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Honey Bears Barbeque

5012 E Van Buren St, Phoenix, AZ 85008-7007 (Camelback East)
(602) 273-9148
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Litchfield Park, Arizona
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110 reviews 110 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This place looks like it's been here for 40 years. Basic BBQ menu. Very good food. Prices were reasonable. We were visiting the Tovrea Castle across the street. I had a bbq beef sandwich with beans and a drink when I saw the combo plate I wished I had ordered that.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
17 reviews 17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014 via mobile

My husband has raved about this place for years - I have to say if I saw it in the side of the road I'd never gone in. However this place is one of those local joints that's a best kept secret - the sauce is amazing - pulled pork sandwich and side of beans were amazing. I'm usually pretty... More

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New York City, New York
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167 reviews 167 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Ok, so it won't win the "best place for a romantic occasion" contest anytime soon, but this place is all about barbeque - the real thing. We split a a pound of BBQ pork and whole order of ribs and they were both great. Great place for a quick lunch

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HB, California
12 reviews 12 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Order at the counter. Plenty of tables when we went. The pulled pork was delicious and the service was terrific. We'll definitely be back!

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Chandler, Arizona
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165 reviews 165 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

The way BBQ should be. Counter service, but plenty of tables. My wife & I split a full order of ribs. This was a 3 day supply for us seniors. We both had cole slaw sides, my wife had the beans and I had the mac and cheese. Everything was very good. I have eaten there, or gotten take out... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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67 reviews 67 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Lunch at Honey Bears BBQ today. Arrived at 11:15 with four parties seated and three in line in front of me - good sign. I ordered the BBQ pork, hot link, a side of slaw and a drink. He changed it to the # 1 value meal to save me money but it still came to $10.28. Meal arrived in... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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107 reviews 107 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

We went out of our way to lunch at Honey Bears Barbeque. The pork sandwiches were only OK. Old-fashioned fast-food seating area. No big deal...

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Taos, New Mexico
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82 reviews 82 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013 via mobile

Terrible attitude of staff, poor quality food, I do not get it. This place was recommended as great, but the ribs ready to eat at the grocery store are better, you cannot order a mixed plate, the ribs were not cooked through, and the brisket is a crime, dry shredded boiled beef. Even a good sauce could not cover this... More

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South Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

now the reason I say my wife loves it its because I have a allergy to onions and I can not eat here with her. so she goes with the girls or by her self. sks being me. I did taste was better than good.

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Rochester, NY
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390 reviews 390 reviews
251 restaurant reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

Some BBQ joints are charming dumps - this one is just a dump. And with no beer! Anyway the ribs were pretty good and tender with a good sauce. The slaw was creamy and tasty the potato salad not as much so. I'd look for better BBQ in the area before returning.

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Additional Information about Honey Bears Barbeque

Address: 5012 E Van Buren St, Phoenix, AZ 85008-7007
Phone Number: (602) 273-9148
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix>  > Camelback East
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Barbecue

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