The Best Barbecue Restaurants in Chicago

Handpicked Top 3 Barbecue Restaurants in Chicago, Illinois. Our 50-Point Inspection includes everything from checking reviews, ratings, reputation, history, complaints, satisfaction, trust and cost to the general excellence. You deserve only the best!


3800 North Pulaski Road, Unit 2, Chicago, IL 60641

Since 2005

BBQ Brisket, Chicken Deluxe, Burgers, Bacon Deluxe, Fresh Cut Fries, BBQ Beans, BBQ Fried Rice, Chopped Salad, Crispy Coleslaw, Harlem Potato Salad, BBQ Chili Nachos, Chicken Wings, Fried Green Tomatoes, Drinks, Sauce, Salads, BBQ Pit Plates, Homemade Sides, BBQ Pork, Pork Porto sandwich, Pulled Chicken Cheesesteak & Fresh Fruit Salad

Specializes in Slow-smoked Regional Southern BBQ - Try Rib combo $20.95 - Catering Available - Taste the Sliced Brisket $9.25 Only - Takeaway Available - Kid's Friendly

Chicago's Top BBQ restaurant by Zagat - Readers' Choice Award by Chicago Reader

Price: Starts from $4

Mon Closed
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm


1160 North Dearborn, Chicago, IL 60610

Since 2010

Starters, Salads, Prime Brisket Burnt Ends, Prime Sliced Brisket, Pulled Pork Shoulder, Black Bean Salad, Fried Green Tomatoes, Smoked Dry-Rubbed Wings, Pulled Pork, Pulled Chicken, Blackened Farm-Raised Alligator, Bacon Cheddar Hush Puppies, Brisket Meatballs, BBQ Sauce, Sides, Drinks, BBQ Chicken, BBQ Pork, BBQ Beef & Wraps

Catering & Takeaway Available - Their Chef Lee Ann Whippen Makes the Best Potato Salad ever - Happy Hour Specials: $6 Cocktails, $4 Beers, $5 Whiskey and $6 Wine on Monday to Friday 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Price: Starts from $7

Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Sun 10:00 am - 10:30 pm


112 North Green Street, Chicago, IL 60607

Since 2014

BBQ Beans, BBQ Fried Rice, Chopped Salad, Potato Salad, Chicken Deluxe, Drinks, Sauce, Salads, BBQ Pit Plates, Homemade Sides, BBQ Pork, Pork Porto Sandwich, Pulled Chicken Cheese Steak, Fresh Fruit Salad, Crispy Coleslaw, Burgers, Bacon Deluxe, Fresh Cut Fries, Fried Green Tomatoes, Chicken Wings, BBQ Brisket & BBQ Chili Nachos

Catering Available - Specializes in House-smoked and Texas-inspired BBQ - Daily Specials Available - Kid's Friendly - Taste the Sliced Brisket $12.95 and Pulled Pork $9.95 Only - Takeaway Available

Price: Starts from $6.50

Mon 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tue & Wed 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm