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Bubb's Grub

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16010 N Oracle Rd, Catalina, AZ 85739-9113
+1 520-825-6510
09:45 - 20:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 09:45 - 20:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Tucson, Arizona
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the few places in Tucson that offers completely cooked, take-home meals for Thanksgiving. The turkey was the best I've had - very tender. The food was ready when I went to pick it up. The staff was friendly and helpful. It was a one-hour drive from the NE Tanque Verde area where I live, but well... More 

Thank Rod C
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is a good place for BBQ.. Outside the building looks good with a painted Bull on one of the walls.. Although prices seem high and owner thinks someone owes him a living.. Just my impression.. Pitcher of beer $18.00.. Nuts.. But bottom line if you are in the mood for BBQ it is the best in Tucson...

Thank drbjkb
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41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Coming from Western NY, I have searched the Tucson area for an old fashioned Friday Fish Fry. Bubb's Grub fits the bill! They serve an ample sized Walleye Pike, breaded and deep fried to perfection. No Grease! My piece was a good 12" long. Moist...can't stop thinking about it. My son had 3 choices of smoked meats...the smoked brisket was... More 

Thank Jackietravels1
Seattle, Washington
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65 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

If you like BBQ, and are in the area, this is the place to go. Ignore the restaurant's silly name and focus on the food. The quality of the BBQ is great, the service friendly and the price is right. I was particularly fond of the spicy andouille sausage.

Thank speninosmith
Mesa, Arizona
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32 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

I Had the Fish & Chips and my GF had the Walleye. The Senior portion. Came with tarter sauce, fries, bread and cole slaw. Plenty to eat and quite good along with a martini and a glass of wine for each. Got crowded around lunch time. Glad we got there a little early. Everyone like what they ordered.

Thank Jeffrey B
Happy Jack
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65 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

We both were raised in Wisconsin and we love our Friday night fish fry's and since we moved to Arizona, we have not found any fish fry that was as good as Bubb's Grub was! It is lightly breaded cod, served with German style potato salad, if you wish and wonderful cole slaw......we were totally impressed and would go to... More 

Thank Raymond W
Bend, Oregon
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92 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Messy, messy, messy, but good, good, good! We love the food, and the Bubb's BarBQue sauce is great! We always buy a couple bottles to bring home. Now that we don't get to Tucson so often, we have them ship it, or have friends/relatives send us some (which is far cheaper)!

Thank Mikey D
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Best bbq in the state!! Smoked prime rib was to die for. My only complaint is prime rib will never be the same

Thank Jeremy Z
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

It's the best BBQ I've ever had. Ever. Not dry, not over done, perfect flavor and juicy. No bull, and my husband is from TX. Nice assortment of options, even if you want a salad w/ BBQ on it.

Thank lpdesigns
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Being a Kansas City native and eating my share of BBQ. Bubb's Grubb BBQ has to rate right up there with the best in KC. Really, Really, Really Good! You should take the short drive to Catalina!

Thank rachael b

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
09:45 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16010 N Oracle Rd, Catalina, AZ 85739-9113
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Catalina
  • Phone Number: +1 520-825-6510

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