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Everyone Deserves
Great BBQ!

Eclectic Eats and
Barbeque Meats

If you’re looking for a salad, you came to the wrong place.

This is a meat and potatoes joint where we have fun, collect fun kitsch, and invent tasty things to eat. Because, no good story started with “I was eating a salad.”

Great BBQ Starts Here


Texas Links meal



It’s The Experience

Great food, friendly service, and a fun atmosphere.

Our wait can be long, but we promise it is worth it. We make out-of-this-world BBQ, have the nicest team around, and a funky atmosphere that you are going to dig. We promise you won’t leave hungry – Meat BBQ is a true down-home, barbeque restaurant with large portions at reasonable prices.

Interior view of the Dining room

Customer Reviews

What Our Peeps Think

“Loved the atmosphere and the food! Waitress was awesome, we will definitely go back again!”

Susan Webb

We’re Famous!

Still need convincing we’re the best bbq in Lansing?

Our delectable eats have been featured on both Triple D and Campus Eats on the Big10 Network. We had a great time sharing our passion for BBQ and showing the world what Makes Meat BBQ tick. Click on a video to see what all the hype is about.

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Award-Winning BBQ

It’s not just the meat that is the best.

We didn’t want to just be good at smoking some meat. We wanted everything to be out of this world. So, we have crafted some of the best sides and drinks Michigan has ever seen. Everything is made fresh daily from scratch and it shows!

  • Lansing’s best BBQ 7 years running

  • Top 5 in the state best mac ‘n cheese

  • Top 5 in the state best bloody mary

  • Best BBQ 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022

  • Best New restaurant 2012

  • Best chef 2019, 2021

  • Best catering 2018, 2019, 2020, 2022

  • Best wings 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022

  • Best signature dish 2018, 2019, 2020, 2022

  • Best nachos 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021

  • Best food 2022