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Bad Brads BBQ

6525 23 Mile Rd
Shelby Charter Township, MI 48316

(586) 254-7010


  • Sunday: 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Monday: 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Tuesday: 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Thursday: 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Friday: 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Saturday: 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

Cuisine: Barbecue Restaurants, Bars

4.8 of 5.0 from 58 reviews

price range:$11 to $25

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Bad Brads BBQ in Shelby Charter Township, MI
  • Bad Brads BBQ in Shelby Charter Township, MI
  • Bad Brads BBQ in Shelby Charter Township, MI
  • Bad Brads BBQ in Shelby Charter Township, MI
  • Bad Brads BBQ in Shelby Charter Township, MI
  • Bad Brads BBQ in Shelby Charter Township, MI
  • Bad Brads BBQ in Shelby Charter Township, MI
  • Bad Brads BBQ in Shelby Charter Township, MI
  • Bad Brads BBQ in Shelby Charter Township, MI

Bad Brads BBQ Reviews

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  • Maru E.Love the pig candy

    55555 by Maru E.

  • Eric W.Barbeque, Mac-n-Cheese ftw

    55555 by Eric W.

  • Jim SBad Brads BBQ Burger. Chili Cheese grits.

    55555 by Jim S

  • Paul H.Best BBQ around!

    55555 by Paul H.

  • Sherry Rinke-EckhardtIt's GREAT!!!

    55555 by Sherry Rinke-Eckhardt

  • Ray KBrisket is amazing

    55555 by Ray K

  • KathleenCome either earlier or later for no wait! I suggest at least by 5:30 pm or an hour before they close.

    33333 by Kathleen

  • Terri AMickey sliders!!

    55555 by Terri A

  • Jennifer JOmg campfire nachos are to DIE FOR

    55555 by Jennifer J

  • SamanthaSweet potato mash and Mac and cheese are where it's at! Also the smoked turkey is pretty awesome.

    55555 by Samantha

  • David J.Two people? Get the 4 meat platter and sample the best meats they offer. Brad's beans or sweet potato mash make an excellent side dish duo.

    55555 by David J.

  • Elisa BGotta get the BBQ nachos or the pizza version! Both are so yummy!!

    55555 by Elisa B

  • Tom K.Easily the best BBQ place in town. Highly recommend.

    55555 by Tom K.

  • DiraAwesome bbq

    55555 by Dira

  • Lynette C.Pulled pork and black cherry cider

    55555 by Lynette C.

  • Paul M.Great BBQ spot. Went with the pulled pork and wasn't disappointed at all. Plenty left to take home too.

    55555 by Paul M.

  • Keith AndersonOutdoor deck is great. Fireplace too! Love the smell of wood burning grills.

    55555 by Keith Anderson

  • DorthyPatio is awesome! Food is good, service was Bad!!

    55555 by Dorthy

  • Brittany Y.The campfire nachos are Amazing!!

    55555 by Brittany Y.

  • Phoebe AtwoodBest BBQ hands down north of Detroit. Famous Dave's has got nothing on this place.

    55555 by Phoebe Atwood

  • Dave LudwigBBQ nachos, sliced brisket, BBQ chowder, mac and cheese, coke. Repeat weekly for best results.

    55555 by Dave Ludwig

  • Rex D.Cool atmosphere. Fantastic pickles. Interesting unique variety on menu. Cucumber side is awesome. Service awesome. Beer selection really good - try a Big Red Coq! Waitress Mary is fantastic.

    55555 by Rex D.

  • Tanya J.So good!! Definitely worth the wait!!! Mac and cheese and pulled pork-to die for!!!

    55555 by Tanya J.

  • Mike W.Very good!!!!

    55555 by Mike W.

  • Jeff JajeAwesome bbq

    55555 by Jeff Jaje

  • #2 M.What's Slows again? This place IS bad.....as in GOOD

    33333 by #2 M.

  • JosephLunch with Mike after his North Atlantic Cruise. ...

    55555 by Joseph

  • Kimberly P.Better than Slows...love the Chili cheese grits...

    55555 by Kimberly P.

  • Steven G.Great food service is kind of slow

    55555 by Steven G.

  • Jeremiah S.Beautiful plane all around. Food was delicious and service was fast and pleasant. High marks from me, a smoker himself.

    55555 by Jeremiah S.

  • Ryan P.Two meat plate: pulled pork and chopped brisket with mac & cheese and corn bread = AMAZING. Fairly cheap for the amount of food, too. Will definitely be coming back here.

    55555 by Ryan P.

  • Andrea B.Mashed sweet potatoes are the best! My new favorite restauraunt

    55555 by Andrea B.

  • Laurie K.Get the Mac n Cheese or BBQ nachos they are awesome!!

    55555 by Laurie K.

  • MikeAwesome food have to get chopped brisket

    55555 by Mike

  • Valerie J.Get the East Potato skin! You won't regret it!

    55555 by Valerie J.

  • LindsayWow this place is really metal.

    55555 by Lindsay

  • Brandon D.The food is really great... Prices are good, microbrews can be a bit pricey. Pulled pork, and chicken are musts!.

    55555 by Brandon D.

  • Lauren LemingLove the Jimmy and sitting outside was super nice!

    55555 by Lauren Leming

  • Jill E.Tight on cash? Ask how much the beer is BEFORE you order 2 tall ones. Some of these microbrews are pricey.

    33333 by Jill E.

  • Alex E.My god please try the 'Bama pizza. Perfection.

    55555 by Alex E.

  • Laurie K.Best Mac n cheese EVER!! Try the BBQ ckn nachos too!'n

    55555 by Laurie K.

  • Jason V.Best BBQ in Michigan hands down

    55555 by Jason V.

  • Matt H.Get the 3 mini sandwiches, and make sure one of them is the chopped brisket!

    55555 by Matt H.

  • Melissa L.The service is just as good as the food! Ask for Mindy and order the BBQ potato skin appetizer.

    55555 by Melissa L.

  • Greg I.Everything is amazing here but try the East Potato skin! Will blow your mind!!

    55555 by Greg I.

  • Andrea MNormally not a fan of bbq places, however the food here is amazing! We will be coming back for sure!

    55555 by Andrea M

  • Danielle R.Pulled pork and bbq nachos. Delicious!

    55555 by Danielle R.

  • devynn r.the potato skins are HEAVENLY.

    55555 by devynn r.

  • Jen G.Great BBQ, glad they have a 2nd location, and that it seats more people! Love the wood fired pizzas! Always great service, and manager always thanks us for coming back in :)

    55555 by Jen G.

  • Mark Anthony S.Love the brisket on the Carnivore pizza!

    55555 by Mark Anthony S.

  • Kacy T.The sweet tea is deliciously refreshing! Not too sweet ... hits the spot on a hot summer's day!

    55555 by Kacy T.

  • Carol SSimply amazing food!

    55555 by Carol S

  • Nickolas S.always surprise by how good and how cheap

    55555 by Nickolas S.

  • Andrew M.We all need to rally together to request bacon explosion to be in the menu.

    33333 by Andrew M.

  • Kelly B.How is this place open? Unorganized and zero windows! Is that even code?? Plus, looks very dirty inside and out.

    22222 by Kelly B.

  • Andrew M.On opening day I has The Mickey. It was fantastic. A lot of attention to detail was given to the construction. Great first impression.

    55555 by Andrew M.

  • Jimmy G.Just get here, this place is fantastic!

    55555 by Jimmy G.

  • Nick E.Go for the Bacon, Egg & Cheese Pizza. Delicious!

    55555 by Nick E.

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