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City Barbeque

365 Lake Cook Rd., Deerfield, IL 60015
+1 847-960-4129
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good40%
  • Average23%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (8 reviews)
“texas toast” (2 reviews)
“baked beans” (2 reviews)
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Barbecue, American
$$ - $$$
365 Lake Cook Rd., Deerfield, IL 60015
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Barbecue joints aren't high on my list of restaurants to visit because I am super picky about barbecue. I waited for the buzz to die down after City Barbeque opened and decided to make a few visits and check it out. First off, I LOVE...More

Thank payitfwd71
Rachael L, Guest Relations Manager at City Barbeque, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey there! We're so glad you had an awesome experience with our team and BBQ. Thanks for the amazing review!

Reviewed August 29, 2018

Came in for introduction special and will be back. The aroma has you hooked. I love bbq and have drooled over many a plates around the country and this one is on top. Cafeteria style service; order and pay, pick up in a few minutes...More

Thank droffilc
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Had a good meal with my family. We ordered a slab of ribs on Tuesday where the single ribs are served. Also ordered BBQ chicken sandwich. We ordered a bunch of sides including baked beans, corn pudding, slaw. The ribs were lean, very nicely done,...More

Thank MrB003
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

Very happy with tonight’s dinner choice..... new bbq spot around here which actually is worth visiting again! No wait, plenty of tables, low noise level, and very good bbq, at least what we had. I had a pulled pork sandwich and found it smoky and...More

Thank Chicagonative_7
Rachael L, Guest Relations Manager at City Barbeque, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2018

Hey there! I'm happy to hear you and your husband had a pleasant experience with us. Be sure to download our app for $5 off your next visit :)

Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Great food ,friendly service, reasonable prices. I enjoy the ribs ( special on Tuesday). My buddy enjoys the bbq chicken.

Thank Alan M
Rachael L, Guest Relations Manager at City Barbeque, responded to this reviewResponded August 16, 2018

Hey Alan! Happy to hear you're a Rib Bone Tuesday fan! Thanks for the amazing review :)

Reviewed August 1, 2018

Latest outpost of Ohio based BBQ joint with outstanding Brisket (with real brisket barq on the edges) and huge sides.

Thank scottagordonsg
Rachael L, Guest Relations Manager at City Barbeque, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2018

Hey Scott! So happy you love our Brisket and sides, be sure to download our app for $5 off your next meal.

Reviewed July 31, 2018

Let's start with this: If you like BBQ, this place is a 10! Just a few more things: City BBQ is a chain with almost 50 locations in six states - Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, Georgia and North Carolina. That said: chances are that you...More

Thank Vacation810441
Rachael L, Guest Relations Manager at City Barbeque, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2018

Hey there! Thanks for your amazing review. We're so happy to hear you are a big City Barbeque fan! If you haven't joined our reward s program yet, download our app for $5 off your next visit :)

Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

Went for first time with friends tried the chicken ,pulled pork ,turkey , green beans, corn bread, and mandarin slaw Believe it or not the only memorable item was the corn bread Everything was over whelming smoky tasting even the green beans and mushy Pulled...More

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Reviewed July 23, 2018

Our foursome visited Sunday evening. I had the brisket sandwich, others had the chicken. Tried various sauces at the 'station', which was annoying for a crowded place, found only the 'original' acceptable - one was downright awful though named for a beautiful Canadian city. My...More

Thank Matayman
Reviewed July 16, 2018

My husband had been encouraging me to try City BBQ. I assumed it would be all fattening food that I wouldn't care for. So we finally went on Saturday for lunch & what a nice experience it was. Everything was delicious. He had some sandwich...More

Thank vascubhab
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$6 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Open Hours
10:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 365 Lake Cook Rd., Deerfield, IL 60015
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Deerfield
  • Phone Number: +1 847-960-4129
  • E-mail
Fast-casual barbeque restaurant serving authentic comfort food. Serves award-winning BBQ, huge sandwiches, homemade sides, fresh salads, and incredible desserts. All meats—beef brisket, pulled pork, St. Louis–cut ribs, Amish chickens, turkey breast, and special-recipe sausage—are smoked on site, and all sides and desserts are made fresh daily in the restaurant. Caters thousands of events every year, of all sizes and styles: everything from formal weddings and backyard graduation parties to company picnics and family reunions. Great for lunch, dinner, dine-in, or carryout. Supports teammates and communities alike; prioritizes giving back to local charities and non-profits.
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