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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 - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is the place to go if you are looking for home-style cooking without having to do your own cooking. The hospitality was genuine and the atmosphere, relaxing. Service was attentive and it was easy to converse with my dinner companions without distraction from background noise or other guests. *My visit was not during a special event so this review... More 

Thank Deborah S
Sun City West
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Brisket good, barbecue sauce good, beans too spicy Food pricey Service ok Location ok Lots of birds on patio

Thank 277ilenep
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Dillons on Thunderbird and the 101 is a great experience for a family or with friends. The food is classic BBQ. You are sure to find something for everyone on their extensive menu. Got a group? Dillions can get you into a nice private room. Call for reservations and they will take care of you.

Thank Timothy K
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was okay. They put corn in the mac n cheese now, found that a lil strange. Better BBQ at 59th ave location. Plus the female servers flirt hard with the old guys for their tips. It's really appalling.

Thank AlwaysBeTru2u
phoenix az
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81 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Good news - the staff was very attentive, polite, and lovely. Onion rings were good as the appy. I love that you have big rabbits and desert tortoises in the back pen and we got to watch them chow down on their lunch...so adorable. Bad news - ordered the brisket platter with mashed potatoes and cole slaw for sides. The... More 

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Glendale, Arizona
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

The onion rings are the best you will ever have and they are only $2. I like the burnt ends when they have them. Family likes the turkey and the brisket. Great service, great family atmosphere and great food. Highly recommend.

Thank Kathy C
Peoria, Arizona
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

We have been to Dillon's several times! Each time we have been there we have to have their onion ring appetizer! They are some of the best onion rings around! My husband likes their brisket and I am a fan of the pulled pork! You can get either one plus others on a sandwich or a dinner platter! Depending on... More 

Thank cmlucky
Peoria, Arizona
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

If you visit in the Peoria, Sun City area you MUST eat at Dillon's! BBQ is delicious, fall off the bone tender, tastiest ever! Whatever you order, you will NOT be disappointed!

Thank CruzingUSA
Peoria, Arizona
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

I must say I love this restaurant! The BBQ is the best in the area. Their side dishes are yummy and so are the desserts. The first time we went we were given a free order of their appetizer onion rings just because it was our first time there. Great move because now we order them all the time.

Thank Meekab10
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Prickly Pear Margaritas are delicious!!! There is a nice sitting area on the dock, the pulled pork was great!

Thank victoria l

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$2 - $30
American, Bar, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?