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Acme Barbecue Restaurant

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445 Market St, Williamsport, PA 17701-6340
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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South Bend, IN
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209 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our hotel recommended Acme BBQ. The restaurant would have been within walking distance from the Hampton Inn, but the weather looked like rain. So we drove. The place is sort of a hole in the wall seating inside about 25 if people sit close together. Outside seating available but we missed it. We ordered The Sampler with BBQ beans, brisket,... More 

Thank compost4all
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Acme is the best barbecue in town hands down. It makes my mouth water just to think about it. The brisket, fried potato salad, collard greens, Mac n cheese...oh man. Way too good to describe. Those are just my favorites. Everything they make is amazing. You can't go wrong here.

Thank MomofthreeRN
Williamsport, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

excellent Barbecue and service. I have friends who stop there every time they come to Williamsport. Their portions are generous

Thank Frank M
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I don't know what they do but I love it!!! Food is beyond delish. The spicy green beans are my favorite and spicy food and I do not get along. I am so glad I listen to the sweet lady taking order!! I will see you in 2017 when I'm back for LLWS!!!

Thank Cwear070707
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Driving through Williamsport on the way to Philly and we stopped here for lunch. Quick, pleasant service, the restaurant is very clean and comfortable and the food was excellent. We had smoked wings and a half-rack and both were very tasty. Sides were also yummy, particularly the spicy green beans. A nice surprise.

Thank Jamie_Tanya_Canada
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34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Acme is probably the best BBQ in the Lycoming county area. They offer a plethora of sauces and meat combos. A little stingy on portions and cornbread, but hey its bbq not soul food ;)

Thank Brandon A
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

Had this catered for a business luncheon. Very tasty as far as BBQ goes. Some people don't like sauce so they leave it plain then you add your own. Although this is a great option, you don't really get that 'cooked in' taste. I prefer my sauce slow cooked in the meat to give it that taste throughout.

Thank S B
East Vandergrift, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

This is one of the best barbecue joints that I have been to in the northern part of the US. Brisket is awesomely moist and luscious. I also got the sausage. It was the perfect amount of flavor and spice and was also very juicy. But the best thing I tasted was the deep fried potato salad. It is the... More 

Thank Mike B
New Hampshire Lakes Region, New Hampshire
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Turkey sandwich,baked beans and collard greens are the best I've had anywhere!! The sauces are unique and amazing. If I lived here I'd be here every other day! You can buy the sauce for home and I highly suggest you do.. Bc you will be wishing u did.. This place is yes.

Thank ariellight
Williamsport, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Had the opportunity to drop in for lunch recently and was pleasantly surprised! Was with two other friends for a business meeting. The aroma as you approach the building is mouth watering!! barBQ permeates the area! We had pork bar b q sandwiches that were over the top! They were so big I wasn't able to finish mine!! And the... More 


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 445 Market St, Williamsport, PA 17701-6340
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Williamsport
  • Phone Number: 15703279009

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?