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Arkins sweet BBQ pit

30140 Southfield Rd, Southfield, MI 48076-1401
+1 248-731-7397
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average0%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (5 reviews)
“fries” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
30140 Southfield Rd, Southfield, MI 48076-1401
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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
Reviewed August 14, 2017

Love this place, its soo good. Ive eaten BBQ all over the US, and this for me is the best in the Detroit area. I had the combo - which was brisket and ribs and it was magnificent. Moist, smoky, tender, divine. When I travel...More

Thank ads7788
Reviewed June 23, 2017 via mobile

I really love the food here! I usually get a brisket and/or pulled pork plate. For sides, I go for the collard greens, mac n' cheese, or broasted potatoes...sometimes the sweet corn. And, I've never been disappointed! The staff is really friendly while offering great...More

Thank maddetroit
Reviewed April 30, 2017 via mobile

I'm pretty picky about eating BBQ ribs at restaurants. Due to some horrible experience in my lifetime. But Atkins Sweet BBQ pit laid all my worries to rest. Their ribs are Slapping Good!!!! They are so tender and literally fall of the bone. They give...More

Thank chevetteboyd
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  • 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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