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Balan's Smoked BBQ

867 South Dupont Highway, US 13 South, New Castle, DE 19720
(302) 834-6540
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Ranked #12 of 124 restaurants in New Castle
Cuisines: Barbecue
Most recent review
- Jun 16, 2014
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60% Recommend
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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

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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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

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Helena, MT
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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

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New Castle, Delaware
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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

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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

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