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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” (8 reviews)
“cole slaw” (9 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
££ - £££
668 Firehouse Rd, Grantville, PA 17028-9221
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Reviewed 19 August 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 18 August 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 14 August 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 27 April 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 16 March 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 26 February 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
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

After a good round of golf what delicious place to eat, had Slim's sampler with Cole slaw and baked beans, just wish I lived closer to enjoy it more often.

Thank Shane G
Reviewed 7 January 2017

BBQ is some of the best around, Voodoo wings are banging! Everything we've ever tried was excellent. Unique sandwiches something for everyone taste

Thank Staci H
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Read about this place in the New York Times and went right out. Small, clean and friendly. We took a bottle of wine. Seating is limited but take out is available. We tried the three meat sampler and loved it with spicy sauce. Cole slaw...More

2  Thank Gailhess
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

I had the tres hombre, 3 pig sandwich. Wow. It's a tower of pork and topped off with great Cole slaw. A meal for 2 or 1 teen age line backer! Best BBQ category ever. Excellent spice rub. You can taste the celery salt in...More

1  Thank krewerka
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$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
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
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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