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“Good BBQ - Slow Service”

Gram's Mission Barbeque Palace
Ranked #68 of 703 Restaurants in Riverside
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Arroyo Grande, California
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Good BBQ - Slow Service”
Reviewed May 8, 2013

Good BBQ - I like the pork ribs and pulled pork. Love the potatoe salad and grilled vegies too. Service is a little slow, and it's not at all fancy, so don't dress up.

Visited March 2013
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English first
Inland Empire
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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“Superb Louisiana BBQ”
Reviewed November 2, 2012

This is BBQ that is at the level of 'To-die-For' with a very subtle slow burn sauce that you can appreciate. Also has Cajun-Creole dishes that would make my dear Louisiana Mama proud. I got the chicken BBQ lunch and the breast & wing was falling off the bone tender - very succulent. Along with grilled squash and peppers in a tangy lemony & olive oil marinade that was just luscious - they have many many sides to pick from. Prices are wonderful. This single owned business has a staff that is exceptional in the care and in anticipating needs/wants of the customer. I have gone there over the years and it just keeps getting better. Can't wait to visit again!!! :-)

  • Visited November 2012
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Eureka,CA.
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“food was very good”
Reviewed June 15, 2012

Had 2 meals there over the 4 days I stayed in riverside, real good food the gumbo was awsome and the catfish sandwich was the best I have ever tried, also tasted the shrip poboy ,very good.

Visited June 2012
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Toquerville, Utah
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6 reviews
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“Don't rave”
Reviewed June 4, 2012

Chicken was dry dry dry - Jerky dry, bread out of a Wonder bag and mac and cheese bland. Friend had a po boy and said it was good. I can appreciate the extensive time it took to get the food in the relaxed atmosphere but the staff was not real friendly.

Visited June 2012
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Moreno Valley, California
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Worst Place Ever”
Reviewed January 30, 2012

I honestly dont see what ever raves about when they talk about Gram's. My boyfriend is from Georgia and wanted "real" southern food. Well there arent to many places in Riverside or Moreno Valley where you can find a place like that. So he has been here 5 times and always complains how awful the food is. He calls ahead of time to ask if they have certain food because they only make certain amounts of a particular item, once its gone its gone for the day. He calls and they always tell him they have what he is looking for. He goes down there which is a 5 min driver for our place. Once he gets there and orders the foo, they tell him they are out of it!!! He gets so upset and tells them he called not even 10 mins ago and they had it. They of course give him some lame excuse! I dont see how this place has stayed in business. The last time he went there he got the catfish, and greens. After he ate them he told me no matter what, he WILL NEVER go back there ever!! I believe him this time because he hasnt... Beware!

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