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Mikes BBQ

1356 W Valley Pkwy, Escondido, CA 92029-2299
+1 760-746-4444
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good38%
  • Average21%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“ribs” (32 reviews)
“tri tip” (8 reviews)
“beans” (11 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
1356 W Valley Pkwy, Escondido, CA 92029-2299
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for real bbg this is not your place. Had the ribs and chicken. Both tasted like they were oven baked . Very little smoked flavor. Prices on their website are outdated by three dollars on their combo menu. Won't be returning....More

Thank Oscoda65
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

First of all were from Fresno calif..My husband and I Wanted bbque for dinner..We weren't disappointed...Perfect beef ribs and the chili was soo delish!!The brisket was so juicy!!And the pork ribs maid to perfection!!!Thank U for a great experience..

Thank Jamie G
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Okay bbq joint. Had the tri-tip and it was okay. Sides were just okay. Kid got a burger and said it was okay. So overall the place is just okay, not bad just okay. However, the bar is huge with a massive selection of drafts....More

Thank iiif2016
Reviewed 20 February 2018

Bettah than Phil's. This is a huge place with multiple beer taps, multiple big screens to all sports and multiple large groups. The menu is an interesting grouping of choices, sometime like a Chinese menu. I had the brisket sandwich with coleslaw. Brisket was a...More

Thank DBKuper
Reviewed 7 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
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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, Groups, Bar Scene
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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