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Smokin' Coop BBQ Pit

2022 Business Route 20, Corner of Beaver Valley Road and US Rt. 20, Belvidere, IL 61008-7100
+1 815-742-5761
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (30 reviews)
“pulled pork” (22 reviews)
“cornbread” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM Hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
2022 Business Route 20, Corner of Beaver Valley Road and US Rt. 20, Belvidere, IL 61008-7100
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Reviewed 30 September 2018

A group of us rode out on motorcycles. #1 they have up front motorcycle parking. The majority of us had brisket or pulled pork. Both were awsome. The pulled pord sandwiches were huge. The brisket came with a cup of Au Jus. Beans were good...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank drrot
Reviewed 28 September 2018

Someone at the nearby hotel where we were staying recommended this place and we're glad he did. It's outdoors basically, with a tent-like feel. They accept cash only, but that's OK. The meals were good, the quality of the pork and beef were good, and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank MEB55304
Reviewed 18 September 2018

The food was excellent, but alas they still won't take a credit card. They suggest going to an ATM a few miles away, but by the time I do that Arby's or Tom and Jerry's sound pretty good as they do take a credit card.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank vhale1955
Reviewed 3 September 2018

There needs to be a baseline so my judge of good barbecue is “Pulled Pork” and unfortunately Smokin’ Coop did not succeed. The pork is pre-shredded and left to sit in the sauce pan so my sandwich was delivered before I finished paying. I prefer...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Luvzog
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Visiting friends in Cherry Valley and a neighbor suggested the short drive to Belvidere for ribs. Only 3 miles east of I90 on US 20 and it was worth the drive. A half a rack of ribs, a side of cole slaw, corn bread, and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank minn4cubs
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

My husband loves the dry rub bbq ribs, i like the chicken and my kids will eat either. Always sad when the end of summer comes because that means we have to wait til next summer to have it again. Definately try it

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Annmarie16
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Food is a bit over smoked but good if you like that. Ordered a ton of food for me and hungry kids and was then told, no credit or debit taken. !!!!!!!!!

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Jamie M
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Not a long wait and food was very good. Was there on car night and the cars were awesome too. Fun time was had by all

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank stevenmckinney
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Nothing fancy..your old school type roadside BBQ joint with fantastic BBQ. I have tried everything on the menu and it is great. Great trip destination if you like to ride your bikes...either peddle or motor! My favorite are the BBQ ribs.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Len L
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

My family loved it. I didn't like so much because i like bbq sauce not rub. But i would tell people go try it.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Annmarie16
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2022 Business Route 20, Corner of Beaver Valley Road and US Rt. 20, Belvidere, IL 61008-7100
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Belvidere
  • Phone Number: +1 815-742-5761
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