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Smokin' Coop BBQ Pit

2022 Business Rt 20 (Corner of Beaver Valley Road and US Rt. 20), Belvidere, IL 61008
+1 815-742-5761
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Ranked #1 of 50 Restaurants in Belvidere
Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Cuisines: American
Good for: Outdoor seating
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Good for: Outdoor seating

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English first
Belvidere, Illinois, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Awesome ribs and pulled pork sandwiches! Great BBQ for a neighborhood place and sure does much better than the restaurant that's next door! Friendly people and fun times sitting outside with the locals. Good job Coop!

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Great outdoor venue . . delicious loaded baked potato with pulled pork! Hubby loved the ribs and pulled pork sandwich. Come on a Wednesday night to see the classic cars on display. Closes for the winter makes everyone in the area excited to have some smokin' coop's when spring arrives.

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Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This is an outside restaurant, so it is not open in the winter. The food is wonderful. The owners are very friendly. The pulled pork was very good. The 1/2 chicken was good also. We also had beans, slaw, and cornbread, all very good. It is cash only, however so you have to be aware of that. We wait all... More 

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Belvidere, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I count down all winter until opening day! This place has the best ribs in the area! I only wish they were open year-round.

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Belvidere, Illinois
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The food at the Smokin Coop is very good!! However, the owners are aragant jerks, and they have not interest in Union people!! And its the Union people that have kept him in business!! Just not good business when you arent united with your community!!!

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Chicago
Top Contributor
125 reviews 125 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Drove here from Chicago and it is worth the trip. Skipped breakfast to leave room for this delicious food. We ordered the same thing as we did last year and it was just as mouth watering good as it was on the last trip (see my other review). We spent $23 and couldn't finish the meals. My only wish is... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

When in the area visiting family, we stop to enjoy the pulled pork, ribs, chicken, and other favorites. a very relaxed setting outside where you can listen to music, play cards, or just relax and enjoy the smells. They only take cash and their hours are from 11am to 7pm or whenever they run out of what was prepared for... More 

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Rockford, Illinois
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I have tried ribs all over and these are my favorite! The meat falls off the bone and they are perfect every time! When I feel like saving some money I get the loaded baked potato which is huge and comes with quite a bit of rib meat. If the weather cooperates you can eat outside or there is a... More 

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Brooklyn Center, Minnesota
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

The ribs here were to die for. Sweet,meaty, tender, gooey, finger lickin good. The homemade pie was out of this world. They don't take credit cards, so bring lots of cash because you will be sorry if you did't get every thing you want.

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belvidere
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Smokin' Coop is a local seasonal treasure. They have great BBQ ribs, BBQ chicken, sandwiches and baked potatoes. It is open for lunch and dinner. You eat outside so come casual. Very busy on Wednesday nights when they have Classic Car night....so try it another time!!!

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Additional Information about Smokin' Coop BBQ Pit

Address: 2022 Business Rt 20 (Corner of Beaver Valley Road and US Rt. 20), Belvidere, IL 61008
Phone Number: +1 815-742-5761
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Belvidere
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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