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Dillon's KC BBQ Thunderbird

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8706 W Thunderbird Rd, Peoria, AZ 85381-4814
623 979 5353
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sedona, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The onion rings dipped in batter and deep fried are the very best. Light and not greasy. And for the price, you will not find any better onion rings. $2. The also have several dips, just ask. The barbecue is what Dillion's is famous for and it is almost always delicious. They make ribs, pulled pork, barbecued beef, chicken and... More 

Thank Judymcsedona
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went on a Groupon and was glad I did. Got the Red Devil Pork sandwich which also had smoked sausage in the mix The meat is not only smoked but marinated in a spicy and tasty Cajun marinade. I asked for a side of BBQ sauce (I don't like ANYTHING I eat dry) to ensure a moist sandwich. Coleslaw is... More 

Thank BobbiNRon
Peoria, Az
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great: value-for the money, service, food- especially the ribs, surroundings, ect.. It's ribs among the best of all in the Phoenix metropolitan area.

Albuquerque, NM
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131 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have a small appetite and can't eat even 1/2 of an adult portion. Many restaurants that I visit allow adults to order from the child's menu. Dillon's refused which immediately turned me off... if I was not driven there by another patron, I would have walked out at that point. Even if they told me they would give me... More 

Thank Midnitesun3
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great lunch here while waiting to take a sightseeing cruise on Lake Pleasant. Delicious food and reasonable prices. Excellent service

Thank scott k
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Met some friends her for the first time last night. Figured how could we go wrong with the Dodgers and U of A Cats on the TVs and smoked BBQ meats and a brewski. We were not disappointed. We found the quiet place in the bar away from the TV speakers and most of the people, ordered up some baby... More 

Thank ReyGeorge
Peoria, Arizona
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have heard great things about Dillon's and all are true. The onion rings started were fabulous as they were light, crispy and not at all oily. We even took home an additional order. We ordered the Chicken Club sandwich and the Barbecue Brisket sandwich. Both were generously sized and filled the entire plate. They were as tasty as they... More 

Thank Lawrence S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best ribs I have ever had!! Friendly service and great atmosphere. New favorite place to eat in Phoenix. Looking forward to trying the other locations. I got the full rack of ribs and made 3 meals out of it. The ribs are really meaty.

1 Thank Toni H
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tried the takeout menu first and then decided to go and sit down, and both times food was very good. Must say this might be my new spot to get my bbq.

Thank MRMIKE47
Surprise, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a unique restaurant! I just ate at Dillon's on Friday night...my third trip in only a month. The restaurant is adjacent to Wildlife World Zoo and Aquariums. One huge floor to ceiling aquarium is in the dining room. The bar area has outside seating available right next to the flamingo portion of the zoo. It's a great place... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$2 - $30
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
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
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8706 W Thunderbird Rd, Peoria, AZ 85381-4814
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Peoria
  • Phone Number: 623 979 5353
Kansas City Style BBQ served up in the valley of the sun!

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