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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%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (444 reviews)
“peach cobbler” (82 reviews)
“mac and cheese” (115 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00 Hours
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
3800 N Pulaski Rd, Chicago, IL 60641-3197
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoy eating there alot and love the smoke taste of the baby back ribs. All of the food is so good.

Thank msolomon1970
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

シカゴでおススメのBBQレストランです。 人気のお店で週末や休みの日は混んでます。 しかし問題ないです。 店員さんが、店で食べる人全員を案内してくれます。 The best recommend BBQ restaurant in Chicago area. This restaurant is popular,so always occupied in weekend and holiday. but It it no problem. Because clerk attend all customer who eat in here.

Thank yuta6057
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

How great that #1 of 111 BBQ restaurants in Chicago is within range of Wrigley Field! Parked nearby and had lunch - the sliced brisket was awesome as were the sides. We had beans, fries & mac n cheese. The Cole slaw was OK with...More

Thank Renee H
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

Ultra casual restaurant with more awards on the wall than anyone could imagine. The brisket is the best ever with the choice of two sauces. The hand cut fries are decadent. Surprisingly the salad is fresh and crisp with an excellent house made dressing. I’m...More

Thank Craiginchicago
Reviewed 17 April 2018

Ordered the brisket platter, two sides. Everything was served dry. The restaurant was run-down, dirty and the sign was peeling off the wall. The bbq flavor was great, sauces authentic (Memphis/Carolina. Mac and cheese dry and lifeless, beans gritty and bitter. Did not live up...More

Thank Greg F
Reviewed 10 April 2018

I have had their food at different events but this was the first time to eat at the restaurant. The food was excellent as always and we sat outside on a beautiful day. I highly recommend!

Thank Katrina B
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Looking for great southern style bbq this place is it. You wait for 30 minutes, but the wait just makes you more hungry. Highly recommended while your in Chicago.

Thank Tony A
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Pulled pork Excellent!!!! Baby back ribs Excellent!!! French fries Perfect!!!! Going back and will try the mac and cheese. Nice customer service.

1  Thank Dionna S
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

We wanted a proper bbq meal, and it delivered! We went here as a family before a blackhawks game, and had a awesome meal. Between everyones orders I think we tried pretty much every dish, and it was all great. Big portions! The only thing...More

Thank RobinPettersbakken
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Love this place. Definitely deserves to be a top ten on Trip-advisor. Every time we’re visiting in Chicago we make a stop here. The brisket is second to none. Get the sliced brisket. $20 for 1lb. My kids love the pulled pork. The Ribs are...More

Thank tellurideplunge
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Questions & Answers
29 January 2018|
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Response from Aerowing | Reviewed this property |
I’d give yourself at least two hours before going to the theater. If you arrive about 5pm you should have no problem getting to the theater by 7:30.
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.
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, 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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