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Captain Porky's

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

If you are looking for a place that serves good food quickly this is it. Their BBQ is outstanding and if you enjoy Cajun side dishes there is none better. Just drive by and the smell will make you want to try it.

Thank Rick C
Reviewed 16 September 2018 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 27 August 2018

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 22 August 2018

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 21 August 2018

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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
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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