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CUISINES
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Television
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Reviewed April 7, 2020

Definitely a place worth going. Very good bbq place with some unique flair. It’s got a great look and is mostly worth the price. My only problem is the service is rather standoffish and tends to be slow. If you don’t mind waiting, I’d say...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 23, 2020 via mobile

I have heard about his place from several people so finally decided to see if it’s worth the hype and I have to say it is! I definitely have had better but not around here. The portions are good size and at a decent price....More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed October 3, 2019

We stumbled on this place last year, and have been going at least every 2-3 weeks and haven't had a problem. They must have gotten some new management because the service was terrible and the manager was smug and not at all customer-oriented. He refused...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed July 7, 2019

We ordered the South Sider, pulled pork sandwiches, mac n cheese, cornbread and fries. The pulled pork and brisket were excellent. Extremely flavorful and not dry. We loved everything! The restaurant was fun and clean. We enjoy eating at bbq places and think this is...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed July 3, 2019

I have been to Firewater a couple times now and will back when I get the urge for ribs. I have the pulled pork, and the rib tips so far, both of which are very good. They seem to have found a way to cook...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed June 12, 2019

Counter service, decent BBQ foods selection. We were a party of seven and everyone loved the food. I had ribs, brisket and pulled pork w/ mac n' cheese and smoked baked beans. The ribs were cooked to bite off the bone tenderness. The brisket was...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed January 15, 2019

Food was good here - my main distraction was everyone else around me. Maybe it was a timing issue of my visit.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed December 14, 2018

I've visited Fire Water many times over the past year for lunches and dinners and tried most of their menu. I have to say I think my favorites are their rib tips and Grillmaster burger. This place is always busy and for good reason. I...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

Good bbq at a reasonable price. The pulled pork was amazing. Lots of food too. They have bottled beer for sale.

Date of visit: June 2018
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Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

This has to be some of the best BBQ in the Joliet area. The brisket is probably the best I’ve had anywhere. Also their meals are great because they include sides and a drink. Always the place we go to when in the mood for...More

Date of visit: July 2018
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