All You Ever Need to Know About Cobo Joe's
Welcome to Detroit and welcome to Cobo Joe’s Smokehouse Barbeque and Sports Bar. This legendary downtown bar and restaurant has been in the same location for thirty plus years.
Originally a speakeasy in the roaring twenties and thirties, legend has it that gangsters were gunned down in the back of the building where the kitchen now stands. Later it became an ice cream parlor, hence the floor which is partially tiled in white and black.
Because of Cobo Joe’s location, directly across the street from the Cobo Convention Center and Joe Louis Arena, we have served our fine food, spirits and friendship to folks from all over the world. Therefore, we can honestly say that our reputation is known worldwide.
While you are visiting the downtown Detroit area please stop in to meet owner Richard and Manager Linda Bellamy and wrap your hands around some of our famous Barbeque. Our menu is extensive and our pizza has been voted #1 time and time again.
If hockey is your passion, Cobo Joe’s is “Downtown’s #1 Hockey Hangout”. If you want to come in when the Red Wings are in town, better come early as Cobo Joe’s fills with hockey fans of all ages.
So 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.