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Hickory Pit Bar-B-Que

3108 West IL-120, McHenry, IL
+1 815-385-6972
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brisket” (26 reviews)
“rib tips” (5 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
3108 West IL-120, McHenry, IL
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a great place for Carry-out and Dine-In. I really like the beef Brisket, Pulled Chicken and of course the RIBS! The CornBread is exceptional and so is the friendly service.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Dan C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very clean and pleasant place. All ways have had great food and the pricing is not bad at all. Would recommend to family and friends

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank pvsparky2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hot links here are great! Really spicy, good crunch. The chicken was alright, much improved by the yummy mustard sauce. Fries are crispy and hot. Mac n cheese was a big hit with the kids but seems a little processed. Sauces : Vinegar is...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank plavacek
Reviewed December 13, 2018

I have dined in and out of the Hickory Pit for the past 3 years, the quality and consistency of their food is excellent. Best brisket in Illinois, unsurpassed burgers and ohhh those beans. Don't miss this in your travels!

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank bvschaack
Reviewed December 11, 2018

So, if I never would have had BBQ from the south, I would have given Hickory a better rating. Nothing against them! They have good food. But when compared to other places I've had it that have done it for generations... they are average.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Thaddeus Y
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

Good BBQ. The serving sizes are big with 4 choices of BBQ sauce. The brisket was my favorite. The pulled pork was my kid’s favorite. Good and fast service too.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jsvanthoff
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Was a bit cautious as I went into restaurant as only a few cars in parking lot but was suprised how good the food was. The Mac and cheese was very good and the fries were fresh cut. The Coleslaw was very tasty only things...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Sweetie333
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Pulled pork and brisket are great. A little on the greasy-side -- sinful. But, the smell of the BBQ just makes you hungry. Not a fancy place but, always a good meal. We love it.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank mitruth
Reviewed August 6, 2018

We ate here for lunch, and were impressed by the quality of the meat. The Brisket, pulled chicken, and pulled pork were all very good, but dry. They give you 6 different sauces at the table to try. We tried all of them, and weren't...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Natalie K
Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

The video gaming machines as you come in are a little off putting. This is a “order at the counter from a high hanging blackboard and we’ll bring it to your table” kind of a place. Beer (in bottles) is available and soda is do...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Calmac3
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3108 West IL-120, McHenry, IL
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  McHenry
  • Phone Number: +1 815-385-6972
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