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Clem Mikeska's BBQ

1217 S. 57th St., Temple, TX 76504-6447
+1 254-778-5481
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good21%
  • Average20%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible12%
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“tri tip” (5 reviews)
“pork ribs” (5 reviews)
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10:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Barbecue
€€ - €€€
1217 S. 57th St., Temple, TX 76504-6447
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Reviewed yesterday 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
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Usually great food, but not today. BBQ was way over cooked and dry. Ordered sirloin BBQ and pork ribs. First time I got brisket and sausage. Second time sausage and ribs were delivered. The third trip was to bring the sirloin. Didn't get sirloin but...More

Thank 949darrelll
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Our family has loved eating here for years. The food has been very good, and there are options other than BBQ. We have noticed in the last few months that there is a huge turnover in the waitstaff. Our last visit was a disaster! Our...More

Thank chiefqueen
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

We had the steak, brisket, and chopped steak all three were great. Service was great our waitress was very friendly and kept us in drink and rolls the whole time we were there. Really enjoyed the meal.

Thank rdaniel911
Reviewed 28 June 2017

I got the pulled pork and it had just the right amount of sauce, Deep Fried Pickles (slices not spears, I liked that). Garden Salad. Others got Turkey and brisket (they said it was good). Service was fast for being busy (12:30).

Thank Biztraveler4two
Reviewed 23 June 2017 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 21 June 2017

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
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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
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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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