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Honky Tonk BBQ

) #834 of 7,846 Restaurants in Chicago €€ - €€€ American, , Barbecue
1800 S Racine Ave, Chicago, IL 60608-3214
+1 312-226-7427
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“hot links” (7 reviews)
“pulled pork” (11 reviews)
“ribs” (14 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
€€ - €€€
1800 S Racine Ave, Chicago, IL 60608-3214
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My godson took me here for a Christmas present and he raved about the food. I was not disappointed. The food was very good and there was plenty of it. we each got the sampler and really one to split would have been enough. the...More

Thank aantonsen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Honky-Tonk BBQ is located at the corner of West 18th Street and South Racine Avenue, in the Pilsen neighborhood, which is a heavily populated area of Chicago. Finding a place to park proved to be a major challenge: we ended up parked three blocks away...More

1  Thank MoneyFace
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In the hearth of Pilsen this wonderful old-style restaurant offers high-quality BBQ with live music and kind service! what else??

Thank totuccio83
Reviewed 17 May 2017

I stopped here before The Black Angels concert at Thalia Hall. It is just down the street from Thalia Hall. I got there early, so it wasn’t too crowded, but it did fill up as it got close to show time. I sat at the...More

Thank Stone711
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Grabbed dinner here before a show at Thalia Hall. BBQ was okay, but not great. Staff was really nice and friendly. Waited for our Uber there after the show and they had a great band playing. Would not eat there again, but would go for...More

Thank tbwg
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Honky Toni BBQ was between printed menus so we ordered from the party menu. Not really a problem. Our smoked "Bacon candy" appetizer was A bit too much- a lot of maple, and it was so hard I thought I might lose some fillings. However,...More

Thank Danno251
Reviewed 4 November 2016

This restaurant is housed in an old bar in the Pilsen neighborhood. The barbecue is delicious, and the portions are huge. Great service and a full bar. On the night we were there, they had an 8 piece jazz band and no cover. Sports were...More

Thank Charles89145
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Well, DDDDRRRAAANKS were awesome. Beer n bacon candy👍. Also their version of a bloody mary, comes with a few garnishes and a piece of hotlink was great. As was also the service. The waitress was very attentive and amigable. Its the reason they got two...More

1  Thank ChayoDelReal
Reviewed 2 August 2016

This restaurant I didn't find, a frind of mine took me here and it is BY FAR the best bbq I've ever had, so mant amazing thins to eat!! It's on the south side of Chicago so it's not he nicest neighbourhood but if you...More

Thank DiegoAmigo
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Nice BBQ place in the Pilsen neighborhood. We both had the pulled pork - which was not very hot when served. I also had a margarita - which was OK (very light on the alcohol). Our server was good. We also enjoyed the band. Nice...More

Thank Diane K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1800 S Racine Ave, Chicago, IL 60608-3214
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 312-226-7427
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