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Dillon's KC BBQ Thunderbird

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8706 W Thunderbird Rd, Peoria, AZ 85381-4814
623 979 5353
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Kansas City Style BBQ served up in the valley of the sun!

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  • 46
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  • 42
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent Pulled Pork

Wonderful family restaurant with many classic BBQ dishes. I worked down the street from Dillon's and had many lunches and dinners there. The service is always very good and the quality of the food is excellent.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
Tom R
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Flagstaff, Arizona, United States
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Peoria, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

I have never had anything bad at Dillon's. My all time favorite is the beef brisket sandwich or dinner plate. Awesome!!

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Flagstaff, Arizona, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Wonderful family restaurant with many classic BBQ dishes. I worked down the street from Dillon's and had many lunches and dinners there. The service is always very good and the quality of the food is excellent.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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45 reviews 45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Had a very enjoyable time, I got the baby back ribs. They are well made and delicious. They are very meaty , are reasonable priced. Is very convenient if you Visit the zoo, located right on the property.

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Surprise, Arizona
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81 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015 via mobile

We heard about this place, though it was a "department store" of same name. After a long day of bike riding, we decided to try this olace out. Great service and very short wait. Good news stopped there. Interior is dimly lit, probably for ambience and to keep the temperature regulated. VERY NOISY!, indicative of too many people waiting for... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Some of the best BBQ in the area, but not comparable to Texas. If you're in Portland Or. Busters BBQ is as good or better than Texas BBQ....and the owner is from Houston.

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Goodyear, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

I have been to all but one location here in Arizona, my favorite location is in Glendale, AZ at the Zoo. They have the most beautiful tank in the restaurant. I always order the fish and onion rings. And you guys make the best iced tea too. I can't say I have tried anything else because I always get the... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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23 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

This is a good place for families and friends with varied tastes in food. A wide variety of menu items. The food is consistent. The wait staff are friendly, but often difficult to find server when something more is needed, such a refill on drinks.

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Glen Ellyn, Illinois
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 via mobile

Probably one of the best BBQ meals we have ever had. Smoked turkey and pulled pork were amazing. Many options in terms of BBQ sauces and sides. Fast and friendly service. The only down side was the sticky table ... Great lunch ahead of a baseball game!

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PHOENIX
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Group of ten of us....Everyone was pleased with the excellent food and service. It also had a very varied menu and had a good selection of gluten free items.

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Surprise, Arizona
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

To start with it looks like a worn out old truck stop inside.The food was terrible. I've eaten Kansa city BBQ many times as I lived there for a few years, and folks this isn't it.

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DillonsKCBBQ, Manager at Dillon's KC BBQ Thunderbird, responded to this review

Hi Judith, I would like to talk to you more about your recent visit, please email me at your earliest convenience at keli@dillonsbbq.net Thank you, Keli Kozup More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8706 W Thunderbird Rd, Peoria, AZ 85381-4814
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Peoria
  • Phone Number: 623 979 5353

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 2 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Barbecue

Description

Kansas City Style BBQ served up in the valley of the sun!
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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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