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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED The Original Leon's Bar-B-Q

1200 W. 59th St. (Racine Ave.) Send to Phone
773-778-7828
Not much changes at this grab-and-go barbecue shack with fine, meaty slabs---but that’s a good thing.

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Lunch & Dinner daily
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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED The Original Leon's Bar-B-Q Restaurant Review

: Leon's is takeout only---no delivery, no tables---but that doesn't deter people from queuing up to place orders. Slabs of spareribs---mahogany in color, substantial in size---roll in and out of the huge cooker/smoker that takes up most of the kitchen area, and the smell alone is enough to make you swoon. We have never met a rib here that we didn't like. From one end of the slab to the other, these are meaty, juicy ribs, bathed in a hot sauce, mild sauce or mixture. The chicken wings are good, too, but we've had better hot links.
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