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Bobby Q

8501 N 27th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85051-4063
+1 602-995-5982
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“brisket” (287 reviews)
“baby back ribs” (112 reviews)
“donuts” (140 reviews)
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All hours
American, Southwestern, Bar, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8501 N 27th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85051-4063
Neighborhood: North Mountain
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Funky and fun BBQ place with great beer menu. Portions were good sized and a good value. All you favorite BBQ fixin's.

Thank Caron01
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was our first time to visit. We went for lunch and had a variety of meats and sides. The BBQ was great! The meat is slow smoked and has great smokey flavor. The cornbread is a sweet cornbread and is amazing. We also had...More

Thank Eddie B
Reviewed 2 days ago

Went to dinner here with the family a little while back. We are in the process of moving to Phoenix, so looking for new restaurants, particularly ones where my kids (my daughter is VERY picky eater) will actually eat. My wife found this place on...More

Thank Eamonn O
Reviewed 2 days ago

Excellent service, we went for appetizers dinner and drinks. table of 4 all had great entree's, service was great. manager came by and checked on us as well. Couldn't have asked for more.

Thank 865JeffJ
Reviewed 2 days ago

So unknowing of what we wanted for dinner I thought to drop by this place as its been over a few years since I've been here. Well let me say its BETTER, OMG just wow. The pineapple drink I was served yummy, had their pork...More

Thank Anna D
Reviewed 3 days ago

I've seen this place change over 40 years and its still getting better and better. Food Quality is great and you will want to come back. Lunch specials are a good start, Im sure you'll be back for dinner

Thank phxkeller
Mark H, Manager at Bobby Q, responded to this review

Thanks for the excellent review and for being a fan of ours for so long -- come back soon! Take care, Chef Mark

Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a longstanding, iconic BBQ restaurant in Phoenix. Food is awesome, and the ambiance/décor is much nicer than the typical BBQ joint. You won't be displeased!

Thank CactusJack_13
Mark H, Manager at Bobby Q, responded to this review

Glad you love it! Come back any time! Take care, Chef Mark

Reviewed 4 days ago

Loved their BBQ combo platter. Shared the ribs and Brisket (enough for two) Delicious!! sides were great too. will definitely go back when in the area

Thank Faith W
Mark H, Manager at Bobby Q, responded to this review

Faith, thanks very much -- come back any time for more! Take care, Chef Mark

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Amazing food, service ambience and the amount of food served was good for 4 people!! We loved sitting outside and just enjoyed a pleasant conversation. This place has easy access and plenty or parking spaces. They sit everyone very fast and there is almost no...More

Thank mujercitass
Mark H, Manager at Bobby Q, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for the fantastic review! I'm so happy you enjoyed everything and I hope we'll see you again soon for more! Take care, Chef Mark

Reviewed 4 days ago

This is the second time we have been here. The service is amazing, as is the food. Portions are huge and my husband and I could not finish the three meat plate that we split. They have an onion loaf for an appetizer. It is...More

Thank SassySueaz
Mark H, Manager at Bobby Q, responded to this review

So glad you like us this much! Thanks for the wonderful review -- come back soon! Take care, Chef Mark

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Becca G
Would you recommend making a reservation even on a weeknight? we are not a large party, only 5 people.
May 23, 2017|
Response from Arubaman2016 | Reviewed this property |
No you should be fine
zen a
What are Bobby Q's hours ?
January 19, 2017|
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Response from Mamasauras | Reviewed this property |
11am-10pm except Mon when they close at 9pm
s m
Can you accommodate a party of 50 on December 30? If so do you have a planned menu for large groups?
September 13, 2016|
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Response from Michael M | Reviewed this property |
They can handle a group of 50 no problem. Order off menu or set up a 'select menu' with 4-5 items to choose from. Call and ask for Joanna the Mngr. Best to call off hours, 10-12N or 2-4P local time to avoid mealtime rush... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $30
American, Southwestern, Bar, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8501 N 27th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85051-4063
    (1-17 between Dunlap & Northern)
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix>  > North Mountain
  • Neighborhood: North Mountain
  • Phone Number: +1 602-995-5982
  • E-mail
The creator of Bobby McGee’s brings you Bobby Q. With Meats smoked up to 20 hours, to our in house, hand-cut steaks, you'll have no problem finding a meal to appeal to your appetite!! Reservations are taken for the dining room only.