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Smokey Barque

20 Kansas St., Frankfort, IL 60423
815-277-2502
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Ranked #11 of 67 restaurants in Frankfort
Cuisines: American, Barbecue, Hamburgers, Seafood, Sandwiches
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English first
Chicago, Illinois
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55 reviews 55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Went there on a Friday night and there was some good and some average. The good: The atmosphere is really good. They have nice outdoor seating across from a small park and a very nice view. They have a nice beer selection and lots of food options on the menu. The sweet potato tots were excellent, along with the mac... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Ate for lunch after Smokey's service was good but the food was excellent. We had bbq nachos that were to die for. Everyone else had bbq sandwiches (brisket, pulled pork) delicious!

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Frankfort, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

This is not a good place to host a banquet if you received the service we did! 50 guests- one bar person who acted as a server because the original server left to do something and did not return for about one hour! As a result, dishes were not cleared from the tables, food was not replenished unless we specifically... More

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Frankfort, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Excellent quality food at fair price and excellent service. Great bar and entertainment on some evenings. Also heard they have a great Sunday Brunch

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Mokena, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

We ate here as a group and among the 8 of us, sampled a lot of the menu. When it was good, it was very good, but when it was bad it was awful. The good included the pulled pork, burnt ends and ribs. The pork was probably the best of the evening among all of our plates. The bad... More

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Elwood, IL
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

Just came home from here! It was great. There are four different types of BBQ sauces at the table. I had the burnt ends and have got to tell you they are probably the best I've had! We also had the peach sangria. Yum yum yummy! Will definitely go back again. The wine walk today was also fun!

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Chicago, Illinois
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34 reviews 34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

My husband and I and family/friends have eaten there several times. The food is very good. It is definitely comfort food at its best. Alot of good beer selections and alot on the menu besides the ribs, which you can smell cooking in the back! The hush puppies are delicious and I could make a meal out of just them!... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013 via mobile

We were seated quickly and had our order taken right away by a very nice waitress. The food was fantastic! I didn't much care for my fries, and when our server noticed I hadn't eaten them, she brought over some other sides to sample. How nice! We're already planning when we'll go next. You should check it out.

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Chicago, Illinois
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

Just moved from Chicago to Frankfort so we were thrilled to find an interesting BBQ place to try. Was there 3 times in a week. The first time, my husband and I were very pleased with the food, drinks, location, and the personality of their manager. Thought we'd found a gold mine at this place. Only to find that once... More

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Manhattan, Illinois
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

My husband and I went to Smokey Barque for a dinner date. We both love barbecue/comfort food and this place did not disappoint. It was a gorgeous day, so we ate outside, which I think is a neat dining option to have. The servers were really friendly and knowledgeable. We kept busy while we waited for our food by trying... More

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