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Best Barbecue Restaurants in South Side


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A photo of Wilma's Famous BBQ & Tavern restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Barbecue • River North (Chicago)
Booked 27 times today
Wilma’s Famous BBQ & Tavern is here for Chicago’s BBQ needs. Located on the second floor of 17th n. Wabash, you can feast on traditional bbq made from scratch while enjoying one of our signature drinks served to you by our friendly staff members.
A photo of Daebak Korean BBQ - Chinatown restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Barbecue • China Town
Booked 14 times today
We're your go-to spot in Chicago for & K-pop.
A photo of Honky Tonk Barbeque restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Barbecue • Pilsen
Booked 2 times today
Honky Tonk Barbeque is renowned for its impressive BBQ cuisine, featuring rave reviews for its delicious food, exceptional service, and a delightful atmosphere. Customers have highlighted the excellence in service and particularly enjoyed the well-executed ribs. The restaurant's ability to accommodate larger groups demonstrates their commitment to a gratifying experience for all guests. Apart from the main course, the side dishes, especially the yams, have been praised by patrons. With live music adding to the laid-back, inviting ambiance, it's the ideal place to grab dinner before a show or concert nearby. The consistent high-quality food and service guarantee a number of satisfied return customers.
A photo of Gao's BBQ & Crab - Chicago restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Barbecue • China Town
Booked 2 times today
🅿️免费停车场🅿️ 驻唱歌手 🎙️烧烤店🔥深夜食堂 羊肉串 麻辣小龙虾🦞网红手抓海鲜 扎啤🍺🅿️Free Parking 🅿️ Live Music Open LateChinese Lamb/Beef/Pork Skewer Draft Beer🍺 Cajun Seafood Pawns 🦐 Crawfish🦞Snow Crab Legs Blue Crab🦀️ King Crab Legs LobsterSkewer + CAJUNAbout The CuisineGao's Crab and Kabob specializes in Northern Chinese barbecue and seafood which primarily features a range of grilled meats and vegetables on skewers, seafood boils accompanied by a host of side dishes and alcohol. The flavors have originated from the old Silk Road of Western China, also sharing similarities with Korean BBQ and Japanese Izakayas. This cuisine type is prevalent throughout China and is a favorite destination for large groups and the late-night crowd.
A photo of Bub City restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Barbecue • River North (Chicago)
Booked 46 times today
Bub City is highly regarded for its remarkable Barbecue cuisine according to numerous enthusiastic reviews. Customers extol the delicious barbecue offerings, citing in particular the Mac & Cheese with BBQ pork, barbecue sandwiches, and brisket. The restaurant’s half rack of ribs, accompanied by sides such as baked beans, chipotle-brisket mac and cheese, and spoon bread, has also been exceedingly well-received. Many reviewers also commended the excellent service and the fun, vibrant atmosphere. They were impressed with the considerate staff, generous food portions, and live entertainment. Bub City’s barbecue is so impressive that one customer even called it some of the best they've ever had. It's clear that Bub City has established itself as a prominent destination for barbecue cuisine.
A photo of Briny Swine - Chicago restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Barbecue • Lincoln Park
Booked 61 times today
Briny Swine Chicago is a seaside-inspired smokehouse and oyster bar in the heart of Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood featuring Carolina-style barbeque, seafood and Lowcountry classics, served with a side of sass. It’s a local joint where friends and family gather to laugh and forget about life in the big city while they get in on some Southern hospitality and good eatin'. Rosé, bourbon, cocktails and beer are aplenty...and on a steady flow.Whether you’re on vacation, passing by after a long day of work or catchin’ the big game, Briny is that place where all are welcome, from all parts, and no one cares about the rest. Y’all, leave your worries at the door, take a seat, enjoy fine swine, wine and oysters while listening to the sweet sounds of rock, blues, jazz, bluegrass and honkey tonk. We’ll take care of the rest.
A photo of Chicago q restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Barbecue • Gold Coast / Streeterville
Booked 20 times today
Chicago q is a top-tier spot for barbecue cuisine located in the heart of Chicago. With a menu filled with some of the best barbecue dishes, it has gathered praises like "best barbecue ribs in Chicago" and "the best brisket ever". Guests often praise the quality and quantity of food, as well as the accompanying sauces, indicating that guests never leave hungry. Additionally, the service and ambiance enhance the overall dining experience, adding a southern charm to the bustling city of Chicago. The array of positive reviews confirm Chicago q's dedication to delivering superior barbecue cuisines, making it a must-visit for barbecue lovers.
A photo of Gyu-Kaku - Chicago, IL | Streeterville restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Barbecue • River North (Chicago)
Booked 73 times today
Gyu-Kaku in Chicago's Streeterville offers an exceptional Japanese dining experience, highly recommended by customers for its quality and authenticity. Reviews highlight the unique experience of grilling their own food, with the Japanese BBQ offering a delightful variation to more common Japanese cuisine styles. The menu features an array of dishes like wagyu, hanger steak, spicy pork, and pork belly, with the wagyu and pork belly being particularly praised. Customers also recommend the lychee mojito and commend the affordable prices and generous portions. They appreciate the dog-friendly outdoor seating area and the meticulous safety measures in place. Having left a lasting impression on those who have lived in Japan, Gyu-Kaku is endorsed as one of the favorite spots in the city for Japanese cuisine.
A photo of Gyu-Kaku - Chicago, IL | West Loop restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Barbecue • Downtown / Loop
Booked 41 times today
Gyu-Kaku, located in the West Loop of Chicago, IL, offers an authentic and enchanting experience of Japanese barbecue cuisine. It has won the hearts of patrons with its incredible service and high-quality dishes. Many reviewers have deemed it the best Japanese BBQ they've experienced. Diners highly recommend especially the Garlic New York Strip Steak, while others express their love for the variety of food packages available. Other highlights include the engaging self-cooking experience, wide range of drinks, and an atmosphere perfect for various occasions. Its excellent service and innovative approach to Japanese cuisine make Gyu-Kaku a true standout in the Chicago food scene.
A photo of Weber Grill - Chicago restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Barbecue • River North (Chicago)
Booked 51 times today
Located in the heart of downtown Chicago, Weber Grill offers an exceptional take on traditional American cuisine that caters to a wide variety of tastes. The restaurant places a unique emphasis on barbecued food, which reviewers hail as one of their distinguishing features. Particular favorites among patrons include the flavorful, melt-in-your-mouth steak, along with the generous, tasty portions that encourage return visits. With a welcoming, attentive staff and a warm, inviting atmosphere, Weber Grill ensures an unparalleled dining experience. Customers have particularly praised the pork chop entree and the fresh, grilled asparagus. The restaurant's ability to cater to dietary needs is also a recurring highlight in reviews. With its exceptional food and service, Weber Grill is a must-visit for fans of American cuisine.
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