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Mikes BBQ

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1356 W Valley Pkwy, Escondido, CA 92029-2299
+1 760-746-4444
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good37%
  • Average21%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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“ribs” (32 reviews)
“tri tip” (9 reviews)
“beans” (11 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
1356 W Valley Pkwy, Escondido, CA 92029-2299
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ordered sliders brisket and pulled pork, both inedible. Brisket like plastic, pulled pork full of big fatty pieces. After eating very little of our meal, girl who rang us up asked if we liked it. Told her no and explained. She said someone would be...More

Thank maggie44
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here twice over Labor Day weekend. Food was great, drinks were perfect. Brisket and tritip were excellent! Lots of big TVs to watch sports. My whole family really enjoyed this place.

Thank Mikecarr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love the BBQ nachos with tri-tip or brisket. The ribs and other foods are also super here. Great service. Crowded at noon and on weekends.

Thank Bruce S
Reviewed April 26, 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for real bbg this is not your place. Had the ribs and chicken. Both tasted like they were oven baked . Very little smoked flavor. Prices on their website are outdated by three dollars on their combo menu. Won't be returning....More

Thank Oscoda65
Reviewed March 2, 2018 via mobile

First of all were from Fresno calif..My husband and I Wanted bbque for dinner..We weren't disappointed...Perfect beef ribs and the chili was soo delish!!The brisket was so juicy!!And the pork ribs maid to perfection!!!Thank U for a great experience..

Thank Jamie G
Reviewed February 20, 2018 via mobile

Okay bbq joint. Had the tri-tip and it was okay. Sides were just okay. Kid got a burger and said it was okay. So overall the place is just okay, not bad just okay. However, the bar is huge with a massive selection of drafts....More

Thank iiif2016
Reviewed February 19, 2018

Bettah than Phil's. This is a huge place with multiple beer taps, multiple big screens to all sports and multiple large groups. The menu is an interesting grouping of choices, sometime like a Chinese menu. I had the brisket sandwich with coleslaw. Brisket was a...More

Thank DBKuper
Reviewed October 7, 2017 via mobile

Way too greasy and not fantastic service. Mediocre sides and I’m not sure where they get the meat as it was tough. Go to Phils barbecue in San Marco’s as it is exceptional

Thank Pangaea7
Reviewed September 2, 2017

Went for drinks and food, completely got drink order wrong, 2 drinks not even close to what we ordered and charged for them. Sat us in an area that had supplies haphazardly piled on tables next to us. Saw several people return or have drinks...More

Thank R A
Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

Everything is good here. There's a sports bar area and a separate dining area. Portions are large. Lots of beer on tap as well. Bring your appetite.

Thank Janice S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Bar scene, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
9:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1356 W Valley Pkwy, Escondido, CA 92029-2299
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Escondido
  • Phone Number: +1 760-746-4444
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