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Fette Sau

1208 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125-3906
+1 215-391-4888
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good44%
  • Average21%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“potato salad” (12 reviews)
“brisket” (34 reviews)
“burnt ends” (5 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1208 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125-3906
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Restaurant is a combination indoor /outdoor seating. When the weather is nice, we will sit outside have cocktails and watch people go by while we eat. The brisket is good , have duck as well as chicken and pulled pork with sweet or spicy bbc...More

Thank kent m
Reviewed 8 February 2018

BBQ Joints are tough to review but Fete Sau is a cut above, no pun intended. Unlike some of the other, more casual smoke houses, this is a room that almost invites lingering. It's both hip and comfortable (once you get used to the process),...More

Thank Philip M
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Had an early dinner on a Sunday night. Expected a sit down restaurant, instead it was like a cafeteria. They left the fat cap on the brisket, when complained they gave us more meat without the fat. The ribs were good. Had beans,sweat potato and...More

Thank buddyPhila
Reviewed 6 December 2017

One of the best places to eat in Philly if you are looking for good food (mainly BBQ like). However, the staff could be nicer. First time I go there and I say to the lady in the counter "so, my first time here. What...More

Thank GuidoVdS
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Really good bbq and the sides are decent. It is very noisy inside as there are no soft surfaces and the music is loud. Conversation is next to impossible.

Thank Lynnette F
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Who knew it existed. This place is legit. Meat was on point, sides were good. Good selection of locally crafted adult beverages available. Whats not to love. Also the location is pretty dope.

Thank MolanLabe
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Sorry but Mac and Cheese had an awful taste; cornbread were served cold and ribs were no say. $121 Steven Starr. Will never return. We are heading right back to Sweet Lucy’s Smokehouse for same amount of food for $48x This place was overrated; overpriced....More

Thank MommyTraveler2
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

This place surprised me in a number of ways. It was casual and relaxed yet had an air of sophistication to it, mainly from a high end bourbon bar. The food was really good, fresh, and great flavors. I was impressed by the attentive wait...More

Thank Midwest2005
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Obviously, the restaurant had nothing to do with the weather but the fact that is was so nice out added to the overall experience. Restaurant has a good amount of outdoor seating and even the covered seating has an open feel to it. Great ambiance...More

Thank Lee E
Reviewed 8 August 2017

All serious smokers / barbecue fans would probably agree that brisket is the toughest cut to smoke. If you don't smoke it long enough it is tough. If you smoke it too long, or with heat and smoke that are too dry, it is worse...More

Thank Professor572
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1208 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125-3906
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-391-4888
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