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Dillon's KC BBQ

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16335 W Northern Ave, Wildlife World Zoo, Litchfield Park, AZ 85340-9737
+1 623-535-4249
11:00 - 22:00
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Surprise, Arizona
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

We find our selfs always a little disappoint after we are done with out meal. The shark tank or flamingos on the patio is always entertaining to eat by. They have really good BBQ which is always enjoyable. We personably have not been able to find a side dish that we enjoy. I wish they had a few healthier options... More 

Thank jvrandsur
DillonsKCBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Dillon's KC BBQ, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we are sorry to hear that you haven't found a side that you like. We always have a veggie of the day, or you could do a salad. I personally love our mashed potatoes(not the healthiest, but not horrible) and get them without gravy! Hope This Helps, Keli... More 

Tracy, California
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68 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

This BBQ restaurant is just like other BBQ restaurants with similar tastes. What sets this one apart from the others is the giant shark tank that you look at while enjoying your meal. The food is very good and tasty with three different BBQ sauces you can put on your food. The service was quick and friendly. The waitress even... More 

Thank bounder04
Hollis, New Hampshire
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95 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

We are here while at the zoo and aquarium. You can enter right from the zoo or on the outside. Seemed to have a good selection of food and drinks. They have an outdoor patio that is next to the flamingo exhibit, as well as inside viewing access to the white alligator which were both cool. Staff were super friendly... More 

Thank Jill C
Silverdale, Washington
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90 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Dillons Barbecue restaurant was excellent. It’s location right next to the flamingo enclosure also provided some entertainment, although the aroma was not a plus. We had several barbecue dishes in our party, and all were very good. My wife and I split a barbecue order and had plenty for our lunch.

Thank PaulTraveler79
DillonsKCBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Dillon's KC BBQ, responded to this review

Hi Paul, Thank you for writing us a review! It's nice to hear about happy guests. Come See Us Again Soon, Keli K More 

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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

The kids loved this place for the flamingos. We were right next to them for lunch. The birds were so interesting to watch. It was a great experience! The food was also very good.

Thank Curtis D
Branchville, New Jersey
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244 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

This was the perfect place to bring our daughter for dinner after a long road trip. She loved the sharks and it definitely kept her entertained while we ate. Usually at a place like this, the food is eh. But here to food was really quite good. I was impressed with the ribs and my wife's salad was great to.... More 

Thank Woohoo451
DillonsKCBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Dillon's KC BBQ, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to write such a sweet review and sorry about the mix up on your food. Sounds like it ended up being a sweet deal for you. Take Care, Keli K More 

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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Well it was a long way to drive from Tempe, but my Mom wanted to go to Dillions by the Wildlife zoo. In the restaurant, there are huge fish tanks with fish, sharks, manta rays etc... Very nice. Also when you go outside there are other animals, and birds like cranes, storks etc... This was very nice for the family... More 

Thank Thadtempe
Davenport, Iowa
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

The overall atmosphere was awesome being attached to the zoo and having flamingos right next to the outside seating. Also all the aquariums were a fun sight to see inside. The food was pretty good. Only reason I gave 4 stars was it was slow and our server still took a while. It is more like a 4.5 star though.... More 

Thank Jake D
Goodyear, Arizona
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74 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

I love Dillon's BBQ but I had never been to this location. It's located at Wildlife World Zoo, just outside so you don't get charged for a zoo visit. Because it's at the zoo, the restaurant is built around a shark tank so you get to see ocean life while you eat your dinner. I always order the burnt ends... More 

Thank Vasquezcinco
Sun City West, Arizona
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123 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Great food and even greater service! We were very pleasantly surprised that a restaurant inside a zoo would be this good! They also have a gluten free menu - which I really appreciate. The prices are reasonable considering the amount and quality of food. Great ambiance too! You do not have to pay to enter the zoo to eat here... More 

Thank Freddy62

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 2 - USD 23
American, Barbecue, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, 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
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16335 W Northern Ave, Wildlife World Zoo, Litchfield Park, AZ 85340-9737
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Litchfield Park
  • Phone Number: +1 623-535-4249
Dillon's KC BBQ has been a growing part of The Valley of The Sun for over 15 years- We take pride in the quality of our food and service and strive to be the best. Growing to four destination locations including: the original Peoria location, Arrowhead, Lake Pleasant(Scorpion Bay) and Litchfield Park(connected to the Wildlife World Zoo & Aquarium) as well as offering valley wide catering services.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?