Honey Bears BBQ, Phoenix Restaurants

Honey Bears BBQ, Phoenix; (c) Soul Of America

Phoenix Restaurants

Chars Has The Blues
DESCRIPTION: Attracts a diverse crowd to see fine Blues performers in the Valley of the Sun. The club is named after Charlene, the wife of the original owner who gave the club to her as a birthday present.
CUISINE: Light Fare
COVER CHARGE: no
CREDIT CARDS: yes
DAYS & HOURS: Sun-Wed 8p-1a, Thu-Sat 7:30p-1a
ADDRESS: 4631 North Seventh Avenue, Phoenix, AZ MAP
PHONE: 602-230-0205
WEBSITE: http://www.charshastheblues.com

Lil Mama’s Soul Food
DESCRIPTION: Restaurant
CUISINE: Southern fried pork chops, hot links, beef brisket, rib tips, fried chicken, catfish and a host of the usual sides like green beans, red beans and rice and greens highlight the made-to-order menu.
COVER CHARGE: no
CREDIT CARDS: yes
DAYS & HOURS: Mon-Thu 11a-4p, Fri-Sat 11a-12p, Sun 12p-4p
ADDRESS: 4306 North 7th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ MAP
PHONE: 602-266-9980
WEBSITE: none

Lo-Lo’s Chicken and Waffles
DESCRIPTION: Restaurant
CUISINE: Soul Food; other homemade offerings include macaroni and cheese, red beans and rice, fish platters and a variety of sides and desserts
COVER CHARGE: no
CREDIT CARDS: yes
DAYS & HOURS: Tue-Thu 10a-7p, Fri 10a-2a, Sat 10a-7p, Sun 10a-5p
ADDRESS: 10 West Yuma Street, Phoenix, AZ MAP
PHONE: 602-340-1304
WEBSITE: none

Mrs White’s Golden Rule Cafe
DESCRIPTION: Restaurant; don’t let the front fool you, this place is crowded during lunch hour.
CUISINE: serving down home southern cuisine in an old fashioned diner setting; specialties include chicken & waffles, smothered chicken, meatloaf, and pork chops.
COVER CHARGE: no
CREDIT CARDS: yes
DAYS & HOURS: Mon-Fri 11a-5p
ADDRESS: 808 East Jefferson Street, Phoenix, AZ MAP
PHONE: 602-262-9256
WEBSITE: none

A Taste of Soul
DESCRIPTION: Its regarded as one of the Valley’s top soul-food restaurants.
CUISINE: Soul Food
COVER CHARGE: no
CREDIT CARDS: yes
DAYS & HOURS: Mon-Thu 11a-7p, Fri 11a-10p, Sat 8a-10p
ADDRESS: 1822 West Glendale Avenue, Phoenix, AZ MAP
PHONE: 602-334-1504
WEBSITE: none

Baby Kay’s Cajun Kitchen
DESCRIPTION: Nightclub; Features live Blues Tue-Sat; lunch and dinner menu features a wide variety of rice, seafood, fish, poultry and wild game dishes center around Cajun themes; located in Town & Country Shopping Center
CUISINE: deep-fried catfish topped with crawfish sauce, crawfish etouffee, gumbo and jambalaya.
COVER CHARGE: no
CREDIT CARDS: yes
DAYS & HOURS: Mon-Thu and Sat 11a-9p, Fri 11a-10p
ADDRESS: 2119 East Camelback Road, Phoenix, AZ MAP
PHONE: 602-955-0011
WEBSITE: none

Bev’s Kitchen
DESCRIPTION: Cafe
CUISINE: Southern-Creole; specialties include catfish, smothered pork chops, okra gumbo, macaroni & cheese, candied yams, fried chicken, shoo fly buttermilk pie, sweet potato pie, peach cobbler
COVER CHARGE: no
CREDIT CARDS: yes
DAYS & HOURS: Mon-Wed 11a-3p, Thu 11a-6p, Fri 11a-8p
ADDRESS: 5815 South 16th Street  MAP
PHONE: 602-323-0721
WEBSITE: none

Honey Bear’s BBQ
DESCRIPTION: award-winning restaurant opened their first location in 1986 and receiving awards every year since
CUISINE: Barbecue; specialty is Tennessee barbecue sauces handed down through generations; menu items include a wide variety of pork ribs, rib and chicken combos, barbecue beef, and hot link sandwiches, fried catfish, barbecue rib tips; the sides are scrumptious sides, particularly the whole ear corn and “Cowbro” beans, sweet potato pie and peach cobbler
COVER CHARGE: no
CREDIT CARDS: yes
DAYS & HOURS: Mon-Thu 10a-8p, Fri-Sun 10-9p
ADDRESS: 5012 East Van Buren Street, Phoenix, AZ MAP
PHONE: 602-273-9148
WEBSITE: none

Rhythm Room
DESCRIPTION: Jazz and Blues nightclub attracting a diverse crowd; features outdoor barbecue on warm summer nights
CUISINE: Barbecue and Light Fare
COVER CHARGE: no
CREDIT CARDS: yes
DAYS & HOURS: Tue-Sun 8p-until
ADDRESS: 1019 East Indian School Road, Phoenix, AZ MAP
PHONE: 602-265-4842
WEBSITE:

Down Home Soul & BBQ
DESCRIPTION: Popular restaurant with indoor/outdoor seating; serving all of your soul food favorites; specialties include ribs, fried chicken, catfish, barbecue tri-tip, smothered chicken, hot links, oxtails, greens, macaroni and cheese, candied yams, pork chops, peach cobbler, banana pudding.
DAYS & HOURS: Tue-Fri 11a-1p, 5p-10p, Sat 2p-10p, Sun 12p-5p
ADDRESS: Carriage Lane Plaza, 2655 West Guadalupe Road, Mesa, AZ
PHONE: 480-777-2511

Pier d’ Orleans
DESCRIPTION: Restaurant; best time to visit is Saturday early evening; features Cheryl’s Mardi Gras Jazz Band that plays New Orleans tunes and invites patrons to join in the second-line parade with parasols; a good place for romantic dancing.
CUISINE: Creole; features bacon wrapped shrimp, fillet mignon dinner, fried oyster dinner with soup or salad, red beans & rice and delicious gumbo; leave room for the bread pudding; children’s portions available.
COVER CHARGE: no
CREDIT CARDS: yes
ADDRESS: 61 East University Drive, Mesa, AZ MAP
PHONE: 480-844-7437
WEBSITE: http://pierdeorleans.com

Cafe Lalibela
DESCRIPTION: Award winning restaurant brings the delicious cuisine of Ethiopia to the heart of Tempe. Specialties include Doro Wat (chicken), Yebeg Sega Tibs (lamb), Alicha Sega Wat (beef), Gomen (collard greens), Tikil Gomen (cabbage), Lalibela Exclusive (sampling of meat and vegetarian dishes) and a great deal more, plus delicious desserts like tiramisu and a chocolate hazelnut torte; also offers a nice selection of imported Ethiopian beers and wines.
DAYS & HOURS: Tue-Thu 11a-9p, Fri-Sat 11a-10p, Sun 12p-9p
ADDRESS: 849 West University Drive, Tempe, AZ
PHONE: 480-829-1939

Big City BBQ Restaurant
DESCRIPTION: Soul food barbeque restaurant by celebrated Executive Chef, Rasshad Brown; menu includes Arizona’s largest selection of barbequed meats and traditional side dishes from the old South; all meats are delightfully spiced and rubbed for up to 48 hours, then smoked for up to 12 hours.
DAYS & HOURS: Mon-Fri 11a-9p, Sat-Sun Noon-9p
ADDRESS: 5118 South Rural Road, Tempe, AZ
PHONE: 480-756-5702

Leland’s House of Fine Food and New Orleans Jazz
DESCRIPTION: Restaurant attracts diverse crowd. Live jazz music Thursday-Saturday nights and Sunday Brunch; house band has worked with Duke Ellington and Count Basie. Their menu specialties include jambalaya, Louisiana shrimp.
DAYS & HOURS: Tue-Sun 11a-11p
ADDRESS: 37433 North Cave Creek Road, Scottsdale, AZ
PHONE: 480-488-4094

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