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Doctor of BBQ

2709 S 6th St, Springfield, IL 62703-4071
+1 217-744-9999
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good38%
  • Average0%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible25%
30 Mar 2017
“Good BBQ”
2 weeks ago
“Closed, Owner Dead”
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2709 S 6th St, Springfield, IL 62703-4071
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Now a vacant lot ... all the cookers, wood and services vehicles are gone to the great BBQ in the sky. Never was that great and it may be a good thing that it is no more.

Thank Dave D
Reviewed 30 March 2017

This is a food truck the has excellent BBQ. He is usually at the 5 & 6 street divide on south 6 street. Good selection of BBQ items like pulled pork, brisket, etc.

Thank Hickuba
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The person who runs the food truck was very rude to me and my friend, I have never been treated worse.

Thank Nathan S
Reviewed 11 June 2015

The Doc was the undisputed King of BBQ in Springfield til No Swine Left Behind arrived. As it is, his tasty ribs and dogs always hit the spot. Sides are a little disappointing, and the place is a gold plated pain in the behind to...More

Thank Kris H
Reviewed 26 May 2015

kinda pricey but worth it, you get alot of food and it always has tons of flavor!!!!! The owner is nice. Its cash only so i only wish they would start taking debit cards and ect.

Thank workmanfamily529
Reviewed 19 July 2014

I've travel a lot and have two favorites: seafood (see my comment for Krueger's in Machinaw City) and BBQ Dr of BBQ is second, in my humble opinion, to the Great Pit of BBQ noted above. I've tried ALL of the BBQs in Springfield and...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 2 June 2014

I'm a rib fan and the Dr of BBQ has some some of the best in the state. They are awesome tender and always taste like they just came out of the smoker. I don't know what sort of problems the reviewer above had but...More

Thank Jack J
Reviewed 22 October 2013

I have lived in Springfield many years and eaten at almost every restaurant, especially all the best barbeque and local flavor places. Springfield has some great barbecue, such as Popeyes (not the cajun chicken chain). I love barbecue and generally determine the quality by the...More

3  Thank hjk1962
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  • Address: 2709 S 6th St, Springfield, IL 62703-4071
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: +1 217-744-9999
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