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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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  • 212
    Excellent
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    Very good
  • 34
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  • 10
    Poor
  • 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
Always a winner

Been taking friends to Joes for several years. The BBQ is always tasty and consistently good. Never had a bad meal here. Pulled pork is a hit.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
Rgould24
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Chandler, Arizona
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  • Large groups
  • Families with children
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Chandler, Arizona
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115 reviews 115 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Been taking friends to Joes for several years. The BBQ is always tasty and consistently good. Never had a bad meal here. Pulled pork is a hit.

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California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Joe's is a great place to go for BQ! We always feel welcomed and enjoy our meal. It is fun to order cafeteria style and is a great place for families. Joe's was very crowded the last time we were there and just when we thought we couldn't find an open table, we saw the beautiful outdoor seating. We were... More 

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Gilbert, Arizona
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We have been big fans of Joe's since the day they opened! Always quality food and service. Excellent and fun family atmosphere. You won't be disappointed in the heart of downtown Gilbert!

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This is a good restaurant, not fancy, just good food. The bar-b-que was not the best I've ever had, but was acceptable, and there was plenty of it. I tried the ribs, chicken, and brisket. , Of these the brisket was best. Well cooked, tender, but not mushy. Spiced very nicely Chicken was next, though a little overcooked, where it... More 

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Vienna, Virginia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Popular place, been around along time, you always get the same good quality food. Our favorite the BBQ Pork and fabulous beans, some times we just stop in for the beans.

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Gilbert, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

I love Joe's; not only is the food excellent, lots of variety, perfect atmosphere, but Joe is an actual person that was raised in Gilbert and has contributed back to his community 100 fold. He supports his community, buys locally and is a pillar of Gilbert. Could there be anything better?

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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81 reviews 81 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

2 nd time we have eaten here and love the simplicy of the place......you queue then you eat...,,,fabulous value for money 6 eat for $60

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Washington state -USA
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37 reviews 37 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

I was hesitant but will to try. I hate sickly sweet sauces so even tho the sauce here is sweet it is not overly sweet and they had some REAL hot sauce too! Like habenero hot! the meats were cooked to perfection I had bone in white meat of chicken and it was moist NOT dry, and soo tasty, Pork... More 

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Lake Hopatcong, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

I recently dined at their Phoenix Sky Harbor, Terminal 4, btwn Gates A and B location. I ordered the Super Sandwich which states "1/3lb of one or two meats". I order the chicken and then the server places the PLATE, BREAD and then the chicken onto the scale. What's wrong w/ this picture? By adding the plate and bread onto... More 

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Gilbert, Arizona
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Joe's is good but not great. Their are better options in the valley and definitely worse. Prices are a little high for the quantity of food and the ribs tend to not be very meaty.

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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: Large groups, Families with children
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?