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Captain Porky's

38995 Route 41, Wadsworth, IL 60083-9652
+1 847-360-7460
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (23 reviews)
“ribs” (24 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 22:00 Hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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Value
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LOCATION
38995 Route 41, Wadsworth, IL 60083-9652
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1 - 10 of 98 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped by to get some carryout. The alligator was fantastic and we tried a number of other things, all great. A lot of stuff is fried so be warned, but it's soooooo good.

Thank RandR J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After golf at Thunderhawk we searched for a quick meal and selected Captain Porky's. Had the pulled pork sandwich and the key lime pie. Both were excellent!

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Captain Porky's is about in the middle between our friends in Milwaukee and our digs in downtown Chicago, so we met there. "Atmosphere" is non-existent. Sit on benches at sort of indoor picnic tables. Food seems to be prepared to order and is served in...More

Thank Stanley L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stopped by after eating at Shanty's next door and found Captain Porky's to be a quaint store with unique products. We picked up a bottle of their olive oil--delish!

Thank klaus724
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

My husband and I love Captain Porky’s for a quaint eat in fish dinner. We love the smoked salmon too and will often stop for a carry out as it’s on our way home. Always a smile on their face and a quick banter!

Thank schild4
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

I have driven past this place so many times, but we finally decided to stop and give it a try. I am glad we did! We ordered a handle of things to share. We tried the ribs, the brisket, the gulf shrimp, and the artichoke...More

1  Thank taykaz
Reviewed 20 April 2018

We had a fantastic lunch of Beef Brisket and Full Rack of Pork Ribs The ribs where meatier than I have ever had and very tender. The ½ Dinner size of Beef Brisket was Hugh and flavorful. Sides we chose were steak fries and coleslaw...More

1  Thank Traveler1770
Reviewed 28 February 2018

If there is a fish or shellfish, either fresh or sea water you can find it here fried, sauteed , or broiled. All are marvelous and freshly cooked. If you need a fix of ribs, brisket, or pulled pork they do that as well in...More

Thank Steven M
Reviewed 21 February 2018

This was of those "a friend" told me so places, and boy what a delicious culinary experience!!!! This family run place has it all, great staff, reasonable prices and absolutely great food! They have a nice selection of smoked meats, but the salads and sides...More

Thank Mike A
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

When driving 41 (to avoid tolls) we have always seen this place and finally we stopped. What a great experience! This small restaurant has some great BBQ and seafood. My husband had the oyster Po'boy the oyster we're just right (not rubbery of fishy tasting)!...More

Thank Jamie G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Monday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38995 Route 41, Wadsworth, IL 60083-9652
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Wadsworth
  • Phone Number: +1 847-360-7460
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