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“Wonderful BBQ and evening”
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Chicago Q
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Ranked #211 of 10,110 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $40
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Gold Coast
Cross street: Division
Transit: Red line at Clark and Division. Walk east to Dearborn then South to 1160 N. Dearborn and you are at BBQ heaven. Bus 36 will take you to Clark and Division as well.
Description: Chicago q is not your ordinary barbecue joint. Since opening in 2010, Chef/Partner Lee Ann Whippen has created a barbecue experience like none other by using the highest quality meats seasoned with house-made rubs while served in a Savannah-style dining room, imbued with Southern charm and comfort. The restaurant serves Whippen's award-winning competition fare alongside regional favorites from the Carolinas, Texas, Missouri and Tennessee, which pair perfectly with the best selection of rare and exclusive bourbons in Chicago. Whether in the neighborhood or traveling to the city, a group of two or one of 50, Chicago q is the ideal space for any gathering or occasion.
Reviewed July 9, 2013

The BBQ was first class....try the BBQ oysters with the parmesan cheese as they were a highlight of the dinner. Great ambiance and service. Valet parking for $12 in Chicago is great value. Our group of 9 diners all thoroughly enjoyed everything ordered.

Thank Douglas S
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Reviewed July 7, 2013 via mobile

By far one of the best meals I have ever had in Chicago. We tried a variety of pork and chicken dishes and the Mac and cheese was great as were hush puppies. Sit outside in this nice area and enjoy a great meal that will get you on a treadmill the next day!

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Thank colonelscott
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Reviewed July 6, 2013

Seriously great ribs-worth a trip for these. The sides ( and the potato chips) were good as well, but the ribs are what I'll remember. From the outside this looks like a tiny place but has multiple sections inside, some of which are VERY loud. Next time I would specifically ask for a smaller room or outside when making the reservation- we did not even look at the dessert menu or linger over drinks because it was like being in a train station.

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Thank Jennifer C
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Reviewed July 5, 2013 via mobile

Find this place it's worth it. Great good in super setting - mmmmmm cornbread BBQ - smells from street is where it starts and keeps getting better and better

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Thank nycbornuk
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Reviewed June 29, 2013

Great service, portioned just enough, loved the homemade pickles & potato chips to start. I had the ribs with various sauces, nice that you could choose your sauce, keep up the good work, oh yes, the Merlot was fine too!

Thank Michelle1958Kenora
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