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Holy Smoke BBQ Philly

Anyone been? How is it? Going to south Jersey at the end of the month and wanted to try this place out.

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  1. not familiar with it. where in south jersey? i've yet to find a bbq that i absolutely love in the area.

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    1. re: dtphilly

      It's actually in Philly, but since we'll be right across the river I thought we'd head over. Here is the website.
      http://www.holysmokephilly.com/

      1. re: rizzo0904

        I haven't been there, but just FYI, Roxborough is a good 10 miles away from the foot of the Ben Franklin Bridge on the Philly side.

        1. re: rizzo0904

          Thanks riz. This place looks awesome. Can't wait to try. When did it open?

          1. re: juice

            I think it's been about 3 months since I heard about it (haven't gotten there yet)

      2. Wow...website sounds great!

        1. OH MY. I see a trip to Roxboro in my near future!

          1. Hey, what's the neighborhood like? My mother in law is trying to tell me I shouldn't go because it's a dangerous area. I assume she's over-reacting?

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            1. re: rizzo0904

              She is. Then again, you could get shot, which would never happen in other parts of Philly.

              1. re: rizzo0904

                The neighborhood is fine. Very much a mix of working class and Yuppies. The area that the Holy Smoke is has a lot of other stores and restaurants, so it's well traveled and well lit, usually with lots of people around. Nothing at all to worry about the neighborhood. Tell you mother in law to cool her jets.

                1. re: rizzo0904

                  Roxborough is not dangerous. Far from it. Most neighborhoods in Philly aren't dangerous.....a few are. M.I.L. is overreacting.

                2. Really is quite good. I posted in anoher thread about a recent experience... very tasty.

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