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Mikes BBQ

1356 W Valley Pkwy, Escondido, CA 92029-2299
+1 760-746-4444
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good37%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“ribs” (25 reviews)
“beans” (11 reviews)
“pulled pork” (7 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
1356 W Valley Pkwy, Escondido, CA 92029-2299
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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Way too greasy and not fantastic service. Mediocre sides and I’m not sure where they get the meat as it was tough. Go to Phils barbecue in San Marco’s as it is exceptional

Thank Pangaea7
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Went for drinks and food, completely got drink order wrong, 2 drinks not even close to what we ordered and charged for them. Sat us in an area that had supplies haphazardly piled on tables next to us. Saw several people return or have drinks...More

Thank R A
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Everything is good here. There's a sports bar area and a separate dining area. Portions are large. Lots of beer on tap as well. Bring your appetite.

Thank Janice S
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Went in for a cold beer or two ended up having lunch and ran into some friends nice clean place with great service will be back again this place rocks

Thank Potter1999
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

It's an ok place. I requested boneless chicken with my combo but they said I couldn't change anything. The waiter said that they were going to make an exception and I was happy. However, 5 minutes later the waiter said that they did not have...More

Thank unitedxf
Reviewed 11 June 2017

I've had Mike's BBQ before and it was good. This time instead of sliced beef brisket, we were served pulled brisket which makes the beef stringer. The first brisket served was hard and dry so the waitress gave us fresh brisket but it was tough...More

Thank atruetexan
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

There is nothing bad to say about this place! My favorite place to eat out in Escondido... The sliders are sooo good and Slider Wed $1.25 each is the best deal. Love their coleslaw and potato salad. The macncheese is a little bland, but the...More

Thank deesswim
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Our host booked separate room for our party. Many had the pork ribs, beef ribs, Turkey burger. Everyone enjoyed their food. Staff was very attentive. They even have a handwashing station!!

Thank T S
Reviewed 31 March 2017

We arrived during Saturday night rush hour and were given the option for “counter service” rather than restaurant or bar service. It worked well for us since we were there for the food and did not mind simple tables and picking up our BBQ Brisket...More

Thank Roadrunner5527
Reviewed 2 March 2017

It is first of all very noisy. The ribs I ordered were tough and not very meaty. We don't live far from the restaurant so it is convenient for us. The parking lot shares with many other stores in the shopping center so it is...More

Thank Scottielover5
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1356 W Valley Pkwy, Escondido, CA 92029-2299
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Escondido
  • Phone Number: +1 760-746-4444
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