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Tom's BBQ

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5005 E McKellips Rd, Mesa, AZ 85215-2533
+1 480-924-6019
10:30 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 10:30 - 21:00
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Richardson, Texas
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347 reviews
250 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This building has a strange angle, so the parking is a little unusual. I walked in and stood staring at the huge menu on the wall. A kind waitress guided me to a table, without embarrassing me. They have an all you can eat rib tips on Thursdays. I didn't go for the all you can eat, but I went... More 

Thank Karen B
Anacortes, Washington
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40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If your interested in a fantastic BBQ spot...this is it. We discover it while listing to the local evening news...it was / is rated as one of the "cleanest restaurants" in Az. It is clean and the food was excellent! it is always a big plus when the manager roams the restaurant to inquire how the food is and service... More 

Thank MarknShar
La Crosse, Wisconsin
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70 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped for lunch and we were more than satisfied. We had the Pulled Pork sandwich and the 3 Rib Platter. We both had the Mac n Cheese. Others had the Pulled Pork as well. Also ordered Poutine. The ribs were tender and served with just their rub. They had 2 sauces, a mild and hot (which wasn't very hot). Both... More 

Thank Jeff C
Scottsdale, Arizona
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

If you are hungry this restaurant is worth a stop. Good food fast friendly service and clean and tidy. There were 4 of us and we were all happy with our selections. Give it a try.

Thank Planes13
Ash Fork, Arizona
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141 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I've been driving cross country 10 or 12 times over the last 2 years and have tried many, many BBQ joints, over 100. This place rates in the top 15, maybe 10. I ordered Tom's house sandwich with brisket and it was very good. I couldn't eat it as a sandwich so, it's a good thing they give you a... More 

Thank dads2vette
Oakdale, Minnesota
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91 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017

This restaurant has a huge selection of food to choose from, everything from burgers to fish to Chicago specialties to pulled pork and on and on. Too numerous to mention them all. We chose the Friday special, wonderful white fish, side of cole slaw, fries, and hush puppies. More than enough but they ask if you need more fish, if... More 

Thank LeoLadyUpperMidwest
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Tom's has captured its Chicago roots and brought it to Mesa, home of the Cubs. You cannot beat the Italian beef or the pulled pork, along with the best Cole slaw anywhere. The service is always great.

Thank Chuck M
Mesa, Arizona
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137 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Have driven by many times and it smelled good, so it was always on our "try someday" list. Stopped today on a whim for lunch. I got the brisket with a side of baked beans, hubby got pulled pork sandwich and jalapeno mac-and-cheese. Portions were decent, and the meat was tender and not fatty, if maybe just a little on... More 

Thank Moovis
2 reviews
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Love the fish and chips. All you can eat. . Cold beer and good food. Winners all the way fun staff and fast on the service

Thank Jc C
North Haven, Connecticut
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

We LOVE this place! Went to the Friday fish fry tonight, all you can eat for only 12, fish is white and flakey and not a drop of grease like many fried fish places. We come here often, BBQ is great, haven't had one thing on the menu we didn't like. I am from a big loud Italian family back... More 

Thank StevieVB

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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, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5005 E McKellips Rd, Mesa, AZ 85215-2533
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 480-924-6019

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