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Main Street Smokehouse - CLOSED

536 N Milwaukee Ave, Libertyville, IL 60048-2019
+1 847-247-4330
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
29 Jul 2013
“Best brisket outside of Texas”
24 Jul 2013
“Best BBQ Around!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
536 N Milwaukee Ave, Libertyville, IL 60048-2019
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Reviewed 29 July 2013 via mobile

They have excellent BBQ brisket, pulled pork, and even make tacos out of them. Really good sides to go with them. Very good sauces to choose from, including an Alabama white sauce that is good on everything.

Thank Bluestraveler1119
Reviewed 25 July 2013

This walk-up service style restaurant has the best BBQ! I had the brisket tacos, and was expecting to have to pick out 'fatty' pieces. I was wrong. They were tender and perfect! The selection of sauces was awesome too. I'd say it's a bit pricey,...More

Thank Sportk12
Reviewed 2 May 2013

Dont think twice. Its not southern ba rb que that I am used to, but it is the best in the area and sure beats the franchise foods that are abundant in the north Chicago area.

1  Thank Joe R
Reviewed 7 March 2013

It feels like you are down south when you walk in. Bare wood tables with rolls of paper towels mounted upright on each table. The menu is hand written on a black chalkboard mounted above the dining area. The condiments consist of a bunch of...More

Thank lovestoroam78
Reviewed 25 February 2013

We stopped in on a recent Friday evening. We're bbq lovers, but this place didn't quite do it for us. It's an order at the counter and pick up your own food kind of system. The counter help was unable to answer any of our...More

Thank travelingtrio2010
Reviewed 26 January 2013

Main Street Smokehouse is a stones throw from my office, so I decided to stop by; I'm glad I did. Looking at the menu on the wall, I found myself engaged in another dreaded approach-approach conflict: Ribs, Pulled Pork and/or Brisket - decisions, decisions. Deciding...More

Thank mws58
Reviewed 22 November 2012

Great BBQ choices for adults and kids alike. Good selection of BBQ sauces to please different tastes. I like the pulled pork sandwich or tacos. For the sides, you can't go wrong witht the sweet potato fries, but you can choose from tomalito, corn bread,...More

Thank sheimar
Reviewed 8 November 2012

Great barbequed chicken sandwiches and sweet potato fries! Nice selection of barbeque sauces. Something for almost everyone on the menu-good sides.

Thank RobinR699
Reviewed 8 October 2012

I really love barbecue and this is probably the best I've had. We've been here several times so I feel comfortable saying that the quality of the food is consistently excellent. On our most recent visit we were greeted by a friendly young man who...More

Thank HopDip
Reviewed 17 June 2012

We love BBQ and are picky and this place rates as one of the best we have had anywhere. Order the ribs "wet" -- they are very meaty and smoky. Brisket and pulled pork excellent. Great sides. Good value and like ordering at the counter,...More

Thank lori1019
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  • Address: 536 N Milwaukee Ave, Libertyville, IL 60048-2019
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Libertyville
  • Phone Number: +1 847-247-4330
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