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Phil's Bar Bq

9205 Gravois Rd, Saint Louis, MO 63123-4525
+1 314-638-1313
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good42%
  • Average25%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible8%
2 May 2017
“Phil's, an institution in our family”
30 Jan 2018
“No competition”
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
9205 Gravois Rd, Saint Louis, MO 63123-4525
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Reviewed 31 January 2018

Went to Phil's as a nostalgic kind of thing and that is all it was. RESTAURANT: No upgrades in decades and the restroom appeared to be nothing more than a renovated closet with exposed pipes, unfinished walls and cold water (you could do everything you...More

Thank GatewayTraveler44
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Growing up in the 60's, Phil's was a 5 minute walk from my Grandparents house so a lot of history here. We were in town maybe 3 years ago, picked up Phil's bbq for lunch and it was disappointing. I don't know how long the...More

Thank yonwearytraveler
Reviewed 23 January 2017

I lived in St. Louis, Missouri, for 15 years, and within 12 blocks of Phil's Bar B Que, Inc. for almost 2 years, and never visited this place! Just last week, January 18, 2017, to be precise, I stopped in Phil's during a visit on...More

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Reviewed 13 December 2016

My wife grew up in the area and ate here as a kid. While visiting, she and her sister wanted to have a nostalgic meal at Phil's. Not much to look at but I've been in enough southern BBQ shacks to know you can't judge...More

Thank Tribe_TV
Reviewed 5 August 2016

wonderful pork steaks the way you will love them.....we had carry out. Phil's is not that impressive to look at, but the food is to make you happy. side items are available and they have an extensive menu which even includes fish which I heard...More

Thank Jeanine P
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

A group of family members met at Phil's BBQ to reminisce about the old times, get reacquainted and enjoy their food at this long time in business establishment. We accomplished only the family and friends part of our get together. Although the service was pretty...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

The food is incredible! From the outside, it looks like a dive. When you walk in it appears to be a greasy spoon. Don't let this fool you. They start you off with some sort of bean salad that is out of this world! In...More

Thank Kate B
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Phil's is sort of a tradition in the St. Louis Area. It offers an extensive BBQ menu, and the sauce they make is terrific. It is sweet with a bite. My favorite thing on the menu is the pork steak, which is a truly St....More

Thank Lorin G
Reviewed 26 July 2015

a little bit hard to find but phil is very nice, even gave us a sample of his ribs! his BBQ is the best and is very affordable for what you get! I would reccomened this place to anyone who wants true authenic BBQ!

Thank Colby B
Reviewed 30 April 2015

We were looking for a good BBQ place and the desk clerk at one of the casinos recommended Phil's. Although it wasn't bad...it wasn't as good as I expected based on the recommendation. The food was average at best but the waitress was very attentive...More

Thank talor919
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
2:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 AM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9205 Gravois Rd, Saint Louis, MO 63123-4525
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis
  • Phone Number: +1 314-638-1313
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