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Jalves6 3 days ago

BBQ Chicken or Pork Stuffed Quesadilla

Always fine.......consistent great chow in the country tradition........if yer lookin' for it.....IT'S HERE !!!

Kathy about 1 month ago

Applewood Smoked & Slow Roasted BBQ Pulled Pork

The food was absolutely AMAZING. The service staff was very prompt and courteous. We absolutely love the music of J. David Sloan and have known him over 50 years. Your other entertainment is above par. We so enjoy our visits to your restaurant. KUDOS to the Staff for a job well done with consistency.

Badbilly1960 4 months ago

Applewood Smoked & Slow Roasted BBQ Pulled Pork

Me and my wife love this dish and would and will recommend to everyone as Handlebars Has been my favorite place to go in Scottsdale for over 40 years . Great food , music and dancing ( fun ) and good people ( friends ) good friends, food and fun equals good life and isn't that what we all want !!! God bless and God bless America !!! See you soon Billy and Lisa

Crosswind76 5 months ago

Buffalo Chicken Wings

I recently shared the mild wings with a dancing date at HJs. They were delicious!!! and who knew that eating wings with a date could be sexy, even with mild sauce, Lol. Try it, you won't be disappointed. :) I would order them again.

Joyceszeliga 5 months ago

Build Your Own Cowboy Burger or Grilled Chicken

The cowboy burger is to die for. You add what you'd like a true build it your own. Always cooked to perfection. The fries are thin and crisp. Yum

Jalves6 6 months ago

Build Your Own Cowboy Burger or Grilled Chicken

the only thing I wanna know is : when is the Ray Herndon Trio playin' again ?

Jalves6 6 months ago

12 oz Prime New York Steak

My wife LOVES the ribs ( the ones I can't duplicate )......I LOVE the burger , and everything else...

Enwagj 7 months ago

12 oz Prime New York Steak

My husband & I were hungry, driving home to NW Phoenix from Tempe. Driving up Scottsdale Rd, nothing really "hit" us until I saw a listing for the Handlebar J. SOOOO GLAD WE CAME! I had the NY Strip, medium, with the Cowboy Beans & shoestring potatoes, per a recommendation from our server, Austin. My steak was cooked exactly the way I like, the beans & potatoes yummy. My husband had the Baby Back ribs with the potato wedges, sliced, which were DELICIOUS! & Cowboy Beans. For dessert we tried the special Apples in a burrito. Served with whipped cream & vanilla ice cream..... Yummmm. Neither of us had a specialty drink, opting for a Michelob Ultra (me) & a Guinness (husband). I also requested a glass of water WITH LEMON & was pleasantly pleased to actually get the lemon as too many places seem to forget it. Austin was our server, LJ helping him. So happy to have had the pleasure!! Attentive, responsive, polite. An added pleasure was the performance of Reynaldo Martine on the patio! WOW! When sitting inside, we thought it was an entire band so very surprised to see he was just him performing all of the instruments & vocals, including the harmony. I used the lady's restroom before leaving & was pleased to find an American public restroom so clean with an ambience!! After 2 weeks in Europe recently, I've been spoiled by the European restrooms & disappointed by our own back here. We'd never been to the Handlebar J, living in the NW side of the valley but, very now that we have found it, & have friends who live in the area, we will DEFINITELY return. I've already told my family & several friends. Great place, great food, great fun! And very affordable!!,

Kglica 7 months ago

Applewood Smoked & Slow Roasted BBQ Pulled Pork

Delicious fall off the bone baby back ribs, the very best in the state. The ribs are consistently great along with a choice of many sides. Highly recommend Handle Bar J for its food,atmosphere and fun

Craiglamp 9 months ago

Applewood Smoked & Slow Roasted BBQ Pulled Pork

Simply awesome! Live music on the patio, cold beer and a perfectly crafted pulled pork sandwich. Made my Friday evening! Oh - and then the band kicked in on the inside stage and I was hooked. What a find and heading back this weekend. Keep it up!!!

Bobby 10 months ago

Applewood Smoked & Slow Roasted BBQ Pulled Pork

The best BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich I've ever had. I'm a regular and regularly indulge in this delicious dish. Great atmosphere, awesome live music with the Herndon band and fun dancing. A perfect night out.

Msleigherin 10 months ago

Signature Baby Back Pork Ribs

My boyfriend and I love to spend Friday evening on the patio listening to the Joshua Stone band and indulging in beer and a suite of appetizers. Our favorites are the ribs, sweet potato fries, loaded potato skins and the quesadilla. Often times we stick around till the larger band arrives so we can do a little dancin'. The service is great and the staff is very friendly. The atmosphere at HBJ is laid back which is nice. Their crowd is a little older - the bar isn't infested with drunk 20 somethings lol. Having spent my 20s at Mr. Lucky's, for me, Handlebar J's is a nostalgic extension of that time. I wish the Joshua Stone band didn't take a summer break though!!

Gschares 11 months ago

HBJ Fish and Chips - Now served every day!

I go there for their Friday Fish Fry. I'm from TX, so I know a good fish fry. This is so good. I have never been disappointed.

Haneyaz 11 months ago

HBJ Fish and Chips - Now served every day!

Good fish dinner, music was good. The DJ was a bit loud.

Dhsantill 11 months ago

The Cowboy Burger

My husband had the Cowboy Burger and he keeps talking about how good it was! (He is very picky!) It's a big, juicy burger with a delicious bun and all the trimmings. The fries and pickle are perfect to go with it. I get the grilled quesadilla with chicken and it's always awesome, added loaded potato skins with it last time and they are the best!

Anniemurphy13 12 months ago

HBJ Fish and Chips - Now served every day!

The best fish fry around the county!! We also get their ribs and burgers. Everything is great!!

Redbeautya 12 months ago

12 oz Prime New York Steak

Awesome bomb atmosphere and food live Justine

Jalves6 about 1 year ago

Signature Baby Back Pork Ribs

My wife just lain love the ribs; and w / good reason.....perfectly seasoned and smoked ! I had the Grilled Chicken ( gotta get my hands on the Garlic Butter recipe ).....

Asp83 about 1 year ago

Raun Alosi Band

Great band. Talented band!

Jalves6 about 1 year ago

Signature Baby Back Pork Ribs

The ribs, of course ,are outstanding; however, I was introduced to The Burger by Danny Zelisko ( who was having his Christmas party @ HBJ's )......the best burger I've ever had ( and I'm from New York ) !

Haley about 1 month ago

Blue & Black Burger

Best burger I've ever had in my life!!!!!!

Clwamsley1 about 2 months ago

The Cowboy Burger

Perfectly cooked and served warm with an abundance of hot skinny fries. It was delicious. I saw lots of good choices on the menu and can't wait to try some new dishes soon. Loved the patio atmosphere with tables that are far enough apart to feel very comfortable in the setting.

Sheilapajevic 5 months ago

Applewood Smoked & Slow Roasted BBQ Pulled Pork

I loved it. I'm not one to like coleslaw but your coleslaw was delicious . Your BBq pork is cooked to perfection.

Larmstrong1885 5 months ago

Signature BBQ Baby Back Riblets

Fabulous food and so much fun learning the Twp Step!!

Nickarcan 6 months ago

Applewood Smoked & Slow Roasted BBQ Pulled Pork

This sandwich melts in your mouth with full smoked bbq flavoring.

Milanjirka11 6 months ago

Signature Baby Back Pork Ribs

never have eaten better ..., really something special,

Enwagj 7 months ago

The Cowboy Burger

P. S. My husband & I had the cheese crisp as an appetizer, based on how yummy it looked online. We'd found 1 made in a similar way in Payson so I was THRILLED to find 1 here. I like jalapeños on my cheese crisp, while my husband doe not & the kitchen staff made it half & half. Sooo yummy & so much closer when I'm craving 1. Also excited to learn about the country dance lessons. Seems like the Handlebar J has pretty much everything WE enjoy. Great find.

Kornelia 7 months ago

HBJ Fish and Chips - Now served every day!

Awesome Food Awesome Country music Entertainment . Staff always Friendly Love going there

Manikalovetravelart 8 months ago

Signature Baby Back Pork Ribs

Impossible to not love these delicious quality ribs with large cut fries. Every choice on the menu is fine dining at a great price with an atmosphere unmatched! Thank you!

Alyssam0107 9 months ago

Loaded Potato Skins

The loaded potato skins were delicious and im usually picky about my ranch and i give everything a 10/10

Bradinflag 10 months ago

HBJ Grilled Quesadilla

i love HBJ's Cheese quesadilla with green chilli's. It goes great with a cold beer. And it not too heavy so I can dance the night away!

Gerivelasquez 11 months ago

Buffalo Chicken Wings

We love going to HBJ, on occasion to dance AZ two step. The music is always on point and the food is always amazing! We always have a great time here.

Darrenhafner 11 months ago

HBJ Fish and Chips - Now served every day!

The Fish fry is amazing and the Herndon Bros. Band is one of the best in the country. We love EVERYTHING about HBJ. ❤️

Recorp10 11 months ago

12 oz Prime New York Steak

Love going to Handlebar J's! Food is great, drinks are cold and music and dancing is always the best!!! One of my favorite spots in Scottsdale!

Ryan 12 months ago

Applewood Smoked & Slow Roasted BBQ Pulled Pork

The flavor I enjoyed on this dish was like no other. The Pork so tender and juicy with flavor my taste buds went crazy! I couldn't get over how well-cooked the pork was to perfection. I also loved how the sauce complemented the pork to make you enjoy it even more!

Redbeautya 12 months ago

The "J" Steak

Great absolutely fabulous

Yrconrad about 1 year ago

Applewood Smoked & Slow Roasted BBQ Pulled Pork

My Margarita, sandwich, slaw & fries were pretty good; but after looking at the T-bone steak and a dinner salad -now that looked like a winner!

Twodmax4 about 1 year ago

Applewood Smoked & Slow Roasted BBQ Pulled Pork

Super fun, hard to beat for food, service MUSIC. See you on the dance Floor.

Neonsigns about 1 year ago

The Cowboy Burger

Great old school spot that has been around since the 60s. Good food staff and atmosphere.

Kathryn about 1 year ago

HBJ Fish and Chips - Now served every day!

Only the former Mr. Lucky's on Grand Avenue had a better Friday fish fry!! We've tried ALL of them.....so we come to HBJ!!!



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