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Big Earl's BBQ - CLOSED

7213 E 1st Ave, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-4403
+1 480-947-6800
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor34%
  • Terrible9%
29 May 2013
“Rude service by Gabriel”
24 May 2013
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Barbecue
7213 E 1st Ave, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-4403
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Reviewed 30 May 2013

Went there today as a special treat while visiting my mom from out of town. The waiter, Gabriel, barely acknowledged us, never smiled, and was curt and short when we asked questions regarding the menu. We felt terribly unwelcome and uncomfortable. There was no one...More

1  Thank HungryEater946
Reviewed 25 May 2013 via mobile

Everything I ate was overly salty. Surprisingly the tortilla cheeps were less salty than whole ordere we had.

Thank DellaRosami
Reviewed 15 April 2013

Great self ice and food at big earl,s. The waiter gave us recommendations and we were not disappointed.

Thank travellerVictoria_BC
Reviewed 12 April 2013

This is a nice restaurant in the Scottsdale area. I must admit the Man vs. Food episode filmed here enticed me to visit. But I was not disappointed. The brisket is what it is all about -tender and tasty. The staff are very friendly if...More

Thank NorthernGuy13
Reviewed 8 February 2013

Let's see...terrible service, mediocre food, overpriced and kinda dirty. That covers it. They were out of brisket, which was odd at 6:45 with two people in the joint when our group of 22 walked in. Our waiter, who seemed like the owner, refused to split...More

1  Thank Spoodyb
Reviewed 21 January 2013

We went there because we saw Man vs Food was done from there. Well.....that must have been the last time the place was full. Only one table with customers when we came in at 4 o clock. We should have takin that as a sign...More

2  Thank CQtopgun
Reviewed 29 December 2012

First thing we hear is "We're out of mac and cheese and fish". I went there for the Mac and Cheese, but he just said "all the food is good here". Lunch menu is very very limited. Only 3 BBQ choices. We ordered pulled pork...More

Thank marie r
Reviewed 9 October 2012

The beer was great, attentive staff, the menu looked good, but it might be my taste or what I ordered, I found the meal dry, a bit less than hot; spice and temperature wise, I had the ribs and the sauce tasted a bit dry,...More

Thank adsegray
Reviewed 13 September 2012

I feel slightly duped having eaten here. The hotel we were staying at in Scottsdale had a menu for Big Earls BBQ in the Guest Compendium that looked very appealing. When we got to Big Earls we found the menu to be completely different than...More

1  Thank Scott W
Reviewed 4 September 2012

If you want the worst BBQ and terribly bland Mexican food, look no further! Their ribs were all fat, the fries soggy and their rellenos were a discrace to Mexico! Not to mention that they have the odasity to put 10% gratuity into the bill,...More

2  Thank Marc B
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  • Address: 7213 E 1st Ave, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-4403
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Scottsdale>  > Downtown Scottsdale
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Scottsdale
  • Phone Number: +1 480-947-6800
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