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Clem Mikeska's BBQ

) #20 of 127 Restaurants in Temple €€ - €€€ American, Barbecue
1217 S. 57th St., Temple, TX 76504-6447
+1 254-778-5481
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good22%
  • Average20%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible12%
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Open Now
10:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Barbecue
€€ - €€€
1217 S. 57th St., Temple, TX 76504-6447
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I don't like their barbecue. The smoked turkey is dry and tasteless. However it's a good place to get a steak.

Thank Robert R
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family used to eat here all the time in the 1980's and it was always really good. The last few times we ate there upon returning to Temple, we were disappointed with the BBQ. The service is fast and friendly and the chicken fried...More

Thank Josh W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yummy food with interesting atmosphere in restaurant. Big portions. Very friendly staff. Would go back again. This is what BBQ is about. :)

Thank Becky M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I love this place. There's 100 different stuffed animals inside for the kids to glare at and ask questions about. The staff is wonderful. The food is on point every time. It's priced very well. My son is gluten-free and there's always...More

Thank Rachel F
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

The last time I visited this well known Restaurant, I found the Brisket to be liked boiled meat and at $18 per pound to be very expensive. The Ribs were above average. If you like stuffed animal heads the the atmosphere is for you but...More

Thank Bio_Salesman
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Wonderful Food and great people working here also Nice hot fresh food lots of good items to eat Clean inside and clean out side

Thank Brenda W
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Walking into Clem's I was taken aback by all of the nostalgia but most notably Mr. Mikeskas purchases over the years of the Grand Champion bulls at the Bell County Fair. I'm glancing around at large trophy animals hanging and Texana out the yingyang! I'm...More

1  Thank RoosterCoop
Reviewed 5 May 2017

My brisket as dry and very bland. The sausages were also very bland and the skin had no pop at all. Finally, my bill was on the table before I finished.

1  Thank Michael G
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

My family insist we go here for family funeral outtings. We jave had a lot of them lately. This food is very basic and bland, serving sliced white bread and sliced pickles. Get creative, you should have a signature bread and better than cheap slices...More

Thank hanabro123
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Anna and the Clem Mikeska Team was great in planning and executing a jighly successful AUSA lincheon. Big crowd. 5 star food and service

Thank Rod H
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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, Local cuisine, Groups
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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