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Smo-King Pit

2200 W War Memorial Dr Ste 206, Peoria, IL 61613-1079
+1 309-688-3606
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“catfish” (11 reviews)
“rib tips” (6 reviews)
“ribs” (24 reviews)
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2200 W War Memorial Dr Ste 206, Peoria, IL 61613-1079
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Reviewed 21 September 2016

I've been there several times and it is always fantastic. I usually get the pulled pork because I love it but everything I've had has been great. You can't go wrong if you want great food at a very reasonable price

Thank Crnbinder
Reviewed 24 August 2016

The ribs were delicious! Just what we were looking for. They were meaty, moist and almost falling off the bones. I also enjoyed the cole slaw and I am pretty picky...liking a creamy slaw. The atmosphere was pleasant and the staff was friendly. I will...More

Thank GrandchildrenRock
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

We were looking for a BBQ place on a recent trip to Peoria. We weren't sure about this place because it was in the mall but gave it a shot anyway. It was great! Very nice atmosphere. Great service. Great food. Would definitely visit again!

Thank Amy D
Reviewed 3 March 2016

We have family in Peoria and ordered food from here for an Anniversary party. We ordered and paid ahead of time and then they dropped it off at the party the next day. The restaurant seemed cozy and nicely themed. The beef, pork and potatoes...More

Thank A C
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

This is some of the best BBQ in town and it's location is completely unexpected. We have had it catered and also went to the restaurant for lunch. More than enough food, you will have plenty of leftovers. Well worth taking the time to find....More

Thank Paradise12345
Reviewed 14 January 2016

First time visitor to this restaurant. I had heard good reviews for the Pulled Pork so wanted to try it for myself. I have to say it was great. The Rib Tips were also very good. The dishes had ample sized sides and the employees...More

Thank dwkfoster
Reviewed 3 January 2016

Some of the best BBQ I have ever had! The ribs where full of flavor and tender! My wife ordered the Catfish dinner. The filets where a good size and perfectly seasoned with the right amount of crisp on the outside. The inside had the...More

Thank dw3c91001
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Very good BBQ! Their ribs are delicious as well as the pulled pork. Green beans are great too. Haven't had anything that I don't like from this place. Kind of hidden if you aren't familiar with the mall, but worth a search to try! Small...More

1  Thank NAE51
Reviewed 23 November 2015 via mobile

The decision to eat here was one if convenience since we were at the mall already but since they had a kids menu that offered chicken strips and french fries we were happy to try it. I got the pulled pork nachos and my husband...More

Thank Lori S
Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

Had dinner with family and was very excited we were dinning there. I ordered the combo plate with catfish and bbq ribs. The catfish, baked beans and cole slaw was delicious. The ribs were ok and the service was adequate.

Thank chill993
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2200 W War Memorial Dr Ste 206, Peoria, IL 61613-1079
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Peoria
  • Phone Number: +1 309-688-3606
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