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O T's Up & Smoke Bbq

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20 Beadle Lake Rd, Battle Creek, MI 49014
+1 269-963-7777
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Wichita, Kansas
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

This BBQ truck sits under the shade trees at the confluence of Beadle Lake Road and Main Street on the east side of Battle Creek. Generous box of take out for the money. I love the pulled pork. There are some picnic tables there if you don't want to eat in your car or drive home with it. The sauce... More 

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Battle Creek, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

Not only Great BBQ but also catfish, yum, I had to get an extra jar of OT's BBQ sauce for home just to try to make my own but it is never the same...OT's is the BEST!

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Thank CathR1
Battle Creek, Michigan
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2015

To be fair, I'm not a barbecue man, in that I try to avoid the mess it makes. When it comes to O.T's however it's worth it, after all, you can always wash your hands or that stain on your shirt. O.T's is somewhat of a local favorite you could say, with the inside of it's Capital Avenue location adorned... More 

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Thank Daniel Y
Onsted, Michigan
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58 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2015 via mobile

As the title says it is better than the other place I have tried in BC. Not even on the same level as the best I've ever had though(read my other reviews). I had the rib dinner with baked beans and cornbread. The bread was sweet, I'm not a fan of sweet cornerbead. The beans were also sweet but not... More 

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everywhere, US
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64 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2015 via mobile

Went based on recommendations from coworkers. BBQ one day, the burger the next. BBQ was made in house, and was a sweet and tangy sauce. Good portion , fries were battered and good. All the food was hot. The burger? Well...that's where the wheels fell off. Dried bun came apart while eating it, not much flair to the burger itself.... More 

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Albion, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2014 via mobile

The bbq here is good, but the quality is better on some days vs other days. Always is at least decent, never is actually bad. Sometimes the ribs or rib tips are dryer than on other days (maybe this is when they are older, but I don't know forsure). The pulled pork is good, just know that they do drown... More 

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Battle Creek, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2013

Don't plan on sitting down to eat at O T's, it is strictly to go here. But where ever you go you will have the best tasking ribs, tips or pulled pork to enjoy. I also loved their barbequed chicken. Their black beans and rice are off the hook and the baked beans also rule. You won't regret having you... More 

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Thank Sheldon C
Battle Creek, MI
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2013 via mobile

We went to a Graduation Open House catered by OTs. Same delicious food mentioned elsewhwere. I love their bbq chicken. Go to their store or catch them on the road. You will not be disappointed.

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Battle Creek, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2013

Little hole-in-the-wall takeout only place. Make their own sauce, probably my favorite sauce anywhere! Sides are also very good, greens are great IMHO! OT consistantly wins awards at competitions. Good stuff!

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2013

Super delicious and excellent large portions. if you see them serving out of their wagon at local events don't miss the chance to try it. Good value.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Beadle Lake Rd, Battle Creek, MI 49014
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Calhoun County  >  Battle Creek
  • Phone Number: +1 269-963-7777

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?