Rub BBQ Pub, located yards away from Comerica Park offers a lively sports bar atmosphere and a menu including St. Louis style ribs, beef brisket and pork, as well as sandwiches and steaks.
The most popular item on the menu is the St. Louis-style ribs. Dry-rubbed with a spice and herb blend before cooking, the St. Louis-style ribs are cooked to perfection and served with two sides. At Rub BBQ Pub, they mix their own rubs and sauces from scratch using over 20 different varieties of herbs and spices, and the flavors really do show.
Rub’s sandwiches are served on a choice of a Brioche Roll or Texas toast and all are named after things Detroit. On their menu, you find the “Kaline” beef brisket (smoked low and slow and topped with Rub Slaw) and the “Slim Shady” (pulled pork topped with Rub Slaw), all served with Fries.
Rub BBQ Pub offers 30 Beers on Tap(12 0f them Michigan Made) & More than 100 Bottle Beers(19 of them are Michigan Made). For those of you who may be up to the challenge, there is the 5lb. Burrito, including everything but the kitchen sink. If you can handle this monstrosity of a burrito, you’ll be the proud owner of a Rub BBQ Pub T-Shirt, limitless bragging rights, and a photo on the Rub Wall of Fame.
There isn’t a seat in the house without a good view of one of the 30 flat-screen TVs located throughout both rooms, all of which are displaying one sporting event or another at all times. Rub BBQ Pub is a great place to meet up before or after the game and it’s the perfect place to get together with friends after work to unwind and watch the big game.
At Detroit’s Rub BBQ Pub, there’s not a bad seat in the house and everything on their extensive, Detroit themed menu is out of this world. Next time you’re downtown Detroit, stop in for some fantastic BBQ. You’ll be happy you did.