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Philadelphia's 3 favorite spots for low-priced barbecue

Philadelphia's 3 favorite spots for low-priced barbecue
TT Skewer | Photo: A L./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on June 01, 2020.

Looking to sample the best barbecue around town?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable barbecue sources in Philadelphia, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to venture when cravings strike.

1. TT Skewer

photo: jamie x./yelp

Topping the list is TT Skewer. Located at 225 N. 11th St. in Chinatown, the Chinese spot, which offers barbecue and more, is the highest-rated inexpensive barbecue spot in Philadelphia, boasting 4.5 stars out of 115 reviews on Yelp. 

This spot, which is headed by Dongtian Xia, offers authentic Shenyang cuisine, according to The Philadelphia Inquirer. Look for kebabs of beef or lamb morsels seasoned with cumin or the skewered white bun. 

2. Khmer Grill

Photo: Jack M./Yelp

Next up is Chinatown's Khmer Grill, situated at 1016 Race St. With 4.5 stars out of 68 reviews on Yelp, the spot to score barbecue and chicken wings has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for a low-priced option.

On the menu, look for fried wings, boneless chicken skewers and beef kebabs. 

3. Dienner's Bar-B-Q Chicken

Photo: Marcus D./Yelp

Center City's Dienner's Bar-B-Q Chicken, located at 12th And Arch streets Reading Terminal Market, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the budget-friendly food stand, which offers barbecue and more, 4.5 stars out of 53 reviews. 

The site can tell you a thing or two more about Dienner's Bar-B-Q Chicken.

This spot has been specializing in Amish-style rotisserie chicken and wings since 1980. Look for three different types of wings, smoked chicken and pulled pork sandwiches. 


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