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Phat Jack's

101 S 14th St, Suite 102, Lincoln, NE 68508-1803
+1 402-464-7428
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“burnt ends” (33 reviews)
“brisket” (27 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
101 S 14th St, Suite 102, Lincoln, NE 68508-1803
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I like the burnt ends. The sauce is good but I order them dry. Any of the sides are good and I rotate thru them. I do not understand that cornbread is served as a side but it's good too. Good luck to Phats on...More

Thank Bones83
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ok, so, burnt ends aren't supposed to actually be burned. They call it that because the sugars in the barbecue sauce caramelize almost to the point of looking burned. The meat should still be moist and tender. Not dry and tough. Mine were on the...More

Thank Proofinthepudding
Reviewed 12 July 2017

This is self service, which isn't necessarily bad, however two guys in t shirts behind the counter doesn't make for service. In a party of 7, two orders had to be sent back because they were cold. Not just lukewarm - flat out cold. The...More

Thank nebill
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped in while driving through the glorious state of Nebraska. Unloaded our 5 hungry, cranky kids after driving 6 hours nonstop. The toddlers immediately took off in different directions greeting customers and checking out the dining area. Open and spacious just the way they like...More

Thank Madeline F
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

I love the burnt ends. This is probably the best BBQ in Lincoln. The place is very crowded at lunch. Good slaw. Good beans. Great burnt ends.

Thank Bones83
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Came in with a group. Half ordered meat by the pound, half individual orders. We had all the meats between us. All were very good. Sauces we're good also. Your sides need work. Beans and slaw we're just barely ok. None of us liked the...More

Thank bigshoe1982
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

My husband loves to smoke meats. We eat at Phat Jacks whenever we visit our daughter in Lincoln. I LOVE their pulled pork nachos and he get burnt ends. Best BBQ smoked food ever

Thank 460sheryld
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

As a KCBS judge who has judged multiple events, including three years of BBQ at the World Food Championships I highly recommend! Went tonight with my husband (also a KCBS judge) and was BLOWN AWAY by the quality! Providing championship worthy BBQ is not easy....More

Thank Briget S
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Our grandson asked to go to Phat Jacks for his birthday lunch. Great choice. Great food, super friendly employees. Very clean, employees always wiping something. Bathrooms were spotless! We will be back.

Thank Connie D
Reviewed 20 May 2017

The food here continues to be consistently great, even though they're now in a larger location. The menu has expanded, too - they now have a salad bar in addition to the variety of smoked meats. The BBQ Nachos looked amazing - the large order...More

Thank Julie P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 S 14th St, Suite 102, Lincoln, NE 68508-1803
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Lincoln
  • Phone Number: +1 402-464-7428
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