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Fette Sau

1208 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125-3906
+1 215-391-4888
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good41%
  • Average23%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“baked beans” (12 reviews)
“brisket” (35 reviews)
“mac and cheese” (11 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1208 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125-3906
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1 - 10 of 96 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

A great spot for great BBQ, staining your shirt and shorts, and a cool atmosphere. The BBQ brisket was pretty good, although a little fatty. The cornbread was delicious, and the mac and cheese was good as well.

Thank Noah H
Reviewed 29 June 2017

We sampled most of the menu and enjoyed it all. Because Fette Sau sells the barbeque by the pound we were able as much or as little as we desired so that we could test more items. Good whiskey and beer selections.

Thank PaulSmithiii
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
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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