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Shakedown BBQ

668 Firehouse Rd, Grantville, PA 17028-9221
+1 717-469-4167
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brisket” (10 reviews)
“baked beans” (9 reviews)
“cole slaw” (9 reviews)
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
668 Firehouse Rd, Grantville, PA 17028-9221
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here while at a soccer tournament in Hershey. We were starving, hot and had a LARGE dog with us so our options were limited. We felt like we hit the jackpot. The owner/chef and waitstaff could not have been more welcoming or nicer....More

Thank 23smith23
Reviewed March 11, 2018

First visit after being in the Grantville area. We got the pulled pork, the white BBQ sauce and the mac and cheese and beans. Excellent smoke on the pork. Loved the white sauce and the slaw was nice and tangy. It is a very small...More

Thank Battina1031
Reviewed November 7, 2017

All the food here is very good. We especially liked the brisket and spare ribs. They offer several sides. We opted for the coleslaw and found it delicious.

Thank Gaylord C
Reviewed October 21, 2017 via mobile

TIP #1 - Go for lunch if you can as that's going to be the freshest meat TIP #2 - If you go for dinner, their website says they close around 7ish or when food runs out so plan ahead This place was off the...More

Thank Wm R
Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

I honestly had no idea this little gem existed until checking TripAdvisor when in the area for a Gem Show. We both had the brisket and Mac & cheese. The brisket was tender and not overpowered with any artificial flavor or sauce. I sampled the...More

Thank MrJonnyU
Reviewed August 18, 2017

We tried the brisket, which comes in 1/4 pound, 1/2 pound and OMG 1 pound! After eating the 1/4 pounder, I can see how one might try for the full pounder. This is some seriously great BBQ which cuts without a knife. This is melt...More

Thank John G
Reviewed August 14, 2017

While planning a 3 day motorcycle ride up to and around Williamsport, Pa., I read a blog rating the best BBQ in all 50 states. Shakedown was listed as the best in Pa. so I had to put it on our route home to Baltimore....More

Thank blues4545
Reviewed April 27, 2017 via mobile

Let me start this off by saying I LOVE BBQ! I have had lots of BBQ in my short 24 years of life from all over,including from the deep south, and I mean it when I say this place has the best BBQ Ive ever...More

Thank Ashley N
Reviewed March 16, 2017

Stopped by for some bar-b-que while in from Alabama. The selection of food is what you would expect from any bar-b-que restaurant. The quality of food was very good. The seating area is small inside the restaurant, but overflow seating outside. If it is cold,...More

Thank Crazyolds
Reviewed February 26, 2017

The meats are done really well. I have tried several of there sauce options and find Alabama style to be my favorite.

Thank LoveMBw
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May 31, 2018|
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No alcohol sold.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 668 Firehouse Rd, Grantville, PA 17028-9221
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Grantville
  • Phone Number: +1 717-469-4167
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