Mmm…mmm…sometimes nothing hits the spot quite like a scrumptious BBQ sandwich. The key, however, is finding a restaurant that makes the type of sandwich that makes your mouth water and fills your stomach. Here are 10 restaurants that serve some of the best barbecue sandwiches in Pennsylvania.
1. Hog Father’s Old-Fashioned BBQ – 1301 Jefferson Avenue, Washington, PA 15301
Take out or dine in at Hog Father's Old-Fashioned BBQ. Try the mouthwatering old fashioned BBQ sandwich that features either pulled pork or pulled chicken and is topped with BBQ sauce, jalapeno peppers, and onion straws. Hog Father's Old-Fashioned BBQ serves authentic barbecue Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m., and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
2. Hickory Kitchen – 9 West Court Street, Doylestown, PA 18901
Indulge in a delectable BBQ sandwich from Hickory Kitchen. Peruse the menu that features a variety of barbecue sandwiches, including the BBQ pulled pork, BBQ pulled chicken, and the BBQ sliced brisket. Stop by Hickory Kitchen Monday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
3. Big Creek BBQ - 793-999 Blakeslee Blvd Drive East, Lehighton, PA 18235
Treat yourself to homemade BBQ, cooked over a wood fire, when you stop by Big Creek BBQ. The roadside concession stand offers take-out. Opt for one of the popular BBQ sandwiches, including the pulled pork and the brisket. Stop by Big Creek BBQ Wednesday through Friday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.
4. Jesse’s Barbecue & Local Market – 98 North County Line Rd, Souderton, PA 18964
Satisfy your barbecue craving at Jesse's Barbecue where you'll have your choice of several BBQ sandwiches, including the pulled pork and the chopped beef brisket. Both sandwiches are offered as a meal and a la carte. Jesse's Barbecue is open Tuesday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
5. Shakedown BBQ – 668 Firehouse Road, Grantville, PA 17028
Enjoy live music in the warmer months as you dine on authentic barbecue at Shakedown BBQ. All of the country restaurant's barbecue is made on a wood-fired grill. Visit Shaketown BBQ Thursday 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Friday and Saturday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday noon to 3 p.m.
6. More Than Q BBQ – 325 Northampton Street, Easton, PA 18042
Feel as though you've been transported straight to Texas when you visit More Than Q BBQ, known for its Texas-style barbecue. Peruse that menu that features a variety of BBQ sandwiches, including pulled pork, pulled beef, and brisket.
More Than Q BBQ serves its popular barbecue Wednesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
7. Official BBQ & Burgers – 6295 Lyters Lane, Harrisburg, PA 17111
Bring your own beer (BYOB) to Official BBQ & Burgers. Pair your beer with the Carolina-style pulled pork BBQ sandwich, the pulled turkey sandwich, or the beef brisket sandwich. Visit Official BBQ & Burgers Wednesday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
8. Acme Barbecue Restaurant – 445 N Market Street, Williamsport, PA 17702
Bite into a delicious BBQ sandwich - pulled pork, pulled turkey, or sliced brisket - when you visit Acme Restaurant. Choose from a variety of barbecue sauces, such as the Acme barbecue, golden barbecue, Carolina barbecue, and sweet heat barbecue. Stop by Acme Restaurant for old-fashioned barbecue Tuesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
9. 3 Hogs BBQ – 50 N Forney Avenue, Hanover, PA 17331
Top your barbecue sandwich at 3 Hogs BBQ with one of its many sauces, such as the Kansas City, honey chipotle, Carolina red, Carolina gold, smoked apple, and sweet chili. 3 Hogs BBQ is open Sunday through Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Thursday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
10. Harvey’s Main Street BBQ – 304 East Main Street, Mt Joy, PA 17552
Choose a barbecue sandwich - the hickory and cherry smoked pulled pork or the beef brisket, for example - at Harvey's Main Street BBQ. All of the BBQ sandwiches served at Harvey's are topped with the restaurant's "famous BBQ sauce." Dine at Harvey's Main Street BBQ Wednesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
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