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Smoque BBQ

3800 N Pulaski Rd, Chicago, IL 60641-3197
+1 773-545-7427
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brisket” (484 reviews)
“peach cobbler” (90 reviews)
“mac and cheese” (133 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00 Hours
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
3800 N Pulaski Rd, Chicago, IL 60641-3197
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I don't wait for anything. I'll wait here. I once ordered brisket it was too much but I finished it AArrgh

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank 555evanl
Reviewed 5 days ago

We've made many visits to this casual, well-run restaurant. Depending upon the time you visit, you may find a line out the door so my recommendation is to do your homework, study the menu before you arrive. We usually phone in our order & pick...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Chicaree
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you’re looking for some great knock your socks off BBQ on the north side, head to Smoque BBQ. Make sure you order the brisket, Mac & Cheese, and the peach cobbler. The only problem you’ll have is hiding the fact that you have to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Herman C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Love smoque, we get food here all the time. Great quality meat and sauces. Also have to get the Mac n cheese side - amazing

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank ErinF1768
Reviewed 5 days ago

Have been there many times. It's BBQ done right. So good. It's a very casual atmosphere. Very friendly owners. Last time we were there we were treated to a sample of everything they make. Brisket is the best. Home make sauces.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank lilyput44
Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband & I tried this place sometime ago. And OMG, it was so good. Not sure who the grill masters are here, but you've got a good thing going on here!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Tracy H
Reviewed 5 days ago

There is not one item on the menu that isn't delicious. They offer two BBQ sauces to cater to everyone's palette.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank JENNM5253
Reviewed 5 days ago

My favorite bbq in Chicago...particularly the brisket. Eating at the restaurant during peak hours can be an issue so try going at off hours or pick-up.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jddmm
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The brisket was to die for, it’s picnic a la carte ordering style makes this place unique. It can get a little crowded on weekends. Wooden Tables mirroring a picnic style. The barbecue they have is yummy and the cole slaw, mac n cheese sides...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Imani B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

There’s a lot of competition when it comes to BBQ cuisine in Chicago and Smoque definitely ranks as one of the best. I was blown away by their brisket, Mac n cheese, and beans. Highly recommend a visit here!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Corinne H
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25 November 2018|
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Response from W5819PBstevem | Reviewed this property |
Agree with prior answer
Crystale B
12 October 2018|
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Response from dorothyrogers1956 | Reviewed this property |
If the distance is a ploblem you should try Weber grill 539 n State st the food is really good
Cindy R
11 October 2018|
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Response from Andrew L | Reviewed this property |
No, they are not open on Thanksgiving Day.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3800 N Pulaski Rd, Chicago, IL 60641-3197
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Irving Park
  • Neighbourhood: Irving Park
  • Phone Number: +1 773-545-7427
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