Our History

One of the most talked about BBQ joints in Phoenix, opened in the fall of 1986... Since that time Honey Bear’s has become a standard in Arizona BBQ. Known for its unwavering dedication to cooking barbecue the old fashion way (with wood), Honey Bear’s has stayed true to its roots. Serving the Valley for over 3 decades now, we have captured the hearts of food lovers and made Honey Bear’s Tennessee-style BBQ a recognizable brand that has changed the way Arizonians eat BBQ. Whether dining in, taking out, needing a delivery or full-service catering, we invite you to stop by soon to see why.

A word from the owner



This is where to go for individual or bulk orders. Your house, our house, your choice! We take pride in offering a friendly experience and we never forget that Honey Bear’s is all about the barbecue. Whether you’re doing dine in at our home or yours, or maybe picking up lunch for a few co-workers... know that when it comes to barbecue, this is as good as it gets. Fresh. Never Reheated. Prepared daily, we serve the best Tennessee style BBQ. So, come in and get yourself a BBQ sandwich, plate, or pick it up by the pound. P.S. you might want to think about extra napkins.




Just the thing for big, hungry groups of 50 or more. Enjoy your guests and let Honey Bear’s do the heavy lifting. It’s always a party when there’s BBQ on the table, so let us take the menu planning off your plate and help you host the perfect event. We are known for our professionalism, responsiveness, and attention to detail. Our reliable, friendly, and experienced teams will work directly with you to create the perfect spread for your next gathering, no matter the size. We offer catering for any size gathering, party, or event! YOU NAME IT! Big or Small, we want it ALL! We look forward to talking with you about your next event. Cater with Honey Bear’s. Your guests will thank you!

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    You Don’t Need No Teeth...
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    Book Us Today for Your Next Event!

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    Tennessee-style BBQ

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    Friendly Staff

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    Arizona's Best Barbeque for
    Dine In or Take Out!



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5012 E Van Buren St
Phoenix , AZ


Fri, Sat
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM