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The 7 Best BBQ Restaurants Near Dearborn

Updated: September 6, 2022

Why not let Dearborn’s pitmasters delight you with BBQ styles from West Texas, Kansas City, or South Carolina? After scrutinizing millions of critic and diner reviews from top sites we give you the list of Dearborn’s best BBQ. Visit any of the shops on this list for spectacular pulled pork, baby back ribs, and a side of collard greens.

Find the perfect Barbeque spot

Noah's Smokehouse

American, $$, DearbornAmerican, $$Dearborn, Morley
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Westpoint BBQ

American, $$, DearbornAmerican, $$Dearborn, Westwood
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

Ab's Amazing Ribs

$$, Dearborn Heights$$Dearborn Heights
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2022

    Where to Get Finger-Licking Barbecue in Metro Detroit

    Eater, 2022
  • Detroit Metro Times, 2020

    20 essential metro Detroit barbecue spots to get your meat sweats on right now

    Detroit Metro Times, 2020

AlJoom's BBQ

American, $$, Dearborn HeightsAmerican, $$Dearborn Heights
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Zukins Rib Shack

Pizza, $, Lincoln ParkPizza, $Lincoln Park
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2016

    Where to Eat Ribs in Detroit: 14 Top Destinations

    Eater, 2016

The BoneYard Bar-B-Q

American, $$, Dearborn HeightsAmerican, $$Dearborn Heights
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.0
  • Detroit Metro Times, 2019

    10 old-school Detroit barbecue joints everyone should try

    Detroit Metro Times, 2019

The Golden Feather BBQ

American, $$, Garden CityAmerican, $$Garden City
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.0

Why these restaurants?

Finding the best Barbeque spots in Dearborn can take way too long. We used our boam magic powers to analyze 823905 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 11294 restaurants, and 792 lists and articles from top sources like Detroit Metro Times and Eater. The spots that made the cut have been featured in Detroit Metro Times - 20 essential metro Detroit barbecue spots to get your meat sweats on right now, Detroit Metro Times - 10 old-school Detroit barbecue joints everyone should try and Eater - Where to Get Finger-Licking Barbecue in Metro Detroit. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal no matter what. Since boam gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Recurring questions

Noah's Smokehouse, Westpoint BBQ, and O'Sushi Japanese Restaurant are the highest-rated barbeque spots to get a quick lunch in Dearborn.

O'Sushi Japanese Restaurant is the highest-rated vegetarian barbeque spot in Dearborn.

Noah's Smokehouse, Westpoint BBQ, and O'Sushi Japanese Restaurant are the highest-rated late-night spots for barbeque in Dearborn.

There are 3 barbeque spots in Dearborn.

Noah's Smokehouse, Westpoint BBQ, and O'Sushi Japanese Restaurant are the highest-rated barbeque spots for dinner in Dearborn.

Drink pairing tips for Barbeque

  • The perfect complement to pork ribs with a barbecue rub


    Experts recommend pairing a pork ribs with a barbecue rub with a glass of Sauvignon Blanc, a popular white wine.

  • Go for Rosé with grilled turkey burger

    To elevate your grilled turkey burger experience, we recommend some Rosé to go with your dish. This pairing works especially well because this pink wine battles the grilled flavours.

  • Pinot Noir and pork


    pork, goes very well with a glass of rich Pinot Noir, a red winethat highlights the richer flavours of the meat.

Factoids about Barbeque

  • The go-to pairing

    Experts recommend pairing Southern barbecue with The Arnold Palmer Cocktail, complementing the fatty, sweet and smokey taste of the food with the acidic and tannin-rich flavors of the drink.

  • The National Buffalo Wing Festival

    Perhaps you want to try something new out, have you considered a National Buffalo Wing Festival? Give it some thought. Every year in Buffalo, New York, thousands of people attend the festival, adding to the appeal of the already charming city.

  • For the love of chicken wing

    You better not forget what July 29th is. It’s National Chicken Wing Day! Grab some chicken wing and celebrate!

Parking info

Getting a good parking spot in Dearborn can be tough, and it’s worse if you’re hungry. To make your life easier, we partnered with SpotHero, an innovative digital parking reservation service, so you can easily and effortlessly find parking near your selected Barbeque spot.

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