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“No Frills, Slow Service But excellent food”
Review of Mabel's Barbeque

Mabel's Barbeque
Ranked #197 of 285 Restaurants in West Chester
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Reviewed November 6, 2016

We stopped here coming back from lacrosse tournament with 3 hungry girls and 4 hungry adults. The restaurant is small (14 seats) and no frills. The service was very slooow but pleasant and as the sign on the board says Soul food isn't fast food,
So if you are expecting to eat right away don't go here but if you want exceptional BBQ then its worth the time waiting. The Ribs, Brisket and Chicken breast were outstanding as was the cornbread and sides of Mac and cheese and greens. Meal was also fairly inexpensive. If you want great BBQ then this is the place but don't expect zippy surface

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Thank Gtole
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Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

Mabel's is a small space with standard barbecue decor (red, black, and white). They do accept credit cards and the place looked clean from what I saw. There is limited seating (both indoor and outdoor), so it's probably best as a take out place, which is what I did. The ribs were good. Not the best I've ever had, but good enough I'd get them again. The potato salad was a little bland for my taste but the candied sweet potatoes were delicious. There were about five employees in the restaurant, yet when I came in, I was the only customer and no one acknowledged me for awhile which I found strange (and slightly akward). The people weren't unpleasant, but I didn't see anyone who looked happy or was even at least pretending to try to be.

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Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

Came without reading reviews. It's a take out place and the food was prepared in what seemed to be a dirty kitchen (waiting area not so clean either). Could not have fish as it was a 20 minute wait. Not sure what kind of fryer they have...and they were out of catfish. Both got bbq pork and bun was stale and it seemed to have a rub and sauce and was just okay. Cole slaw also nothing special. Thought $18 for two sandwiches and slaw outrageous. Ate at local park. That was best part of the meal. Next time will try the cute diner in town.

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Mabelsbbq607, Owner at Mabel's Barbeque, responded to this reviewResponded May 4, 2016

Would love for you to return made a big change I shut down my business in November 2015 for renovations and reopened April 28,2016 come try us again

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Reviewed April 27, 2015 via mobile

Loved the Bq food and The macaroni and cheese is to die for!
The only bad thing about this place is, that they only take cash!
A bank is next door if you need it

Thank KiwiKim6
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Reviewed January 4, 2015

Great food take out restaurant loved the Mac&Cheese, Beef Brisket and the sweet Potato Pie is to die for

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Thank Jerry P
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