Harrisburg Magazine Simply the Best 2021: Winner for BBQ & Takeout

Harrisburg Magazine Readers’ Choice 2021: Winner for Wings & Takeout

We are honored to be a 2020 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Winner.

  • star rating  Filling Lunch - We discovered Redds 4 years ago when in town for Christmas festivities, so while in for IceFest, we happily went back. My chicken sandwich was full of large chicken chunks... read more

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    February 9, 2023

    star rating  Food was good - Three of us had lunch at Redds Friday. They have very limited open hours and open at 12 on Friday, why not 11 to allow normal lunch times?
    We were... read more

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    December 11, 2022

    star rating  Yummy!!! - This place is super good, and you get a lot of food for your money. The three and two meat samplers are super good. Make sure to try the wings... read more

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    December 2, 2022
  • star rating  I have been regularly going to Redd’s for takeout orders for more than several months. The beef brisket and pulled pork are outstanding. The meats are tender, flavorful, and portions... read more

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    July 29, 2022

    star rating  The BBQ was good and the prices reasonable. Service was very good. The cornbread was moist and tasty.

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    May 4, 2022

    star rating  Lives here a few years ago and always noticed how good it smelled. Finally got to come back and can say with a certainty the food is amazing. Cheryl was... read more

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    April 30, 2022
  • star rating  Pork was great no fat clumps in it! Sauce was great fries were fresh and awesome!! Didn’t care for the corn bread but I like it sweet and skillet made.... read more

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    March 12, 2022

    star rating  Redd's is a basic gem. Nothing to look at, but a lot to enjoy! A blustery lunch time visit gave respite to the weather. Seasoned servers efficiently took orders. Food... read more

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    November 14, 2021

    star rating  Had BBQ twice today while riding the bike around south central PA. Amazing roads and amazing BBQ! Bacon on a stick is Devine! Brisket had nice flavor on its own... read more

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    September 12, 2021
  • star rating  Love this restaurant. My husband and i were traveling through Carlisle and stopped here for lunch. The pulled pork was lean and flavorful all on its own - I only... read more

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    August 24, 2021

    star rating  Being a HUGE wing and burger foodie and that TripAdvisor has this place listed as the #2 spot, I had to test this place!

    Let me start out by... read more

    avatar thumb Carlos C
    June 8, 2021

    star rating  Freaking awesome BBQ! Everything was delicious (had the three meat sampler with pulled pork, brisket and wings.) All the sauces were tasty and the service was top notch - waitresses... read more

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    June 4, 2021
  • star rating  Even if the chicken looks burnt it is not!!!! It is fantastic!!!!!!! Moist, tender and absolutely the best barbecued chicken we have had anywhere. I adore their bacon on a... read more

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    January 30, 2021

    star rating  Gena was so sweet! Will absolutely be back in our travels! We sat by the window and watched foot traffic.

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    January 17, 2021

    star rating  Ordered take out for a family gathering. Brent suggested amount of food we would need based on our family size. Smoked chicken, brisket and pulled pork plus various sides and... read more

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    December 18, 2020
  • star rating  I would recommend a sampler so you can try a variety of items. The 3 meat sampler was $18.99 and came with 2 sides and a piece of cornbread. I... read more

    avatar thumb John R
    June 21, 2019

    star rating  I've walked by this place many times and somehow missed it. Not again! The pulled pork was amazing. We also had the brisket. It was good, but not as great... read more

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    June 17, 2019

    star rating  They were out of brisket and chicken. Still tasty tasty and I would certainly recommend to vets and newbies

    avatar thumb Matt M
    June 13, 2019
  • star rating  we are full time travelers. We have been all over and always look forward to getting food from this place!! Food is cooked just just right. Food is do good... read more

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    June 8, 2019

    star rating  I have eaten at Redd’s Smokehouse ok multiple occasions and two things are always guaranteed:
    1) I am always impressed with the great flavor of all of the BBQ... read more

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    June 4, 2019

Our restaurant is in the top 10% of all restaurants worldwide!

Hands down the best BBQ

Redd’s is hands down the best BBQ joint in the area.

Great food and great service, even though we wandered in 20 minutes before closing.

Not only will we be back, we’ll make sure our friends know about Redd’s.

Drew & Cheri
Holly Springs, PA

I love this BBQ

I love this BBQ!

I can’t tell you how happy I am that you guys set down some roots and opened up a store.

Shippensburg, PA

Southern food to die for

Real, homemade, Southern food to die for!!

Excellent flavor with excellent prices!

I crave their food, yum!

Carlisle, PA

My girl and I love your food

WOW! I am a New Yorker but, was stationed down south and have had real southern bar-b-que!

I have to be honest, my girl and I love your food.
We have been stopping by since you had your little smokehouse trailer and we are happy to see you have opened an actual restaurant set up in Carlisle!

It is great and your staff is friendly and courteous.
We are heading over tonight.

New York, NY

Very good and affordable

This has become one of our favorite lunch spots at the office..

Very good and affordable!

Duncannon, PA

Couldn’t get enough

Just couldn’t get enough.

Food, people, prices are all amazing.

Redd’s, it’s the place to go if your hankering for some great smokehouse barbeque.

Dillsburg, PA

Excellent BBQ

Great to have the taste of home right here in Carlisle Pa.
And only a few blocks from where I live!

Excellent BBQ in the true tradition of the south.

Carlisle, PA

Absolutely delicious food

Found by accident – absolutely delicious food, friendly service and fair price.

The collard greens are fresh and to die for!

So glad to have this in Carlisle and not another pizza or sub joint.

Hope they cater!

Gets 10 stars from our family!

Carlisle, PA

The absolute best

The absolute best!

Need a dinner? Got a party? Go straight to Redd’s.

Carlisle, PA

Simply awesome!

Simply awesome!

Food is fantastic and at an even better price!

You guys are awesome!

Best sweet potato fries I’ve ever had!!

Kerri & Jose
Boiling Springs, PA

Friendly and helpful

Pulled pork is great!

My folks enjoy the food too, they are in their 90’s.

The guys are friendly and helpful.

Wish you much success.

Elizabethtown, PA

Always hot and pork is not fatty

I live very close to Redd’s and have eaten there many times.

I enjoy the pulled pork BBQ sandwich and BBQ baked beans.
The food is always hot and the pork is not fatty like other places I have ordered from.

They always have the food ready to pick up within 5-10 minutes from when I call!

Carlisle, PA

Best pulled pork I have ever had

The best pulled pork I have ever had by far.

I will be back to try the ribs soon!

Carlisle, PA

This IS what bbq should taste like

This IS what bbq should taste like!

The amount you get for the price is insane!

If you have not stopped by yet, do yourself a favor!

Chris & Beckie Moyer
Carlisle, PA

Ya’ll are the bomb!

I’m glad you are open again, I’m hungry!

Ya’ll are the bomb!

Carlisle, PA

Best ribs I’ve ever had

Best ribs I’ve ever had!!

Great prices and they really make you feel like family!

Love this place!

Carlisle, PA


Don’t know if I can wait another two weeks until you get caught up on your sleep.


Carlisle, PA

Best ribs ever ate!

Best ribs ever ate! Check them out, you won’t be sorry.

Can you put one in Steelton? Thanks!

Steelton, PA

only REAL southern BBQ around

The best and only REAL southern BBQ around and the prices are unbeatable!

Jay Gross
Carlisle, PA

Great food at wonderful prices

Great food at wonderful prices!
Would recommend this to all.

Very kind and friendly!
We will be back!

Newville, PA

Ribs were delicious

The ribs were delicious.
I am going to have to go and get a full rack in the upcoming week.

Wish we had more GOOD southern food up here.

Carlisle, PA

Excellent food

Found it by accident. Excellent food.
I hope they can make it cause the prices are far to low.

I made two meals out of the sampler that as 10 bucks! Cool!

York, PA

Something good to eat in PA

It’s about time there was something good to eat in PA!

Keep up the good work guys.

Gettysburg, PA

Great food, great prices.

A fantastic experience!!!
Great food, great prices, great customer service.

The only down side is that I now have to drive to Carlisle at least once a week!

Phil & Sandy
Camp Hill, PA

Wonderful homemade Southern food

Great food and great prices.

You will love the food and the great customer service.
Wonderful homemade Southern food.

Thank you for your hard work to bring your delicious food to Carlisle.

Jamie & Bryan
Carlisle, PA

Food was amazing!

The food was amazing!

Definitely would visit them again!!

Hanover, PA

Quality and quantity that you get is amazing

At Redd’s the quality and quantity that you get is amazing.

They treat everyone like family and have great customer service!

Carlisle, PA