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Smokey Barque

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20 Kansas St, Frankfort, IL 60423-1477
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Chicago, Illinois
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The service was good - but the food was not. The brisket was more like pot roast. Not very good barbeque in my opinion. But, it is always very crowded so some folks must like it.

Thank NovemberMom
Orland Park
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There was nothing stand out/great. Two of us went for dinner. I had the pulled pork dinner w/ corn bread and choose the cole slaw and French fries as my sides. The pork was average, the corn bread was heavy and had an odd taste. The cole slaw had no flavor and the fries had been fried much earlier and... More 

Thank Barbara H
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157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 467 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've been here several times and reviewed this place before and it didn't really get good grades from me due to poor service. This time was much different. We sat outside and had excellent service. Friendly and fast. I had a burger topped with pulled pork and cole slaw. The pork is very smoky but delicious. The sandwich as a... More 

Thank Aerowing
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for a school reunion and loved the easy-going atmosphere and the food was delicious. Try the homemade potato chips!

Thank George Z
Munich, Germany
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had great barbecue. Good beer selection also. We went with the family. Definitely a place to go back to again. Service was very good.

Thank JCubedMunich
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Nice food selection in a good location in old town Frankfort with great outdoor seating on concert days. The French fries were disappointing though.

Thank Christophe G
Frankfort, Illinois
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28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Smokey Barque is a good restaurant in the middle of downtown Frankfort. They specialize in barbecue items but their salads are also very good.

Thank kathysellers
New Lenox, Illinois
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180 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

Went here for a party, I was looking forward to some BarBQ... Nope we were served sausage and peppers, chicken breast, soup, a salad, and ice cream, nothing was special or not exciting, and most things were way too salty.. I will try it again one day as a guest in the restaurant, although you would think they would try... More 

Thank Itsmekcr
Frankfort, Illinois
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

Stopped here last Thursday after work to give this place a try. We were pleasantly surprised to discover that there was a car show going on when we arrived (around 4 or so), so we opted to sit outside to check out the cars while we ate. My only big complaint about sitting outside here: We were seated along the... More 

Thank Diana L
Frankfort, Illinois
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50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

I've been to Smokey Barque a few times and it is a good local restaurant. However, I attended a shower here just last weekend and it was OUTSTANDING! To begin with, the room upstairs is large, airy, and inviting. There is also a deck out on to a patio that overlooks Briedert's Green (an area in Frankfort where concerts, movies,... More 

Thank Suero20

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Kansas St, Frankfort, IL 60423-1477
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Frankfort
  • Phone Number: 815-277-2502

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?