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1026 Wolf St, Philadelphia, PA 19148
(215) 463-1311
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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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
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What a quaint little place. We really loved it here. Homemade pasta. Homemade PEACH pie! Huge plate of mussels, WOW! Great service too.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
Hurl_Grey
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

What a quaint little place. We really loved it here. Homemade pasta. Homemade PEACH pie! Huge plate of mussels, WOW! Great service too.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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57 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

You wouldn't think a place that touts itself as being both BBQ and Italian would be good at both, but Bomb Bomb really is. The barbecue ribs and chicken were done to perfection and the seafood fra diavolo is out of this world. It's a small little neighborhood place with some interesting history to the restaurant's name, but the staff... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

When my brother-in-law took us to this restaurant as one of his favourites, I firstly couldn't figure out what it is so special about this tiny place in between nowhere. The homemade Italian food served by most friendly lady answered all the questions. It's a very local and friendly restaurant, serving only homemade authentic Italian food, which was to die... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

I saw this restaurant on Tripadvisor and decided to give it a try. I had the half ribs lunch special with spicy barbecue sauce. They were very tasty. The meat fell off the bone and there was very little fat. My mom had the chicken parm sandwich. She loved it. It was obviously home made. Would definitely go again.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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83 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

This restaurant has been around forever and a day..ask about how it got its name. The place is so friendly as to servers and owner cooks etc. The food is so delicious most esp. anything with 'gravy' (sauce) i love the chicken parm the soups great, meatballs are tasty not bland..they use to have salad w/ your meal i think... More 

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Newark, New Jersey
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 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
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 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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Newburgh, Indiana
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28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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Additional Information about Bomb Bomb Bar-B-Q Grill

Address: 1026 Wolf St, Philadelphia, PA 19148
Phone Number: (215) 463-1311
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 40
Cuisine: Italian, American, Barbecue

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1026 Wolf St, Philadelphia, PA 19148
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: (215) 463-1311

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 40
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: Italian, American, Barbecue
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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