It’s summer and that means barbecue season is in full swing.
But if you’re looking to relax and enjoy the barbecue without doing the work, you might want to check out some of these Chicago restaurants, which were recently named among the “Best Barbecue Restaurants in America” by OpenTable.
Carson’s Prime Steaks & Famous Barbecue, at 612 N. Wells St., was the highest ranking Chicago restaurant and took the fifth spot in the list of 30 restaurants. Carson’s was followed by Chicago q, located at 1160 N. Dearborn St., which took the seventh spot on the list.
Researchers analyzed more than five million reviews of nearly 19,000 restaurants across the country to create the Top 30 Barbecue Restaurants in the United States.
The top barbecue restaurant in America, according to the list, was Annapolis Smokehouse in Annapolis, Maryland.
Other Illinois restaurants were also featured on the list, like Chuck’s Southern Comforts Café in Burbank and Darien and Piggyback Tavern in Forest Park.
Chicago restaurants continue to garner national attention with several restaurants named among the best in the nation by the Daily Meal or Yelp.