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Tom's BBQ Chicago Style

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2820 S Alma School Rd, Chandler, AZ 85286-4392
+1 480-812-2733
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10:30 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Mon - Fri 10:30 - 20:00
Sat 10:30 - 21:00
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Phoenix, Arizona
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is awesome, the owner is super friendly and she takes good care of our military folks ! Chicago dogs loaded and the Italian beef (wet) are the best !

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Thank Steve S
New Lenox, Illinois
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

This is a must stop if you're in Phoenix. Their pulled pork melts in your mouth and their BBQ sauce is my favorite of all that I have ever tasted (which is a long list!). I prefer their hot BBQ sauce, but both are excellent. Recently tried their jalapeño corn bread as a side and it is a new favorite... More 

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Thank 26JeffM26
Chandler, Arizona
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

The people that own are great! When they are away they bring in people that care just as much as they do. When you call in an order or when you go in they rock it every time. They are there and make sure you get the best you order. They rotate the food to where its perfect. Lunch specials... More 

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Thank Mik m
Arizona
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438 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

Not very good. We used to have one in Casa Grande too and that was not very good, thought this might be better but no. We wont be going back.

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Thank UKVISIT
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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82 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2015

sigh, the Italian beef was ok. this is a sad way for Italian beef to be. it can be so good. it is much closer to me than better Italian beef places but I think i'll take the drive when I want my next one.

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Thank john b
Sun Lakes, Arizona
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155 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2015

Great choices in their menu. Beef, Fish, Chicken, Pork, etc. Good prices, and very good service. Small place, seating less than 50, but clean and well kept. Tried about 1/4 of their menu. It was ALL good. Don't expect a fine dining experience. It is also a "carry-out" place with a LOT of business. NOT a place to take your... More 

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Thank RoadWarriorWalt
Phoenix, Arizona
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70 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2015 via mobile

My bf & I are regulars here. We love everything on the menu and I believe we have eaten everything on the menu at least once . Portion size is hit or miss. Sometimes your plate is loaded up and sometimes it's not. The bark on the brisket is pure heaven !!! The shredded pork has that smokey , cooked... More 

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Thank leslieh841
Davis, California
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334 reviews
252 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 209 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2014

Had 3 meat combo plate, chose ribs, brisket & chicken. Tender meat, pretty good sauce. Comes with 2 sides and a dinner roll with butter. I chose mac n cheese - very good, thick & "cheesy" -plus cold slaw, very good too, with just enough sweetness for my liking.

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Thank RPF49
Gilbert, Arizona
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2013

Went here for lunch w/ some co-workers. The choice came down to Famous Dave's up by the mall or trying this new place. To say the least I was unimpressed. I will say that I thought the meat was decent. I had the rib tips and although not as meaty as many rib tips I've had before, they were fairly... More 

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Thank pengwinn
Gilbert
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84 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2013

Bought out recently. Food still great. Ribs, brisket, hamburgers, pulled meat consistently good. Poker on Thursday and Saturdays. Heard the football season breakfast is great.

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Thank Rhonda P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Barbecue, American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
Monday
10:30 - 20:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 20:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 20:00
Thursday
10:30 - 20:00
Friday
10:30 - 20:00
Saturday
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2820 S Alma School Rd, Chandler, AZ 85286-4392
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Chandler
  • Phone Number: +1 480-812-2733

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?