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3973 West White Mountain Boulevard, Pinetop-Lakeside, AZ 85929
(928) 368-4227 ‎
Today
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Closed now
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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

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Really Good BBQ

Diane and I like BBQ and have eaten BBQ all over the US - Grumpy Jakes ribs rate very high on our list - moist and flavorful. They have a good selection of sides - the beans were super especially after we added some of their very good BBQ sauce. The place is clean and pretty nice - especially... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
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68 reviews 68 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Diane and I like BBQ and have eaten BBQ all over the US - Grumpy Jakes ribs rate very high on our list - moist and flavorful. They have a good selection of sides - the beans were super especially after we added some of their very good BBQ sauce. The place is clean and pretty nice - especially for... More 

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Phoenix Arizona
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52 reviews 52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Don't need to change those jeans or T-shirts, just wash up and bring your friends for tasty Bar-B-Q and friendly servers in a comfortable, casual atmosphere. From pulled pork sandwiches to 1/3 lb. burgers you'll find you ate too much when you're done. We were happy to find that their fresh potato fries weren't sandpaper rough with salt. This place... More 

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

The food is good. Its a all around good BBQ place. The staff was really nice. The food came quick and tasted good. I would eat there again.

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Saint Johns, Arizona
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014 via mobile

I've been to the old grumpy Jakes BBQ when the old owner had it and it was fantastic. Now the food is bland and tremendously expensive. Not much I can say except I'll never go there again. 80 dollars later was an expensive mistake. Small portions, no flavor and a total waste of our time. Wasn't impressed at all.

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 via mobile

We tried it based on many good reviews. The bbq was average. In fact I found the pulled pork to be dry. The french fries were hot and good. We also enjoyed the coleslaw. The service was poor. We waited about 45 minutes for a sampler plate and a pulled pork sandwich. Many different waitresses promised that our food would... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

This place was great, the service makes you feel like you are the only one in the restaurant, like in previous post, everyone on the staff is concerned with you being satisfied, and happy with your meal. The food is Awesome. The only thing I hate is we visited this restaurant on our last day instead of the first, because... More 

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Phoenix, az
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

The food was very good, prices reasonable, and service fast and friendly. The menu is mostly bar-b-que, but has sandwiches and a great selection of side dishes. It is located between Show Low and Pinetop, on the main highway, but a little hard to spot if your not looking for it, but worth the effort to locate it.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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211 restaurant reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Wow. Very decent bbq. The smoke flavor is pronounced, especially in the brisket and the ribs. We bought the super combo which had chicken, pulled pork, 1/4 rack of ribs and brisket. Our order was heavy on chicken and pulled pork. So much so, that the two of us ended up with leftovers for another meal (not a complaint!). The... More 

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Florence, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

In my opinion the prices were in line with the portions and quality. The servers were attentive and offered suggestions that were spot on. Try the grilled corn, you'll be amazed! The BBQ pork ribs were tender and tasty with plenty of sauce on the side. Definitely planning on a re-visit when back in the area.

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Phoenix, AZ
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43 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

We've been here many times over the past few years and always come back for more. Meat is lean and the BBQ sauce is good. Portions are generous, so you can share if you're not too hungry. The baked corn on the cob is delish!!!

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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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