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Spero's House of Barbecue

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137 East 50th Street South, Malad City, ID 83252-1307
208-766-5575
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10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Irvine, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just off route#15 at exit 13 you will find a delightful surprise for the hungry traveler looking for a tasty barbeque treat. Spero's offers a simple menu, quick service, good prices, enjoyable ambience and delicious barbeque dishes - ribs, pulled pork, brisket, checken all prepared fresh daily. The only way you know about it is by word of mouth from... More 

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Thank richard H
Lehi, Utah
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were on our way to Glacier National Park and stopped in Malad go a quick bite to eat. We saw Spero's and decided to try it. It reminded me of the great little barbecue shacks that you see in the Deep South picnic tables and all. Well the Southern style pulled pork sandwich that I got was great and... More 

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Thank Jim F
Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

Simply amazing. Simple service, great prices, and the impeccable food quality. I chose to stay here because I was passing through, but I wanted to try it after reading all the positive reviews. Strongly recommended. Nice and friendly staff.

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Thank Naughty-Cougar
Arlington, VA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

It is always such a delight to stumble upon a little gem of a place in a small town, and Spero's was one of those little gems. This is a super casual barbecue stand with only outdoor seating. Their seating area is very nicely done, with plenty of shady places to eat, and also some comfy seating in the sun....all... More 

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Thank FedFlyGirl
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

You betcha! I doubt I have ever stopped in Malad because it is less than an hour to a much larger city to the north (Pocatello) and 2 hours south is Salt Lake city, UT. We we getting hungry on this trip and though that a little diversion would be fun. We drove past this little place the first time... More 

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Thank FxFxrPA-C
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

We came and saw the BBQ pit smoking, and was expecting really good bbq. Our half rack of ribs was falling off the bones but half of it was dry and the other half only had a hint of smoke and smothered with sauce. The garlic bread, beans , rice and pickles were good. The side order of 3 chicken... More 

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Arbon, Idaho
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

This little roadside café has great food for the money. Portions are big and not expensive. This is the kind of meal that hits the spot when you need something about a good as mom would make. The seating is all out doors but most of it is under cover, so yes we have eaten outside in the rain and... More 

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Thank ID Phil R
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2016 via mobile

We've been to this place 4 times, last time being just now, Tuesday Jan 19 3:40pm. So upsetting when you come from out of state. We called and not even a message stating their hours of operation. Last time we attempt to eat here.

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Thank Domingo M
Springfield, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

We stopped in town, planning on Subway...just up the street, which was closed that day. We saw the sign and since we also make and love BBQ, we decided to give it a try. WOW! My husband had the Hawaiian pork BBQ sandwich ($5.50) and I had the original; we split both sandwiches, and wow, were they wonderful! Juicy, smoky,... More 

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Thank caringinthemoment
Malad City, Idaho
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Great Bar-B-Q Pork ribs that melt in your mouth, chicken that is moist and full of flavor, take some home or dine there. out side tables to enjoy your meal, just how Bar-B-Q was meant to be. We will return again and again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Barbecue, Fast Food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
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 - 8:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 137 East 50th Street South, Malad City, ID 83252-1307
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Malad City
  • Phone Number: 208-766-5575

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