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Bomb Bomb Bar-B-Q Grill

1026 Wolf St, Philadelphia, PA 19148
(215) 463-1311
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Ranked #358 of 3,741 Restaurants in Philadelphia
Price range: $1 - $40
Sun 11:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Barbecue, Italian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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English first
Newark, New Jersey
19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Friendly people take care of you. Starters were very good and the ribs out of sight. It's best to take a taxi there nowhere to park

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

This South Philly fixture lives up to being a great place for crabs, seafood, and old fashioned pasta dishes with gray/ I have had the crab cakes, just like Maryland style. The Ribs here are fantastic as well as the chicken. There is a full service bar and they have their own Larger on Tap. Service is family friendly. On... More

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Laurel Springs, New Jersey
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

excellent food!!! had the chicken marsala--it was the best i ever had---great little place in the heart of s. philly--my hometown

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

I have been hearing my SIL and BIL rave about Bomb Bomb forever so I was really thrilled when we had dinner there during my Christmas visit to Philadelphia. We'd just seen the movie, 10th and Wolf that was set in this South Philly neighborhood (the it was filmed in Pittsburgh), so that led to even more fun! Though I... More

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Roanoke, Virginia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Found this using the trip advisor app for nearby BBQ places. I was pleasantly surprised by my experience here. The lady working the bar was very funny, and interactive with the table. She told me the story about the name Bomb Bomb...and I will leave you to go there to find out why it's called that. I got the pulled... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

All you need for a real South Philly dining experience is the Bomb Bomb. We live in South Philly, very near the trendy hip E. Passyunck section. We like our neighborhood, but for us it is well worth it to walk the extra few blocks and eat at Bomb Bomb. No pretense, and wonderful food. I love the seafood linguine... More

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Phila, PA U.S.A.
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37 reviews 37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012 via mobile

Home made Italian fare Constant quality There for 60 years Family owned Best ribs period Muscles red gravy wife's favorite All orders al dente Never a bad meal here A must stop here when I go to South Philly open lunch dinner and late night

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Brooklyn, New York
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52 reviews 52 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2012

Frank, the longtime owner, couldn't be more delightful. He's 91 and sits out front. This mom-and-pop restaurant specializes in BBQ and Italian food--yup, that's right--your choice. It's like Mom prepared dinner. Way comfortable and casual--it's just good eats at a reasonable price. It's fun. Get to know the staff. Cabs take a while to get to and from there, but... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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74 reviews 74 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2012

Tucked into a cozy South Philadelphia neighborhood, this place is a jewel! Love the homemade vinaigrette dressing. The menu has good South Philly variety, but If you like ribs, this is the place. .......falling off the bones and a generous portion. The prices are great! ($13 for a 1/2 rack of ribs, fries & cole slaw; basic salad $1.50!) The... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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55 reviews 55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2011

We have eaten here several times over the last 2 years and enjoyed it each time. It does get VERY busy so calling ahead to check on table availability and wait time is advised. The mussels are a favorite, but I've also enjoyed the crab cakes and chicken. Portions are generous and service is very friendly and casual. The bar... More

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