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The Irish Pig BBQ

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280 E Lincoln Hwy, New Lenox, IL 60451-1800
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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New Lenox, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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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75 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars 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
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5 of 5 stars 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
New Lenox, Illinois
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180 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016

A lovely lady owns The Irish Pig and she is a cooks up some great pulled pork. The sandwiches are huge, heaped with tasty BBQ pork. In the past, she catered several events for me and I was never disappointed. The small place is set back a ways from the main road, but keep looking and you'll be glad you... More 

Thank Jeanne M
New Lenox, IL
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90 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

OK, but if you're looking for a "deep South" type of bar-b-q, this isn't it. Not that that makes it bad - it's just more mild than what you might be expecting.

Thank Bob_B_NewLenox_IL
Frankfort, Illinois
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139 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

We used Irish Pig for a family reunion this summer. Delivery was prompt, food was hot and delicious. Besides the pulled pork (which I ate as left overs for three days in a row!) I would highly recommend their cole slaw.

Thank Lairdluoma
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40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

This place is under rated! I've been here several times, bbq has been great every time. Bbq pork shoulder & ribs are seasoned just right. Also their baked beans are to die for! I think it's their specialty item!!!!! Reasonably priced as well.

Thank guerrero1920

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children
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 Lincoln Hwy, New Lenox, IL 60451-1800
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  New Lenox
  • Phone Number: 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?