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Clem Mikeska's BBQ

1217 S. 57th St., Temple, TX 76504
2547785481
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Ranked #50 of 132 Restaurants in Temple
Price range: $0 - $15
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
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1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

Clems has been around quite sometime, but I feel Clems is over priced for their quality of BBQ(witch is not high) the hamburgers have gotten a lot better.

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Arlington, Texas
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68 reviews 68 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

There is no other BBQ where I will eat a chopped sandwich. For many years I managed a BBQ in two locations. I'm a true BBQ snob. This is quality meat and portions.

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Wichita Falls, Texas
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54 reviews 54 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The BBQ ribs were great! My steak was amazing. My friend's catfish and chicken was really good too. The atmosphere was comfortable and mountain cabin quaint. Large choice so sides. I will definite return to this restaurant.

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Aledo, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I'm from up North in Fort Worth, so I can't speak to what this place used to be, but today's visit seemed like someone started cutting corners. I couldn't figure out what it was the BBQ sauce reminded me of and then it hit me - Campbell's Tomato Soup. I'd bet money it's straight out of a soup can. The... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

The food was good but a little too pricy especially for the little bit that we got. The service was great and the place was clean, but the decor was horrible! All the stuffed wildlife trophies which I frown upon very much. Some looked illegal! I was ready to walk out the door the moment I stepped into the dining... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014 via mobile

I used to go to clems all the time and it was always very good. But every since his kids took over the quality has gone down. I stopped going there a while back because of tthat. I decided to try it again tonight to see if it has gotten any better,but my opinion it is much worse. The sliced... More

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Rolla, Missouri
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014 via mobile

This place was excellent! Food was amazing and our server Julie was awesome. We were passing through on our way home from South Padre and we are very glad we chose this excellent place. You need to try it if you are ever down this way.

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Temple, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Family friendly restaurant. We went on a Friday night and had great steak, sausage, and brisket. Their brown beans are fantastic. We have also gone thru the drive thru during the week and love there family deal. Meat, sides, and bread.

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San Antonio
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221 reviews 221 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

First the good news--service was very friendly and efficient. Sadly, the good news ends there. The potato salad was one of the biggest bummers. It was really cold mashed potatoes and tasted as bland as that sounds. There was a bit of color mixed in, but whatever those ingredients were insufficient to add flavor. The beans were cooked just the... More

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Temple, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014 via mobile

I mentioned to the server that the meat seemed skimpy and he acted cocky. Meat tasted old and sauce was very watery and tasteless. I don't know how this place has stayed in business this long!

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