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Honey Bears Barbeque

5012 E van Buren St, Phoenix, AZ 85008-7007
+1 602-273-9148
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good34%
  • Average24%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible6%
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“ribs” (20 reviews)
“pork” (10 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
5012 E van Buren St, Phoenix, AZ 85008-7007
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Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Do not patronize this place. We are visiting the city and My co-worker had visited the restaurant in the past. She picked up lunch for me and another co-worker. After driving about 20 miles to bring us the food, we discovered that the order was...More

Thank cafarrington
Reviewed 12 April 2017

ate dinner, and they had corn bred, but no honey? how silly espically with their name, the pulled pork sandwich was great, the wings were not very good. prices were high for what we got.

Thank xcrunner1985
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

My first time trying Honey Bears and I'm impressed. I got the honey sandwich and it was real good. The sauce is real good too. I will come back to try more...

Thank michaelwM2028YB
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Had brisket for lunch. I don't eat buns usually so I ate just the meat. Marginal at best, lots of fat, tasteless and the bun which I didn't eat was like a wonderbread sandwich. Waste of time and money.

Thank dogflyr
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I visited this establishment on the recommendation from AAA in our travel book. This was your typical roadside dive that usually proves to be a nice surprise. BUT we were disappointed instead! They did serve generous portions but what makes a great...More

Thank scoll1111
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Pork sandwich was smoky clean and tasty. Sauce is Memphis style and pretty sweet. Mac and cheese was excellent. Plus they have RC on fountain. I was passing through on business but was very satisfied except for the few flys that buzzed around.

Thank Ray4343
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Well I had a pulled pork sandwich and collards. The collards were great the pork was good but the sauce was boring. No spicy sauce in the house. Kinda spartan not bad just not great. I would go back, not a bad place just average.

Thank Bones83
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Returning to the Van Buren Honey Bears is like a pilgrimage for me. For years I've told friends that some of the best bbq sauce could be found in Phoenix of all places. So I looked forward to my lunch yesterday after a couple of...More

Thank FuserABQ
Reviewed 30 October 2016

If you like BBQ, you will love Honey Bears. Nothing fancy except the food. Great lunch place for out of towers on their way to the airport.

Thank elynch44
Reviewed 21 April 2016

On the way home from Phoenix Zoo stopped for lunch. The food is so good, large portions, took home and had lunch the next day also. The ribs are the best I ever had and the sauce is heaven. The sides are large also, I...More

Thank Nora E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5012 E van Buren St, Phoenix, AZ 85008-7007
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix>  > Camelback East
  • Neighbourhood: Camelback East
  • Phone Number: +1 602-273-9148
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