Welcome to Sparks BBQ

We are Traverse City’s ONLY restaurant specializing in authentic pit-style BBQ. We proudly serve handcrafted BBQ powered by 100% hardwood. We have no stove, no oven, no microwave, no flat-tops, 100% of our meats are prepared over live fire.

Your Pitmaster, Dean Sparks

traverse city's best bbq
traverse city's best bbq

Menu

Specialties

sundae
Famous BBQ Sundae
coleslaw, beans, pulled pork, and BBQ sauce layered in a cup and topped with our famous beef jerky$11
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Pitmaster Mac 'N Cheese
smoked meats, house cheese sauce, and BBQ on elbow macaroni$12
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SParks BBQ NachOs
coleslaw, beans, pork, and sauce$12
   

Sandwiches

All Sandwiches are served on old mission multigrain buns and come with tortilla chips
Pulled Pork
Pulled pork
pork shoulder rubbed, slow-smoked to perfection then hand-pulled to order, topped with house coleslaw & BBQ sauce. Available in a single or double meat portions$8-$14
brisket
Brisket
rubbed and slow-smoked in our wood-burning smoker, sliced and sauced with our homemade brisket sauce. Available in a single or double meat portions$10-$16
Pulled Chicken
seasoned and smoked chicken quarters, hand-pulled to order then sauced$8
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Pork Tenderloin
slow-smoked tenderloin, sliced, sauced and topped with smoked gouda and coleslaw$10

Plates

All Plates served with Beans and Coleslaw, tortilla chips and a pickle
Brisket Plate
Brisket
1/2lb of slow roasted beef brisket, sliced and sauced with our special brisket sauce.$18
Ribs Plate with Dry Rub
Ribs--sERVED dry RUBBED
half or full slab of baby back ribs rubbed with our rib seasoning then smoked to perfection in our wood burning smoker.  Served dry rubbed, add sauce for $1.00 $18-$29 
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Pulled pork
1/2lb of slow smoked pulled pork with your choice of Hot or Original BBQ sauce$15
Chicken Quarter
Leg and Thigh quarter, seasoned and smoked.  Served sauced or dry $14
Pork TEnderloin
1/2 lb pork tenderloin, seasoned and smoked.  Served dry or sauced
$16
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Pauly's Hero PLate
1/4lb beef brisket & pulled pork , 4 rib bones, beans, slaw, chips and a pickle$25

Sides

Pit roasted Beans
$3
Creamy coleslaw
$3
Broccoli, bacon, blue cheese, scallion slaw
$4
avocado bruschetta
$4
PIG Candy
$3
Famous Beef Jerky
$6 per 2oz.

Drinks

SODA
Coke, Diet Coke, Mexican Coke, Sprite, Mellow Yellow, root beer, iced tea, lemonade, sweet tea$2
mexican coke
$2
bottled water
$1.50
 

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We Offer Catering

Did you know we also offer catering? Contact Us for more information.

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