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Joe's Real BBQ

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301 N Gilbert Rd, Gilbert, AZ 85234-9317
480-503-3805
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Delivery

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  • 220
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  • 99
    Very good
  • 34
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  • 12
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food

Absolutely love the bbq here. Ribs are great, taters are huge and the root beer cake is out of this world.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
lovesbacon d
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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Absolutely love the bbq here. Ribs are great, taters are huge and the root beer cake is out of this world.

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Gilbert, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Joe's Real BBQ is absolutely delicious! There spicy BBQ sauce is also really good. For dessert I always get the lemon cake which I love, love, love!!!

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Gilbert, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

When Joe's BBQ first arrived in town it seemed like a sure hit. I've tried them several times and I was not impressed. There are several BBQ places around the Gilbert and Phoenix AZ area that outshine this place. Their food and prices are ok, not great, and their sauces are bland. My experience at the take-out window for a... More 

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Mesa, Arizona
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This is an excellent place for the family to enjoy some good old fashioned barbecue and home made root beer. The service is excellent and they also have outdoor seating available for anyone that would like it

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Mesa, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We have been here a number of times and really love the food. The prices are good, the portions well done, and the staff all seem to have smiles on them. I personally love their homemade Root Beer but sure wish they served real beer!

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Milpitas, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Wow! There are so many choices to choose from. The way they take the time to do a BBQ done right is well worth the wait!!!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Joe's had been a favorite of mine and my kids for over 15 years. Today my daughter who was here from Utah decided to enjoy what used to be an icon! We were crushed. The pulled pork was dry and flavorless. Since I have a broken arm and it is hard to cut we tried chopped beef brisket "BIG MISTAKE"... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We have been goin to Joe's for a long time. It is the best BBQ in Gilbert, AZ. Great selection of meats and sides. The family atmosphere adds to the meal...highly recommend this place

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Gilbert, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The food is great! Several types of barbecue are offered. You can choose different sides to go along with your meal. Choice of drinks also, and sit inside or out!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I love the ribs, kid's loved the chicken but kept eating grandma's ribs, and even the baked beans were spectacular! Definitely going ahain & again!

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Additional Information about Joe's Real BBQ

Address: 301 N Gilbert Rd, Gilbert, AZ 85234-9317
Phone Number: 480-503-3805
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Gilbert
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Barbecue

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 301 N Gilbert Rd, Gilbert, AZ 85234-9317
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Gilbert
  • Phone Number: 480-503-3805

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?