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Joe's Real BBQ

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301 N Gilbert Rd, Gilbert, AZ 85234-9317
480-503-3805
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Berwick, PA
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57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I ate at Joe's Real BBQ soon after we moved to town. I enjoyed the style of the cafeteria setup where we got trays, picked out what we wanted from the great smelling dishes they had prepared, and paying at the end of the line for what we chose. The waitress was friendly and the restaurant was... More 

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Thank tip03
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Went to Joe's for my birthday. The ribs and chopped salad w/chicken is great. Don't forget to have a piece of the Coca Cola cake

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Thank Randy T
Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We wanted something different for lunch. Went to Joe's Real BBQ on Saturday afternoon. It was busy but everything moves with precision. The store is spotlessly clean. Although it is cafeteria style the food is beyond reproach. My husband tried the sampler. Every type of meat he tried he exclaimed it to be the best. He doesn't know what he... More 

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Thank nippon703
Gilbert, Arizona
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Im originally from the south and this is the next best thing to being there. Fresh made smoked BBQ accompanied w/delicious sides! After my daughter's wedding in October we're getting Joe's BBQ and have family/friends from back home over for a farewell dinner. Just close your eyes, take a bite and savor the southern goodness . . . . .

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Thank sandra d
Gilbert, Arizona
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must try in downtown Gilbert. Excellent bbq with great meat selection and sides. Plenty of seating both indoor and out. A lot of new restaurants in downtown Gilbert are smaller and overpriced. Joe's is a long time local favorite, family friendly and affordable. You have to try the pulled pork sandwich, loaded baked potato and home made root beer.... More 

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Thank Angela O
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Joe's Real BBQ is my family's number one favorite choice when going out to eat. We love the casual atmosphere, the choices of bottled sodas, and most of all the pulled pork. You go through the line like a cafeteria selecting your choices of sides (their beans and mac & cheese are our favorites), but make no mistake, this is... More 

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Thank christinek279
Gilbert, United States
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great BBQ with amazing flavors. Fun atmosphere. Can get crowded. Don't let the cafeteria style fool you, the food is amazing.

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Thank Louis P
Gilbert, Arizona
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Joes has a good reputation. Great food, not too costly. I would recommend it for families. I finished working late one night and stopped by, Caution, they're not open very late. Food is good as expected, plenty of barbque items on the menu.

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Thank Caazguy
Gilbert, Arizona
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I liked Joes large pulled pork sandwhich. The baked beans are my favorite side. They have there own pork in the beans. Yum

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Thank STEVE M
Gilbert, Arizona, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been eating here for years and continue to love the great barbecue at Joe's. They have a great variety of meats and sides for almost any appetite you may have. My favorite is the sample plate that has a variety of meats. If in the mood for barbecue, Joe's is our favorite!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 N Gilbert Rd, Gilbert, AZ 85234-9317
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Gilbert
  • Phone Number: 480-503-3805

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?