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Smoque BBQ

3800 N Pulaski Rd, Chicago, IL 60641-3197
+1 773-545-7427
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brisket” (452 reviews)
“peach cobbler” (86 reviews)
“mac and cheese” (123 reviews)
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3800 N Pulaski Rd, Chicago, IL 60641-3197
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Love the Beef brisket! The smell of the brisket is mouth watering, and once it goes to your mouth it’s full of flavor! The chicken and baby back ribs needs enhancement. That’s the reason why I only gave 4.

Thank Getaway14546596809
Reviewed 3 days ago

This place has the most amazing barbecue in the city without doubt. The lines can be long but they move fast. Great place for carry out as well. Brisket is juicy and delicious.

Thank Manuela H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Smoque has become a Chicago barbecue legend! I loved the ribs and one of my friends who is a barbecue expert told me their brisket is one of the best he has ever eaten.

Thank TheoPsilopoulos
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brisket is tender and juicy, also Barbecue has a good smokey flavor. Baked beans and macaroni and cheese is tastey. I like the atmosphere and great staff.

Thank Mona M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

How do I start... Yum! The pulled pork is moist and perfect for a sandwich or just a plain old fork. The brisket is worth looking for parking (which was not too bad). The sauces for both are consistently delicious and served separate so you...More

Thank Barry M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have ordered the Pulled Pork., the. Chopped Beef Brisket and both of their Rib Dinners. They.are always consistently excellent. The side dishes of baked beans and home cut fries are both excellent. They offer two outstanding desserts. Peach Cobbler and Pecan Bread Pudding. You...More

Thank Tom A
Reviewed 1 week ago

In addition to the meat being tender, but the sauce is awesome! To me, you must have a good bbq sauce. During summer days, there will be a long wait.

Thank INDY1Chicago
Reviewed 1 week ago

So good and don't let the long line scare you away it is so worth it. Very, very good barbeque and yummy mac and cheese too. Enjoy

Thank Cpenatravel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Smokey, tender, beef brisket and pulled pork served with tangy, apple cider vinegar cole slaw, brioche buns, and an assortment of sides including THE best mac and cheese. This BBQ is THE REAL DEAL. Bread pudding for dessert. Mmmmm. Great place for casual sit in...More

Thank traveller211
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the brisket sandwich here recently and it was DELICIOUS. You order your meat, your bread and then a choice of 2 BBQ sauces. I love Texas and Nashville BBQ sauce so that is what I ordered. If you order 2 sandwiches you can...More

Thank maryjok456
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Crystale B
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Response from dorothyrogers1956 | Reviewed this property |
If the distance is a ploblem you should try Weber grill 539 n State st the food is really good
Cindy R
11 October 2018|
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Response from Andrew L | Reviewed this property |
No, they are not open on Thanksgiving Day.
Julie P
29 January 2018|
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Response from Aerowing | Reviewed this property |
I’d give yourself at least two hours before going to the theater. If you arrive about 5pm you should have no problem getting to the theater by 7:30.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3800 N Pulaski Rd, Chicago, IL 60641-3197
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Northwest Side
  • Neighbourhood: Northwest Side
  • Phone Number: +1 773-545-7427
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