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Deke's Bar-B-Que

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443 Shurs Ln, Philadelphia, PA 19128-3502
+1 215-588-7427
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17:00 - 02:00
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Sun 17:00 - 23:00
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 02:00
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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243 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Probably my favorite BBQ place in the philly area. Love the brisket! I might be addicted! And the fries... more please! I smother them in a combination in the unlimited sauces they offer.

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Thank Larry K
West Chester, Pennsylvania
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47 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really small place especially in winter when seating outside is unavailable. Be prepared to possibly eat at the bar, which we did (I don't mind). Food was super fast and delicious. Not much of a wine selection. We will return!

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Thank Courtneymsp9
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151 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped by to get dinner on the way to a movie on Main Street. The Pulled Pork was outstanding. Service was fast and friendly.

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Thank GooseCowboy
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We eat in and take out. Last vist took out the "Party Special", tons of food. Everything delicious. The eat in restraunt is basic, the wait staf very good and friendly. Will go back. Has one vegeterian option.

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1 Thank Pat G G
Stamford, CT
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Found this place on Google while in Philly. We wanted barbecue, and we like hole-in-the-wall places. So after getting directions, off we went. And on a residential street, down a sweet little alleyway, there was Deke's. For $12 (plus an $8 side of ribs), we ATE. They had a 'cue buffet that was outstanding and plentiful (their mac and cheese... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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80 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Good Bar-b-Que goes with summer like Philadelphia and humidity. Seriously, the food was really good. Had the ribs and was really impressed. The beer selection was solid, with my server allowing me to sample a new beer. The location and environment are very friendly and fun for a group outing or a casual date. I really enjoyed my visit and... More 

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Thank David G
Grafton, New York, United States
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

Very limited parking situation but they have a valet. Turn over your keys!! and tip well :-) We did take out... and lots of it... couple racks of baby back, brisket, wings. All ready before I was able to finish my cocktail. All delicious. We were sent by our kids who live in Philly... will definitely go again! WARNING: Cash... More 

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Thank Robin C
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

Came to the area to visit a buddy and his son for the night. Couldn't have found a better and friendlier staff to serve us. Super helpful waitresses and bartender saw two guys with a baby and were more than helpful. The buffet was hard to believe would have such good eats! Pulled pork, chicken, Mac and cheese!! All very... More 

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Thank BJ G
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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193 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2016

Oh my, this place may be a hole in the wall. You may even take your life in your hands to pull into the parking lot on a busy night BUT DO NOT miss this place!!!! Tasty, succulent, smoked and tasty (said that twice) BBQ - everything is wonderful!

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Agawam, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2015

I have eaten here every time I have been in Philadelphia this year. Everything is awesome. Both the in restaurant food and the take out are great. Lived in Texas for 4 years, and this place meets my high standards.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
17:00 - 02:00
Saturday
17:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 443 Shurs Ln, Philadelphia, PA 19128-3502
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-588-7427

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?