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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” (495 reviews)
“peach cobbler” (91 reviews)
“mac and cheese” (134 reviews)
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3800 N Pulaski Rd, Chicago, IL 60641-3197
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I did not like brisket until Smoque BBQ, they have best brisket in the world. The meat was so tender, it was smooth as butter. My friend kept saying you should taste this and Insisted that I didn't like it... Then I ate it and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Dee E
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Generous portions of delicious savory smoked meat. Peach cobbler is also great. We order for pickup when family is in town.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Halscomet
Reviewed 4 days ago

First off the food was so delicious and some of the best BBQ we have had in the city and we have been to a lot of places! On top of the awesome food the staff was amazingly friendly and they were very attentive to...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank antoinetteash
Reviewed 4 days ago

Went for the first time the other day to Smoque, when people talk up a restuarant too much it almost always seems to be a let down, not here. It lived up to all the hype. The BBQ is fantastic

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank cro722
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

As close to southern BBQ as you will get in Chicago! The burnt ends are one of my favorites. But if you can’t decide get the 2 or 3 meat platters. It won’t disappoint!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Jackie M
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great atmosphere for a BBQ "joint". Good helpful service. Loved most of the food. We were with a group and ordered most meats. Loved the sausage. Loved the chicken. Loved the aste of the brisket but brisket is "my thing" and I am really picky....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Travisw723
Reviewed 4 days ago

We ordered food for my husbands 60th birthday party and were very satisfied. We picked up the beef brisket sliced, some baby back ribs, pulled pork, and of course a selection of the sides. Everything was delicious! We received a load of compliments! We often...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Christine V
Reviewed 4 days ago

Unique environment with a number of different choices of meats and sides. All of the meat is rub cooked with no sauce. I choose the Chicken and was slightly disappointed at how dry the meat was. The sides were great, and they had a number...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Gypsy_15976
Reviewed 1 week ago

Serious yum. I got the brisket, corn bread and mac and cheese and savored every minute of it. My partner got the half and half sandwich and was equally happy he got to try two different types of meat. One of the great BBQ places...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Morgan M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent little BBQ spot. We had the brisket done two ways, slaw, macaroni & cheese and nothing disappointed. Very busy but well run and friendly staff. The special pecan bread pudding was also lovely!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank malepore
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Response from W5819PBstevem | Reviewed this property |
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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
11 October 2018|
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Response from Andrew L | Reviewed this property |
No, they are not open on Thanksgiving Day.
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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>  > Irving Park
  • Neighbourhood: Irving Park
  • Phone Number: +1 773-545-7427
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