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Freeman's BBQ

1450 Holly Pike, Carlisle, PA 17015-9102
+1 717-486-3616
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good17%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Barbecue
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1450 Holly Pike, Carlisle, PA 17015-9102
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Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Great food - the pork was outstanding - coleslaw was delicious - liked the outdoor seating for people with dogs !

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Soundmb65
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

We were out of town for the day and headed home with no dinner planned. We have driven by Freeman’s dozens of times and the smell of smoking meat is amazing. So tonight we stopped and got a full rack of baby back ribs. The...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank SAinPA
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Outdoors with plenty of seating. We recently enjoyed a bucket of their smoked chicken legs....yum. Good BBQ and friendly folk. Prices are reasonable. We don't have a ton of BBQ places in this neck of the woods, but we do have some good ones :)

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Playswdogs
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Went here for the first time tonight and we were blown away. I had the full slab of spare ribs which is a big slab of tender, fall off the bones meat and the sauce is great- the right mix of spicy and sweet. Beans...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Steven S
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

After watching my son scrimmage at Dickinson college over the weekend I had a hankering for a helping of some good old-fashioned barbecue. And this little roadside restaurant seem like the perfect spot. I ordered up some pulled chicken, mac & cheese, and taters. All...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank 516robynp
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Stopped by Freeman's BBQ in my search for lunch in the Carlisle area. The facility is not impressive from the road and does not have any inside seating. There is seating out front near the road which did not appeal to me. The better choice...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Kidsaregone65
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Swung by on a whim. Hubby and I both had the dirty dog platter. Dirty dog is a hot dog wrap in bacon topped with chili, onions and mustard. It was a large serving, I didn't eat my bun. Got a side of Mac &...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank HillaryC251
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

We're from Texas, and saw this place on the side of the road and stopped in. Meat was bland, wouldn't waste your time.

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank W8347NLericb
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

We didn't find this place anything special. People seem to rave about it but I don't understand why. I can make better barbecue at home

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank stephaniesT9853PM
Reviewed 17 October 2016

The pulled pork was delicious, the Mac & Cheese was the bomb and the beans were good (I'd never had beans with potatoes in them:) It looked very dog friendly- no dogs there when we were there, and we don't have one, but each table...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank emysny
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1450 Holly Pike, Carlisle, PA 17015-9102
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Carlisle
  • Phone Number: +1 717-486-3616
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