Best BBQ in Phoenix

Check out the top BBQ in Phoenix, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Joe's Real BBQ
1. Joe's Real BBQ
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21 local reviews
301 North Gilbert Road, Gilbert
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 480-503-3805
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Tina
I Love the homemade root beer. Tasty. No high fructose corn syrup. It's made with pure cane sugar. Ordered…
Peter
This restaurant truly is the real deal. If you want to taste excellent Southwest BBQ, this place draws in…
Dano
This place has a large following for decades. Line is always out the door. Fabulous bbq!
1. Joe's Real BBQ
1. Joe's Real BBQ
host-0host-1host-2
21 local reviews
301 North Gilbert Road, Gilbert
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 480-503-3805
Tina
Tina
I Love the homemade root beer. Tasty. No high fructose corn syrup. It's made with pure cane sugar. Ordered the BBQ Sampler Platter. The…
Peter
Peter
This restaurant truly is the real deal. If you want to taste excellent Southwest BBQ, this place draws in patrons from around the region.
Dano
Dano
This place has a large following for decades. Line is always out the door. Fabulous bbq!
2. Little Miss BBQ
2. Little Miss BBQ
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20 local reviews
4301 E University Dr, Phoenix
Closed · Opens Tuesday 11:00 AM
+1 602-437-1177
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
John
Best BBQ in Phoenix, in my opinion. Get there early before food runs out (typically early to mid-afternoon)…
Ted
Excellent BBQ carryout, but you should go Tues -Thur and arrive there by 10:30 or be prepaired to wait 1+…
Laural
On all the latest lists of the best BBQ in the USA. SO. GOOD. Give me enough notice and I can pre-order for…
2. Little Miss BBQ
2. Little Miss BBQ
host-0host-1host-2
20 local reviews
4301 E University Dr, Phoenix
Closed · Opens Tuesday 11:00 AM
+1 602-437-1177
John
John
Best BBQ in Phoenix, in my opinion. Get there early before food runs out (typically early to mid-afternoon). Once they run out, they close…
Ted
Ted
Excellent BBQ carryout, but you should go Tues -Thur and arrive there by 10:30 or be prepaired to wait 1+ hours. There is always a line, but…
Laural
Laural
On all the latest lists of the best BBQ in the USA. SO. GOOD. Give me enough notice and I can pre-order for you, save us both the two hour…
3. Bobby-Q BBQ Restaurant
3. Bobby-Q BBQ Restaurant
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17 local reviews
8501 N 27th Ave, Phoenix
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 602-995-5982
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
We were not expecting this in Phoenix. It is a 5 minute drive on 17 freeway. This BBBQ is out of this world…
Nicole
Some of the BEST BBQ you will eat in your life. We usually share the three meat platter. Don't miss the…
Erin
The Best BBQ ever! It was voted No1 really that is what the sign says..
3. Bobby-Q BBQ Restaurant
3. Bobby-Q BBQ Restaurant
host-0host-1host-2
17 local reviews
8501 N 27th Ave, Phoenix
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 602-995-5982
Moe
We were not expecting this in Phoenix. It is a 5 minute drive on 17 freeway. This BBBQ is out of this world and we have had BBQ all over…
Nicole
Nicole
Some of the BEST BBQ you will eat in your life. We usually share the three meat platter. Don't miss the brisket and baby back ribs because…
Erin
Erin
The Best BBQ ever! It was voted No1 really that is what the sign says..
4. Astor House
4. Astor House
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8 local reviews
2243 N 12th St, Phoenix
+1 602-687-9775
RestaurantBarPoint of interest
Michael
THE hidden gem and character defining restaurant of the neighborhood. Delicious BBQ and tons of beer…
Marc
Sister restaurant to the Tuck Shop, this place knows how to do BBQ.
Cassie And Gilbert
Incredible BBQ and a beautiful patio
4. Astor House
4. Astor House
host-0host-1host-2
8 local reviews
2243 N 12th St, Phoenix
+1 602-687-9775
Michael
Michael
THE hidden gem and character defining restaurant of the neighborhood. Delicious BBQ and tons of beer available.
Marc
Marc
Sister restaurant to the Tuck Shop, this place knows how to do BBQ.
Cassie And Gilbert
Cassie And Gilbert
Incredible BBQ and a beautiful patio
5. Buffalo Chip Saloon and Steakhouse
5. Buffalo Chip Saloon and Steakhouse
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53 local reviews
6823 E Cave Creek Rd, Cave Creek
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+1 480-488-9118
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Taylor
We LOVE Buffalo Chip when we have out of towners visiting. You can see live bull riding and get some good BBQ…
Guy
Its very close and it is a blast - Inside & Outside BBQ & Saloon, Outside Fire Pits, Roast Marshmallows (Great…
Kristin
Live bull riding on Wednesday and Friday nights. If you've every thought about riding a real live bull, this…
5. Buffalo Chip Saloon and Steakhouse
5. Buffalo Chip Saloon and Steakhouse
host-0host-1host-2
53 local reviews
6823 E Cave Creek Rd, Cave Creek
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+1 480-488-9118
Taylor
Taylor
We LOVE Buffalo Chip when we have out of towners visiting. You can see live bull riding and get some good BBQ or catfish dinner. This place…
Guy
Guy
Its very close and it is a blast - Inside & Outside BBQ & Saloon, Outside Fire Pits, Roast Marshmallows (Great fun for all ages), Bull…
Kristin
Kristin
Live bull riding on Wednesday and Friday nights. If you've every thought about riding a real live bull, this is the place to do it! Tons of…
6. Bryan's Black Mountain Barbecue
6. Bryan's Black Mountain Barbecue
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10 local reviews
6130 E Cave Creek Rd, Cave Creek
Closed · Opens Tuesday 11:00 AM
+1 480-575-7155
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Colein
BBQ you order at the counter -- great ribs and creative twists on BBQ fare. Award winning! From USA Today: …
Donna
The Best BBQ EVER ! ! They are not open on Monday. The cole slaw is green olive based, great baked beans. …
Greg
Phoenix's best BBQ. Mouthwatering, smoky beef brisket and pulled pork BBQ sandwiches, vegetarian squash BBQ…
6. Bryan's Black Mountain Barbecue
6. Bryan's Black Mountain Barbecue
host-0host-1host-2
10 local reviews
6130 E Cave Creek Rd, Cave Creek
Closed · Opens Tuesday 11:00 AM
+1 480-575-7155
Colein
Colein
BBQ you order at the counter -- great ribs and creative twists on BBQ fare. Award winning! From USA Today: Bryan butters and toasts the…
Donna
Donna
The Best BBQ EVER ! ! They are not open on Monday. The cole slaw is green olive based, great baked beans. BBQ pulled pork sandwich and…
Greg
Greg
Phoenix's best BBQ. Mouthwatering, smoky beef brisket and pulled pork BBQ sandwiches, vegetarian squash BBQ sandwich option as well. Voted…
7. Angry Crab Shack
7. Angry Crab Shack
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11 local reviews
2808 E Indian School Rd, Phoenix
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 602-956-3088
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Peter
Best seafood in Arizona. Also great selection of BBQ items as well. Just a couple blocks north on 28th street…
Blake
Delicious seafood and BBQ place-- walking distance from the house!
Andy
New Canjun/Creole Seafood and BBQ restaurant. Great Atmosphere.
7. Angry Crab Shack
7. Angry Crab Shack
host-0host-1host-2
11 local reviews
2808 E Indian School Rd, Phoenix
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 602-956-3088
Peter
Peter
Best seafood in Arizona. Also great selection of BBQ items as well. Just a couple blocks north on 28th street and Indian School.
Blake
Blake
Delicious seafood and BBQ place-- walking distance from the house!
Andy
Andy
New Canjun/Creole Seafood and BBQ restaurant. Great Atmosphere.
8. Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium & Safari Park
8. Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium & Safari Park
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46 local reviews
16501 W Northern Ave, Litchfield Park
Open · Closes in 15 minutes
+1 623-935-9453
ZooAquariumPark
Jessica
Very nice zoo. There is a BBQ restaurant, Dillon's, that has it's patio next to the flamigo's and the inside…
Rachel
Great for families. Dillon's BBQ restaurant is attached, and includes seating by a shark tank or a flamingo…
Amy
Large park with exotic animals, aquarium and delicious BBQ restaurant (Dillons)
8. Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium & Safari Park
8. Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium & Safari Park
host-0host-1host-2
46 local reviews
16501 W Northern Ave, Litchfield Park
Open · Closes in 15 minutes
+1 623-935-9453
Jessica
Jessica
Very nice zoo. There is a BBQ restaurant, Dillon's, that has it's patio next to the flamigo's and the inside shares wall with the aquarium…
Rachel
Rachel
Great for families. Dillon's BBQ restaurant is attached, and includes seating by a shark tank or a flamingo farm.
Amy
Amy
Large park with exotic animals, aquarium and delicious BBQ restaurant (Dillons)
9. Honey Bear's BBQ
9. Honey Bear's BBQ
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9 local reviews
2824 N Central Ave, Phoenix
Open · Closes 8:00 PM
+1 602-279-7911
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Catherine
Beautiful rich, smoky BBQ. It's not quite a hole in the wall, but it's no nonsense and offers the best ribs in…
Terri
Beautiful rich, smoky BBQ. It's not quite a hole in the wall, but it's no nonsense and offers the best ribs in…
Liz
Long-time Phx bbq joint. Nothing fancy but it's always delicious.
9. Honey Bear's BBQ
9. Honey Bear's BBQ
host-0host-1host-2
9 local reviews
2824 N Central Ave, Phoenix
Open · Closes 8:00 PM
+1 602-279-7911
Catherine
Catherine
Beautiful rich, smoky BBQ. It's not quite a hole in the wall, but it's no nonsense and offers the best ribs in the city.
Terri
Terri
Beautiful rich, smoky BBQ. It's not quite a hole in the wall, but it's no nonsense and offers the best ribs in the city.
Liz
Liz
Long-time Phx bbq joint. Nothing fancy but it's always delicious.
10. Joe's Farm Grill
10. Joe's Farm Grill
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32 local reviews
3000 E Ray Rd, Gilbert
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 480-563-4745
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Peter
Brought to you by the owner of Joe's Real BBQ, this excellent country restaurant has been featured on the Food…
Mike & Rachael
Joe's Farm Grill in Gilbert is the perfect place to enjoy an Arizona evening. My favorite: The BBQ Bacon Blue…
10. Joe's Farm Grill
10. Joe's Farm Grill
host-0host-1
32 local reviews
3000 E Ray Rd, Gilbert
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 480-563-4745
Peter
Peter
Brought to you by the owner of Joe's Real BBQ, this excellent country restaurant has been featured on the Food Network. I recommend the Ahi…
Mike & Rachael
Mike & Rachael
Joe's Farm Grill in Gilbert is the perfect place to enjoy an Arizona evening. My favorite: The BBQ Bacon Blue Burger.
11. Ponderosa Stables Inc
11. Ponderosa Stables Inc
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6 local reviews
10215 S Central Ave, Phoenix
Open · Closes in 15 minutes
+1 602-268-1261
Travel agencyPoint of interestEstablishment
Cesar
You can rent a horse by the hour and enjoy the gorgeous desert mountain trails. They have "Cowboy BBQ Rides"…
11. Ponderosa Stables Inc
11. Ponderosa Stables Inc
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6 local reviews
10215 S Central Ave, Phoenix
Open · Closes in 15 minutes
+1 602-268-1261
Cesar
Cesar
You can rent a horse by the hour and enjoy the gorgeous desert mountain trails. They have "Cowboy BBQ Rides" which includes lunch and a…
12. Tom's BBQ Chicago Style
12. Tom's BBQ Chicago Style
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4 local reviews
115 East Baseline Road, Tempe
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 480-820-0728
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Paul + Amy
Delicious BBQ and fried fish. Fast and super tasty!
12. Tom's BBQ Chicago Style
12. Tom's BBQ Chicago Style
host-0
4 local reviews
115 East Baseline Road, Tempe
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 480-820-0728
Paul + Amy
Paul + Amy
Delicious BBQ and fried fish. Fast and super tasty!