BBQ Near You
Plates of BBQ and side dishes served by Smokin' Notes BBQ

Enjoy Competition Style Smoked BBQ Near You!

Although cities like Austin or Kansas City are known for their incredible barbecue, East Peoria now gives those places a run for their money! With Smokin’ Notes BBQ in East Peoria, IL, locals can find some of the best slow-cooked meat available in the Midwest! As the highest-rated local BBQ joint in Peoria, you know you’re only getting the best pork, brisket, ribs and more. Stop by Smokin’ Notes for expertly smoked BBQ near you.

Hometown Favorites

Central Illinois residents can’t get enough of our barbecue! Whether you’re here locally or traveling over the river, Smokin’ Notes is conveniently located and ready to serve up some of your favorites. We only purchase the freshest meat and smoke it every day for 12 hours. This gives the meat a pink tinge called a “smoke-ring” and is a true indicator of authentic BBQ. We then smother our meat in our signature BBQ sauce, giving it a unique tangy taste that can’t be found anywhere else. Some of the delicious smoked meats you can select from our menu include:

  • Rib Tips
  • Pulled Bork
  • Beef Brisket
  • Gizzards & Livers
  • Ribs
  • Burnt Ends
  • Chicken

Best of all, our main dishes and sandwiches come with your choice of side! We serve traditional, southern-style comfort food that’s always a delight. Our customers can match their main entre with such dishes as Annie’s Beans, Coleslaw, Baked Beans, Mac & Cheese, Fried Okra, Green Beans and more. Look at our menu to see what you like best!

BBQ The Way You Like!

Everyone is always looking for excellent “BBQ near you;” after all, it’s one of the many reasons Smokin’ Notes BBQ opened its doors. Owners Nick and Anthony Riley have served the Greater Peoria area with exceptionally cooked meats, veggies, and drinks for many years. For those who remember, Smokin’ Notes was a barbecue staple of the Peoria area in 2018. Now we’re back and ready to smoke up the most tender, robust beef, pork and poultry around! Restaurant goers can either dine in, order take out, or call for delivery. And if celebrating a special day or event, Smokin’ Notes provides quality catering services.

Smoked pulled pork, the best BBQ Near You served by Smokin' Notes BBQ

Stop By Smokin’ Notes

Tender, slow-cooked barbecue is only a short drive away! If you are looking for the best BBQ near you, Smokin’ Notes BBQ has you covered! For questions about our food, hours of operation, prices and more, check out our website. Or you can call us directly at 309-713-1772. Smokin Note’s BBQ is located at 400 Riverside Dr, East Peoria, IL 61611.