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Backyard Bar Bq

2329 Jolly Rd, Okemos, MI 48864-3541
+1 517-381-8290
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (3 reviews)
“chicken” (2 reviews)
“fast service” (2 reviews)
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2329 Jolly Rd, Okemos, MI 48864-3541
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Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

This is one of my go to lunch places in Okemos, and I almost always get the Baja Salad. It's basically a garden salad with BBQ chicken on top. The greens and veggies were great this time, but the chicken was really dry. I'll give...More

Thank DMan99
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped for lunch: BBQ chicken sandwich, chips and a drink $7. Chunks of chicken and cheese in a bun slathered with sauce; stale chips. Even though it wasn't what I was hoping for it was still better than drive through down the street.

Thank Angelica M
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Damn good food for the price, try eating micky D's or burger King, would eat here 10 time before a burger joint. Great atmosphere, fast service, clean and pleasant dining. 5 stars

Thank daen l
Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

The pulled pork was mushy and heavy with a bland sauce, like they heated it up from a frozen package. The "warm baked beans" reminded me of Campbell's or Van Camp's. The best feature of the sandwich was that it was on pita with a...More

Thank Clarkston_Rambler
Reviewed 16 March 2015

Skip the fast food and chain places in the area and give them a try! They are in a storefront in a strip mall near the freeway so an easy stop if you are in the area--the inside is 'cozy' with tables and chairs filling...More

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 28 July 2014

Very good meal. Pulled pork was not mushy, was hot and served quickly. I liked the fact that the "sandwich" was not simply served on a bun, rather I think it was a pita. Whatever it was, it was very good with just the right...More

Thank michigander311
Reviewed 1 July 2014

Quick and wonderful bbq, served on a thick, soft, grilled pita. Classic pork with coleslaw is a favorite but Kickin Chicken is also a favorite.

Thank Momcook3
Reviewed 18 February 2014

Stopped at the Backyard Bar Bq to try one of their sandwiches. I ordered the pulled pork. Wow!!! Was I surprised after my first bite. Wonderful!! The sandwich was served with coleslaw on top. It was one of the best sandwiches I ever had. Located...More

1  Thank Chipperhigh2
Reviewed 10 December 2013

Fast service, great barb-b-que. Try the Cuban sandwich, it is excellent. Pulled pork, ham, coleslaw and a tangy but not overwhelming sauce. Once you get one, I was back to order numerious more for the family just to keep in the fridge for last minute...More

1  Thank RichM063
Reviewed 23 July 2013

Super fast service, I tried the pulled pork combo with fries and coleslaw, and the Cuban sandwich, which also has pulled pork. My daughter and I loved both.

Thank Jalenis
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
10:30 - 19:00
10:30 - 19:00
10:30 - 19:00
10:30 - 19:00
10:30 - 19:00
11:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2329 Jolly Rd, Okemos, MI 48864-3541
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ingham County  >  Okemos
  • Phone Number: +1 517-381-8290
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