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Robinson's No. 1 Ribs - CLOSED

655 W Armitage Ave, Chicago, IL 60614-4431
+1 312-337-1399
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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good52%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible12%
17 Dec 2016
“Fast and great!”
1 Jul 2015
“Not bad for Food Court Food”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
American, Barbecue
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655 W Armitage Ave, Chicago, IL 60614-4431
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1 - 10 of 15 reviews

Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Food was prepared to order. Burger was very good and fries as well. They have fair prices and many items to choose from.

Thank TheSaxGuru
Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

Ate the half chicken special while waiting for my train to depart. The chicken was kinda dry but the BBQ sauce was tasty. Came with steak fries which weren't bad. I should have tried the ribs to see if they are really Number One! :-)...More

Thank Laneshinkansen
Reviewed 11 March 2015

I don't know why people don't like this place!! It's nothing nice, by any means, but for those nights you just want to bring out a bottle of wine and go eat at a super casual place it's great. They have consistently great ribs. I...More

Thank jenesaisquoiV
Reviewed 12 October 2014 via mobile

They had a stand at Hoptacular. It was dreadfully bad-shame on them for claiming to be #1 unless the metric is best at mashing mystery meat together into the shape of a fake pork rib. Read my other reviews they are normally very positive. This...More

Thank Wes J
Reviewed 2 October 2014

I ordered through Grubhub and they delivered to my hotel faster than estimated. Sooo good the first time, I ordered again the next night, and found a food booth at McCormick place while working a trade show.. Everything I had was great, From the smoked...More

Thank Jeffrey B
Reviewed 29 September 2014

I really enjoyed this place. Great friendly service and an amazing pulled pork sandwich. You'd expect the ribs to be near perfection, and they were, but the pulled pork surprised me. The sides could use a little more flair. Baked beans were disappointing but the...More

Thank JanMichell
Reviewed 14 September 2014

The bar-b-que was good tasting, but the price was really high, and the bun was huge, taking away from the bar-b-que. The cole slaw was sour and the fries were soggy, I guess when you order to go, it doesn't matter.

Thank MilitaryMama4
Reviewed 27 June 2014

Could not be more wrong. Great back ribs, in a train station. Unbelievable. My wife had the BBQ pork sandwich, It also did not disappoint. If the BBQ was this good at in a "food court" in a train station there other restaurants must be...More

Thank apcaruso
Reviewed 25 July 2013

Nice atmosphere. Good service. Great ribs and pulled pork! My four year old daughter described it as delish!

Thank d l
Reviewed 1 May 2013

I ordered beef ribs online, which were delivered to my hotel. One word: YECH. Well dried meat wrapped around some bones and covered with some mediocre sauce. I got onion rings on the side. A meager amount of mediocre rings. Not bad, but definitely not...More

1  Thank Bill L
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 20
Cuisine
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Monday
4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Tuesday
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Wednesday
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Thursday
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Friday
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 655 W Armitage Ave, Chicago, IL 60614-4431
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Lincoln Park
  • Neighbourhood: Lincoln Park
  • Phone Number: +1 312-337-1399
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