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Real Urban Barbecue

2119 Clearwater Dr, Oak Brook, IL 60523-8821
+1 847-947-6474
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Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good41%
  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“burnt ends” (13 reviews)
“brisket” (10 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Barbecue
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
2119 Clearwater Dr, Oak Brook, IL 60523-8821
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1 - 10 of 65 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here upon my daughter’s request for her birthday dinner. There were 5 of us and we all loved our dishes. We had the chopped salad, pulled pork sandwiches, pulled chicken sandwich and a pulled chicken entree. There is plenty of meat given for...More

Thank Laurie A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were two couples out for barbecue. I was thinking about ribs all day long. we picked that restaurant because we were at a restaurant in St Louis with a similar atmosphere. I heard no complaint from the people with the chicken but the one...More

Thank Kevin8910
Reviewed 2 November 2017

I had a coupon for a free whole chicken with the purchase of a full slab of ribs, so I thought I would give this place a try. I’m sure glad that I did. I can’t remember the last time I had ribs that were...More

Thank _bookworm2000
Reviewed 2 October 2017

So we eat here weekly.... just love the pickles (spicy and sweet), the variety of excellent meats, and those yummy ho cakes that are like pancakes (instead of flour tortillas). Love the spinach and cornbread too.....

Thank PatPS
Reviewed 18 September 2017

We have gone here many times for lunch. They have really big portions and great food. I usually get the mini sandwich, along with a side or two. Their pulled pork is very good, and their burnt end sandwich. As far as sides, the French...More

Thank DeniseG17
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped in while in the Chicago area. I love BBQ and will seek it out when it is near. This is the real deal folks. I always have my concerns when North of the Mason Dixon line but these folks got it right. Great taste,...More

Thank KyBuffalo
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Amazing Burnt Ends BBQ, pulled BBQ Chicken! Excellent Potato salad and end your meal with the Sugared Biscuits (fried dough rolled in sugar) for an incredible meal. Friendly people, a plethora of BBQ sauces.

Thank Janet R
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Southern cafeteria style BBQ offers excellent choices. I tried the beef brisket smoked sausage 2 meat combo. It came with 2 sides and I got the creamed spinach and a cup of soup. That day's shout choice was chicken gumbo and lobster bisque which was...More

1  Thank jsachanda
Reviewed 25 May 2017

The food was really good. I had the brisket and loved it. The menu has everything from ribs, pork, chicken, brisket to sandwiches, soups and salads. The way they have the line set up you move through it fast. The prices are reasonable and the...More

Thank kwiskup
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Only baby back ribs but tried them anyway. End rib was really dry but they got better towards the center. They should do St Louis style ribs which are meatier and more tender. In a strange location out of the way in Oak brook. Might...More

Thank mfpek
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14 July 2017|
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Response from Marcin C | Reviewed this property |
No, just beer and soft drinks.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:30
Monday
10:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 21:00
Thursday
10:30 - 21:00
Friday
10:30 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2119 Clearwater Dr, Oak Brook, IL 60523-8821
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Oak Brook
  • Phone Number: +1 847-947-6474
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