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Bobby Q

) #5 of 2,609 Restaurants in Phoenix $$ - $$$ American, ,
8501 N 27th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85051-4063
+1 602-995-5982
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Southwestern, Bar, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8501 N 27th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85051-4063
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Completely delicious comfort food that hits the spot! The Mesa location has a convenient location, nice ambience and decent parking. The wait times can be excessive during prime times (Friday & Saturday nights). The service can be hit or miss however this time, it was...More

Thank Pam H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a delicious lunch with excellent service this weekend. I had the beef brisket sandwich with Mac and Cheese. The brisket was awesome and so tender. We also ordered the Q-Lina sandwich with roasted corn. Ordered a side of beans to share too. Had lots...More

Thank tinyfin
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Let me preface this review by telling you how ravenous I was by the time I got to eat at 8:30pm. My friend raved about the beef brisket sandwich at Sclotsky's the night before so I was determined to have it at this place. Despite...More

Thank caAnn
Reviewed 5 days ago

Our party of 13 arrived there at 920 PM--the restaurant closes at 10. We were seated quickly and had absolutely great service by CJ. The food was delicious. I had a the Q-Lina Pork Sandwich. So tasty. As good or better than any I have...More

Thank PatriciaF
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came across the place online and decided to give it a try-- we were seated swiftly although the place seemed super busy, service and food were perfect- would definitely recommend Bobby Q.

Thank HassanElAmrani
Mark H, Manager at Bobby Q, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Glad to hear you enjoyed it! Thanks a lot for giving us a try and for the endorsement -- I hope we'll see you again before too long! - Take care, Chef Mark

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first visit to this restaurant, and was definitely worth it! The food is great, as are the employees. Nice carry out menu for lunch and dinner which came in handy as we were staying just down the street at the Residence Inn!...More

Thank Barbara B
Mark H, Manager at Bobby Q, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Barbara, thanks very much for the excellent review! Happy to hear how much you enjoyed everything -- I can't wait to welcome you back again soon for more! Take care, Chef Mark

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place will blow your mind. Delicious food, great atmosphere and service. They're BBQ is finger licking, mouth watering, lip smacking delicious. This is a great family restaurant. Don't like BBQ? (What!?!?). Lots of other home cooked options. They even bring warm cinnamon sugar donuts...More

Thank Gary O
Mark H, Manager at Bobby Q, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Gary, thanks very much for the incredible review. I really appreciate the enthusiasm, and I can't wait to see you again soon for more! Take care, Chef Mark

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our second time here. Last time we had the 3 meat platter. It was very good. Our friends said their steaks were the better choice. Today, we shared a 14 oz ribeye with two sides, and cornbread. We chose a loaded baked potato...More

Thank Mary W
Mark H, Manager at Bobby Q, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Mary, thank you very much! I'm happy to hear how much you and all your friends enjoyed it. I'll also be sure to pass this along to Bre -- she'll really be encouraged by the kind words. Come back any time! Take care, Chef Mark

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've scoffed at the claims of Bobby Q being voted "best bbq in the country"... only because I remembered when it was Bobby McGee's all the way back from the 80's... fun but average food. We went there by default the other night and were...More

Thank jim85004
Mark H, Manager at Bobby Q, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey, thanks very much for giving us a try after all this time, Jim -- glad you loved it so much! I'm happy to read everything you thought of us, and I hope we'll be seeing you again many more times to come. Take care,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to this restaurant was not disappointed. Received a great amount of food and fantastic service. Arrived at the restaurant about 45 minutes early from our OpenTable reservation, but was seated right away. The waiter made some suggestions and was quick in providing the table...More

Thank Matt H
Mark H, Manager at Bobby Q, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Matt, good to hear we lived up to your expectations -- thanks for giving us a try in the first place. Sounds like you had a great time, so I hope you'll have a chance to visit us again before too long! Take care, Chef...More

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Becca G
24 May 2017|
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Response from mamawolf1958 | Reviewed this property |
I believe you will be just fine not making a reservation. If it is a seasonal time of year, just call and ask. It is a huge place and everyone stays on top of keeping tables available.
zen a
19 January 2017|
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Response from Mamasauras | Reviewed this property |
11am-10pm except Mon when they close at 9pm
s m
14 September 2016|
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Response from Michael M | Reviewed this property |
They can handle a group of 50 no problem. Order off menu or set up a 'select menu' with 4-5 items to choose from. Call and ask for Joanna the Mngr. Best to call off hours, 10-12N or 2-4P local time to avoid mealtime rush... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
American, Southwestern, Bar, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8501 N 27th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85051-4063
    (1-17 between Dunlap & Northern)
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix>  > North Mountain
  • Neighbourhood: North Mountain
  • Phone Number: +1 602-995-5982
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The creator of Bobby McGee’s brings you Bobby Q. With Meats smoked up to 20 hours, to our in house, hand-cut steaks, you'll have no problem finding a meal to appeal to your appetite!! Reservations are taken for the dining room only.
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