Gemato's Wood Pit BBQ

BBQ Joint and American Restaurant
1566 W Ogden Ave (W Jefferson), Naperville, IL 60540, United States
Closed until 10:00 AM (Show more)
  • Mon–Sat
    • 10:00 AM–10:00 PM
  • Sun
    • 11:00 AM–9:00 PM
$ $ $ $
Lunch, Dinner, Dessert
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. Discover & Visa)
Outdoor Seating:

Providing Naperville and Worth some of the finest Greek and BBQ meals in the burbs, as seen on Chicago's Best TV.


Based on 66 votes

People like this place

  • Ranked #3 for BBQ joints in Naperville
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    Dan P.
    "Gyros, BBQ, Burgers- Awesome place!"(5 Tips)
    Jennifer C.
    "There beef brisket are awesome"(5 Tips)
    Josh M.
    "Ribs, rib tips, and other related carnivorous fare are solid."(7 Tips)
    Leila S.
    "Def get the bbq chicken and the baked beans."(3 Tips)
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  • barbecue
  • ribs
  • beef brisket
  • pulled pork
  • sandwiches
  • baked beans
  • meats
  • good service
  • great value
  • good for a quick meal
  • chicken
  • burgers
  • casual
  • family-friendly
  • wraps
  • potatoes
  • lunch
  • dinner
  • clean
  • dips
  • Steven K.

    No matter what you get from here, you won't be disappointed. Everything on their menu is delicious. Get the chicken gyro sandwich- you won't regret it and it's affordable.

    Steven K. · April 10
  • Samir S.

    Best ribs I've had in the Chicago land area.

    Samir Shekhawat · March 31
  • Brian J.

    Gyros are yummy!

    Brian Johanpeter · November 28, 2014
  • Leila S.

    Pulled pork and ribs are phenomenal. Def get the bbq chicken and the baked beans.

    Leila Samii · November 2, 2014
  • Tim H.

    Open during construction.

    Tim Haeussler · May 17, 2014
  • Mike M.

    If you're looking for REAL BBQ... Then look elsewhere. I came here based on good reviews on Yelp, but left very disappointed. Beef brisket should be smoked, not roasted then slap BBQ sauce on it.

    Mike M. · May 11, 2014
  • Della Z.

    This place exceeded my expectations! The pulled pork sandwich was amazing. Not a bad price for all that food. I highly recommend this place :)

    Della Z · April 16, 2014
  • Khem U.

    The best....that's all

    Khem Uk · March 11, 2014
  • Mike L.

    Try the brisket!

    Mike L · February 8, 2014
  • Michael

    Skip the fries. Get the Greek potatoes instead.

    Michael · January 19, 2014
  • Josh M.

    Ribs, rib tips, and other related carnivorous fare are solid. 50 cents extra for a shot glass size of BBQ sauce and other side/extra items are not only exorbitant, but unfulfilling.

    Josh Mika · April 27, 2013
  • Joel J.

    Good ribs and baked beans. Everything else average or below average, including the bread (caked with butter).

    Joel J · March 23, 2013
  • Joel J.

    They charge 29 cents for cups of water. Seriously? :(

    Joel J · March 23, 2013
  • La Tannya M.

    Best beef brisket!

    La Tannya Murphy · October 13, 2012
  • Jennifer C.

    There beef brisket are awesome

    Jennifer Cajas · April 2, 2012
  • Joseph M.

    The chicken is good, the brisket is better, and the ribs are awesome!

    Joseph Murphy · March 18, 2012
  • Erica M.

    The ribs here are amazing!

    Erica Marshall · December 20, 2011
  • Samantha M.

    All the BBQ stuff is amazing, but I just ordered their chicken Caesar wrap w/the dressing on the side & it was so fresh & crisp that it tasted good even WITHOUT the dressing!

    Samantha Martinez · November 5, 2011
  • Michael W.

    Two more important words: grecian chicken. All dark meat. Grecian potatoes. Baked beans.

    Michael Welburn · September 25, 2011
  • Carolyn M.

    Best gyros ever!!!!

    Carolyn Moody Milani · September 4, 2011
  • Heather V.

    Best pulled pork ever. It's hard to resist the delicious smell when you drive by.

    Heather Vana · July 21, 2011
  • J.R. N.

    You haven't lived unless you've tried the Monte Cristo Wrap dipped in Ranch!

    J.R. Niklos · July 15, 2011
  • Michael Z.

    Two words; pork kabobs

    Michael Zeman · May 21, 2011
  • Dan P.

    Gyros, BBQ, Burgers- Awesome place!

    Dan Pianetto · February 22, 2011
  • Justin T.

    How many people know about this place? Not many.. And boy are they missing out on some great food. Gyros are an A+!!

    Justin T. · December 4, 2010
  • Vic R.

    Awesome food for a hole in he wall joint,chkm mediterrain wrap is great!

    Vic Rieser ヅ · November 22, 2010
  • Kym T.

    Best BBQ around-anything they have is great! Staff is extremely nice and personable. Great food, great experience. Love this place!

    Kym Theis · October 30, 2010
  • Mike C.

    This is some damn good BBQ. The only problem is trying to decipher the mumbled code the kitchen uses when they call out that your order is ready.

    Mike Cevallos · March 21, 2010

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