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Frankie's BBQ

1621 Circle Ave, South Bend, IN 46628-2040
+1 574-287-8993
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good6%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
14 May 2018
14 Feb 2018
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1621 Circle Ave, South Bend, IN 46628-2040
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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Can't wait to go back. The ribs are fantastic and the staff was very friendly and accommodating. A++

Thank JSBD68
Reviewed 15 February 2018

We moved to the area from Georgia back in 2016. We've been looking for good BBQ, but still haven't found it. Frankie's has an average taste, at best. Maybe I'll try the rib tips next time since everyone is raving over them.

1  Thank WorldTravelers1999
Reviewed 13 July 2017

I visited South Bend for the first time in August of 2016 to celebrate a friends birthday. While in town I also experienced another first, that first being Frankie's and I was beyond overjoyed that I now had a BBQ spot out of state. Needless...More

2  Thank bjlavish
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

There is a reason they have been in business as long as they have. The best rib tips in the area. Fast friendly service. The fries even stayed crispy after 40 min travel to home. So good we went there 2 Saturdays in a row....More

1  Thank Phoebe0808
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

The meats are done very well. Our party of three had rib tips, pork shoulder and rib tips and we all thought they were quite good. The barbeque sauce and the sides were very mediocre, however. The dining area of the restaurant was quite dirty....More

2  Thank Kent F F
Reviewed 10 August 2016

this is one good bbq, the sauces alone are the best chicken was great and cooked excellent with minimal fat

Thank wayne b
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Frankie's BBQ Ribs are by far the BEST in South Bend. The BBQ Sauce is delish and just the right twang. We love to get our ribs cut FINE so they are thinner and so much easier to eat. We also prefer to have our...More

1  Thank Suanne W
Reviewed 20 April 2016

I've been going to Frankie's off Washington Street for twenty years for rib tips and have seen all the ownership changes. I recently went April 2016 and was disappointed. The taste hasn't changed, the sauce is the same, the large fries the same, no more...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 19 July 2015

We did not enjoy this place. The briscuit was very fatty!! My bun turned to mush, and my husband's briscuit platter was sitting in a puddle of water. My son's cod came straight out of the microwave. Also, it took forever to get our food...More

Thank Fun2travel66
Reviewed 10 June 2015 via mobile

This was my first time at Frank's BBQ my wife had the pulled beef sandwich. I had the mini rib tips dinner. the food was made to order. We had to wait a tiny bit of time. Well worth it. The French fries are fantastic....More

1  Thank John T
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Lunch, Dinner
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Seating, Takeout
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:45 PM
11:00 AM - 9:45 PM
11:00 AM - 9:45 PM
11:00 AM - 10:45 PM
11:00 AM - 11:45 PM
11:00 AM - 11:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1621 Circle Ave, South Bend, IN 46628-2040
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  South Bend
  • Phone Number: +1 574-287-8993
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