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Clem Mikeska's BBQ

1217 S. 57th St., Temple, TX 76504-6447
+1 254-778-5481
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good21%
  • Average19%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible12%
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American, Barbecue
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1217 S. 57th St., Temple, TX 76504-6447
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

GET the rolls! These are the best you'll find anywhere! Fried pickles start the meal with a bang! The prices here are so worth it - smoked turkey and sirloin tips - dbl meat plate! The wait staff is so nice and Texas friendly! Glad...More

Thank sctexas
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Always feel welcome when we dine at Clem's not my favorite Bar b Que place but good food none the less, always greeted with a smile and the server is always fast even at lunch time. They have a great decor of the place with...More

Thank Jeff H
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

This is a favorite spot for my uncle so we ate here while visiting. The food was good. The waitress was nice. The decor was what you'd expect.

Thank desifoto
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

This place has amazing fried pickles but they were out of cornmeal so no fried pickles, no corn bread and no catfish. They were out of turkey too and we were there by 11:15 am. Sad day we left and ate somewhere else

Thank Foeltz
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Great food. Great atmosphere. Family friendly place. Dine in or take out. The brisket is fantastic. Wonderful sides to choose from.

Thank 807rhondaf
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

My Texan friends suggested this place to me. It was just off the interstate. Our lunch was quite rushed, but that was due to my friend and I needing to catch a plane. The set out of this restaurant was fantastic! The food came out...More

Thank Kate K
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Clem's has delicious warm biscuits, served with cinnamon honey butter. Their ribs are large and meaty. Very little fat on them. Large restaurant that can handle groups/gatherings. Friendly and helpful staff. Nice plate of ribs with 2 sides costs about $10.00

Thank D M
Reviewed 8 August 2017

The restaurant is within a mile of home, and even though our I-35 neighborhood is under unstructured chaos (a.k.a. reconstruction) Clem's is worth the trip...for take out, but you have to go for the Atmosphere. It's got the big barn look and feel...a large fireplace...and...More

Thank Bill A
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I was looking for somewhere to eat and our grandson picked this location, and I could not have been any happier. The staff was very friendly and the atmosphere was great. We had quick service and the food was very tasty, the prices were reasonable...More

Thank 2antigua
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

we stopped to eat on our way home from the beach and were tired and hungry and ready to be out of the truck! This place had a great atmosphere for kids and a casual setting! Ribs and brisket were awesome and for those who...More

Thank Desirèe J
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Response from Kate K | Reviewed this property |
As an Australian visitor, I truly can't answer that. Sorry.
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30 November 2017|
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Response from chiefqueen | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it does.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1217 S. 57th St., Temple, TX 76504-6447
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Temple
  • Phone Number: +1 254-778-5481
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