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Smoque BBQ

3800 N Pulaski Rd, Chicago, IL 60641-3197
+1 773-545-7427
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brisket” (404 reviews)
“peach cobbler” (76 reviews)
“mac and cheese” (108 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
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3800 N Pulaski Rd, Chicago, IL 60641-3197
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The ribs and brisket are to die for. We had the corn bread, mac n cheese and brisket chili. So incredibly good and reasonably priced.

Thank xspechtme
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great BBQ and sauces, with good prices. Try the gumbo with any of the BBQ sandwiches or plates. Limited parking during the day.

Thank Adi M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Smoque is one of the few authentic western barbque restaurants on the north side of Chicago. The menu is on a huge blackboard as you enter. I enjoyed all the meats except the ribs which were a bit dry. The coleslaw was a vinegar based...More

Thank swilner5849
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everyone I know who has eaten at this place brags about it. The first time I tried Smoque was at the Revival Market. I thought it was okay--nothing outstanding. I felt that maybe because it was a small satellite restaurant that didn't carry everything the...More

Thank sexydy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was good, the area is congested, parking was a challenge and the small eating area will make you introduce yourself to the people sitting by you

Thank YEWalton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great Smoked BBQ with large portions. The dinning area is roomy and Family friendly, I will definitely be back.

Thank John O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Better than green street imo, the ribs are always perfect, staff is friendly and attentive, my girlfriend and I pick up from here often!

Thank Antony V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by on the way to a meeting. The restaurant was busy but the line moved quickly. Knew a full sandwich was too much so ordered the 1/2. Very tasty and just the right amount. Had the baked beans and cornbread both were very tasty....More

Thank MargRyan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The bbq aroma is like an unseen rope pulling you in, do not resist. As you stand in queue, sometimes 20 deep, take the time to examine the menu board, found inside what looks like a converted garage, on the wall. What you see is...More

Thank xxivkt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great dry bbq with interesting original sauces. Among the best in the city. go with friends or family.

Thank MichelR328
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Questions & Answers
Carol K
11 September 2017|
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Response from adgirl82 | Reviewed this property |
Hi! They don't specifically have a sampler platter, but you can order all the meats in smaller quantities than usual, giving you the opportunity to try more. I looooove this place! Hope you so too!
Stephen T
29 June 2017|
Response from MalibuJune59 | Reviewed this property |
They are closed July 3rd and 4th.
4 September 2016|
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Response from mfr15 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry the belated response, if I gave to guess, It should have been opened for business.
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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>  > Northwest Side
  • Neighbourhood: Northwest Side
  • Phone Number: +1 773-545-7427
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