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Firewater BBQ

1847 Knapp Rd, Crest Hill, IL 60403-1979
+1 815-729-9755
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“brisket” (18 reviews)
“potato salad” (8 reviews)
“fries” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
1847 Knapp Rd, Crest Hill, IL 60403-1979
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank mandy131300
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

Thank Joseph K
Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

Excellent BBQ. Lots of food with order. Love all the different styles of BBQ sauce to choose from. My fave is the mustard sauce. Good bang for your buck. Service is efficient. Ambiance is good! Try it, you'll love it too!

Thank K L
Reviewed July 15, 2018

We ordered the rib tips and they were good. They were decent size. The mac and cheese was a little unusual. They have the mac cooked and then add a scoop of cheese sauce to order. It is kind of a southwest flair but not...More

Thank pattibl
Reviewed July 7, 2018

Decent barbeque but nothing unique. Not cheap. Tender brisket. 7 possible sauces on the table. Wide selection.

Thank D3336HD
Reviewed June 27, 2018

This was a great bbq. lunch. The prices were fairly reasonable for bbq. They have very good brisket, ribs and sandwiches. They also have really great sides. It is not a fine restaurant atmosphere; it is a bbq. joint so understand that when you come...More

Thank sdamron2017
Reviewed May 14, 2018

I had the open face brisket...after a 30 minute wait, it came cold...not cooled off, but refrigerator cold! My husband had half slab of ribs, and he said it was also cold. Never had BBQ served cold before.. to top it off, tables were dirty...More

Thank Davida R
Reviewed March 14, 2018 via mobile

The three cheese Mac was fantastic! I did not care for the creamy slaw, due to the spices. Others may like it. The full slab of ribs were a disappointment. The meat easily came off the bone, but it was dry and hard. I believe...More

Thank Randy F
Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

Great food, amazing sauces, food takes a little bit but it’s made fresh and worth the wait. The music was really loud the last time we were in there but otherwise it’s fantastic.

Thank janetcL5946CP
Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

Better than anything in Kansas City. The sausage is the best I’ve ever had at a bbq place. Affordable and enjoyable.

Thank U3761BNjohnm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Television
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1847 Knapp Rd, Crest Hill, IL 60403-1979
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Crest Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 815-729-9755
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