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20 S Belt W, Belleville, IL 62220-2502
+1 618-257-9000
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brussel sprouts” (64 reviews)
“pork belly” (28 reviews)
“burnt ends” (35 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
20 S Belt W, Belleville, IL 62220-2502
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friend from out of town and he had heard about Beast online. I have lived here several years and never went so I decided it was time to check the place out. Unfortunately, what he wanted to try was out by the time we got...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My pork was great. Others at my table ordered the chicken and were disappointed. Little meat, mostly bones. Cole slaw was runny.

Thank debdav123456
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Some of the best barbecue I've ever had. We tried just about the whole menu! Brisket was fabulous, wings, chicken, and pork steak too! Sides were good as well: potatoe salad, coleslaw (my fav), beans, Brussel sprouts....all very good. I would go to this place...More

Thank perch59
Reviewed 3 October 2018

The Beast has all of your favorites and done very well. Straight up BBQ as it should be. The sides are done just as professionally and go well with the swine.

Thank Garrett M
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Stopped in Beast Craft BBQ on the way to a college hockey game. We had never eaten here and had heard they were closing and moving to The Grove neighborhood in St. Louis. False info they are just opening a second location. While in line...More

Thank Gaye P
Reviewed 9 September 2018

First whoever ranked this place anything lower than very good should have their head examined. Now that is out of the way....I ate there 2 days in a row and so delicious. Staff: In a word "Awesome". They are friendly and knowledgable about the menu....More

Thank RT G
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

So 4 Couples over 50 out on Harley Ride - had plans to goto German Beer Hall (not to be named) - one buddy says, “hey I haven’t heard good stuff about said ‘Beer Hall’, but while watching some foodie show last night about a...More

Thank Chris L
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

My son was recently stationed at Scott AFB so we travelled here to see him and family. He recommended this place and it’s out if this world! Hole in the wall places are usually the best and this proves true! Get the Brussel sprouts and...More

1  Thank Wingerf4
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

We love the Beast! The portions are large and I have never had anything I didn't like! They do run out of things at times, there's always something to choose from. The pulled pork is my favorite!

Thank Janet K
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

This place is special for their original recipes, starting for things like Candied Bacon!!! We were there very early I mean: The First ones! And in no time as we got out of the car, there was a line of people waiting to get in,...More

Thank Screencat
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mike h
5 November 2016|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from beastcraftbbq | Property representative |
Hi, Mike! If you're referring to the website, you'll need to follow the link from the "Food" tab to Facebook to see the menu for the day. It's always posted there. Hope this helps! David
11 May 2016|
Response from Goose G | Reviewed this property |
The menu is changed daily. They make what they want when they want. If you want to know the daily specials- you must log into their Facebook page. "Beast Craft BBQ"
14 March 2016|
Response from beastcraftbbq | Property representative |
There's no MSG in anything we serve.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 S Belt W, Belleville, IL 62220-2502
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Belleville
  • Phone Number: +1 618-257-9000
  • E-mail
“World-class BBQ. James Beard-level good.” — Cheryl Baehr, Restaurant Critic - Riverfront Times “BEAST... isn't following the trends, but helping to raise the standards.” — Ian Froeb, Restaurant Critic - St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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