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Grumpy Jakes BBQ

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3973 West White Mountain Boulevard, Pinetop-Lakeside, AZ 85929
(928) 368-4227 ‎
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 42
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Not up to expectations

This place was supposed to be open until 7 PM on Sunday. We stopped by at 6 and they were close. Okay, we gave them another chance on Monday evening. I almost wish they had been close then as well. First the good. The corn bread, which you have to ask for was very good. We had an appetizer... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
Woody L
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Phoenix, Arizona
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Phoenix, Arizona
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34 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

This place was supposed to be open until 7 PM on Sunday. We stopped by at 6 and they were close. Okay, we gave them another chance on Monday evening. I almost wish they had been close then as well. First the good. The corn bread, which you have to ask for was very good. We had an appetizer called... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Fish Friday's - don't miss this night - great fish and side dishes. Also the fried shrimp basket is good.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

I was not sure what to expect from the mixed reviews but my experience was stellar. The jalapeno bites stuffed with cream cheese and wrapped in bacon were awesome. We ordered a large variety plate and were not disappointed. We shared one order and still had some to take home. The BBQ sauce is excellent and chicken/ pork/brisket etc was... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Well. Had the BBQ Ribs and Brisket combo. Ribs were so so. Got the tip so I did not really get ribs. Got cartilage. Either they get cheap meat or are too cheap to trim the meat. The brisket did not seem like brisket but the taste was fabulous. Really really good! Cowboy beans were not spectacular. Corn bread was... More 

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Prescott, Az
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

This is a very small building on the main street that I initially drove by. Inside is dark and has an old building musty smell. The service once seated was outstanding. Other than that, it was an average meal in a small town. My companions and I sat ourselves after standing awkwardly at the door and then having a gal... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

First visit here on a Saturday night, got a table quickly and the wait staff was attentive, helpful with the menu and truly appeared to be happy to be there. My soda was in a large mason jar and we were given warm cornbread before we even made our selections. The half rack of ribs were tender, meaty and not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We ate here last year, and decided to come back, because it was so good. The pulled pork was delicious. Fries were fresh & hot. We had the Miss Piggy pie for dessert, and it was also very good. We will come back when we get back to the area. Waitress was friendly.

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Tucson, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We serviced our bride and groom and they had picked Grumpy Jakes for the food. Our company picked up the food and served to the guests. Everything was very hot, ready to serve. The guests enjoyed the food and the price point to serve 180 people seemed reasonable? We did have several coming up for seconds, my guess is that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Really great BBQ no matter beef, chicken, or pork. Food is fresh with a real touch of home cooking. Some may find it unusual but we loved it. A common touch with great service and great atmosphere.

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Tucson, Arizona
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We started with the large appetizer sampler plate, and everything tasted the same, overcooked, greasy and not fresh. Our entrees were no better.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3973 West White Mountain Boulevard, Pinetop-Lakeside, AZ 85929
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Pinetop-Lakeside
  • Phone Number: (928) 368-4227 ‎

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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