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Phil's BBQ


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Certificate of Excellence2018 - 2019 Winner


American, Bar, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We stayed at the hotel within walking distance from Phil's. This was very convenient. We ordered in the "To Go" line and had our food within 10 minutes. Everyone enjoyed their meals. Highly recommend the chicken caesar salad. They also provided plenty of utensils, napkins,...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is good BBQ. Being a KCBS Member I give this place 3 stars for food. It is good for an avaerge BBQ place. Service was good.

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank Steve S
Reviewed June 16, 2019 via mobile

Our BBQ Luncheon was quite delicious, fresh tasting, and the wait staff was very friendly and helpful. The clean environment added to our very enjoyable meal. When in the Rancho Bernardo, CA area or traveling on Interstate 15 Freeway, do make a stop. You will...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed June 4, 2019

Love this Phils. My husband and I go to Phil's several times a month, love the service, the food and the wait staff, especially Kim, who is excellent and a lot of fun. We always eat in the bar, as we are young seniors and...More

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank maggiephotonut
Reviewed May 27, 2019 via mobile

Would have rated a 1, but the beer selection was good. Perhaps it was a bad day for the restaurant, but the beef ribs were the worst I have ever had. Shoe leather comes to mind. Did have the chicken/rib platter and chicken was palatable....More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed May 22, 2019

We ate here while staying in Rancho Bernardo. When we got here the line was to the door. You have to order at the counter. The line moved quickly and there is plenty of seating inside. My wife had a chicken sandwich and ordered a...More

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank Charles M
Reviewed May 18, 2019 via mobile

So we tried to eat here one night & could not find a place to park even though there was no one waiting outside. Next day for lunch was not a problem to get in. The person behind the counter misunderstood our order so we...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed April 2, 2019

We met family and friends at Phil's Barbecue and they can accommodate large groups including children. You must stand in line to order and then pickup at a difference line. It was very crowded and very noisy. Food was excellent.

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Barbara S
Reviewed March 31, 2019 via mobile

Explosive and delicious food. Mouthwatering delights. From Pork ribs, Chicken, sausage and beef ribs. And plenty of others to choose from. Nope you won't go hungry here. Huge servings. Great prices. Friendly staff and management team.

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank roberthV154OS
Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

I wish they had a restaurant in the San Gabriel Valley. I tried their baby backs and beef ribs. Wow!! Fantastic bbq. Nothing close to that here. Best bbq smoke flavor. The meats so tender and full of flavor. Better than anything around here. Wish...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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March 7, 2018|
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Response from gzau | Reviewed this property |
They have 2 big rooms inside. There is an outside area that may fit your group. It is still covered
February 25, 2017|
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Response from williamn179 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure I was driving from Vegas to Mexico and just stopped for the food and thought it was super great.
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