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Smokin Woody's

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12620 Red Arrow Hwy, Sawyer, MI 49125-9172
+1 269-426-6100
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Pendleton, Indiana
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

We were on our way to watch the sunset at Warren Dunes and came across this gem! Fun hearing the cook banter on with a customer while we were waiting on our dinner. No air conditioning, but who cares, we didn't. My husbands BBQ was great. I ordered Christine's salad. It was too much fat on the meat for my... More 

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Crown Point, Indiana
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139 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

Stopped here after a day at the Dunes, it is a one man show Woody does everything.. he seats you he waits on you he cooks the food them he serves it and clears the table the food was just OK but I have to say woody is quite a unique person he almost made it worth a visit!! but... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

We had just spent the day playing at Warren Dunes and the kids were tired out and thirsty, so on a whim we pulled into Woody's. The food smelled so good that we decided to have dinner. It's a very humble place, which obviously ruffled some reviewers' feathers, but I enjoyed the simplicity - and the food and atmosphere were... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

Doesn't look like much on the outside; inside it was a different type of decor, not what you would expect. My 3 year old niece picked out where we sat, and she picked the back "screened in" room, with different colors benches and chairs. Pulled pork was great, my sis in law had the sausage which she said was very... More 

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Munster, Indiana
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65 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

Stopped in Woody's to pick up some food to eat when we make it to our next winery stop. This was truly one of the worst bbq meals I've had in a long time. Maybe it's my fault but my wife and I ordered the bbq rib tip/bbq chicken dinner combo. The rib tips were so fatty and bony that... More 

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Thank stripes46
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

We were surprised by the cute decor and awesome food. He has a simple BBQ menu but offers daily non-BBQ specials. We had both BBQ pork and Salisbury Steak. The mashed potatoes were great!Woody personally served us and shared pleasant conversation. We will definitely be back.

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Thank KatSMHLarson
Iowa City, Iowa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

Milk shake was great. Barbecue was good. Woody is indeed a character and was friendly to everyone who came in.

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Thank Holly S
Chicago, Illinois, United States
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50 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

There are BBQ places that don't put much stock in decor and there are BBQ places that are just slovenly dumps because the owner is lazy and/or cheap. Smokin Woodys falls into the latter category. The supplies are strewn around rather than stowed away, the tables aren't all functional and the floor is filthy. The service seems meant to suggest... More 

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Thank Brock M
Portage, Michigan
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97 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2014 via mobile

We were at Warren Dunes State Park and were hungry. Smokin Woody's came up on our GPS and it was close. Quaint screened in back porch, Woody waited on us and had stories plus the BBQ was fantastic!! Will have to try his Chicago store or wait until next summer for more great BBQ!

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Thank Julie L
Harbert, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2014

This is absolutely the worst barbecue you could possibly get. The meat is tough and actually charred in spots. The "famous" sauce is too sweet and doesn't really mask the taste or the toughness of the meat.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Barbecue
Restaurant features
Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12620 Red Arrow Hwy, Sawyer, MI 49125-9172
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Berrien County  >  Sawyer
  • Phone Number: +1 269-426-6100

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