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Bill Johnson's Big Apple - CLOSED

950 E Main St, Mesa, AZ 85203-8820
+1 480-969-6504
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good32%
  • Average20%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible20%
Nov 12, 2015
“No more Bill Johnson”
Oct 14, 2015
“it is closed and has been for several years”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly
950 E Main St, Mesa, AZ 85203-8820
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Reviewed May 30, 2012

Do not leave without ordering their hot apple pie a'lo mode! Great lunch, bbq chicken mmmm

Thank Donna H
Reviewed May 24, 2012

Wonderful food, great ambiance, great service. Spouse used to eat at the Phoenix location many years ago when he was on the Sheriff's Dept., so when we were in Apache Junction we went to the one in Mesa. He said the food was as good...More

Thank Jackie H
Reviewed May 1, 2012

And, no, I am not an owner, worker, or anybody connected with the restaurant. I have been there three times, and the food is outstanding, the ambiance is unique and special to Arizona, and I just can't say enough about this place.

Thank peetdoor
Reviewed April 3, 2012

We all left full. Great BBQ . Good prices lots of western decorations

Thank Jrnovak
Reviewed January 15, 2012

Bill's pulled pork sandwich is my all time favorite

Thank fresnodisneydad
Reviewed January 13, 2012

Same menu for decades - but when it is this good - why bother to change. Excellent Bar-b-que, beans and salad. A place to take out of town guests. Try it.

Thank MGMTraveler
Reviewed January 7, 2012

The last time we went there we said never again. Honky tonk mush. People go for the volume not to dine out. Atmosphere and location makes me nervous.

Thank Jenny A
Reviewed October 20, 2011

Ended up here after leaving the overpopulated and over-rated Organ Stop Pizza. Good pulled pork and patty melts all reasonably priced and brought quickly. Older decor from an earlier time period and hardly anyone there but that was okay with us. Nice waitress.

Thank PuddlestheThird
Reviewed August 2, 2011

We get to the restaurant and not a single employee said a word to us. We stood at the front door for 5 min until we went and found someone to get us a table. They took our drink order and our waitress showed up...More

1  Thank Charles_Gonzalez
Reviewed July 26, 2011

This was the closest place marked on my gps so my husband and I decided to go. We are from Texas and are accustomed to dry rub bbq but we love a good bbq sauce too. Upon arriving it was desolate, the parking lot was...More

1  Thank Melani1623
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 950 E Main St, Mesa, AZ 85203-8820
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 480-969-6504
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