BEST Barbecue in Northern Michigan

Brutus, MI


Located in Brutus, MI

“Even a Texan would drive this far north to experience the best bbq.”


The Rusty Saw North in Brutus offers the traditional BBQ dishes – ribs, pulled pork, smoked chicken, brisket, sausage – along with some unique burger combinations like brisket patty topped with brisket, cheese and sautéed onions, a pork patty topped with bacon, pulled pork, sautéed onions and cheese… We offer sandwiches, salads, and wood burning stove cooked pizzas that have a BBQ twist – like one with brisket and one with their smoked sausage. The side options for the BBQ entrees include green beans, brisket baked beans, Carolina slaw, red beans and rice, and dirty rice. Our ribs are made two ways – the Friday night special with a Michigan Cherry BBQ sauce, and the Saturday night version with our house Memphis style dry rub.

Yes, We have a full bar with 18 taps of Domestic and Craft beer and a great selection of spirits and cocktails.

Rusty Saw North isn’t just a good “Up North” restaurant, Rusty Saw can fit in anywhere and be consider great Michigan BBQ. We are near Petoskey, Harbor Springs, Alanson & Pellston.






3459 US 31
Brutus, MI 49716



Friday 4p–9p
Saturday 4p–9p
Sunday 4p–9p

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