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Percy Street Barbecue

900 South St, At the corner of Percy St. (between 9th & 10th), Philadelphia, PA 19147-1929
+1 215-625-8510
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (79 reviews)
“pecan pie” (15 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
900 South St, At the corner of Percy St. (between 9th & 10th), Philadelphia, PA 19147-1929
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Took my hubby here for Father's Day! On vacation in Philly and I saw it was on DDD. So we tried it. Make a reservation for sure! We didn't and they still sat us within five minutes. It's quick, yummy and worth the trip! Ribs...More

Thank constanttraveler25
Reviewed 4 days ago

Although the service was a little on the slow side, we were out with a couple of friends and appreciated not being rushed through dinner. The dinner itself was very good. We chose the 3 meat dinner with the ribs, brisket and pulled pork. They...More

Thank TomCost
Reviewed 6 days ago

My youngest son who just moved back North and I were in town visiting the sick and we decided to check out this restaurant. My son saw it on the Food network show Diner Drive Ins and Dives. They asked if we had reservations -which...More

Thank nancynurse73
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really good fries. Although ribs were slathered in rub/sauce, meat was overcooked, dry and stringy. My husband tried the pork belly sandwich which was literally a smaller piece of pork thrown on a very big piece of bread - dry and flavorless - as was...More

Thank AuntRosie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Percy Street BBQ on a Saturday evening, arriving around 8:00pm. Our first impression was the hostess who seemed less than enthusiastic to have another couple come in for a table, but sat us close to the windows telling us the kitchen was running...More

Thank lconrad22
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While walking down South St we saw this place and it seemed busy so we decided to give it a try. We waited for about at least 20 min not sure as to why since they had the tables available just didn't clean them fast...More

Thank mgwis
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stick with the BRISKET (great) fries (yummy) and coleslaw (not too sweet). 10% off with coupons from magic gardens. My daughter did not like the mac-n-cheese (and she normally like baked mac like theirs). Pulled pork sandwich was good but not great. Should have gotten...More

Thank Vinny W
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Great food .... and I mean great. Been twice attentive service by Sabrina. What more can you say ... if I wasn't heading home tomorrow I'd be back again.

Thank adamjamesbyrne
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We chanced upon this restaurant while strolling the city streets so took a chance. It looked inviting. It wasn't crowded and we were seated immediately. And we sat, and sat. No one even took notice of us. After at least 10 minutes, I suggested that...More

Thank C0rgiL0ver
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

We've been coming to Percy Street BBQ since we first heard about it on Triple D, the tv program. Recently there was a change of ownership, this was our third and last visit since the change. The one high spot was the server Molly who...More

Thank ESJT
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 900 South St, At the corner of Percy St. (between 9th & 10th), Philadelphia, PA 19147-1929
    (Percy & South Streets)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighbourhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-625-8510
  • E-mail
Percy Street Barbecue features dry-rubbed brisket, ribs & chicken. Meats are wood-smoked in our authentic barbecue pits & served with classic sides. A full service bar offers 100+ craft beer cans, bourbon, cocktails & a vintage jukebox. Eat in or take out. Now open for lunch on Saturday and Sunday!
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