Food: Barbecue, Tri-Tip, Brisket
When it comes to dining out, we all love a unique and unforgettable experience. Enter The Thumb BBQ, Scottsdale’s gourmet BBQ gas station and car wash, featured on popular shows like Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives, and consistently earning rave reviews.
Nestled in the heart of the desert, The Thumb BBQ offers much more than just finger-licking barbecue; it’s a one-stop destination for mouthwatering food, quirky ambiance, and a little retail therapy. We decided to fuel up our taste buds and take you on a ride through our delicious adventure.
Overall Rating: 4.3/5
Before we dive into the details, let’s start with the big picture: The Thumb BBQ boasts an impressive overall rating of 4.3 stars. With accolades from Guy Fieri himself, it’s safe to say that this place lives up to its reputation as “the funky gas station/BBQ cafe dishin’ out da bomb brisket!”
Ambiance, Food, and Drinks:
To provide you with a well-rounded perspective, we scoured external reviews. The Thumb BBQ has earned praise on various platforms, including Yelp, Google, and TripAdvisor. One reviewer on Yelp commented, “It’s hard to believe one of the best brisket sandwiches ever came from a gas station!!” The positive sentiments from patrons consistently echo our own experience.
The Thumb BBQ is a hidden gem in the Scottsdale dining scene, combining the unexpected charm of a gas station with top-notch BBQ. Whether you’re a local or just passing through, this quirky establishment is a pit stop worth taking.
From the mouthwatering brisket sandwich to the addictive Mac & Cheese, you’ll leave with a satisfied palate and perhaps a cute cactus-themed gift from their shop. The Thumb BBQ has truly redefined what it means to dine at a gas station.
So, gas up your car and your appetite, and make your way to The Thumb BBQ. It’s a culinary adventure that’s off the beaten path but well worth the journey.
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