Director Kevin Smith’s Mooby’s Pop-Up Restaurant is Coming to Detroit

Dine at the fast food spot featured in ’Jay and Silent Bob’ and ’Clerks’
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Kevin Smith (left) and his “Jay and Silent Bob” co-star Jason Mewes pictured at a Mooby’s event. Detroit’s can check out the pop-up next month at Detroit’s Tin Roof. // Photograph courtesy of Tin Roof

Mooby’s, the fictional fast food franchise featured in Jay and Silent Bob, Clerks, and other films by director, producer, and actor Kevin Smith, is bringing its purple and yellow burger shack to the Motor City next month. Mooby’s Pop-Up Pick-Up Experience will call Detroit’s Tin Roof bar home from July 6-20, inviting fans to sample an edible piece of View Askewniverse, the fictional universe created by Smith.

Meals, which cost $30 each, can be pre-ordered on the pop-up’s website and include one main dish and one side. Guests can choose between the Cow Tipper burger, which is available in both a meat and meatless version; a Cock Smoker chicken sandwich; or a Cow Dong Brat, which features a Beyond meatless bratwurst. Side options include Hater Totz potato tots and onion rings. For an extra charge, guests can add dessert items like cookies or chocolate-covered pretzels. Meals can be taken to go, or diners can make a reservation to enjoy them in one of Tin Roof’s indoor or outdoor dining spaces.

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Mooby’s customers can enjoy burgers, brats, and chicken sandwiches. Vegan-friendly options are available. // Photograph courtesy of Tin Roof

The pop-up experience offers fans more than just food. A special Mooby’s branded beer will be available thanks to a collaboration with Detroit’s Atwater Brewery. While they await their orders, guests can enjoy photo opportunities or browse an exclusive selection of merch at Jay and Silent Bob’s Secret Stash pop-up shop.

The pop-up is now accepting reservations and food pre-orders for its Detroit stop on its website. And it’s suggested that those who are interested in attending sign up ASAP. “We started this with Postmates on April 20 last year and couldn’t keep up with demand,” says event organizer Derek Berry. “We sold out every day and the response was so overwhelming, that we figured this had some legs that would allow us to do actual pop-ups.”

Tin Roof, which is located near Comerica Park at 47 E. Adams Ave., features daily live music, an outdoor patio, an open-air rooftop, and three floors of indoor dining space.

For pre-orders and more information, visit moobyspopup.com.

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