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Phat Jack's

101 SW 14th St, Suite 102, Lincoln, NE 68508-1803
+1 402-464-7428
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“burnt ends” (37 reviews)
“cheesy potatoes” (10 reviews)
“brisket” (27 reviews)
11:00 - 20:00All hours
American, Barbecue
€€ - €€€
101 SW 14th St, Suite 102, Lincoln, NE 68508-1803
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I always try the burnt ends they are great. The potato salad is good as is the beans. Very good meat very good service. It's a go to for the Lincoln area.

Thank Bones83
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Try the burnt ends over lunch as they run out quickly, very tender with good sides and the new location is very clean

Thank Brent K
Reviewed 28 August 2017

The pork is excellent--probably best suited to taking home to serve with your own bread and sauce. Also enjoyed the baked beans with big chunks of meat. Wish they offered salad as a side. Zero ambiance as a restaurant.

Thank Jcsepich
Reviewed 23 August 2017

BBQ has exploded across the county and Lincoln NE is no exception. There seems to be one on every corner. We have seen BBQ joints - both local and national come and go. A real jewel is Phat Jacks. Nothing fancy - they don't waste...More

Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

I like the burnt ends. The sauce is good but I order them dry. Any of the sides are good and I rotate thru them. I do not understand that cornbread is served as a side but it's good too. Good luck to Phats on...More

Thank Bones83
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Ok, so, burnt ends aren't supposed to actually be burned. They call it that because the sugars in the barbecue sauce caramelize almost to the point of looking burned. The meat should still be moist and tender. Not dry and tough. Mine were on the...More

Thank Proofinthepudding
Reviewed 12 July 2017

This is self service, which isn't necessarily bad, however two guys in t shirts behind the counter doesn't make for service. In a party of 7, two orders had to be sent back because they were cold. Not just lukewarm - flat out cold. The...More

Thank nebill
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped in while driving through the glorious state of Nebraska. Unloaded our 5 hungry, cranky kids after driving 6 hours nonstop. The toddlers immediately took off in different directions greeting customers and checking out the dining area. Open and spacious just the way they like...More

Thank Madeline F
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

I love the burnt ends. This is probably the best BBQ in Lincoln. The place is very crowded at lunch. Good slaw. Good beans. Great burnt ends.

Thank Bones83
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Came in with a group. Half ordered meat by the pound, half individual orders. We had all the meats between us. All were very good. Sauces we're good also. Your sides need work. Beans and slaw we're just barely ok. None of us liked the...More

Thank bigshoe1982
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 SW 14th St, Suite 102, Lincoln, NE 68508-1803
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Lincoln
  • Phone Number: +1 402-464-7428
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