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Phil's BBQ

9816 Mission Gorge Rd, Santee, CA 92071-3834
+1 619-449-7700
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beef ribs” (19 reviews)
“onion rings” (20 reviews)
“cole slaw” (13 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
€€ - €€€
9816 Mission Gorge Rd, Santee, CA 92071-3834
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

Easy to call and order to go! Look online for their menu! The servers are super educated on dietary restrictions! The gluten free items are plenty! Good food and good service! You can eat in or take out!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank momtks
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

The customer service was outstanding, especially when you consider this is a semi-fast food experience. All the staff were genuinely friendly and helpful. When they found out it was our first visit they explained the ordering options, checked-in to see how we were doing and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank dlflan
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Phil's BBQ was the best ribs I've had since my Daddy use to make them. Great food, fast service and very clean. The Beef ribs are huge and very tender. I coming back for more!!!!!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Ed L
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Great service. Love the food. I usually get the sauce on the side because a little goes a long way. The tri tip sandwich is to die for.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Kathy O
Reviewed 16 August 2018

We enjoyed a lunch of the 'Baby Back Rib Tickler' and a beer, while sat at the bar at Phil's BBQ, Santee. (Ticklers come with 2 onion rings, slaw and fries). The nice thing about sitting in the bar is the bar person gives you...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank lwew
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Too hot to grill anything on the grill, so ordered from Phil’s all of the meats. Great baby back ribs, killer sausage and wonderful pulled pork. Everything was ready within ten minutes of walking in to Phil’s. Plenty of BBQ sauce. Just delicious!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank K3492MDchristinem
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

He had had some problems with getting her order correct the manager check the order before it left and then the food was so great the best food I've ever had from here

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank buckem69
Reviewed 30 July 2018

When you want to get you BBQ fix, this is just the place. Fast service, great food. The value is definitely the Broham or El Toro Sandwich. The ribs cost more but are very good. The sides, especially the Onion Rings are huge. The Staff...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank andrewP9335JY
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Bebecakes and myself went to have a late lunch and, earlier dinner. I had the Ribless dinner and Bebeko had the Chickless dinner. As usual, it was really fabulous!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank David T
Reviewed 27 April 2018

Food is very good. The place is always busy but they get you in pretty fast. You can also eat in the bar area if the line is really long to get into the restaurant.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Cheryl W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9816 Mission Gorge Rd, Santee, CA 92071-3834
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santee
  • Phone Number: +1 619-449-7700
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