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“Love the food and the atmostphere”

Black Dog Smoke & Ale House
Ranked #1 of 101 Restaurants in Urbana
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch
Reviewed January 28, 2017 via mobile

One of the must-go places in the C-U area. Price is average and food is fantastic. If you go with a party of 2, wait time is about 5-15'. Surprisingly the line here is better than the one in downtown.
And personally, the food here is better than the branch in downtown.

2ppl with 2 drinks should have a bill around $50 if you're concern about the price.
Service is fine, not bad, not good.

Date of visit: January 2017
1  Thank Khang N
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Reviewed January 25, 2017

Black Dog Smoke and Ale House is, hands down, the best BBQ food I have ever eaten in my life. They make their food right here!! They have a ton of different sauces and if you can't decide, they have flight options where you can taste all of them! Their specials are always amazing and their burnt ends are the best! They only have a limited number of them that they sell starting at 11am and 5pm and when they are sold out, that's it for the day. They don't take reservations and your whole party has to be present to sit down, but the food is WORTH the wait!

Date of visit: December 2016
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1  Thank annEmac18
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Reviewed January 19, 2017 via mobile

Had a really nice time with my friends. The food was good and quite much. The steak and potato were awesome. Staff were also really warm and nice.

Date of visit: September 2016
1  Thank Austin D
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Reviewed January 19, 2017 via mobile

Came up to champaign to visit a friend and wanted to go to black dog's new location in champaign. All I can say is Wow. Walked right in and got a table (Wednesday). The place was busy and the atmosphere was good. The restaurant was clean and the staff was friendly.

The food was just as good as I remember, and the beer selection was awesome. Can't wait to come back!

Date of visit: January 2017
1  Thank natel763
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Reviewed January 18, 2017

Love the Urbana Black Dog! The waits are longer when the students are in town, but when they're not, it's a great choice. Many cocktail options. Very cozy, attentive service, and the veggie options are really tasty :)

Date of visit: December 2016
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1  Thank Jokling
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