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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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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“catfish” (11 reviews)
“ribs” (22 reviews)
“pulled pork” (13 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
2200 W War Memorial Dr Ste 206, Peoria, IL 61613-1079
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have tried a lot of things and everyone of them has been great,and some of the nicest people you would ever want to meet! You want good food you have to try Smo-King Pit!

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came on Sunfay at 230. Lots of folks had catfish and were NOT disappointed. I had pound of rib tips with coleslaw. Coleslaw was just right, not too sweet and not vinegary. Spot on. Rib tips were tender and smoky. Phenomenal food at great price....More

Thank namickey
Reviewed 7 November 2017

It's a tiny little place in the mall. There is some of the stock stacked up in the corner of the dining room. There is not a wall without several pictures. But the food was amazing, the service was outstanding (even though they were busy,...More

Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

We were looking for some ribs and this place came up in Trip Advisor. Seeing that it was in the mall made us hesitant to try it. It was getting late in the day so we said let's give er a go.... I am so...More

Thank Stacey R
Reviewed 18 July 2017

We been eating and making BBQ for years, (we have 2 smokers) so on a stopover in Peoria, we ordered take-out ribs. Great decision! When our 5 kids were growing up, I told them "you have every right to complain about bad service (or quality,...More

Thank IoweaBoy-ChicagoWife
Reviewed 24 May 2017

I was staying near the mall and wanted to get some exercise. After reading reviews, I found this BBQ restaurant on the second level. Being from Texas, I was very doubtful the meat would be anywhere close to Texas BBQ. I was wrong. I ordered...More

Thank Steveh3Texas
Reviewed 24 March 2017

I have to admit that I have not yet dined-in. But I have been there many times to carry-out. The food is addictive. I am craving it right now, just writing about it. If you call ahead and place your order, it will be ready...More

Thank myparl0r
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Tennessee, Kentucky, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, the Carolinas, Texas, Arkansas,Oklahoma--I've been around when it comes to barbecue. Smo-King Pit is one of our go-to places. We've been coming here for years with family and friends. Let's talk sauce. This is the best I've had. Great depth...More

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Great family restaurant, good atmosphere and fine service! They know how to do barbecue! Take the whole family and enjoy!

Thank nathannoyes
Reviewed 20 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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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