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Smokin' Betty's

116 S 11th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-4801
+1 215-922-6500
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good42%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (21 reviews)
“ribs” (36 reviews)
“burger” (45 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
116 S 11th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-4801
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in Philly for parents weekend at UPenn and took my son and two of his friends to dinner here. It was a wonderful experience. First, the college kids were really late - the traffic was insane and their uber was late getting to...More

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

Myself and 2 friends dined here for restaurant week but choose to order off the regular menu. Nothing is more satisfying at a restaurant than a waiter who knows the menu without ever looking at it. Our waiter was on point and a sweetheart. Very...More

Thank louise71594
Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

The restaurant presents itself nicely: fine furniture, warm lights, characteristic decorations— the atmosphere is really welcoming and pleasant. The waiters were forthcoming and patient, although there was a little misunderstanding concerning the paying method (which was successfully solved by the manager). The well-stocked menu offers...More

1  Thank andreamagnifici
Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

Arrived as lunch crowd was descending from Jefferson Hospital buildings but were seated and served promptly. I had the burger with caramelized onions & bacon which was cooked perfectly as ordered medium rare. Fries were excellent and my wife had the Turkey Reuben with a...More

Thank K6381WDmichaelg
Reviewed September 5, 2018

If I could copy and paste the word YES until it met the minimum criteria for writing a review, I would. I used them to cater an office lunch and I must say, YES YES YES

Thank jbakerrr
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I came for dinner. The waiter took so long to go outside that I decided to go inside and get the menu. He was there talking to some friends and just pointed me the menu. I took it outside so me and...More

2  Thank Lorena V
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

We were very jet-lagged and cancelled our plans at a posh steak house because we just wanted a bit of soul food. Smokin’ Betty’s was exactly what we needed and it delivered. The ribs were fantastic and they didn’t stay on the plate for long....More

Thank JodyHatter
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

For a month I was hospitalized and I was so tired of the hospital food. I would ask the nurse and doctors if there were any good restaurants around that my family could grab me something different to eat. I kept on hearing of Smokin’...More

Thank Ken B
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

We were very eager to try this restaurant, as it has good reviews. Maybe we just caught an off night?? The AC didn’t seem to work well either. The half chicken was okay, even with the BBQ sauce smothering it. This certainly wasn’t anything fantastic....More

1  Thank Noah H
Reviewed July 17, 2018

I read the reviews but did not look at the menu. My mistake. I went to the restaurant on Saturday at 2:00 pm. They were still serving brunch. Hamburgers, eggs, etc. Nothing really exciting or in the BBQ motif except for the BBQ Sliders --...More

Thank Vulturecap
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March 25, 2017|
Response from kay036 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, don't know since we just stopped in after a show.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 S 11th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-4801
    (Sansom Street)
  • Public Transportation: Only two blocks from the Market Frankford 11th Street Station and Regional Rail Market East Station. One block away from major bus lines including Route 9, 42, 12, 21 and 23.
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Centre East
  • Neighbourhood: City Centre East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-922-6500
  • E-mail
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