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Real Urban Barbecue

1260 S Milwaukee Ave, Vernon Hills, IL 60061-4121
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good38%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“burnt ends” (33 reviews)
“brisket” (44 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 - 21:00All hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
1260 S Milwaukee Ave, Vernon Hills, IL 60061-4121
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great barbecue and wonderful service. Prices and moderate and the menu has marvelous choices. The brisket was juicy and the sauce wonderful.

Thank Pilar0806
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been to R.U.B. many times. The pulled pork is very good, the brisket is good early in the day as long it has not sat in the warmer, the pulled chicken is really good and the ribs were just ok. Several sides are...More

Thank mtg7755
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has been on my list of places to visit for quite some time now. Last Sunday my wife and I and a couple of friends visited for dinner around 6pm. And while we all selected different items from the menu (ranging from Chicken...More

Thank GoneOffTheGrid
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place was okay. Nothing special. It's pretty standard BBQ. It wasn't bad and it wasn't good. The staff was pleasant.

Thank flowergirl3785
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If BBQ meat is what gets your taste buds hopping, this is the place for you. They have mastered what every BBQ conosiuer would expect. many options and great sides. Casual attire with easy access and good parking.

Thank LoriProgar
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed the smoked turkey and brisket. Portions were plenty and even better next day. Friendly and knowledgeable staff serving many people quickly. Menu boards make ordering easy.

Thank dskidmore
Reviewed 11 April 2017

ordered catering for a picnic birthday for 40 people - food was excellent, delivered on time, steaming hot. Wonderful experience!

Thank Daiva C
Reviewed 5 April 2017

When it comes to authentic BBQ this place is hands done one of our top places to go in the area. The food is fantastic, serves is terrific. Pulled Pork, Brisket, Smoked Sausage, you name it BBQ wise and the serve it. Several types of...More

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 2 March 2017

I tried this place last week and I will definitely be back. I'm not a barbecue expert by any means, but the food was tasty and you got it without a wait. The place was packed at lunch time, but everyone seemed to be enjoying...More

Thank sloomis31
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Had a nice Sunday lunch with a colleague. Fortunately we got there before the rush. The food was tasty and the portions were a good size. It is a little on the expensive side, but I guess it's worth it for that authentic BBQ taste....More

Thank Stephen H
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
saundra f
Are ribs fall off the bone?
3 December 2016|
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Response from SunKlub | Reviewed this property |
No falling off bone. Very tender.
autumn h
Do they do delivery? Thanks in advance!
24 July 2015|
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Response from debra334 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know so I went to their website and it appears as though they only do delivery of catering orders.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1260 S Milwaukee Ave, Vernon Hills, IL 60061-4121
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Vernon Hills
  • Phone Number: 847-613-1227
  • E-mail
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