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“Good Southern cooking!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Brushfire BBQ Co East

Brushfire BBQ Co East
Ranked #344 of 1,904 Restaurants in Tucson
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Tucson, Arizona
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73 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Good Southern cooking!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Went here for lunch with some friends...and was pleasantly surprised! We ordered the dinners, which came with 2 sides and garlic bread. The beef brisket was delicious - but I LOVED the green beans! The sweet potatoes were good, too...the garlic bread was nothing to write home about, though! (Why garlic bread???) I had enough left to take home for dinner. There are additional bottled sauces on the table should you need more BBQ sauce. We all definitely plan to return!

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
      Food
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English first
El Paso, Texas
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“The real deal”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012

I had the Beef/Pork Rib combo and the wifey had the beef brisket. They gave me plenty of each animal and both were nice and smokey, which more than made up for the fact that while good, the sauces didn't blow me away. The beans were the star of the sides but the Potatoe (Dan Quayle spelling) Salad and Slaw were also just fine. Being a Corn Bread connoisseur, l thought their 'muffin' was dry (grillin' it's killin' it). My wife liked her brisket but l thought it wasn't as smokey as the ribs were.

To: Brushfire - it's good but there's room for improvement - don't grill the CawnBrey - work on a smokey, Memphis style (HINT of mustard) sauce - joint is a little too loud for folks to talk. And you might wind up BBQing your competition!

  • Visited June 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank SaltOTheEarth
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Bozeman, Montana
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205 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
“Pretty good BBQ!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

We are partial to Sonny's BBQ out east, and Brushfire BBQ is pretty good.
Their portion sizes are a little SMALL for the price.
We like their many BBQ sauce choices. When they are busy it seems their
meat can get a little tough.
They also tend to get a little dirty and run out of TEA pretty fast. Finding it hard
to keep up with customer demand is their biggest problem.
MUSIC is TOO LOUD for a nice family get together!!!
The Food is good and the sauce is tasty..........worth going back for more.

  • Visited June 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
      Food
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Thank 5frys
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