While many southern cities and states claim to be home to the best BBQ, you really don’t have to leave Chicago to get a delicious bite that will blow your mind. These 11 restaurants serve the best smoked brisket, ribs, and pork around.

Carnivores dream of the delights found at these joints. Scroll on for more information.

For more wonderful places to fill your belly, check out these eight tiny restaurants in Chicago that have mighty eats.

Which of the best BBQ restaurants in Chicago do you frequent? Share your favorite dishes with us in the comments!

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