We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Balan's Smoked BBQ

867 South Dupont Highway, US 13 South, New Castle, DE 19720
(302) 834-6540
Improve this listing
Ranked #16 of 124 Restaurants in New Castle
Cuisines: Barbecue
Most recent review
- Jun 16, 2014
Restaurant details
Write a Review

5 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    1
    2
    2
    0
    0
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Newark, Delaware
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I have gone out of my way a couple of times to eat here. The kabobs fill the stick to the point you can barely hold it. She is very liberal with the bbq sauce where as others only give you alittle and want to charge you if you want more. The prices are reasonable. This is my favorite place... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Charlottesville, Virginia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

I would like to spread the word to Filipino travelers as well as new DE residents. I have been to Balan's several times now. It is a grocery store catering to Filipino patrons as well as people from all walks of life. It also serves as a mini restaurant (one wooden table & bench for 4 people) but not convenient... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Helena, MT
Top Contributor
416 reviews 416 reviews
245 restaurant reviews
185 helpful votes 185 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

We always join our Filipino friends when they get together and cook. We also love the authentic little BBQ places. On our way back to the Baltimore airport after a vintage motocross race in New Castle my cousin and I happened on this place. What a great way to end a day. Far too much food, sitting outside, smells good,... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
New Castle, Delaware
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2011

This place is a take-out smoked BBQ/filipino store owned by a nice filipino lady. There aren't much filipino stores to find in DE, and if one pops up, they usually don't stay long; so it's nice to see this one surviving. We buy our nostalgia goods here, especially the snacks! This place is a bit hidden, it is behind the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Delaware
Top Contributor
647 reviews 647 reviews
377 restaurant reviews
1,144 helpful votes 1,144 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2011

My husband and I have passed this roadside BBQ stand several times on Route 13, on our way to the New Castle Farmer's Market. Early in the morning, when we pass by, you can smell the BBQ Smoker at work. It smells divine & really makes you hungry. After smelling it a few times, we vowed to stop in here... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 3

Also consider these other restaurants near Balan's Smoked BBQ


77% recommend
"Great experience every time!"
1.2 miles from Balan's Smoked BBQ

classic cheesesteak
77% recommend
"Love this place"
1.3 miles from Balan's Smoked BBQ

No photo provided
100% recommend
"Authentic"
1.3 miles from Balan's Smoked BBQ

Been to Balan's Smoked BBQ? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Balan's Smoked BBQ, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing