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The Irish Pig BBQ

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280 E Haven Ave, New Lenox, IL 60451-1800
+1 815-485-1744
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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New Lenox, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I wish this place would advertise more, I always forget about it. Everything is homemade, the pulled pork is my favorite, piled high on a bun and so many great sides to choose from, I try a new one every time.

Thank Brett C
New Lenox, Illinois
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I try to get to the Irish Pig as often. The food is top notch, the owner is there hands on making sure everything goes right. Great sandwiches and meals, love it.

Thank goffinetequipment
Champaign, Illinois
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97 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016 via mobile

We stopped while traveling through the area on the advice of previous reviews. We like small local businesses that make things from scratch and this hit the mark. They start you with homemade chips and salsa. The chips are very fresh and crispy and salsa is great. We had the couples combo which is 1/4 slab, brisket and pulled pork... More 

Thank Susan3181959
New Lenox, Illinois
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71 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

I was delightfully surprised. The ribs were tender and tasty, then a was tasty with great sauce. The sides were good, service was casual and friendly. Quantity was good, we have some leftover to take home.

Thank RobertaP236441
New Lenox, Illinois
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120 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

This is a simple little place with great BBQ. We shared the brisket and the large portion was enough for the both of us. Delicious. My son had the pulled pork and loved it...and he's a bit of a BBQ snob. Finding The Irish PIg is a bit tricky, but worth it. Enjoy.

Thank Jeanne M
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

I remember the pulled pork dinner I ordered could have been more appetizing but I kept seeing flies flying around the counter top. I had my food to go because I didn't want to see another fly on my plate. Hopefully the fly situation has been taken care off. Parking is available.

Thank Maestra Solis
River Grove, Illinois
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

This place is awesome. We have been planning on trying this place for awhile now. Drive by every day. Well now it will be one of our frequent places to visit. The food was great. Large generous portions and extremely helpful wait staff. Went above and beyond to make our visit a great experience. I had pulled pork with sweet... More 

Thank Pam S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

Needed a last minute diner. Stopped in to pick up some ribs. Meat fell off the bone delicious. Sauce is good too. Had the garlic fries, they were great. Baked beans were tasty as well. Portions were huge. My wife and I split a full slab with two sides and had left overs. Definately recommend and will be coming back

Thank BillNHeidi
Chicago, Ill
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 13, 2016

Got the pulled pork, although the pork itself was good, the barbecue sauce that comes on the side was bland and not at all to our liking! Comes with baked beans that were good and cole slaw which had no flavor. Probably won't be back!

Thank sukieakie
Joliet, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2016

This place is AWESOME! Best Reuben sandwich around the New Lenox- Mokena-Frankfort area! Hands down! The Brisket and Pulled Pork almost melt in your mouth! The baked beans and coleslaw are made fresh! The ladies working there are very helpful! (kinda cute too!) Great environment to get a great meal at a great price! Wait.......... They do catering too? OMG!

Thank Ty S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 280 E Haven Ave, New Lenox, IL 60451-1800
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  New Lenox
  • Phone Number: +1 815-485-1744

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