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Honey Bear's BBQ

  • 2824 N. Central Ave. Map It
  • North Central Phoenix
  • American

Published 11/18/2015

Fodor's Review

Honey Bear's motto—"You don't need no teeth to eat our meat"—may fall short on grammar, but this place isn't packed with folks looking to improve their language skills. In 1986, childhood friends Mark Smith and Gary Clark expanded from a catering business to their first wildly successful Honey Bear's restaurant. This is Tennessee-style barbecue, which means smoky baby back ribs basted in a tangy sauce. The sausage-enhanced "cowbro" beans and scallion-studded potato salad are great sides, and, teeth or no teeth, finishing off with a no-frills but tasty piece of sweet-potato pie will put a smile on your face.

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2824 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, Arizona, 85013, USA

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Restaurant Details:

  • Reservations not accepted

Published 11/18/2015


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