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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” (451 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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Have had BBQ in many places in the south and Smoque definitely meets those standards. The brisket is the best I have had even in Texas. Pulling up to the restaurant parking lot you start smelling the smoke from the pits which is an amazing...More

Thank Daniel T
Reviewed 1 week ago

The BBQ at Smoque is truly top-notch. Even my southern-raised husband loves it! The service is quick and the staff are all so kind. It is really casual which makes it easy for kids, too. Enjoy!

Thank Molly B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Since moving to the US, my husband and I fell in love with BBQ. We've had amazing BBQ in New Mexico, Colorado and California but haven't had any luck closer to home... until Smoque. We came here for dinner on a Friday night in June...More

Thank pingaroo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I lived a few blocked away and always called my order in. The order isn't usually ready for at least an hour but, then no waiting line. Its the best.

Thank RickBChicago
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The baby back ribs and pork were flavorful. Mac and cheese and corn bread were good. What made the visit 4 stars was the pecan bread pudding, I couldn't stop with just one serving, so I took a serving home. It was just as delicious....More

Thank Brenda O
Reviewed 1 week ago

In search for some good BBQ while visiting Chicago my wife and I decided to head a little north of the city and tried out Smoque. Trust me it was worth the trip! By far one of the best BBQ spots I've been to in...More

Thank GMoneyNy
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 weeks 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
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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
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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