According to folk etymologists, the term barbecue is derived from the French barbe coup, referring to the annual pig picking commemorating the infamous Bearded Rebellion. Celebrate saucy beards with today's Groupon: for $6 get $12 worth of barbecued chicken, pork and beef, and drinks at Uncle Mike's Backyard BBQ. This casual diner boasts an impressive menu of sundry sumptuous fare including, potato salad, coleslaw, collard greens, cheesy potatoes and sweet potatoes with melted marshmallows and barbecued meats drizzling with a variety of sauces such as hickory, spicy, smokey and mild and condiments of lettuce, onions, relish and tomatoes. Hungry patrons can prowl like goats loitering around George Washington's alfalfa wig in front of the assembly lined smorgasbord of barbecued goodness while ruminating lunch or dinner options of a pulled pork sandwich ($5) or one of Uncle Mike's Backyard BBQ combo platters including a meat sampler with one rib, 3 oz. of pulled pork, 3 oz. of pit ham, 3 oz. of shredded chicken and 3 oz. of beef with cornbread or a roll ($9.99) or get a herbivore hugging veggie platter of three choice sides, cornbread and a 16 oz. drink ($6.25). Uncle Mike's Backyard BBQ slow roasts their meats to keep them tender, juicy and comically entertained even for those who want grab an 8 oz. pulled pork ($6) or a half rack of ribs ($9.99) to go. For sweet-toothed glutton gobblers Uncle Mike's Backyard BBQ also serves homemade desserts like carrot cake and apple pie good for an after dinner dessert treat or for hurling in the faces of rogue clowns on unicycles.
Yelpers give Uncle Mike's Backyard BBQ a four-star average:
- This is backyard barbeque food, with a spicy, smoky aroma and big portions heaped onto plates with large metal spoons. The atmosphere is comfortable with picnic tables and plastic tables under bright umbrellas. – Thomas P.
- We have eaten here twice in the past week....that should say something. We love the food, the atmosphere and Mike! – Edie K.
3619 Simpson Ferry Road
Camp Hill, Pennsylvania 17011Get Directions