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Percy Street Barbecue

900 South St, At the corner of Percy St., Philadelphia, PA 19147-1929
+1 215-625-8510
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (80 reviews)
“collard greens” (20 reviews)
“coleslaw” (19 reviews)
Closed Now
11:30 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
900 South St, At the corner of Percy St., Philadelphia, PA 19147-1929
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1 - 10 of 201 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by on Sunday 10/1, for dinner. Place is completely shut down. Asked at the Starbucks next door what was happening and they said that they went out of business. 😤

Thank Don B
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

We are not closed for good. Currently undergoing renovations and hope to reopen shortly. Keep an eye on our website and social media.

Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We're from the UK and don't necessarily understand what BBQ means to the average American! Now we do and we're total converts. Never before have I tasted such beautifully tender, smoked meat - brought to the table with an entire range of different BBQ sauces...More

Thank Mordrydd
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

The meal menu is very basic but I wouldn't want more than barbecue at a barbecue joint. The drink menu is super sized and experimental. The service was really good and the food was spectacular. Even the decor was outstanding. The prices very reasonable. The...More

Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 6 July 2017

My friends and I went to Percy's because he had a gift card. He hadn't heard of Percy's so he wanted to try it out. We made reservations and were seated immediately. We waited 15 minutes to even be greeted by the server. I asked...More

Thank Jesse P
Reviewed 22 June 2017 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 21 June 2017

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 18 June 2017

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 13 June 2017

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 30 May 2017 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 29 May 2017 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 900 South St, At the corner of Percy St., 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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