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Smoque BBQ

3800 N Pulaski Rd, Chicago, IL 60641-3197
+1 773-545-7427
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brisket” (445 reviews)
“peach cobbler” (82 reviews)
“mac and cheese” (117 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
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3800 N Pulaski Rd, Chicago, IL 60641-3197
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Got brisket, ribs, and sausage and everything was delicious. I don't usually like coleslaw but even that was good. Nice cool crunch to go with the warm food. The Mac and cheese was outstanding especially with a little bit of the baked breadcrumb crust. Not...More

Thank Joe S
Reviewed 3 days ago

This place is great! BYOB and enjoy some of the best brisket north of Texas. Their sausage is from a top 5 Texas BBQ places outside of Austin area. It's the only place I eat BBQ in Chicago since I'm a Texan. Inside and outside...More

Thank Tman312
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A coworker and I wanted some BBQ this place came up on TripAdvisor so decided to check it out. We arrived and once we saw the line outside we ha a good feeling. We were not disappointed. The baby back ribs and brisket were great....More

Thank Craig W
Reviewed 4 days ago

*** ALL is more than good...PHENOMENAL. Whether you have ¨BABY¨, ¨ST LOUIS¨, or the ¨COMBO¨...you WILL BE more than satisfied. Classic slaw, BEST Mac n Cheese, and dessert to die for. Simply FUN Atmosphere. Staff make it entertaining and delicious. Better get there EARLY. Whatśw...More

Thank Peter J V
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Worst Ribs I ever had. The Smoke flavor is overpowering and I found it disgusting. I actually couldn't even eat my ribs. The peach cobbler waa excellent though.

Thank Seana917
Reviewed 5 days ago

This BBQ restaurant is a great addition to our neighborhood and I should have reviewed it sooner. They have a full menu of Brisket, Sausage, Ribs and Chicken. Ledgend has it that before opening the owners went on a road trip across the US sampling...More

1  Thank James F
Reviewed 5 days ago

My first taste was at an event at my job where they catered from Smoque. It was so delicious. Since then, I've frequented their establishment at least once a month. Awesome atmosphere and the brisket chili is AMAZING. They have a downtown location as well...More

Thank Patique
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting Chicago last weekend and perused Trip Advisor to read reviews and decide where we were going to have dinner. Smoque received almost five stars so we thought we would give it a try. SO GLAD WE DID! I have never had such great BBQ...More

1  Thank 716ShaS
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have eaten here 10+ times. Have also utilized their catering for three Super Bowl parties. Excellent BBQ, basically my favorite chopped brisket in the city. Will continue to go back...

Thank Chris K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Here's the perfect meal at Smoque. A full slab of baby back ribs. The rub is so good, no sauce is needed. Cole slaw. Lightly dressed, fresh and crunchy. Mac and cheese. Creamy in the middle, nice crunch on top. Fries. Loads and loads of...More

1  Thank revlisad
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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.
Carol K
12 September 2017|
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Response from adgirl82 | Reviewed this property |
Hi! They don't specifically have a sampler platter, but you can order all the meats in smaller quantities than usual, giving you the opportunity to try more. I looooove this place! Hope you so too!
Stephen T
29 June 2017|
Response from MalibuJune59 | Reviewed this property |
They are closed July 3rd and 4th.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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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