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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” (450 reviews)
“peach cobbler” (84 reviews)
“mac and cheese” (121 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 4 days ago

It's been 3 years since I first got Smoqued and wrote about it. I have been back a few times since then and a friend even brought me some takeaway when I was ill and off my food. I ate it. Most recently we were...More

Thank Norris A
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We love BBQ. This BBq was worth the trip a little outside of the city. Super friendly staff. We arrived around 5:30 on a Saturday night. Waited about 20 minutes. Every person thanked us for waiting....I mean how often does that happen?? Food was good...More

Thank Kelly D
Reviewed 6 days ago

They unfortunately will spoil you. You absolutely will not find a equally good tasting beef brisket anywhere, and you won't know that until you begin to try to find someone that can cook one up as delicious as they do. A REAL challenge, one that...More

Thank Ctron S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good quality meat and sauce. Its a little pricey. Great pulled pork sandwiches and peach cobbler! The sides are really tasty, but rather small for what you pay.

Thank Gregg W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is really good and by that its finger lickin good, great seasoning on the dry rub. Good value for the quality and quantity, only bummer is not big enough sometimes you gotta wait to sit down. during dinner time.

Thank Vinay S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love all the varieties of BBQ at this place. Can't miss on the burnt ends and brisket! Great atmosphere for a great casual meal!

Thank ubjafe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We usually order takeout to beat the long lines. They've gotten a lot better at estimating wait times, demand, and shuttling customers through the line. No matter the wait, their food is great.

Thank Kent C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the St. Louis Ribs with with Memphis style BBQ, Mac and cheese, and baked beans. My wife had Babyback ribs and Mac and Cheese. I wish I could have tried more sides.

Thank Andrew L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely great bbq in Chicagoland! Casual dining with outside patio seating. The best mac n cheese by far! 😋

Thank Catherine S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Some of the best BBQ I've had outside of the South! The ribs have excellent smoke flavor, fall off the bone tender, and they are meaty. This is delicious food made with care and love. Get the bread pudding! You'll love it!

Thank Chris D
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Crystale B
12 October 2018|
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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
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, 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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