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Dillon's KC BBQ Thunderbird

8706 W Thunderbird Rd, Peoria, AZ 85381-4814
+1 623-979-5353
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“onion rings” (37 reviews)
“brisket” (26 reviews)
“burnt ends” (17 reviews)
Closed Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8706 W Thunderbird Rd, Peoria, AZ 85381-4814
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yes, I would return. This is a nice place for conversation if seated in the back room. BBQ is their menu, but I was able to get a great burger cooked to perfection, medium rare. My friend had the catfish special and was very happy....More

Thank Gingerop
Reviewed 1 week ago

Some of the best service and food I have had on a long time. BBQ ribs, tender flavorful and plentiful. My son had brisket and it also was very good. I wish this was in the Seattle area.

Thank ronaldpM7713NG
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We sat at the bar and had a good drink looking at the menu. Rob got the ribs and They were very good and I got an excellent dinner salad. The service was great! They're a little pricey but worrhbit for a nice treat. 😄

Thank Patricia F
Reviewed 15 March 2018

Had a great lunch with out of town family. BBQ pork is very good, also enjoy the salad and smoked meat stew comb. Have tried 3 branchs of this local gem: Arrowhead, Thunderbird (with its small animal and turtle view point), and the Wildlife Zoo...More

Thank Sunlady100
Reviewed 12 March 2018

We were so excited to eat here, but a little wait for an average dinner. We ordered Onion Rings as appetizers, not impressed. I could have eaten those by myself. The server was nice, but kinda forgetful. The hostess put us in a room in...More

Thank Judi C
Reviewed 12 March 2018

This is our Go-to-Place for BBQ to take our friends, family & neighbors. Its always a full belly type restaurant. We have eaten here a dozen times and it's always satisfying. Please sit by the back window and watch the little rabbits and the big...More

Thank bigjhonny100
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

I had a craving for smoked brisket so my mom suggested this place. She had been there before and enjoyed the food. My husband and I were both disappointed in the meat. It was definitely not like Midwest bbq! It was almost watered down. The...More

Thank mindy088
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Ninety percent of the time I would give 4-1/2 to 5 stars, but sadly, sometimes they are off their game. The last time we (6) were there, two dinners came out cold and the rest of us were finished with our meal by the time...More

Thank Sharon L
Reviewed 9 February 2018

Was delighted to fine the "best BBQ in Arizona" - but it did not take long for the disappointment to arrive at our table. Specifically ask for as much 'bark' as possible on my brisket - got 0.0 plus it was tough - could have...More

Thank Robert D
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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed the experience and food. Would order their barbecue again. Their portions we're large. We also ate at the restaurant by Lake Pleasant and had a grand experience there.

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DillonsKCBBQ, Guest Relations Manager at Dillon's KC BBQ Thunderbird, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us. Come back and visit us again soon. Take care, Kylie L

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Leila G
4 April 2017|
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Response from grannytravels_9 | Reviewed this property |
Never ordered deserts. Sorry!
Joe A
5 December 2016|
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Response from dojean | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do catering. I have not personally utilized that feature but the food is great st Dillon's
Shelly D
27 August 2016|
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Response from marydW2173UQ | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do. Their menu has a page of "gluten friendly" items. I can not post the website, but you can search and view the items online.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8706 W Thunderbird Rd, Peoria, AZ 85381-4814
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Peoria
  • Phone Number: +1 623-979-5353
  • E-mail
Kansas City Style BBQ served up in the valley of the sun!
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