Our Smoking Process
Fresh, handcrafted meats and poultry start with unique rubs, cures and brines. They are then smoked for up to 13 hours in-house by our award-winning “Pit Master”. The freshest spices are used with apple, peach and sugar maple woods to produce the most incredibly flavored meats. Our hams, bacon, turkey, briskets, chicken and sausages are some of the finest you will ever taste.
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Cobo Joe’s Smokehouse BBQ & Sports Bar
The Finest BBQ in Downtown Detroit
You know Cobo Joe’s as “ the place to be ” before a Red Wings Game, but did you know that Cobo Joe’s offers some of the finest, homemade BBQ in the city of Detroit? If not, we invite you to come and see the new, improved Cobo Joe’s menu. Cobo Joe’s is located directly across from the Cobo Convention Center and Joe Louis Arena. Come see us today! Read More About Us
If you’re tired after a long day at the convention or you just want to get in your lean and rest position and have a cold adult beverage, consider Cobo Joe’s your destination of choice. This legendary downtown bar and restaurant has been here for thirty plus years. We look forward to meeting you!
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Your kindness and very warm welcome was very refreshing and very appreciated, especially the offer to find us some tickets to the Red Wings home game later that eveningRon Arble
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