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Smoke Ring'z BBQ

322 E Geneva Rd, Wheaton, IL 60187
+1 630-665-6227
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Ranked #1 of 117 Restaurants in Wheaton
Price range: $5 - $20
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
Dining options: Takeout
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Dining options: Takeout
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We did a proximity search for a restaurant on trip advisor. This joint popped up with AMAZING reviews so we decided to stop in. The restaurant was hard to find because our map was a little off on the location and it's actually called "Steamboat Barbeque." It's in a strip mall off Main and Geneva. The store signage just says... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

I'm a big fan of BBQ and am a total BBQ snob. I'll be clear here. Steamboat BBQ isn't the best BBQ in the western suburbs. It's the best BBQ in the whole Chicagoland area. I've been at some darn good places in KC, Memphis and Texas and Steamboat holds their own against them too. In two trips I've tried... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Yep, all the reviews on here are accurate. It's the best BBQ I've ever eaten, and I lived in the South for a while. Seriously. Go. Go this minute. They have delicious, wood smoked meat and a lot of amazing BBQ sauce options. If you even think you might halfway like BBQ, you have to eat here. Why 4 stars... More

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Chicago
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

When I'm in town this is the place to eat. The people are great and the food is incredible. There are many sides to choose from I've enjoyed everything I've tried. It's easy to find and adds character to an otherwise boring strip mall.

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Skokie, Illinois
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23 reviews 23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We are BBQ nuts -- have eaten BBQ all over the country. We were in the area for another appt. and looked up local restaurants - when we saw a BBQ we had to try it. Totally blown away!! Some of the best BBQ I have EVER eaten -- they have a brisket burger made from fresh ground brisket which... More

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Chicago
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74 reviews 74 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
233 helpful votes 233 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Absolutely delicious ribs...in Wheaton!!! Alleluia! Monday through Thursday, this southern style BBQ offers St. Louis style ribs (1/2 and full slabs). Available on weekends, I ordered the baby back ribs (Thanks, John!) for pick-up for dinner. (Many rib places run out ... so you may want to order your food earlier in the day). Sydney, a super helpful and friendly... More

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Harrisville, Michigan
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93 reviews 93 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Great find. Now called Steamboat BBQ. We had rib tips, wings and burnt ends. All wonderful. Service is quick and friendly. A bonus ... They serve Mexican Pepsi with REAL sugar. Perfect to wash down the fatty, smokey goodness.

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Wheaton, Illinois, USA
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28 reviews 28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Delicious BBQ in a strip mall. Got this suggestion from a friend. Very good with many sauces. Only about 10 tables inside. They have a huge smoker inside. I can't wait to try more items.

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Portsmouth, Ohio
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70 reviews 70 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

I had a need for some good BBQ and the TA app directed me to this joint given my relative location. I am very glad it did. From the outside, this place is very simple and plain, in a strip mall. And I think they may be changing their name, at least the menus made me think so. That's all... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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42 reviews 42 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

This BBQ place is a dive located in a strip mall next to a dry cleaners. It is the kind of small secret place that locals hope others don't learn about and ruin it. Their name isn't even out front. It just says BBQ. And it is the very best BBQ around. I'm partial to the brisket. The sauces are... More

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Additional Information about Smoke Ring'z BBQ

Address: 322 E Geneva Rd, Wheaton, IL 60187
Phone Number: +1 630-665-6227
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Wheaton
Average Prices: USD 5 - 20
Cuisine: American, Barbecue

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