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Mikes BBQ

) #29 of 296 Restaurants in Escondido ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, , Barbecue
1356 W Valley Pkwy, Escondido, CA 92029-2299
+1 760-746-4444
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good39%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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“ribs” (26 reviews)
“tri tip” (7 reviews)
“pulled pork” (7 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue
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1356 W Valley Pkwy, Escondido, CA 92029-2299
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Reviews (105)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 30 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 1 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
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Mike's provides a broad selection of barbecued meats. I selected the brisket sandwich with the spicy dressing and barbecue beans. The portion was very large. The price a little high at $12.50. They also have a large selection of craft beer. Surely to meet anyone's...More

Thank John F
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We went here for the first time and I was so impressed... They have two sections to the restaurant- order and sit down side or the full service side. The full service has tons of TV's to watch any game, great selection of craft beers...More

Thank deesswim
Reviewed 22 December 2016

My husband and I were very hungry after a round of golf and felt like eating BBQ. We could have tried Texas Roadhouse, but wanted to try a different place. We lucked out! Mike's had what we wanted; pulled pork sandwich and ribs with beer...More

Thank Golfwithcats
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Like most BBQ places you order and pick up. They make you feel welcome and appreciated right from the time you walk in the front door. The service is quick, very little time elapses from order to first bite. Very tasty sauce with generous helping...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Went to mikes the first time yesterday and was not disappointed. We had a full rack of baby backs and huge (10 Inch) baked potato. Will definitely be going back.

Thank denise h
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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
09:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
09:30 - 23:00
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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