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Bobby Q

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North Mountain
Barbecue, Bar
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8501 N 27th Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85051 (1-17 between Dunlap & Northern)
+1 602-995-5982
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Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
Description: The creator of Bobby McGee’s brings you Bobby Q. With Meats smoked up to...
The creator of Bobby McGee’s brings you Bobby Q. With Meats smoked up to 20 hours, to our in house, hand-cut steaks, you'll have no problem finding a meal to appeal to your appetite!! Reservations are taken for the dining room only.
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Good for:
Casual Dining
Families with children
Large groups
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 323
    Excellent
  • 120
    Very good
  • 30
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Perfect

Scrumptious BBQ, great fast service, friendly employees, ambiance is perfect. The Only drawback is it's quite noisy. I normally don't like brisket, but I tried it at the waiters encouragement and it was delicious!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
Sonya B
,
Kaysville, Utah
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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486 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Kaysville, Utah
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

Scrumptious BBQ, great fast service, friendly employees, ambiance is perfect. The Only drawback is it's quite noisy. I normally don't like brisket, but I tried it at the waiters encouragement and it was delicious!!

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Mark H, Manager at Bobby Q, responded to this review

Thanks very much for the great review, Sonya! Sorry if the noise was a little much, but it sounds like apart from that, you had a really great time. Glad to hear we could expand your brisket horizons, too! :) Thanks again, Chef Mark More 

Gilbert, Arizona
Top Contributor
176 reviews 176 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

My brother and I were looking for a BBQ place to try and found this place. I made a reservation, and good thing that I did, because the place was packed. We got there and were seated out on the patio which was well covered, heated and had a "waterfall" if you will. While you would think that would be... More 

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Mark H, Manager at Bobby Q, responded to this review

We can't wait to see you again! Glad to hear you're planning on coming back soon for more -- thanks so much for taking the time to write up this great review. I really appreciate hearing from you, and I hope you'll be back again soon. Take care, Chef Mark More 

Santa Rosa, California
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

4 of us were stuffed and the food wonderful, service great and friendly. Felt like we were very welcome. Ribs, brisket, cornbread, Mac and cheese, etc...... Ton of good food.

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Mark H, Manager at Bobby Q, responded to this review

I'm glad you enjoyed your visit so much, Barbara -- thanks for taking the time to review us. Sounds like you had a great time, so I hope you'll be back to see us again sometime soon! Take care, Chef Mark More 

Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
119 reviews 119 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

Waited 40 minutes for a table to accommodate 2 high chairs. When we got the table there was no place for high chairs so we had to use boosters which didn't work out well. Goes to show that the hostesses were not listening to our requirements. As things turned out our waiter was new and lacked enough training (my opinion)... More 

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Mark H, Manager at Bobby Q, responded to this review

Steve, I'd like to take a second to apologize again for the poor service. It's unusual for anyone here to be unhappy with our service, and I regret that you didn't get to see us at our best. I hope you'll consider giving us another chance one of these days -- I know we can do better than this, and... More 

Willmar, Minnesota
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

Not been here for a while, but we know from the past the food is good. My wife is a great BBQ fan, me less so, but this is the best I have had before. This evening was outstanding on several fronts. The food continues to be excellent. I had the pulled pork, was perfect with an unusual sauce that... More 

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Mark H, Manager at Bobby Q, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review, Gary! Sounds like you both had a terrific time here, and I'm glad to hear it. I'll let Ashlynn know what you had to say too -- she'll be just as happy to read this review as I was. Hope we'll be seeing you again soon for more! Take care, Chef Mark More 

Grand Rapids, Michigan
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

During a recent quick weekend trip to Phoenix, my wife and I visited Booby Q because of its reviews, the location in relation to our hotel and my love of BBQ. It didn't disappoint; even my wife loved it, and she's not a big BBQ fan. On a Saturday night, we arrived around 630 without reservations and we told that... More 

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Mark H, Manager at Bobby Q, responded to this review

I appreciate this fair review -- I'm always happy to hear about what we can be doing better, and I'll look into why the pulled pork wasn't as great as it should have been. Aside from that, though, it sounds like you both had a really fantastic time here, and I'm so happy to hear it! Especially the comments on... More 

Phoenix, Arizona
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

We wanted to give this place a try but were told by friends to avoid going due it the location being in such a bad area. On arriving we didn't feel quite safe but since we made the journey figured we'd go in. The food was very expensive and mediocre at best. The staff wasn't that friendly and seemed to... More 

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Mark H, Manager at Bobby Q, responded to this review

I appreciate your feedback, Cindy, I'm disappointed that your experience wasn't better - as you can see from our reviews, we aim to please, and never want anyone to leave unhappy for any reason. Thank you, Chef Mark More 

Phoenix, Arizona
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

The service is excellent. The patio is kind of loud but warm and comfortable. Right away fresh, hot cornbread is delivered to you table. Delicious! The sides of mac and cheese and potato salad are terrific. Sadly, the "fully loaded" baked potato lacks enough toppings for it to be memorable. The dry rub and spicy bbq sauce had great flavor... More 

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Mark H, Manager at Bobby Q, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to leave this balanced review. Like you said, I read all of these and I do my best to incorporate any feedback people might leave, so I appreciate yours as well. I hope you'll be back again soon so I can show you what we're really all about. Thanks again for this review. Best, Chef... More 

Boca Raton, Florida
Top Contributor
356 reviews 356 reviews
275 restaurant reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

Went here while on business and because of all the good reviews. Sat outside and served quick. Ordered ribs, beef ribs and chicken. Sides were corn, baked potato and corn muffin. All the food was plentiful and very good. Need to be Hungry when coming here. They give you a bag of warm donuts with your check. Service very good.

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Mark H, Manager at Bobby Q, responded to this review

Thanks for the detailed review -- you really got what we're all about, and I'm glad to hear you had such a great time. I see you're from Florida, but I hope you'll come see us again sometime. Thanks again! Take care, Chef Mark More 

Traverse city
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

good micro brew selection. Appreciate this. Bbq was good but not great( at least tonight). Brisket a little dry, we had a sampler of all and the rest of the plate was good. We were there late for dinner and maybe that was the reason. Would go back again although and give them another try as I think we would... More 

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Mark H, Manager at Bobby Q, responded to this review

I agree, Kent. It sounds like you weren't here when we were at our best. Obviously our goal is to not have any off-days. I look forward to your next visit so we can really wow you! Hope we see you again soon, Chef Mark More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8501 N 27th Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85051
    (1-17 between Dunlap & Northern)
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix>  > North Mountain
  • Neighborhood: North Mountain
  • Phone Number: +1 602-995-5982

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
  • Cuisine: Barbecue, Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

Description

The creator of Bobby McGee’s brings you Bobby Q. With Meats smoked up to 20 hours, to our in house, hand-cut steaks, you'll have no problem finding a meal to appeal to your appetite!! Reservations are taken for the dining room only.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

Questions & Answers

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?