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Carson's Prime Steaks & Famous Barbecue - Chicago

4.7
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814 reviews
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$30 and under
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Barbecue
YES! Carson’s Chicago is OPEN for Terrace Dining In From everyone at Carson’s we are excited to welcome back our beloved guests. Thank you for your loyal support.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Personal Protective Equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
What 814 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.7based on recent ratings
4.7
Food
4.7
Service
4.7
Ambience
4.5
Value
Noise · Moderate
95% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipRunner
Chicago
36 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Carson's is consistently good food with excellent and friendly service.

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Best brisket, Best pork chop, & BEST Cosmopolitan EVER

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RichardD
Chicago
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great Dinner!

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AleciaP
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I was very pleased with my visit to Carson’s. I highly recommend anyone to come and dine there. I especially appreciate how all the staff was aware that it was my birthday and were very happy as if they knew me personally! I left very happy and full.

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vipNormaldiner79
Minneapolis
12 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great service, food and overall restaurant. I was so impressed

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viptoms
Chicago
12 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Never had a bad meal at Carson’s. The shrimp DeJonge appetizer popped and the Mediterranean pork shops amazed me.

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vipEdHins
Chicago
11 reviews
Dined on 13 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We ate inside by the open window next to the bar. The service and food was great! Love this place.

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on 11 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

This was our first time ❤️ I love the food , and our server was amazing. I didn’t get the chance to ask for her name. But she was awesome.

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MarcoL
Chicago
8 reviews
Dined on 11 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Everything just perfect

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vipPsuep
Palm Springs
42 reviews
Dined on 11 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Delicious ribs and pork chops! Service was great too! Love this place

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ChrisJ
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on 10 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Daughter' birthday.

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vipCyrusf
Chicago
39 reviews
Dined on 10 September 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Food WS as good as ever. Preparations and procedures
for protecting customers and staff was outstanding

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on 8 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great birthday dinner for my mother

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Kurtf
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on 6 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Carson's came highly recommended and didn't disappoint the ribs were sensational and so was the service

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JosephT
1 review
Dined on 5 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food was good. The drinks were good. The staff was great.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 5 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience4

Great experience. Great cocktails.

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TierraR
1 review
Dined on 4 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Very nice elegant relaxing restaurant with prompt service and reasonable prices close to navy lier

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SoniaC
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on 4 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Social distancing was properly done even at the bar area. Everyone wore their masks properly. The food was great and the service was great.

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on 1 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent service and tasty food and cocktails

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vipOpenTable Diner
Chicago
36 reviews
Dined on 1 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Birthday dinner. Great ribs and pulled pork. Wonderful server. A treat!

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on 29 August 2020
Overall4Food3Service5Ambience5

Anniversary

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PaulN
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on 21 August 2020
Overall3Food3Service4Ambience5

Restaurant was great! ambience, seating and decor. However, I was disappointed that staff didnt acknowledge my wife on her birthday. I made it clear in advance that I wanted to honor her.

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Diamond
Chicago
1 review
Dined on 20 August 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great drinks and food the view of the water and boats was nice friendly staff and I got a free brownie for my bday

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KylaJ
1 review
Dined on 16 August 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I took my boyfriend here for his 20th birthday .. it was amazing, the food is seasoned to perfection. The food was cooked amazingly. For our first time both being here it was a great experience. My waiter was super nice. He kept checking in on our table and wasn’t rushing us to order. I love the environment here. The only downfall is the parking. I wish they would put a sign in front of the parking lot where it’s$5 because I was confused about the parking lot and we ended up having to pay $12 which isn’t their fault but it’s helpful to have signs outside the parking lot for people who never been before. Other than that I loved everything and will be back for my next occasion or just because it’s finger licking good❤️

Carson's Prime Steaks & Famous Barbecue - Chicago
Responded on 19 August 2020

Kyla, thank you so much for this extremely kind 5 star review. We are so happy we could serve you and your boyfriend for this special occasion. I will relay your kind words to our staff - They will appreciate it so much. We are excited to have you back soon.

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on 16 August 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fab, great cocktails good and service - we will be back

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viptoms
Chicago
13 reviews
Dined on 16 August 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Never had a bad meal at Carsons. This time enjoyed their rib eyes steak. delicious.
Thank you for the great service.

Carson's Prime Steaks & Famous Barbecue - Chicago
Responded on 19 August 2020

Thank you so much for the 5 star review, Toms. We are thrilled to hear that you loved your dining experience with us. We hope to continue serving you delicious food. Come back soon.

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vipArthurS
Chicago
19 reviews
Dined on 16 August 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great ribs and service! Cole slaw is wicked good too!

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Rome
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on 14 August 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The service was very good and the food was great.
It was a very pleasant and easier dinner. We enjoyed our time with family.

Carson's Prime Steaks & Famous Barbecue - Chicago
Responded on 19 August 2020

Hello Rome. Thank you so much for letting everyone know about your dining experience with us at Carson's. We are so glad to hear that you had a lovely dinner with your family. As a family owned and operated restaurant, we greatly appreciate kind messages like this one. Take care and we hope to serve you again soon.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 13 August 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

My fiancé and O had an amazing time as we celebrated new job endeavors

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MichelleG
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on 8 August 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The ambiance was great. Our server was very pleasant and made excellent suggestions. Will definitely be back.

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
12 reviews
Dined on 6 August 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Service was wonderful!! The staff was very accommodating and attentive to our group. Staff was very knowledgeable about the food and drinks, providing us with great recommendations. I will definitely be back!

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
1 review
Dined on 6 August 2020
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

I took my Daughter for her 21st Birthday
We are from Dallas Texas she absolutely loved every bit of it

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vipChrisE
Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined on 2 August 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great ribs, great steaks, affordable wine list, and a view of the river. Will be a go to restaurant for us in Chicago going forward.

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DavinaA
1 review
Dined on 2 August 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food and the service was great. Everything was absolutely perfect including the bill. Well worth it.

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vipMsFenner
Chicago
25 reviews
Dined on 1 August 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Service was good. Food and drinks were good. Would patronage again.

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OpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on 21 July 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

25th anniversary

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Marine
Chicago
1 review
Dined on 18 July 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Very good ribs ! I enjoyed the dinner with my friends

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DerickB
1 review
Dined on 17 July 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

All I got to say that you all was awesome great food

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jacks
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on 17 July 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

excellent as always.....food quality is awesome and one of the best bbq's out there

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on 10 July 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

It was so delicious! Our server was so nice & attentive. We really enjoyed and will definitely be back!

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Carson's Prime Steaks & Famous Barbecue - Chicago offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (312) 280-9200.

Carson's Prime Steaks & Famous Barbecue - Chicago is rated 4.7 stars by 814 OpenTable diners.

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