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Bobby Q's - Phoenix

4.6
1070 reviews
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$30 and under
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Barbecue
Perfect For:
  • Casual
  • Fun
  • Comfort Food

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The creator of Bobby McGee’s brings you Bobby Q. With Meats smoked up to 20 hours, to our in house, hand-cut steaks, you'll have no problem finding a meal to appeal to your appetite!! Reservations are taken for the dining room only.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Barbecue, Steakhouse, American
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Wednesday - Monday: 11:00am - 4:00pm
Dinner: Tuesday - Sunday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Monday: 4:00pm -9:00pm
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Phone number
(602) 995-5982
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Mark Hittle
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Private party facilities
Call for details
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Private party contact
Laura Hogan: (602) 995-5982
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Catering
Full Service Catering Department.
Takeout and Delivery also available!
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
1-17 between Dunlap & Northern
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Parking details
Large private well lighted parking lot
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Entertainment
TV's in the bar and patio area for sports viewing.
Additional
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.7
food
4.7
service
4.5
ambience
4.5
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Noise · Moderate
93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Always a treat. Great food, fast service everyone is friendly.

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5.0Dined on January 14, 2018

Great ribs and pulled pork. The sides were also very good, esp. the pecan cole slaw.

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5.0Dined on January 14, 2018

MY WIFE AND I MAKE COMPETITION BAR-B-QUE. SMOKED PRIME BRISKET, BURNT ENDS, RIBS, CHICKEN, WINGS, TURKEY AND SAUSAGE. I ASKED MY WAITER IF THEY HAD BURNT ENDS AND HE SAID YES OF COURSE. I ORDERED THE BRISKET PLATE WITH RANCH STYLE BEANS AND PECAN COLE SLAW. MY WIFE ORDERED THE BABY BACK RIBS WITH RANCH STYLE BEANS AND PECAN COLE SLAW. CORNBREAD CAME FIRST HOT AND DELICIOUS. GREAT BEERS ON TAP TO GO WITH YOUR BAR-B-QUE MEAL AS WELL. TO MY SURPRISE BEFORE WE COULD FINISH OUR BUTTERED CORNBREAD OUR FOOD WAS DELIVERED. THE WAITER ASKED US IF I WOULD LIKE SOME ADDITIONAL BAR-B-QUE SAUCE AND I SAID SURE WHAT DO YOU HAVE. THEY HAVE REGULAR, SPICY AND CHIPOTLE DIP FOR THE BRISKET. THE CHIPOTLE DIP CAME WARM IN A SERVING DISH AND TO MY SURPRISE THE REGULAR AND SPICY BAR-B-QUE SAUCE CAME IN SMALL METAL CARAFE'S. I POURED A LITTLE OF EACH SAUCE ON THE SIDE. WOW, IT WAS DELICIOUS AND WARM (COMPETITION STYLE). FINALLY, A RESTAURANT THAT GETS IT. OH, AND THE BRISKET AND BABY BACK RIBS, WELL THEY RIVAL MY BEST ATTEMPTS AT COMPETITION BAR-B-QUE. THANK YOU LAURA HOGAN - MANAGER AND VERY KIND HOST WHO HAD US ALSO TRY THEIR ROASTED CORN AND SUGGESTED WE TRY THE FRESHLY MADE COMPLIMENTARY MINI CINNAMON DONUTS IN THE "THANK Q" BROWN BAG WHEN WE LEFT. WHAT A PLEASANT EXPERIENCE. WE WILL BE BACK AGAIN. THANK YOU. DANNY AND MELISSA COX - CAYUCOS, CALIFORNIA

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5.0Dined on January 14, 2018

Food is always amazing! Birthday Dinner is always here because I know it will be amazing

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4.0Dined on January 13, 2018

Saved a seat online knowing it's always swamped on a sat. Got there with 2 min to spare only to have to wait 15 min. We were the ONLY party of 2 at that moment. Surprisingly it turned around quick once we got in. We had taylor as our waitress, she asked for our drinks at which time we also placed our order. To her surprise and ours as she came to bring us our drinks our food was being sat in front of us. The food is always fire. Patience is key lol.

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5.0Dined on January 13, 2018

I love Bobby Q’s. Always great BBQ, at Lunch or Dinner. Busy, fun place with energetic servers. Great job. Thanks.

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5.0Dined on January 12, 2018

It was a last minute decision to eat at Bobby Q’s but they never disappoint. I was able to get a reservation on Open Table for a Friday night at 7:15. Arrived right at 7:15 and was seating almost immediately.

Our waitress was very attentive and lighthearted. She was aware of the fact that it was just my wife and I next to a party of about 40, which made things extremely loud. The food and service definitely made up for the noise.

And the icing is always the hot donuts as the takeaway. We almost didn’t leave room for them.

We’ll definitely be back again.

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2.0Dined on January 12, 2018

We have been coming here for years and the service has steadily declined. This is the second time we go and our food is wrong and we are offered alternatives that do not arrive. The meal is to expensive for bad service and mistakes on orders not sure if we would return.

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4.0Dined on January 11, 2018

Our 2nd visit was just as good as the 1st. Four of us ordered the Whole Hog Heaven dinner where you pick 2 ribs and 2 meat choices plus 3 sides. Everything was good. Our waitress helped us to make the decision to try this big entrée and some of it went home. The cornbread that comes to the table with butter is delicious as are the freshly made doughnuts that you leave with in a paper bag. The only negative comment would be that the sides were small for 4 people.

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5.0Dined on January 7, 2018

Everything was great. Would not hesitate returning.

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4.0Dined on January 6, 2018

Overall we were happy. Took a group of 5 for a birthday dinner. I thought it was a tad pricey for BBQ....I mean we're not talking haute cuisine but....it was the best tasting BBQ I've had in the valley! Calamari appetizer was awesome...never had it in the manner served. St Louis Ribs were falling off the bones tender and full of flavor... brisket was likewise tender and full of flavor...a tad dry but easily remedied with some more sauce. The only other challenge was the decibel level. It was so loud we could really only converse with whomever sat directly beside you....but that's the trade-off for a busy place that's busy for a reason.

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4.0Dined on January 6, 2018

Probably one of the top 3 BBQ joints in Phoenix. Please remember we are in Phoenix not, KC or Memphis or St. Louis. But consistent food and great service. Love the cornbread and the mini donuts they give you as you leave. Great atmosphere. Lots of food.

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5.0Dined on January 6, 2018

We had a wonderful dinner. Good food and cold beverages. We will come back again.

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5.0Dined on January 5, 2018

Service was great, they have well oiled machine there. Food was good and the facility was perfect.

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5.0Dined on January 5, 2018

The service was friendly, and helpful with recommendations because this was our first time. Our server even brought a taste of an item I was thinking about ordering, because I was torn between to items. The ambiance was very comfortable. I expected the noise level to be louder than it was - my rating of moderate is accurate. Bottom line here, though, is that the barbeque is legit. Great smoke, two sauces from which to choose, and the sides are seriously "home-style". A can't miss place for true fans of barbeque.

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5.0Dined on January 5, 2018

This is one of regular places to go for dinner. We always have great service no matter who waits on us. Also the food is consistent and always tastes great.

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5.0Dined on January 5, 2018

Waitess was excellent. Baby back ribs were great. We had enough for left overs. Even good the next day.

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4.0Dined on January 3, 2018

Great BBQ and fun location. This is our go to restaurant whenever we’re in the Phoenix area. Great for casual dining and groups. The portions are tasty and generous!

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5.0Dined on January 1, 2018

We were visiting Phoenix for a few days and found this gem. My husband got the ribs and I got the brisket sandwich. Both were wonderful. The atmosphere was light hearted, the employees accommodating and friendly, the bill reasonable. Wish we could have fit in another visit.

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5.0Dined on December 31, 2017

Our waitress ...Sophia. was fantastic. Give her a bonus!!!

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3.0Dined on December 31, 2017

Pork ribs were cold and dry.. brisket was ok just lots of fat and pulled pork was mushy... spent 240$ on New Year’s Eve and left a 40$ tip because service was good and the girls liked the blended drinks that was about it..

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5.0Dined on December 31, 2017

New Years Eve

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5.0Dined on December 31, 2017

The food and service never disappoints. My Dad's favorite restaurant of choice. The ribs are the best!

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5.0Dined on December 30, 2017

The food is great. We love the q rolls for appetizers. The service is always great.

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5.0Dined on December 29, 2017

If you're visiting the Phoenix are BobbyQ's is a must! Great atmosphere, service and food!
The baby back ribs are outstanding! The brisket and sausage are top notch too. Great smoke flavor and fall off the bone tender puts this restaurant a top my list for any occasion. I will return again and again!

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5.0Dined on December 28, 2017

Great food, amazing service and generally our best meal in Phoenix! Highly recommend for the whole family!

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5.0Dined on December 28, 2017

So good. Everything was fantastic

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5.0Dined on December 28, 2017

We came here on our family trip to Phoenix. It had great reviews on opentable and it was close to our hotel. We were not disappointed! The food was delicious, the service was top-notch, and the price was very reasonable. Some of the best bbq I have ever had outside of the south!

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5.0Dined on December 27, 2017

We always enjoy going to Bobby Q's. My family loves ribs and they say they are the best around. I don't care for BBQ so the hamburger is good and we got a salad with grilled chicken that was yummy as well. Everyone comments on the Mac & Cheese and it's good but very rich and creamy. Wasn't my favorite but my daughter likes it. We loved the cornbread and of course, the donuts. Overall, it's a great restaurant for BBQ! We would highly recommend it!

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5.0Dined on December 24, 2017

Our waiter Eric was awesome. The manager also came over and talked with us, it was Christmas eve and we were wearing ugly sweater/tshirts for the occasion. The food was good except the Jumbo potato. It was alright but I have had much better at BBQ houses.

I would certainly recommend Bobby Q for a good family evening.

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5.0Dined on December 24, 2017

Great place! This is one of our favorite destinations and you can always have a great meal and time here with friends and family. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

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5.0Dined on December 24, 2017

Great service, amazing food and beautiful setting.

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4.0Dined on December 23, 2017

We ended up at the Biltmore because I booked the wrong place. We still got in no problem and had a great evening. Food and drinks were all very good. Service was excellent as well.

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5.0Dined on December 21, 2017

we have been eating there for 9 years. always good food. never been disappointed. new place on camelback has same great food

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4.0Dined on December 20, 2017

Definitely tops in the Valley for barbecue. The pulled pork platter and the sandwich are scrumptious. Mild or hot homemade sauces are perfect. Plus how can one not love the warm cornbread to munch on while your order is being prepared. To top off, you receive a bag of mini warm sugar donuts when you get your check. Definitely worth the drive. Also four function rooms for private and corp events. Full carry out menu as well.
Enter from southbound I-17 frontage road or 27th Ave.

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3.0Dined on December 19, 2017

Hit and miss on the brisket, first visit I got the good part of the brisket, it was great, second time I got the fatty part, lot of fat. I like a little fat but this was definitely the other side of the brisket about 50% fat. Spicy BBQ sauce was good

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5.0Dined on December 17, 2017

Food was excellent as usual.... Always worth the trip from the East Valley.😀

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5.0Dined on December 14, 2017

Great service and food!!! My family love everything about this place and would love to able to visit more often.

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3.0Dined on December 10, 2017

The server forgot to bring my cole slaw & girlfriends, baked potato, were so busy eating everything else, we didn’t notice till almost done, our waitress was great, excellent prime rib.

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5.0Dined on December 9, 2017

Love BobbyQ’s! I ordered the rotisserie chicken and it was a little on the dry side. Mashed potatoes were awesome. I highly recommend! As a matter of fact we brought another couple who have never been there. They both love it, and said “we’ll be back”
Manager is great! Love his shirts!

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