BBQ Restaurants in Tempe Junction


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  • BBQ Island
    With more than 6,000 square feet of grilling goodness, BBQ Island is a 'cuers paradise stocked with award-winning rubs and savory spices. Lovers of slow-cooked treats can spend a meaty summer debating the merits of Kansas City versus East Texas after packing their pantries with regional blends from across the nation. Many of BBQ Island's specialty seasonings can't be found at local grocery stores, giving browsers an opportunity to stock up on premium flavor-boosters such as Bad Byron's Butt Rub ($14.99, 24 oz.) and John Henry's Texas Brisket Rub ($9.99). BBQ Island also carries an ample supply of MSG-free, gluten-free blends for the health-conscious seasoner, including the award-winning Dizzy Pig's Dizzy Dust ($9.95), as well as offerings from locally owned Fast Eddie’s ($7.99) and Anthony's Spices.
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    8425 S Emerald Dr
    Tempe, AZ US
  • Don and Charlie's
    For one afternoon each year, Lettuce Entertain You transforms one of its famed eateries into a mecca for brides-to-be, collecting the wares of both local and national retailers. Ladies linger over tables laden with dresses and invitations—categorized into vignettes such as elegant and vintage—as gown experts divulge their wisdom. To avoid being cut out of wedding photos, male counterparts sequester themselves in the Groom's Room, where man-friendly vendors toss out wardrobe and preening tips. Lettuce Entertain You disperses appetizers and drinks from a handful of their own top-rated eateries to prevent patrons from drooling over the dossiers of custom cake.
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    7501 E Camelback Rd
    Scottsdale, AZ US
  • Ribshack BBQ
    Few foods are as surrounded by controversy as barbecue. Disputes over the styles prominent in Texas, the Carolinas, and Kansas City can get serious. That's why it is for the best to let professionals handle the delicate art of smoking meats and mixing sauces. At Ribshack BBQ, all of the staples are accounted for, from racks of ribs to pulled pork. These are all accompanied by the requisite greens, coleslaw, and mac 'n' and cheese that one might expect to find in a road-side barbecue joint or lazily written country song. Thanks to a new liquor license, cold beers fuel the chatter that drifts up between bites of food.
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    8471 E Mcdonald Dr
    Scottsdale, AZ US
  • Handlebar-J
    An award-winning country-and-western hotspot, Handlebar-J serves up an invigorating menu of steaks, ribs, burgers, and more. Drooping dancers and wilting wallflowers can get perked up by protein thanks to dishes such as the Cattleman Cut, a 16 oz. porterhouse ($29), or full slabs of baby-back ribs ($19) (both served with various sides). Free country dance lessons every Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday night (at 7 p.m.) fill the air with rotating fringe, cooling off crisp chef salads ($12) and fanning piping-hot plates of fried chicken, served alongside corn on the cob, french fries, and biscuits with honey ($14). Finish dinner with a piece of chocolate cake ($4) or another round of homemade chili and beans ($10) depending on your dinner's chocolate-to-chili ratio.
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    7116 E Becker Ln
    Scottsdale, AZ US
  • Distrito at The Saguaro Scottsdale
    Distrito at The Saguaro Scottsdale is home to innovative Mexican fare and an edgy decor. With Distrito at The Saguaro Scottsdale's wide selection of refreshments available, you can tap into the drink menu early in the evening. Getting online is easy with Distrito at The Saguaro Scottsdale's free and convenient wifi. Distrito at The Saguaro Scottsdale's outdoor seating is available during the warmer months. Feel free to bring your lil' tail-wagger with you — this restaurant is a pet-friendly place. Keep it casual at Distrito at The Saguaro Scottsdale — the restaurant is laid-back and patrons dress accordingly. For those in a rush, the restaurant lets you take your food to go. You can also have Distrito at The Saguaro Scottsdale cater your next event. For an easy walk to the restaurant, diners can park in the neighboring lot where valet is also an option. Prices are a bit on the higher side, so this might be a good pick for a special night out.
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    4000 N Drinkwater Blvd
    Scottsdale, AZ US
  • Dickey's Barbecue Pit
    Chow down on ribs, slaw and more at Dickey's Barbecue Pit, a down-home barbecue joint in Scottsdale. It s best to save your lighter eating habits for another day, though, as low-fat is not featured on the menu here. Little ones are just as welcome as their parents at Dickey's Barbecue Pit. Dickey's Barbecue Pit is a prime location to dine with a group. Feed the gang at your next get-together with catering from Dickey's Barbecue Pit as well. Dining out isn't your only option here — pickup is available, too. The parking lot near Dickey's Barbecue Pit will have you in and out in a jiffy. When you need great food that is not going to cost an arm and a leg, stop by Dickey's Barbecue Pit. Dickey's Barbecue Pit serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, so stop by whenever is most convenient for you.
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    7337 E Shea Blvd
    Scottsdale, AZ US
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