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Fette Sau

1208 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125-3906
+1 215-391-4888
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good41%
  • Average22%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“baked beans” (12 reviews)
“brisket” (34 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1208 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125-3906
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 3 weeks ago 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 9 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 11 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
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Fette Sau may be one of the most hipster new restaurants in Fishtown, but they also understand the basics... delicious food, large quantities, and a relaxed atmosphere. I've been to Fette Sau multiple times and have never been disappointed. Choose a few types of meat...More

Thank Mark L
Reviewed 15 May 2017

This was our second visit to Fette Sau in fishtown in the past month and both were great. The BBQ is delicious with many varieties to fit everyones likes. The atmosphere is perfect for the food and the location. The drinks are outstanding and a...More

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

I am from the south and i have to admit, this is phenomenal barbq. The building is very unique, sort of like a meat market vibe. The staff are very friendly. The prices are decent. I highly recommend this place if you love barbq!!!

Thank Brandon W
Reviewed 1 March 2017

its a little on the pricey side for BBQ BUT it is also pretty good the pulled pork was just a little dry

Thank Gabriellejoiner
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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
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
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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