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Official BBQ & Burgers

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6295 Lyters Lane, Harrisburg, PA 17111
+1 717-564-2152
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wed - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Television
Description: We serve central PA's best BBQ specializing in Carolina style pulled pork...
We serve central PA's best BBQ specializing in Carolina style pulled pork, the juiciest sliced beef brisket and scratch-made sides.
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  • 62
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Generous portions and delicious food found here

I found this restaurant on Trip Advisor so I had to try it when I was visiting the area. If you don't know the area, use a GPS. You order at the counter and they bring the food to you. We ordered the regular size pulled pork sandwich, beef brisket and fries. So much food! I couldn't eat all... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 28, 2015
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Cape Coral, Florida
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English first
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I love BBQ, was so excited when I learned there was going to be a BBQ place less than 1 mile from my house. My first time we ordered the pulled pork and the brisket. The pulled pork was not bad but the brisket was so dry. Thought maybe we just went there on an off day. We tried a... More 

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Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

I really didn't think the food was that good. It didnt seem very clean. I dont think I will be going back.

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RexD717, Manager at Official BBQ & Burgers, responded to this review

This is the first time our restaurant was called unclean, ever. This review is pretty suspicious but then I saw that you gave Arbys a 5-star review. ENOUGH SAID More 

Cape Coral, Florida
Top Contributor
262 reviews 262 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
192 helpful votes 192 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

I found this restaurant on Trip Advisor so I had to try it when I was visiting the area. If you don't know the area, use a GPS. You order at the counter and they bring the food to you. We ordered the regular size pulled pork sandwich, beef brisket and fries. So much food! I couldn't eat all that... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

The day I arrived I noticed the sign stated they closed @ 8pm. I got there at 8:04pm. I walked in and the cashier, and who I presume was the manager said it was OK...they still had items available. They were also willing to turn on the fryers if I needed something off that portion of the menu. That's awesome.... More 

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11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

First time there. The pulled pork was good. The ribs were horrible! Im used to fall off the bone and covered in bbq sauce. Not the case here...very very dry. I had to use a steak knife to cut them! The chili sucked too sweet! Needs to be hotter. The corn bread was good with the honey butter. Probably wont... More 

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Website says "Brisket sandwiches -- $7." When I ordered, the charge was $8.50. When I came home, I noticed that other items were lower on the website than the charge when you ordered.

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RexD717, Manager at Official BBQ & Burgers, responded to this review

Sorry for the confusion but it has been addressed. Beef and pork prices went through the roof last summer and we tried to hold off as long as we could without increasing our prices. But unfortunately they haven't come down, so we had to make some adjustments. Still the best value in town ! But how was the brisket sandwich... More 

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Pulled pork, pulled turkey are both delicious! The rolls they import from Philadelphia hold up to the meat and really do make the sandwich!!! I hope they always serve these!!!! Atmosphere of the restaurant is pretty plain and not real easy to find; however, the food is worth the trip.

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

They do have good BBQ but the prices are a little to high for me with a family of 5. The staff is friendly and the restaurant is very clean. Love the beef brisket...but for about 8 buck's it should ckme with fries...just sayin

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The food is excellent and portion sizes are good for the price. My family got different meals and shared a "small" fry. There was nothing "small" about the french fry order! There was more than enough for 4 of us and they were very tasty!! There were many different bbq sauces with the condiments, so everyone should be able to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

This is the best BBQ spot in Harrisburg. It's just consistently great. I get my sandwich topped with the sauerkraut and my cornbread toasted in a skillet and topped with honey butter. it's just plain good!

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Additional Information about Official BBQ & Burgers

Address: 6295 Lyters Lane, Harrisburg, PA 17111
Phone Number: +1 717-564-2152
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Harrisburg
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 25
Cuisine: American, Barbecue

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6295 Lyters Lane, Harrisburg, PA 17111
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Harrisburg
  • Phone Number: +1 717-564-2152

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 25
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: American, Barbecue

Description

We serve central PA's best BBQ specializing in Carolina style pulled pork, the juiciest sliced beef brisket and scratch-made sides.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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