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Honey Bears Barbeque

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) #1,811 of 2,609 Restaurants in Phoenix $$ - $$$ Barbecue, American
5012 E van Buren St, Phoenix, AZ 85008-7007
+1 602-273-9148
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good34%
  • Average24%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible6%
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Barbecue, American
$$ - $$$
5012 E van Buren St, Phoenix, AZ 85008-7007
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Reviewed March 26, 2016

Instead of Mexican food, try this BBQ joint; very close to Heard Museum; nothing too fancy, but very good Southern BBQ; we also tried the Mac and Cheese side. It was delicious! Not too creamy. Real cheese they used. They also added a tint of...More

Thank Meadbakes
Reviewed March 16, 2016

Good food reasonably priced, convenient to visit, friendly staff, good service. I visited a couple of times in the past with friends.

Thank Mike N
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Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

Honey Bears was recommended to us by the clerk at the archeological museum for great local BBQ. For a group of 7, it was either here or Haps, but local won the day so off to Honey Bears we went. The food was good and...More

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Reviewed August 17, 2015 via mobile

Love their ribs and bbq sandwiches. Brings back the good ol' days. Get takeout and go to nearby Papago Park for a picnic. Peach cobbler is delightful.

Thank Christy H
Reviewed August 5, 2015 via mobile

If you had the worst experience here, man your life is good. If you don't eat food Mexicans cook, man your probably starving. I like this bbq spot. Friendly staff every time I've gone in with fam, friends, and solo. Honey bears has been around...More

Thank enrique A
Reviewed July 18, 2015

Small portions, pricey compared to other BBQ places nearby, uses a vinegar-based sauce which I really hate, kinda dumpy inside.

Thank Tom S
Reviewed May 10, 2015 via mobile

This is a great place to eat. The food was good. It's a hole in the wall type place, but the staff was friendly, the price was reasonable and they give extra sauce for those of us that like allot of sauce. Just remember, you're...More

Thank lmeastlacka
Reviewed March 17, 2015

They are fast and efficient during a busy lunch. Food is as good as I had heard. I would recommend it.

Thank Remi H
Reviewed February 28, 2015

Customer service was terrible food nasty Mexicans cooking fake BBQ never waisting 14$ here rather be at golden corral

Thank maudetteari
Reviewed January 21, 2015 via mobile

Ribs were great definitely a local spot nothing glamorous about the restaurant but the food was very good the sauces were traditional sweet sauces but the ribs/chicken was fall off the bone. It's very pricy for what it is as I have had comparable for...More

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Nearby Attractions
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.74 miles away
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.86 miles away
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.06 miles away
Papago Golf Course
59 reviews
.96 miles away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5012 E van Buren St, Phoenix, AZ 85008-7007
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix>  > Camelback East
  • Neighborhood: Camelback East
  • Phone Number: +1 602-273-9148
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