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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

There is NO excuse for cooking food this sweet ! ( Unless one uses too much sugar to mask the quality of meat perhaps..?) Stopped here on a whim, right after Thanksgiving, hungry. The four of us got two hamburgers and two sides of ribs - pork and beef with beans and coleslaw. Our kid liked her cheeseburger but the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

I recently went to Gematos with my grandparents. They are regulars and swear they have the best pulled pork in the Chicago area. I was pretty excited because I'm always up for good pulled pork. Anyway the three of us went up to order. My grandma insisted on all of us getting the same meal deal. It was 9.19 for... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I have visited this place many times. The number one thing is you smell the wood firepit the second you get out of the car. Ribs are my absolute favorite. The law of diminishing returns does not exist in this place for ribs. I can eat 1 rib, or full slab. The last rib will just be as tasty and... More 

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Metropolis, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We have been going to Gemato's since Menards moved from that location. Maybe 10 - 15 years ago. I don't remember. They have the best ribs, the best chicken, and the best gyros. They are obviously doing something right, because they have are adding more space to the place. From the owner to the cooks - everyone is so friendly.... More 

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Saint Charles, Illinois
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133 reviews 133 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We are new to Gemato's, but we are already big fans. Every meat item that we've had has been outstanding. Baked beans and cole slaw are average, but the Greek-style potatoes are really nice as a side. Eating the ribs by hand or with a fork, the meat pulls off of the bones with ease. I love it that they... More 

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Montgomery, Illinois
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Many places around here claim to be wood pit BBQ and the cabinet that Gemato's uses cetainly does not qualify as a wood pit, in my opinion. Regardless, not like you will find a traditional wood pit in Chicago but the pile of wood in the back is cetainly a plus and shows that they are close. Even with that,... More 

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Geneva, Illinois
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357 reviews 357 reviews
302 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

The name of this place is actually Gemato's Wood Pit BBQ. I had been driving by it for a while, and decided to stop for lunch now that they've completely redone the exterior. I ordered one of the combos - a sandwich, drink, and side - and really liked that the side gives you the choice of soup or fries.... More 

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Streator, Illinois
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119 reviews 119 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

My husband and I stopped here for an early dinner on our way home from Elmhurst College. He ordered the Beef Brisket Platter with Greek potatoes, garlic bread, and baked beans. He loved the whole meal and was very full from the nice portion of food. I ordered the Pulled Pork Platter with French fries, garlic bread, and coleslaw. I... More 

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Bradenton, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Had this for take out today. Great flavor on the chicken, ribs, and amazing brisket. Fries Notsomuch. I will repeat!!

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Huntington Beach, California
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

We decided to order takeout from this place because the other Greek-style Chicago places were closing. This was a bit further than the others, but boy are we glad we stopped in. The Greek Salad here is one of the best we've ever had and that includes the salad from some of the nicer Greek restaurants. The Gyros was very... More 

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Additional Information about Gemato's Grill

Address: 1566 W Ogden Ave, Naperville, IL 60540-3907
Phone Number: 630-778-9990
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Naperville
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Barbecue

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