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Freeman's BBQ

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1450 Holly Pike, Carlisle, PA 17015-9102
+1 717-486-3616
11:00 - 19:00
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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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130 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

We didn't find this place anything special. People seem to rave about it but I don't understand why. I can make better barbecue at home

Thank Stephanie S
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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52 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The pulled pork was delicious, the Mac & Cheese was the bomb and the beans were good (I'd never had beans with potatoes in them:) It looked very dog friendly- no dogs there when we were there, and we don't have one, but each table had a dog leash, and there were bowls for water...etc. Plenty of seating.

Thank emysny
Central Pennsylvania
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334 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

The owner is from Texas, so this is the real deal. The food will not disappoint you, everything is great there. The menu proves it will take multiple trips to enjoy this site. This is a seasonal business, open only part of the year with limited seating inside, but multiple picnic tables outside. They have made up a puppy comfort... More 

Thank Cakes77
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped here over Labor Day weekend after passing it many times. My husband enjoyed his sandwich, but mine had a HUGE piece of bone in it - it was nearly as big as my thumb. I'm not sure how they could've missed it. I don't like much sauce, so I was perfectly happy with being able to add my... More 

Thank Nellie727
1 review
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

This is a weekly stop for my family and I. Everything here is delicious. I have yet to have anything I didn't like.

Thank Joe W
Homewood, IL
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Absolutely the best bbq, Texas potatoes and Cole slaw. Added bonus are the dog leashes attached to the picnic tables as well as dog bowls and h2o. Everything is outside so make sure it's a good day for eating out. The staff is super friendly too.

Thank Tim_Sue_Darren_Greg
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Everything is great. You can get breakfast or lunch starting at 8:00. Service is friendly. Steak, egg and cheese breakfast sandwhich is my favorite but biscuits and gravy are unmatched.

Thank Ron E
Boiling Springs, Pennsylvania
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38 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Heard from friends how good it is, decided to finally check it out. Husband had beef brisket sub, potatoes and slaw. I had combo sub(beef and pulled pork) beans and Mac n cheese. Subs were plenty full of meat and flavor! Downside, both our buns got a little soggy. Side dishes were good. Prob Mac n cheese was our least... More 

Thank Monica B
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

This is my favorite breakfast place. I love their biscuits & gravy. The best. Texas taters were so good. Try the fresh squeezed orangeade. Dog friendly, we brought a foster dog with us and they were so good to him.

Thank Gail E
Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

Stopped for the first time today. We got ribs, half and half sub, pulled pork and hot dog. Portions are large! My pulled pork did not excite. Bit fatty. I prefer to have sauce mixed in with the meat so I was never gonna like it much. My husband thought the half and half sub was okay. Son loved the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1450 Holly Pike, Carlisle, PA 17015-9102
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Carlisle
  • Phone Number: +1 717-486-3616

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