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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%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (416 reviews)
“peach cobbler” (77 reviews)
“mac and cheese” (109 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3800 N Pulaski Rd, Chicago, IL 60641-3197
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I live about ten minutes from Smoque BBQ, but for some odd reason, I've never been there in the ten plus years that they have been in business. I finally went there with a friend a few nights ago, and all I can say is...More

Thank Susan N
Reviewed 4 days ago

After a pretty mundane Chicago Bears game I stopped at Smoque with my two sons who are big BBQ fans. The place has not pretentions and is all the better for that, you order at the counter, the guy in charge finds you a table...More

Thank andybristol12555
Reviewed 6 days ago

best to order and pick up... Chicken, ribs, brisket all way good... good price good service good place

Thank rmisiak
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great Barbeque restaurant. Their brisket and ribs are great as their sides. You can smell the restaurant from blocks away

Thank kpchitown
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everyone loved their Delicious smoked brisket !!! Also , their pecan bread pudding was soo yummy too!! We will be back !! This restaurant is small ... So get their early for lunch !

Thank Maureen B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great friendly place with AMAZING BBQ!!! Loved the cornbread!! Very small but cozy! Would definitely eat here again!!!

Thank Melanie L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We traveled to Chitown to spend some time with family and made it point to go try Smoque. I was not disappointed!!! The ribs were on point, that sauce is killer. I really enjoyed the bread pudding.

Thank Alexdom2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The slogan here is, if it's legal, we'll smoke it. That is an exaggeration, but makes the point. This is good smoked meat. Great for business meetings because of the space and generally good service. Sometimes they are a bit slow, but the meat is...More

Thank Glenn D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was headed back to my hotel from the airport when I checked TripAdvisor for a restaurant and found this place was just two stops away on the Blue line and decided to go. I am glad I did! The place is quite nice —...More

Thank dalijon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is my favorite BBQ spot. I recommend the brisket (choppped or sliced) with the traditional sauce, but I always get some spicy bbq sauce on the side as well. The mac and cheese is a home run. FYI - I won't eat coleslaw anywhere...More

Thank Alison R
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Questions & Answers
Carol K
11 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.
4 September 2016|
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Response from mfr15 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry the belated response, if I gave to guess, It should have been opened for business.
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Restaurant Details

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