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Spero's House of Barbecue

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137 East 50th Street South, Malad City, ID 83252-1307
+1 208-766-5575
10:00 - 20:00
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fort jones ca
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6 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Its pretty good. more cooked with wood than smoked with wood. the pulled pork sandwich was probably the best thing on the menu.

Thank dzlyn
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104 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped for lunch Friday on our way to Lava Hot Springs. We tried a plate with ribs, chicken and pulled pork. We got one plate and split the food. It was all amazing. The garlic french bread is worth getting an extra order. We made another stop on our way home Sunday and were not disappointed. The chili beans... More 

Thank Brimarie19
Kent City, Michigan
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in Pocatello on business heading back to Salt Lake City for our flights. We pulled off I15 to get gas when 1 of our party spotted this place. Barbecue sounded good. It was 1:30 so we missed the lunch crowd but there were still quite a few people ordering. While we had a variety of things (pulled pork/chicken/ribs)... More 

Thank rick s
Idaho City, Idaho
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Best BBQ served in a great outside atmosphere. Prices are super and everything is grilled to order! Great pit stop for your road trip!

Thank Vacastayaway
West Point, Utah
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

So normally I head to Malad for my occasional losing of the lottery purchase. The quickest spot when headed to Idaho is Malad. But, let me tell you about this fine and fun spot to eat which is worth the drive just for the eats. Whether you went to their old location just down the street to their new one,... More 

Thank Wildcatfish
West Jordan, Utah
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57 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

First off, you should understand there isn't a huge selection of "fast food" in Malad. And only a couple of restaurants. So if you're just passing through and looking for something that is locally owned and good honest food, this is it! Driving by, we couldn't help but smell the the wonderful aroma flowing from the smokers in front of... More 

Thank Doug R
Irvine, California
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63 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Just off route#15 at exit 13 you will find a delightful surprise for the hungry traveler looking for a tasty barbeque treat. Spero's offers a simple menu, quick service, good prices, enjoyable ambience and delicious barbeque dishes - ribs, pulled pork, brisket, checken all prepared fresh daily. The only way you know about it is by word of mouth from... More 

Thank richard H
Lehi, Utah
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

We were on our way to Glacier National Park and stopped in Malad go a quick bite to eat. We saw Spero's and decided to try it. It reminded me of the great little barbecue shacks that you see in the Deep South picnic tables and all. Well the Southern style pulled pork sandwich that I got was great and... More 

Thank Jim F
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159 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Simply amazing. Simple service, great prices, and the impeccable food quality. I chose to stay here because I was passing through, but I wanted to try it after reading all the positive reviews. Strongly recommended. Nice and friendly staff.

Thank Naughty-Cougar
Arlington, VA
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016

It is always such a delight to stumble upon a little gem of a place in a small town, and Spero's was one of those little gems. This is a super casual barbecue stand with only outdoor seating. Their seating area is very nicely done, with plenty of shady places to eat, and also some comfy seating in the sun....all... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Barbecue, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 137 East 50th Street South, Malad City, ID 83252-1307
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Malad City
  • Phone Number: +1 208-766-5575

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?