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Grumpy Jakes BBQ

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3973 West White Mountain Boulevard, Pinetop-Lakeside, AZ 85929
(928) 368-4227 ‎
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Probably the worst the ribs we've ever had. The ribs were tender but very fatty. The bbq sauce luckily was on the side because it was awful; it had a funky flavor that seems watered down. My mother,not being a fan of bbq, got the prime rib dip and she couldn't eat it. She said the meat was fatty and... More 

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Thank Denise M
Mesa, Arizona
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234 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stopped by the restaurant for dinner between square dance festival activities and had the most wonderful meal. I had the 1/2 rack of ribs and my wife had the sampler plate. Both were absolutely outstanding. The sides are fresh made along with the cornbread daily. These folks really know how to put on a BBQ dinner, and the prices are... More 

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Thank Bill R
Phoenix, Arizona
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37 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner with another couple at Grumpy's the middle of last week. We met around 5 and the place was quite busy even though it was before 5. I had a combination plate with BBQ chicken and pulled pork along with a side of cowboy beans and coleslaw. My wife had baby back ribs with a loaded baked potato... More 

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Thank Steve F
Folsom, California
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch at the place and it was decent. Both of us had a 1/2 BBQ chicken with slaw and beans. The chicken tasted like it was not cooked the day of (one or two days old). The staff was friendly and the place was clean. I'd try the ribs next time. They do have some fresh pies which... More 

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Thank dindio
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Truly enjoyed our barbecue meal at a reasonable price along with beer on tap and excellent service. If you want tasty barbecue food for not a whole lot of money, this is the restaurant you should go to.

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Thank Tesscamiemaloy
Northern Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I travel a lot, and I have to say Grumpy Jake's has the best bbq brisket I've ever had. The staff are friendly and accommodating, and if I'm ever back in this area, that's the first place I'll visit!

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Thank Becky P
Yuma, Arizona
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78 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stopped by this restaurant the other day for lunch and were sadly disappointed. First off the service was extremely slow and the food was less than stellar. We had the BBQ as a takeout last year and really enjoyed the food. We were not in the mood for BBQ but thought we could get some of... More 

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Thank Carol T
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place has the best BBQ sauce and quite a variety of other foods as well. Tonight I had the pork ribs and they melted in my mouth. The baked potato was great too. The staff is awesome and you don't wait long for your food. Love this place

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Thank Jaynerappleycoppola
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

We go to Grumpy Jakes when hungry for barbecue. Enjoy their brisket and pulled pork. Don't miss their pies, great. Service always consistent.

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Thank John S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

They always rest us like family. Food is always great. Relaxed . We've had babies with us ....they are kind and accommodating.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3973 West White Mountain Boulevard, Pinetop-Lakeside, AZ 85929
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Pinetop-Lakeside
  • Phone Number: (928) 368-4227 ‎

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