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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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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“catfish” (9 reviews)
“ribs” (20 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 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 22 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
Reviewed 29 September 2015

I generally done frequent the mall for a good dinner, however after reading the reviews I had to check it out. I had the catfish with pulled pork dinner and a couple of sides. Catfish has a delicious cornmeal breading and was cooked to perfection....More

Thank Dana O
Reviewed 27 August 2015

Just an average BBQ joint. Ribs are smothered which takes away from quality. Service is fine but food average. Good sauce.

Thank PCBIllinois
Reviewed 12 August 2015

We arrived at lunchtime and found the restaurant about a third full. We found a table and were waited on immediately. We didn't have to wait long for our drinks and we both tried two meat combos. The pulled pork is good and lean, although...More

Thank Montyd72
Reviewed 30 June 2015

good food and friendly service. nice atmosphere; I had the ribs and girlfriend had the pulled pork. you can also get the sauce on the side

Thank whiskey2050
Reviewed 8 June 2015 via mobile

We were in Peoria and looking for a place to eat and checked Tripadvisor for suggestions. My family loves pulled pork and this place seemed to fulfill our wishes for lunch. We found it located in a shopping mall and were unsure if we picked...More

Thank Mary R
Reviewed 22 May 2015

I stumpled accross this place when shopping in the mall in Peoria. It is tucked away in an upstairs corner away from the food court. They have independant seeting and bathrooms. Looks like a southern BBQ joint. It is a cafe style. My order only...More

2  Thank WItraveler2000
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
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Open Hours
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
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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