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Freeman's BBQ

1450 Holly Pike, Carlisle, PA 17015-9102
+1 717-486-3616
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good16%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“burnt ends” (3 reviews)
“beans” (4 reviews)
“ribs” (13 reviews)
Opens in 16 min
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
1450 Holly Pike, Carlisle, PA 17015-9102
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After watching my son scrimmage at Dickinson college over the weekend I had a hankering for a helping of some good old-fashioned barbecue. And this little roadside restaurant seem like the perfect spot. I ordered up some pulled chicken, mac & cheese, and taters. All...More

Thank Robyn P
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Stopped by Freeman's BBQ in my search for lunch in the Carlisle area. The facility is not impressive from the road and does not have any inside seating. There is seating out front near the road which did not appeal to me. The better choice...More

Thank Kidsaregone65
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Swung by on a whim. Hubby and I both had the dirty dog platter. Dirty dog is a hot dog wrap in bacon topped with chili, onions and mustard. It was a large serving, I didn't eat my bun. Got a side of Mac &...More

Thank Hillary C
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

We're from Texas, and saw this place on the side of the road and stopped in. Meat was bland, wouldn't waste your time.

Thank Eric B
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

We didn't find this place anything special. People seem to rave about it but I don't understand why. I can make better barbecue at home

Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The pulled pork was delicious, the Mac & Cheese was the bomb and the beans were good (I'd never had beans with potatoes in them:) It looked very dog friendly- no dogs there when we were there, and we don't have one, but each table...More

Thank emysny
Reviewed 18 September 2016

The owner is from Texas, so this is the real deal. The food will not disappoint you, everything is great there. The menu proves it will take multiple trips to enjoy this site. This is a seasonal business, open only part of the year with...More

Thank Cakes77
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped here over Labor Day weekend after passing it many times. My husband enjoyed his sandwich, but mine had a HUGE piece of bone in it - it was nearly as big as my thumb. I'm not sure how they could've missed it. I...More

Thank Nellie727
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

This is a weekly stop for my family and I. Everything here is delicious. I have yet to have anything I didn't like.

Thank Joe W
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Absolutely the best bbq, Texas potatoes and Cole slaw. Added bonus are the dog leashes attached to the picnic tables as well as dog bowls and h2o. Everything is outside so make sure it's a good day for eating out. The staff is super friendly...More

Thank Tim_Sue_Darren_Greg
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
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: 1450 Holly Pike, Carlisle, PA 17015-9102
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Carlisle
  • Phone Number: +1 717-486-3616
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