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Pork Shoppe

(Now Closed)
BBQ Joint$$$$
Northwest Side, Chicago
60 Tips and reviews
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  • Damaris A.
    Damaris AquinoJuly 14, 2016
    The ribs are good here. They do the job.
  • C R.
    C ReyOctober 12, 2015
    Pork Belly Pastrami sandwich, fries and cream corn with $2 PBR. Perfect.
  • Eli S.
    Eli SpeigelJuly 22, 2015
    The baby back ribs.
  • Theo I.
    Theo IkariJuly 12, 2015
    The pulled pork and mac & cheese are out of this world!
  • David N.
    David NelsonJuly 5, 2015
    You can grab delicious beer next door and bring it in. Just give the guys a heads up
  • Joshua C.
    Joshua CarterJuly 1, 2015
    Rib tips, Cole slaw, and fries
  • Tim F.
    Tim FitzpatrickJune 15, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    I like the brisket tacos
  • Kenneth G.
    Kenneth GoldenFebruary 10, 2015
    Very Tasty....caters to gluten free.:-) pleasant staff :-)
  • Christine B.
    Christine BascoJanuary 17, 2015
    Everything is Moist ... Beef Brisket, Pulled Pork and Meaty Rib Tips ... Simply Delicious Cornbread, Mac & Cheese and Baked Beans - not a fan of the Coleslaw
  • Leah N.
    Leah NicoleOctober 12, 2014
    So good! Amazing sauces and service! The Mac and cheese is awesome too!
  • Chefs Feed
    Chefs FeedAugust 5, 2014
    Andrew Zimmerman, chef of Sepia, eats here on his nights off. He loves the Pork belly pastrami sandwich. Read more
  • JenKudu
    JenKuduJune 22, 2014
    Got delivery via Grubhub. Super Fast!! The baked beans, brisket and corn on the cob are solid. The pulled pork was incredibly juicy, but not much flavor. Nice flavor sauce, thinner consistency.
  • Michael C.
    Michael ConwellJune 22, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    The brisket
  • Michael M.
    Michael MartinelliJune 4, 2014
    Pulled pork sandwich, fries, & corn on the cob - good show my friends, good show
  • Tricia S.
    Tricia SnellFebruary 10, 2014
    I am hard to amaze. I was not impressed with the popular Smoque...but Pork Shoppe - YES! I've been twice, and both visits were great :)
  • Margaret Gosia K.
    They deliver!!! Win.
  • Nick L.
    Nick LloydJanuary 12, 2014
    Fries are great, BBQ is ok. Watch out, they like to add hidden charges. I ordered a pork sandwich for $7.99, and the final bill came out to $16.22
  • Michelle P.
    Michelle PinkeyNovember 4, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Best BBQ-pulled pork is so tender && staff is super friendly!
  • Linnéa L.
    Linnéa LOctober 13, 2013
    The pulled chicken sandwich combo is well worth the money. The fries are really good. So is the mac n' cheese. They deliver too, but nothing beats fresh!
  • Michael H.
    Michael HowerOctober 3, 2013
    Pork belly pastrami. OMG!! A gift from God for your mouth.
  • Cheryl S.
    Cheryl StevensMay 25, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Celiacs - we eat safely here!! Meat / sauces GF and French fries made in a dedicated fryer! Deeeeeelish!!
  • Nastasia T.
    Nastasia TebeckApril 27, 2013
    Staff is so nice! Mac&Cheese side is on point. It is a must! Also my fav sandwich is the pulled chicken. So tender & juicy.. ask for it with cheese on it! You won't be disappointed. Mouth watering..
  • Jake S.
    Jake SmithMarch 16, 2013
    The pulled pork sandwich combo comes with 2 sides; I recommend the fries (the true star here) and mixing the "Tangy" and "Sweet" sauces on the warm, fresh sandwich bun.
  • Robert S.
    Robert SulzerFebruary 17, 2013
    Pork belly pastrami.... All I got to say.
  • Rebecca J.
    Rebecca JohnstonJanuary 4, 2013
    Order a Shiner Bock!
  • Doug B.
    Doug BiesDecember 30, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Hidden gem of Avondale. Kumas like atmosphere with better food.
  • Ben T.
    Ben TuckerNovember 24, 2012
    The chocolate chip cookie was a painful reminder of grade school, but everything barbecued was fabulous.
  • Eddie R.
    Eddie RampageMay 4, 2012
    Pulled pork samich with cream corn, cole slaw & fries were great! Coming back soon to try the ribtips!
  • el w.
    el warrenMay 1, 2012
    Brisket taco, 1/4lb brisket, cole slaw, corn
  • Brad H.
    Brad HartmanFebruary 25, 2012
    Holy s--t that's some of the best BBQ ever, anywhere. Pork belly pastrami - ridiculously good.
  • Kara T.
    Kara TaylorJanuary 28, 2012
    Awesome BBQ. I left Kuma's to come here and I'm glad I did. Have the ribs and mac'n' cheese.
  • David H.
    David HunterJanuary 24, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Lunch specials and southern hospitality!!! What a great combination!!!
  • Zenna G.
    Zenna G.January 15, 2012
    Awesome place to bring child!! They are fast and so kind!!! Food is good, not quite Smoque or Fat Willies, but not as annoying either.
  • Royal Flesh Tattoo and Body Piercing
    Royal Flesh Tattoo and Body PiercingJanuary 5, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    $2.00 PBR is a nice beverage option .
  • Jaime H.
    Jaime HWDecember 10, 2011
    Whoo hoo!! Combined the scout mob taco deal and the 4square cookie deal for a full-on savor/flavor dinner
  • Time Out Chicago
    Time Out ChicagoDecember 6, 2011
    Try the french fries from our 100 Best list: It’s the fries that stick with us: skin on, hand cut, deep brown, liberally salted and pretty much perfect.
  • Cory C.
    Cory CoulterNovember 11, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Best brisket in chicago, try the pork belly pastrami!
  • Roy M.
    Roy MNovember 11, 2011
    Be sure to get your free cookie on your first check in. Pastrami is excellent.
  • Krista O.
    Krista OrtgiesenOctober 4, 2011
    Excellent chicken. Good prices. Three types of sauces you can dispense on your own.
  • jeffery s.
    jeffery smithSeptember 15, 2011
    Don't judge the place by there cookie. Pulled pork was pretty good. Sauces are a step away from the usual flavors. Try them out!
  • Jonathan E.
    Jonathan EckertSeptember 13, 2011
    The best rib joint thus far. My eyes are always bigger than my stomach when I dine here. It's just walking distance from Kuma's Corner. If you can't wait an hour and a half for a burger . . . .
  • Martin K.
    Martin KarolSeptember 11, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Don't underestimate the fries.
  • Roy M.
    Roy MSeptember 8, 2011
    Be sure to get your free cookie with your first check in here
  • Manbque
    ManbqueAugust 9, 2011
    Sweet coleslaw, with raisins.
  • Manbque
    ManbqueAugust 9, 2011
    Pork Belly Pastrami kicks ass.
  • Ann
    AnnJuly 10, 2011
    All I have to say St. Louis ribs, pulled pork n pulled chicken sandwiches...AWESOME n TASTY!!! Left full n happy. Only thing is parking lot is narrow n small.
  • David H.
    David HaubrichJuly 8, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    Jason is the man!
  • Patrick M.
    Patrick MasonApril 16, 2011
    Pork Belly Pastrami... Rich, salty indulgence.
  • Evan G.
    Evan GordonApril 8, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    There is such a thing as a free lunch on the 8th of each month when you're the mayor!
  • April M.
    April McDaneFebruary 19, 2011
    Everything is amazing. I especially like the mac-n-cheese, the St. Louis ribs, and the beef brisket.
  • Time Out Chicago
    Time Out ChicagoFebruary 15, 2011
    Thought you’d want to know: Pork Shoppe has been nominated for Best New Barbecue in Time Out Chicago’s 2011 Eat Out Awards. Vote now! Read more
  • Todd G.
    Todd GutnerFebruary 10, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    You have to try the chili. Awesome! The perfect combination of smokey, sweet & heat. Delicious.
  • Evan G.
    Evan GordonJanuary 9, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    Great people and great food! They have great beef options for people that don't eat pork.
  • Ty M.
    Ty McGeeDecember 31, 2010
    The pulled pork sandwich is incredible. Delicious bun and fresh fries. Good sauces too.
  • Todd G.
    Todd GutnerDecember 9, 2010
    Been here 50+ times
    Everything here rocks. If you're not sure what to get, ask the staff for a taste. I've tasted everything prior to buying it & have never been disappointed.
  • Raymond N.
    Raymond NievesOctober 11, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Must have the key lime pie & Mac & Cheese... Incredible flavor.
  • Shahrdad K.
    Shahrdad KhodamoradiOctober 9, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Best ribs I have ever had, and I've had plenty of ribs. Great food and lovely staff.
  • James S.
    James St. JohnOctober 9, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Best damn ribs for miles! I live in St. Louis, a real ribs town, but Steven & Michael's dry rub recipe is the best I've EVER had! St. Louis, look out! The Pork Shoppe is here, and THEY know ribs!
  • Michael Q.
    Michael QuintosJuly 10, 2010
    Best Pork in the city; try the pulled shoulder pork (yummy)
  • AskMen
    AskMenJune 18, 2010
    Shooting for a June 20 opening, enjoy pulled pork shoulder & St. Louis cut ribs will be paired with barrels of beer & bourbon, while recycled & biodegradable utensils give it a green-friendly rep. Read more
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