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Clem Mikeska's BBQ

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1217 S. 57th St., Temple, TX 76504
2547785481
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10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Takeout

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  • 30
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  • 29
    Very good
  • 23
    Average
  • 18
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  • 20
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good BBQ, Good Service

Clem's offers good BBQ at a fair price. Pick brisket or sausage or chicken, it's all good. The waitress aim to please and the new building offers a good atmosphere. Right off IH-35 it's easy to get to.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Dallas, Texas
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  • Large groups
  • Families with children
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Temple, Texas
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80 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

A local instituion in Temple and Belton, with neat decor, but I think other places have much better BBQ

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW via mobile

Clem's offers good BBQ at a fair price. Pick brisket or sausage or chicken, it's all good. The waitress aim to please and the new building offers a good atmosphere. Right off IH-35 it's easy to get to.

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Rogers, Texas
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55 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

All of the BBQ is always great but my personal favorite is the chicken fried steak. Lots of sides offered. Friendly staff. Great Texas style atmosphere inside. Great place to take out of town friends and family or for business meetings.

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Belton, Texas
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Good food, western atmosphere, friendly staff. Pulled pork is a favorite as well as their huge stuffed potatoes.

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Temple, Texas
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This place has the best BBQ!!! I buy it freeze and take it to California for my boyfriend :) The sauce is great, the brisket is yummmm! Very friendly and helpful employees.

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Temple
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

In Temple, Texas you have the best place to order out or go inside. The food is fabulous and you get a very nice choice of meats and sides. Don't forget the home made bread and desserts. Yummy! We had a wedding catered by them and everyone gave high compliments to their staff, the service, the food and the cost... More 

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Temple, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Ate there yesterday with spouse and friends. We were 10+ and the largest group there. I was caught offguard because their organizational layout has changed, Instead of being cafeteria style they use waiters. Ours seemed a bit flustered but as the main group arrived she took drink orders, In my case she got it right. I ordered one of the... More 

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

This was my first visit to a Clem Mikasa. I ordered the one-meat plate with pork loin, mac & cheese, and fried okra with sweet tea. The dinner rolls were very good. The okra was delicious. The mac & cheese was unique in that they use a straight noodle as opposed to elbow but it was very tasty and creamy.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Average at best. Clean restaurant,ok food. Wasteful portions. Waitress didn't know answers to questions about the menu or building. She was more worried about another table than ours. We will mark this off our list and will not be back.

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Rockwall, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Clem's BBQ has a large selection of BBQ meats to choose from. Excellent quality; reasonable pricing. Great service! In addition, we talked to staff and met owner, Clem Mikeska. The main reason for the visit to Temple was to find a catering service to provide a family meal at upcoming family reunion. We visited a total of three BBQ restaurants... More 

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Additional Information about Clem Mikeska's BBQ

Address: 1217 S. 57th St., Temple, TX 76504
Phone Number: 2547785481
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Temple
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 15
Cuisine: American, Pizza, Barbecue

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1217 S. 57th St., Temple, TX 76504
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Temple
  • Phone Number: 2547785481

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: American, Pizza, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?