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Clem Mikeska's BBQ

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1217 S. 57th St., Temple, TX 76504
+1 254-778-5481
10:00 - 21:00
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Naples, Florida
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Best BBQ I've had in a longtime. I tried the sausage too, excellent. I can't wait to go back. Here's a pic of the decor!

Thank jfusco201
Harker Heights, Texas
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food pricey, not as tasty as lead to believe. Bottom line disappointing. Chicken on the dry side and pork ribs were on the lean side. Needed BBQ sauce for flavor.

Thank David L
Temple, Texas
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you're looking for really good food at a fair price and in a super atmosphere, then this is the place. Clem's has been around Temple for a long time, and it's now better than ever!

Thank Roy N
Arlington, Texas
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127 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had not been here since they quit having the buffet, so I was surprised at that change. We had a terrific waitress and most of us had the 6 oz. sirloin. It was cooked just right, and it is just the right size. For sides there are a lot more than your usual BBQ place. I had country noodles... More 

Thank BVCTx
Temple, Texas
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83 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had the 2 meat (Brisket and Tri-Tip) and two sides (potatoes and gravy along with a green salad). This may be silly but the salad was terrible. Maybe it was their choice of using that dark green bitter tasting lettuce. Maybe just my taste buds? But the Potatoes and Gravy were very good and both meats and my wife's... More 

Thank Don312
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98 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Decided to stop on our way home from Waco. Was greeted byb2 sweet young women as soon as we walked in the door. We were seated immediately. Our waitress, Kimberly, was the sweetest server we've had in a very long time. Took a bit of time with everyone of her tables to actually talk to her customers. We ordered the... More 

Thank RT89
Waco, Texas
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

Waitress was very nice and efficient. Excellent butter chip pickles and very fresh bread. The brisket wasn't very good and the sausage was bland. The potato salad was terrible as well.

Thank kerbydarwin
Temple, Texas
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

The brisket is a tri cut and is not my favorite, but the chicken is excellent. The service is good, the fixens are always fresh!

Thank Sonny J
Burleson, TX
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194 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Friendly service, seated right away & took drink order upon sitting. Huge menu so it did take a few extra minutes to decide what to have. We both ended up with sandwiches. One sliced beef & the other chopped beef. While the beef on both was good, it was the bread that was the star of the meal. Would stop... More 

Thank kftw
Killeen, Texas
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81 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Great BBQ restaurant BUT so much more from salads to down home southern cooking. And amazing fried pickles.

Thank Foeltz

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, 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
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Temple
  • Phone Number: +1 254-778-5481

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