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Smokey Barque

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20 Kansas St, Frankfort, IL 60423-1477
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Momence, Illinois
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our second time here and the food was as good as the first! Good quality meats prepared well. Server was knowledgeable, friendly and attentive. We have come late afternoon/early evening both times and the atmosphere is subdued. What keeps me from giving an excellent rating is that parking could be an issue at a time when it becomes... More 

Thank Brian M
Chicago, Illinois
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67 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Atmosphere- we ate in the bar area and even though we had dim lighting the theme was consistent Wait staff- we made a reservation for 7 for two people but when we got there they didn't have our reservation. Our waiter was awesome though, funny and accommodating Drink select- large selection of great beers and even hard alcohol Food- they... More 

Thank Laura G
Palos Hills, Illinois
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location and atmosphere , the food was generic for BBQ. The servers was really pleasant , we sat outside and there was only 2 tables with customers but she was very attentive and the food came from the kitchen fast

Thank tstroka19
Frankfort, Illinois
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

We were with another couple to eat dinner before heading to the beer tent during this week-end's Fest! We all had different sandwiches, all were very good. Services was also good even though it was REALLY busy with the crazy shoppers in town.

Thank Kevin L
Frankfort, Illinois
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54 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

The food is delicious, pulled pork is awesome.. Outdoor sitting was the best... Server was great... Place was soo busy and they kept up .. Love the place..

Thank Barbiegirl72
Mokena, Illinois
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

Have been here a couple times, and every time it has been great. Had the pulled pork nachos first then the brisket dinner. Both were delicious. My wife had the pulled pork sandwich and she said it was just like we get in the south. Server told us that it was her first night serving and she did awesome. Looking... More 

Thank Rick S
Chicago, Illinois
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

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 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

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
Monee, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 478 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016 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 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Large groups, Kids, 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?