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Honey Bears Barbeque

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2824 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004-1019
602-279-7911
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10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Phoenix, Arizona
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I had relatives visiting from Texas and before they left I suggested we try Honey Bears BBQ as I had heard good things about it being great BBQ. To say that we were disappointed might be an understatement. To start, the cashier taking our order was less than friendly or helpful. We had several questions about the menu and what... More 

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Thank drb19662016
Phoenix, Arizona
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403 reviews
232 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have eaten barbecue all over America – – how great, I thought, that this was right down the road from me. I couldn't of been more wrong. On a recent visit, my first, I opted for several of the meat only selections and my colleague had a sandwich. In each of the meat selections there was no less than... More 

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Thank beeedell
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

My first time here . Owner suggested a steak hoggie. Was great with lots of flavor. Friendly staff. Order over the phone for faster pickup. It gets busy at lunch time...

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Thank Beits L
Tempe, Arizona
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

I like to go to the Honey Bears at 5012 E East Van Buren in Phoenix. You get plenty to eat and I've never been disappointed. Always very tender and tasty With plenty of sides to choose from.

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Thank John B
Florida
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

*Food was good-meat was good on the slider, bottom bun soaking wet *Portion size very good *Staff not too friendly but by no means rude *Price a little too high *So flipping hot in there it was not pleasant :( We weren't so disappointed that we walked out angry or anything but it was oppressively hot in there.

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Thank srkitten
Lancaster, Texas
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Not fancy...not real friendly staff (not rude just not friendly) mediocre food--sides ok not great...wings ok not great...sweet potato pie...not very good left it all

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Thank Tricia B
Phoenix
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

We ordered 2 pulled pork sandwiches at 10.49 each. The pork was tough, dry and the bottom bun was very soggy. We also ordered 2 mac and cheese and it had no flavor and the noodles were mushy. The most disappointing was the peach cobbler, it was just cooked canned peaches and NO crust...that's the best part. We ended up... More 

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Thank C T
Idaho
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62 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Good portions, average price, but quality was a bit underwhelming. My colleagues, however, loved this place and wanted to return. Adequate option for the are, but I'd look further next time.

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Thank L A
Phoenix, Arizona
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61 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

This place is near legendary in Phoenix though I'm not quite sure why. The BBQ is unremarkable and the ingredients are base; the mac-and-cheese is particularly ordinary. The ambiance is dated and run-down (albeit clean). This is a self-serve place and the counter-attendances are cordial enough, I suppose. Bottom-line: 2.5 stars - there are better BBQ spots in the city... More 

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Thank Charles S
Phoenix, Arizona
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

If you are looking for ribs you need only go to Honey Bears BBQ. You can select from a menu but know that you have to have the ribs.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Average prices
$16 - $16
Cuisine
American, Barbecue, Steakhouse
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2824 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004-1019
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix>  > Encanto
  • Neighborhood: Encanto
  • Phone Number: 602-279-7911

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?