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Hess's Barbecue Catering

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2635 Willow Street Pike N, Willow Street, PA 17584-9510
+1 717-464-3374
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Reviewed 31 December 2016

I have been served by Hess' many times at work. Nice food, usually normal stuff....canned veggies...my work is cheap so I know they chew them down to the bone on pricing........the one time we had ribs and brisket ...I must say ....A+....that meal was excellent.....IF I get them to cater I shall ask about the rib / brisket combo first... More 

Thank slamme
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

I've cought up with Hess's a few times and most recently at Roots on Tuesdays. Nice specials and a little place to sit outdoors and savor the flavor of the food and the surroundings.

Thank Joyce R
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

For our barn/rustic themed wedding, we decided we wanted to serve BBQ. We had tried several local BBQ joints, and Hess was our favorite. From the first time we met with Lloyd to review the menu, we knew that we had made the right choice. He was very welcoming, flexible, and easy to work with. From that point on, communication... More 

Thank Dylan P
Willow Street
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Reviewed 17 February 2016

I live with in jogging distance of this local landmark.The food that is available is varied and always exceptional. Seasonally, they offer a buffet as well and is worth going over to eat.The foods are always fresh and mostly local. The BBQ sauce they market is made on the premises and is superb on many dishes.

Thank Lawrence G
Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2015

We have eaten at Hess's several times and always enjoyed it. Decided to write our first review for them after being unable to find another great BBQ place in the Lancaster area. Hess's pulled pork, chicken, and brisket are all excellent. They offer several sauces, with our favorites being their original and their apple bbq (just slightly sweeter). All of... More 

1 Thank BBLoverTN
Quarryville, Pennsylvania, United States
1 review
Reviewed 5 November 2014

My husband and I ordered 2 hot dogs at the Roots location. While trying to eat them, the buns crumbled in our hands with mustard and sauerkraut falling out on the table. Not a good experience, won't order that again! They use cheap buns.

Thank Jim B
New Providence, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2014

We got food from here for my fathers 50th birthday party and it was great! We picked everything up which was very easy and convenient.

Thank Janine R
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2013

Their food is always so tasty and delicious! The take out service is excellent! If taking out from their little log cabin, the food is not only delicious but hot in temperature!

Thank michellelynnp
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2013

We happened to be in the area and thought we'd pick up some of their awesome BBQ, baked beans & mac salad. Unfortunately, they were closed. However, a very nice gentleman, I'm assuming the owner, saw us and opened the door and yelled out if he could help us! He then led us inside and sold us whatever we wanted.... More 

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Restaurant Details

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US$8 - US$15
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  • Address: 2635 Willow Street Pike N, Willow Street, PA 17584-9510
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Willow Street
  • Phone Number: +1 717-464-3374
Our log cabin barbecue restaurant is open Friday 11-7 and Saturday 10-4. Take-out is also available. Tables are available outside for seating.

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