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Captain Porky's

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38995 N US Highway 41, Wadsworth, IL 60083-9652
+1 847-360-7460
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“seafood” (23 reviews)
“pulled pork” (8 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
38995 N US Highway 41, Wadsworth, IL 60083-9652
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I have driven past this place so many times, but we finally decided to stop and give it a try. I am glad we did! We ordered a handle of things to share. We tried the ribs, the brisket, the gulf shrimp, and the artichoke...More

Thank taykaz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a fantastic lunch of Beef Brisket and Full Rack of Pork Ribs The ribs where meatier than I have ever had and very tender. The ½ Dinner size of Beef Brisket was Hugh and flavorful. Sides we chose were steak fries and coleslaw...More

Thank Traveler1770
Reviewed February 28, 2018

If there is a fish or shellfish, either fresh or sea water you can find it here fried, sauteed , or broiled. All are marvelous and freshly cooked. If you need a fix of ribs, brisket, or pulled pork they do that as well in...More

Thank Steven M
Reviewed February 21, 2018

This was of those "a friend" told me so places, and boy what a delicious culinary experience!!!! This family run place has it all, great staff, reasonable prices and absolutely great food! They have a nice selection of smoked meats, but the salads and sides...More

Thank Mike A
Reviewed December 16, 2017 via mobile

When driving 41 (to avoid tolls) we have always seen this place and finally we stopped. What a great experience! This small restaurant has some great BBQ and seafood. My husband had the oyster Po'boy the oyster we're just right (not rubbery of fishy tasting)!...More

Thank Jamie G
Reviewed December 6, 2017 via mobile

Outstanding little smokehouse/restaurant in Wadsworth. You can get everything here. Never a bad meal. Dino and his staff are 2nd to none

Thank Rick H
Reviewed November 19, 2017 via mobile

Passed this place for years and finally decided to stop in based on the numerous good reviews. Sorry I did. Over breaded floury tasting seafood. Soggy fries. BBQ dry and accompanied sauce strange tasting. $40 carry out for 2 dinners. If you desire really great...More

Thank momakoz
Reviewed September 3, 2017

Had lunch at CP and I had frog legs with the garlic redskin potatoes and coleslaw. I think the potatoes definitely could use more garlic. The seafood is fantastic and the open raw bar makes it very impressive. Not ready for seafood they have BBQ...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed August 21, 2017

This is a great little place to get a casual lunch or dinner. Very small place with only a couple of tables but great BBQ. The pulled pork is really good. They have their own sauce which you can get mild or spicy. My friends...More

Thank epsharon
Reviewed August 13, 2017

My husband and I checked this place out for lunch. He ordered clam strips which he had not eaten since he was a child. He enjoyed them and they tasted like he remembered. It was a fun trip down memory lane for him. I had...More

Thank Wendy C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38995 N US Highway 41, Wadsworth, IL 60083-9652
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Wadsworth
  • Phone Number: +1 847-360-7460
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