking the order. This establishment is extremely busy and understandably so based on the quality and quantity of the food. The cashier was impatient...More

Thank Sheri B
Reviewed September 5, 2017

We were there on business and looking for somewhere to eat. We found this place and LOVED IT!!! This was the best barbecue I have had in many years. It is just awesome, the service was great, the owner came around and introduced himself, and...More

Thank Melody A
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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30140 Southfield Rd, Southfield, MI 48076-1401
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Southfield
  • Phone Number: +1 248-731-7397
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