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Smoke Pit Bar-B-Que

404 Belt Line Rd, Collinsville, IL 62234-4405
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Ranked #30 of 72 restaurants in Collinsville
Cuisines: Barbecue
Most recent review
- May 6, 2014
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5 reviews from our community

80% Recommend
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English first
Fairview Heights, Illinois
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39 reviews 39 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

To say I was disappointed in the BBQ is an understatement. I ordered a sampler platter which enabled me to taste the ribs, pulled pork, and beef. The ribs were not baby backs and while tender they were served drenched in sauce. Have you heard of dry rub? The pulled pork was drenched in sauce. Again, hard to taste any... More

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Collinsville, Illinois
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

My search is over after discovering Smoke Pit! The BBQ here is the best I've ever had. And I've had them all. This beats KC, Memphis, Texas (yawn) and Carolina. Looking forward to many happy returns!

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Maryville, Illinois
4 reviews 4 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

I wouldn't recommend dining in during the months of July or August because they either have covered outdoor seating or a few indoor seats in a bbq restaurant that doesn't have central air. It gets HOT in there! I feel bad for the cooks. That being said, the actual food is amazing. The pulled pork sandwich is fantastic. Why drive... More

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Terre Haute, Indiana
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38 reviews 38 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

Best beans this side of the country. Fast and courteous. Price was just right. You'll feel like you're down south on someone's front porch! Loved it!

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St. Louis
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2009

I lived in Memphis TN for 7 years, attended "The World BBQ Contest" every year. Had some fantastic BBQ there, so I know The Real Deal. This place would be in the top 3 or 4 of all world competitors, if they bothered to compete. No other place within 300 miles can touch them. Get the 1 and 1/2 pound... More

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