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Bubb's Grub

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16010 N Oracle Rd, Catalina, AZ 85739-9113
520 825-6510
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 9:45 am - 8:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Casa Grande, Arizona
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125 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A wonderful restaurant in the Oro Valley just No of Tucson. Good service, reasonable prices and able to accommodate groups. We were there with 10. Ribs were good, also prime rib very good. Others in party had rib eye steak that they loved and pulled pork sandwich. Everything delicious. Eat here before going to the Gaslight Music hall and it... More 

Thank Woodguy21
St. Louis, MO
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69 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

I ate here a couple of weeks ago for the first time and was very impressed. The ribs and brisket were outstanding, and the pork was very good. I've been to over 300 BBQ joints, so I know my Q. For instance, I flew into Phoenix and spent 1.5 hours waiting in line for lunch at Little Miss BBQ, the... More 

Thank Planestrainsnautos
Gold Canyon, Arizona
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191 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Met friends for lunch. All loved the bbq flavors with their choice of lunch items. I enjoyed the chopped brisket sandwich. Others had the 2 or 3 meat platters, with no complaints. The food was excellent. Staff friendly and with a pleasant dining room to visit with friends.

1 Thank CactusCaro
Gosport, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

My husband and I have recently driven over 3,000 miles exploring a little bit of the American mother land, when we just so happened to come across this little restaurant. How lucky we were to meet such fantastic people, and mmmm, Good old American food! Both Dan and Cole made us 'Brits' feel so welcome and the food was fantastic!... More 

1 Thank Sandyc63
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

We are Soooo very happy we stopped here on our way back to Mesa!!!! Best bbq we had in Az. We had brisket, pulled pork ,Coleslaw,Corn, My husband had the all you can eat ribs .So delicious !!! We were happy campers !!! Great service ! Great Staff ! Great BBQ

1 Thank Peggy R
aurora, colorado
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

Nice, family friendly, informal dining spot. We've lived here about 3 months and we've already been to Bubb's about 5 times. Tonight, my husband had the Ribeye steak and I had the spicy links. All of their sauces are very good, but definitely try the mustard sauce - exceptional!! Football friendly!!

2 Thank cziegler
Tucson, Arizona
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197 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

Food is great, service is good but over the last year we have observed the owner being really "nasty" to other customers. We were regular customers until we went to dinner with another couple and we all had gift certificates with NO stipulations or limitations on them other than unable to be used towards drinks. We ordered, ate and when... More 

3 Thank MichelleB1101
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192 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

Driving down busy Oracle Road you might miss this colorful exterior but don't. Friendly service and really good BBQ is waits awaits inside. Try the sliced brisket sandwich. Definitely worth the stop.

2 Thank Mike G
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66 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

We came to Bubb's Grub our last night in town, and have noted it for our trip back to Tucson next year. What an amazing meal! The brisket was the best I've ever had, and I make a darn good brisket myself. But this....This was so tender and flavorful that I didn't even use any of the 3 varieties of... More 

2 Thank Wheelercar
Tucson, Arizona
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016 via mobile

Wife and I stopped in for fish on friday in Lent. We both ordered the fried cod. It was delicious but a little pricey. We each had a draft beer and the bill came to $36.This place is known for its heavy barbecued fair. Not a place to go if you want something light or dietetic. Service was very good.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Barbecue, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
9:45 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16010 N Oracle Rd, Catalina, AZ 85739-9113
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Catalina
  • Phone Number: 520 825-6510

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