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Speed Queen Bar-B-Q

1130 W Walnut St, Milwaukee, WI 53205-1721
+1 414-265-2900
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good30%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“bbq chicken” (3 reviews)
“ribs” (8 reviews)
“mixed sauce” (2 reviews)
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African, American, Barbecue
PRICE
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1130 W Walnut St, Milwaukee, WI 53205-1721
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1 - 10 of 51 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a meat candy drive through. OMG the best. We always ask for a tray of outside and keep some in freezer. Ribs are good too. Don’t forget the extra sauce. Cash only.

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

The drive-thru is a saviour. Closed Sundays and cash only. Open till 2am most nights. Outside shoulder with (mixed sauce is my order) they offer mild, spicy or hickory. I get hot & mild mixed ( just right). Served on white bread slices. PS. Pay...More

Thank ChiefTotem
Reviewed 30 December 2016

I ordered the pan of BBQ chicken. The chicken was nice and moist, and very tasty. It said a pan is good for 4-5 people and with sides it was enough for 5+. It is cash only.

Thank Betty C
Reviewed 9 November 2016

I started going to Speed Queen in the '70's when it was really good. Since then the management scenario has changed (possibly in late '80's or '90's) and it has never been the same. I have gone back a few times over the course of...More

Thank Barbara K
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Last night my CNW Family came to our home for our first family dinner. We treated the "kids" (young teachers) to a Speed Queen family-style spread: pan of bbq chicken, pan of bbq ribs, SQ slaw, our own purple cabbage slaw, local organic corn and...More

1  Thank Mary W
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Visited Saturday 7pm. Easy to get to off expressway. Cash only. ATM inside. Great aroma. Not as fast as expected. Budget sandwiches smaller portions than expected. Very tasty. Good value on French fries. Ribs tough. Sauce more vinegary than sweet. Would go back to try...More

Thank Debbie S
Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

Me and my fiance went there he got a shoulder dinner he said there was not enough meat and the portions were very small for $11.05 and their side orders are very skimpy you only get like a spoonful of coleslaw and they don't accept...More

Thank Shacream A
Reviewed 3 February 2016

I went here with my husband and his family. I had the turkey sandwich, my husband had shoulder and others had various forms of BBQ. It was pretty good. The cornbread was very dry and I always love cornbread with my BBQ. The food was...More

Thank Melisx33
Reviewed 1 November 2015 via mobile

The barbecue is still good but you don't get your money worth. I ordered a pan of shoulder and it was not more than 3 dinners. I payed $45 for a pan to feed 5 people. Only enough for 3 to 4 the size portion...More

Thank Darry A
Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

The side dishes were still ok except to corn muffins which tasted like they were 2 weeks old. The BBQ is not good anymore. Portions are small. The meat is over sauced and under smoked. Add some bad rude service and you get 1 star.

Thank Roadmaster2013
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
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Average prices
US$ 20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 AM - 12:30 AM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 12:30 AM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 12:30 AM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 12:30 AM
Friday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1130 W Walnut St, Milwaukee, WI 53205-1721
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-265-2900
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