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“Yummy, finger-licking deliciousness!!”
Review of Phil's BBQ

Phil's BBQ
Ranked #31 of 4,960 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Good for: Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Description: At Phils BBQ we combine the best barbecue, legendary service, and the biggest value to create a fast, casual, and fun experience. Our baby back, beef, and chicken dinners all come with your choice of sides, our most popular are the fresh cut fries and colossal onion rings! The full service bar features the tastiest craft beer in SD and tickers surround the restaurant so you can keep up with all your sports. We also cater! Phil's bbq has been awarded best bbq catering in SD year after year.
Reviewed July 18, 2006

Went to Phil's based on reviews here and we were not the least bit disappointed! The barbeque was wonderful. We had the full rib dinner with beans and potato salad - and a rib and chick-less dinner with corn - also some onion rings. While the rings were a tad on the greasy side, they were still quite tasty. The chick-less is basically chicken breast pieces barbequed with sauce - delectable and easier to eat than ribs - but the ribs are SO worth the messiness. They were tender, very meaty and just yummy!! The only downside - it was a little pricey for food served in styrofoam containers- our bill was just over $37 - but in the end I would say well worth it. When you first walk up to the place it is a little confusing - so first you get in the (probably) long line and place your order at the register. They will give you a little pager-type thing that will buzz when your order is ready - so this is the time to find a place to sit. The pager-type thing goes off and you get to indulge in the goodness.
We will definately return!

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Reviewed June 26, 2006

Phil's BBQ is fabulous! It is seriously the best bbq in San Diego, and the place to go if you are craving ribs! I like getting the ribless dinner (no bones) and some onion rings. Call in your order ahead of time or be prepared for a wait (but it's worth it). The El Toro sandwich is also good if you want something quick. They also have a menu online if you google Phil's BBQ.

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Reviewed May 22, 2006

Amazing BBQ food - huge portions.

And absolutely delicious!

2  Thank Leesw8
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Reviewed April 16, 2006

Yum Yum Yum...

It's funky and downhome. Go in, look at menu, order with confidence take it and eat down at the bay. Or eat in but ....why?

2  Thank SDPadres
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Reviewed January 12, 2006

This is my first review but I feel compelled to write one for this place. I've lived in San Diego for 7 years and have tried many, many restaurants. This is absolutely by far the BEST bbq I've ever had. I LOVE this place and cannot get enough of it. It's Texas-style bbq and the sauce is mouth-watering, meat is so tender and delicious. You will not regret coming here. As soon as you turn on Goldfinch, you'll smell Phil's BBQ and know you made the right choice, but beware there's often over an hour long wait, but well worth it.

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