Milt's Barbeque for the Perplexed

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$30 and under
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ATTENTION: Milt's will be closed in observance of Passover from April 19th-27th. We will reopen for dinner service at 4:30pm on Sunday April 28th.

Milt's Barbecue for the Perplexed is a barbecue joint full of personality. This quirky restaurant is built on two things: good barbecue and building community. The first is achieved through Milt's slow smoking cooking process, which imparts the perfect amount of smoky flavor to the meat while making it incredibly tender. The second part, the community, is achieved by hosting a weekly speaker that comes in. It could be comedy, poetry or an inspirational speech, but it is always a free show for diners.

Milt's signature starter is the brisket chili nachos, a spicy beef-based chili atop a bed or tortilla chips. The entrée options hit all of the standard barbeque marks. From the smoker, guests can order brisket, pulled chicken, a half BBQ chicken, or BBQ beef ribs by either the half or full slab.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Barbecue, Kosher, American
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Hours of operation
Mon–Thu, Sun 11:30 am–10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am–1:30 pm
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Phone number
(773) 661-6384
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Cross street
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Parking details
There is metered street parking available on Broadway. A public parking garage is located one block north of the restaurant on the west side of the street. Parking can sometimes be difficult to find in the neighborhood, especially seasonally when the Cubs are playing at home.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Kosher, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine