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Red Rock Downtown Barbecue

) #2 of 143 Restaurants in Ypsilanti $$ - $$$ , ,
207 W Michigan Ave, Ypsilanti, MI 48197-5440
+1 734-340-2381
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good35%
  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“burnt ends” (20 reviews)
“brisket” (30 reviews)
“mac cheese” (13 reviews)
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Pub, Gastropub, Bar, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
207 W Michigan Ave, Ypsilanti, MI 48197-5440
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1 - 10 of 133 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Pimento sandwich with brisket is absolutely fantastic. Ordered smoked cashews as an appetizer, best cashew I EVER ate! Ordered (2) to-go to take home. Service was incredibly friendly, dining room/bar area appropriate and food was amazing

Thank plmccall
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've been coming here since they opened and it's always been a great meal! This time we tried a couple new things. The Pork Nachos were amazing! Generous toppings and awesome flavor. Especially if you drizzle some BBQ sauce on top! Also, the wedge salad...More

Thank Funtwin1
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Service was very good! We sat outside on front sidewalk area sun was shining early evening beautiful weather. I had the rock burger cooked to perfection with my side of coleslaw and grilled Brussel Sprouts! Food very good and priced reasonable! For a change of...More

Thank John N
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Was not sosure about this place as we approached the entrance. But, once inside my hopes for some good bbq and a pleasant dining experience increased favorably. Great, fun atmosphere with friendly helpful staff and a good menu. Between the two of us we got...More

Thank Ge0rgetravels
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere, parking is a little tight. Seated promptly; server was attentive. Nice menu with all the choices. Ordered the duo. I'm a BBQ snob so my expectations are high. This one is good for a restaurant. When I'm in the area, I will be...More

Thank Bluiii2cu
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Really can count on good bbq from here, with a nice atmosphere and decent happy hour specials. Need to keep a better beer selection available, lots listed on board, but run out of standards too often.

1  Thank Dana R
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

We arrived about 7 pm on a Tuesday evening. The bar and dining room was busy. We were promptly seated and the service was fast and friendly. There is a large selection of microbrew beers. The BBQ was great. The brisket was piled up on...More

Thank Kevin W
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Needed a place to have a graduation present celebration meal that was far enough from the UofM rush yet close enough to get to in a reasonable about of time. The service was great. My favorite was the smoked wings (Cajun and naked) and those...More

Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

We wanted to get out of Ann Arbor for a night and try something new. This place is a hidden gem! Everything we tried was so tasty! We especially loved the dry rub chicken wings, brisket, brussel sprouts and mac and cheese. We ordered sides...More

Thank Hillary160
Reviewed 20 April 2017

This is the place to go if you love barbecue food! The menu has all of your favorites plus some. I had the Pimento Sandwich with chicken on a pretzel bun. Most of the sandwiches come with a side of cole slaw. I have to...More

Thank Diane M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Pub, Gastropub, Bar, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 207 W Michigan Ave, Ypsilanti, MI 48197-5440
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ypsilanti
  • Phone Number: +1 734-340-2381
  • E-mail
We are a Barbecue restaurant centered around smoked, quality meats and southern comfort food. Black Angus brisket Burnt Ends are a must try! Our full bar features 20 Craft Beers on draft and many more in bottles. Great Happy Hour daily 3pm - 6pm and 9pm - Close.
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