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Hickory Pit Bar-B-Que

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3108 West IL-120, McHenry, IL
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Lake Villa
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this place the Ribs are my Fav, the food is awesome the staff is friendly and helpful, I recommend this place to everyone, AMAZING food !

Thank Georgann S
Chicago, IL, United States
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is wonderful and priced right. The dinning atmosphere is minimal, but the food more than compensates for the venue. Take out is best, but dinning in is comfortable too.

Thank William C
McHenry, Illinois
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Great restaurant! Nothing fancy, great, super great food. We have tried many different items on the menu, and they were all good. Love that fact that they offer the different sauces at the table. You can have regular BBQ sauce to Carolina Vinegar BBQ! Try the rib tips when they have them, outstanding! The beans are out of this world... More 

2 Thank Mama1114
McHenry, Illinois
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

Don't come here expecting fancy tables, and do wear washable clothes. Smoked meat is cooked by the smoke and therefore is not steaming as we expect meat to be.

1 Thank Cynthia H
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Get take out from here all the time. Love the Pulled pork, macaroni and cheese, and the cornbread muffin!

Thank Julie S
McHenry, Illinois
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

A friend suggested we have lunch here. She had raved about it before. You order your food first, find a spot to sit down and wait for your food. We were able to actually sit outside. Food was good. Service was fast. Seemed popular with the business lunch crowd. What a good find!

1 Thank Nancy Y
Wauconda, Illinois
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99 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016 via mobile

Very nice BBQ place with the bbq smoke air throughout the place! The pulled pork sandwich was perfect. You add your own sauce at your table with 6 to select from. The mac and cheese was good along with the slaw. At lunch time the place filled up fast but there is plenty of seating. I will go back again... More 

Thank Rex M
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92 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

Have eaten in once and taken out twice. The food was great and service was friendly and quick. The sliced brisket is the best I've had anywhere. The sweet potato fries have fantastic flavor.

Thank keithrj
Wonder Lake, Illinois
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24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2016

My husband loves ribs. He has only lived in the area for a little over a year but so far this is his favorite place to get ribs.

Thank Sharon S
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015 via mobile

Good food good value. Had the pork. Colslaw, and a beer. Highly recommend if BBQ is your thing. As close to Texas BBQ you can get in the area.

Thank Mike G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3108 West IL-120, McHenry, IL
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  McHenry
  • Phone Number: 8153856972

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