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589 Elm Pl, Highland Park, IL 60035-3122
+1 847-432-6393
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Highland Park, Illinois
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157 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Carried out a full slab of baby back ribs and BBQ shrimp. Tasted great. More shrimp is always better. They provided crosshatch potato slices instead of regular fries. The cole salad portions were tiny. A five dollar coupon helped.

Thank GerfnitAuthor
Chicago, Illinois
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173 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Full usual BBQ menu -- I had the Baby Back ribs ! Excellent choice. Tasty and better than expected. Usual sides apply. Easy parking

Thank Joel L
Northbrook, Illinois
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

I visit this restaurant every 2-3 weeks and either eat in with friends or carry-out. I think their Greek salad is absolutely outstanding!!!! It's quite large and the salad dressing is so delicious they sell it in bottles. I highly recommend this wonderful salad and restaurant!!!!

Thank Judy1807
Charlotte, North Carolina
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

I'm from the south, where there are many great BBQ places. This place is as good as any in the south. I had the Greek style ribs and they were delicious and would have again on a future visit. Appetizers were awesome. Greek salad was extremely good as well.

Thank Eddie13131313
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2016

I decided to recommend trying the BBQ Pit to my friend based the 4 rating on TripAdvisor. Do not make this same mistake! Went there on a Thursday evening. It's a relatively small place. The fact that there were two tables with customers when we arrived at 7 pm was the first sign of bad things to come. Let's start... More 

Thank Steve T
Highland Park, Illinois
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2015

I like to take out but there is a decent bar and seating arrangement. They have a large menu and all of their barbecue is slow roasted and delicious

Thank Richard R
Chicago, Illinois
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015

We tried BBQ Pit in Highland Park because we received a gift certificate as part of an auction we won for a charity event. We were very pleased. My husband is a BBQ connoisseur. Often we find that good BBQ is quite costly. This place was great! We sampled the ribs, chicken, greek salad. All were very good. The salad... More 

Thank JNSMac
Highland Park, Illinois
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76 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

This restaurant has not been the same since its move 10 years ago. Ribs and barbeque are adequate, sides are mediocre and for my money I would prefer to go elsewhere.

Thank jamey s
Highland Park, IL
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156 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015

this restaurant has been around a long time. the ribs are very good and the Sally's ribs remind me of the days growing up on the North side of Chicago when Sally's was a famous bar b q on Western Avenue. the Greek dishes are also very good. the ambiance is very casual and the restaurant is limited in space.... More 

Thank Carol W
Chicago, Illinois
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393 reviews
233 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

Friendly neighborhood restaurant with very good food. The BBQ ribs can be prepared several ways and they are all very tasty. Try "Greek style" ribs for a unique treat. Great place for the family and they have a fully stacked bar as well as a few TVs tuned to sports stations. Great Greek salads.

Thank Paul C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
American, Barbecue, Greek
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 589 Elm Pl, Highland Park, IL 60035-3122
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Highland Park
  • Phone Number: +1 847-432-6393

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?