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“Good brisket!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Spicy Mike's

Spicy Mike's
Ranked #15 of 492 Restaurants in Amarillo
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Barbecue, Southwestern
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Watkinsville, Georgia, United States
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42 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Good brisket!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014 via mobile

Headed into Amarillo we wanted some Texas beef brisket. After looking thru some reviews & websites we chose Spicy Mike's. We got 1.5 lbs of brisket to go along with some buns. We weren't disappointed! The meat was tender, moist & smokey & a good price. It was worth the slight detour off I40 down to S. Western St to Spicy Mike's. The folks working gave me a sample which made it hard to wait to eat. Give it a try, the brisket at least should not disappoint!

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English first
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great BBQ But Not The Best”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014 via mobile

It was very good but not great! Staff was very nice but didn't seem to chatty. Placed my order & had it out in less then 5 minutes. I had the three meat combo plate. I ordered brisket, jalapeño sausage, & ham. The sides were their potato salad, coleslaw, and beans with a buttered toast. All the food was extremely peppered. Almost like whoever seasoned it went a little overboard. The brisket was extremely fatty! I've eaten a lot of BBQ in my day & it'd been awhile since I had one with that much fat. Cut it off & it was good. Jalapeño Sausage is delicious! Highly recommended. Ham was a little cold. Had it been warmer probably would've been really good. Sides were ok but not the best. Overall good food just wouldn't call it the best in town.

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Thank Steve V
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Kunming, China
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43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“BBQ done right, service wen better!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

The food is great with a good choice of items! The price is Greta and the atmosphere warm and family friendly!

  • Visited September 2013
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Amarillo, Texas
1 review
“The best.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

Everything is wonderful. Ive been there many times and I cant figure out what I like more. You never leave hungry or disappointed.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank mike p
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Texas
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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“If you want Texas BBQ, go here”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

A locally owned spot, very clean, with friendly service. We had the ribs and they were wood smoked and tender. All the sides were fresh and made well too. I live in Amarillo and have tried every BBQ place here. This is the best.

  • Visited October 2013
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