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Carson's Ribs

200 North Waukegan Road, Deerfield, IL 60015-5225
+1 847-374-8500
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“chopped liver” (17 reviews)
“ribs” (119 reviews)
“coleslaw” (16 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Steakhouse, Barbecue, Bar
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
200 North Waukegan Road, Deerfield, IL 60015-5225
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My favorite place for ribs. Carson’s never disappoints. Complementary cheese and chopped liver if you are waiting.More

Thank chitownsam
CCarson, Manager at Carson's Ribs, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your super review of Carson’s Prime Steaks and Famous Barbecue Deerfield! We really appreciate awesome customers like you that take your time to let everyone know you love our ribs and that Carson’s is your favorite place for ribs! We...More

Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

We had ribs and chicken. Smoked and very good. Light on the BBQ sauce so u could enjoy the smoked meat! Chicken very moist! Other had the chopped salad, other had the Cajun salmon and they loved it! Cole slaw is served as your salad,...More

Thank Robiebot
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Ribs and sides were great. Was nice evening ate outside. Good location. Had enough to eat took some to eat later

Thank john f
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Went here a few times after work with the intent of abusing the expense account. First time I got a filet 'rare' that came out what can only charitably called 'medium' (hot center). Sent it back with instructions for RARE and got medium rare at...More

Thank Russell A
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

This place has THE BEST pork chops ever! You will not be disappointed! This place is a great for dinner with a group or a just a nice night out for two! Love the atmosphere and the staff i have had are always great! Best...More

Thank Scott G
Carson C, Manager at Carson's Ribs, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Thank you Scott G for this superb 5 star review of Carson’s Prime Steaks and Famous Barbecue. The pork chops have a tremendous fan club and we are glad you are part of that 😃😃😃😃 We really appreciate your kind words about the staff...More

Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

I don't know what magical coating they put on their chicken but I have yet to find a barbecue chicken that can compare to Carson's! It's like pure heaven when you bite into the juicy chicken with the uniquely delicious barbecue sauce that's always cooked...More

Thank sandy b
Carson C, Manager at Carson's Ribs, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Hello Sandy! Thanks for taking the time to write this great review about our BBQ chicken. We value you as a customer and want you to know that we DO take reservations at our Carson’s Prime Steaks and Famous Barbecue of Deerfield location. As you...More

Reviewed 2 August 2018

Carson's still does the job, and well, for ribs and much more. Their steaks are top quality and the Allen Bros. burger is among the best on the North Shore.More

Thank scottagordonsg
Carson C, Manager at Carson's Ribs, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

Thank you for your excellent 5 star ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ review of Carson’s Prime Steaks and Famous Barbecue. We are happy you noticed our quality meats, ribs, and to be honest.... enjoy our cheeseburgers 🍔 more than you can imagine! Lol Thank you for being a great...More

Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

Loved the free chicken liver crackers and cheese while waiting The ribs were outstanding tender meaty and tasty The salads cold and crisp This place has been around a long time now I know why Great food and service

Thank Patrick H
Carson C, Manager at Carson's Ribs, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2018

Thank you for your excellent review of Carson's Prime Steaks and Famous Barbecue Deerfield location. We are so happy you enjoyed the ribs and free chicken liver while you wait! Thanks for stopping in. We look forward to serving you again soon!

Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Relocated closer to Navy Pier, this Chicago staple serves the best steaks, ribs, crab cakes and salads you will find anywhere. Although this is a tablecloth eatery, casual attire is quite acceptable. The staff is professional in every respect. Our waitress, Stephanie, excelled in her...More

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Carson C, Manager at Carson's Ribs, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2018

Thank you for your fantastic 5 star review of Carson's Prime Steaks and Famous Barbecue newest location in Streeterville near Navy Pier and compliments about the ribs, crab cakes, steaks, and salads. We are so happy you enjoyed your visit and appreciate your kind words...More

Reviewed 17 July 2018

I was visiting Chicagoland some months back, & my associate insisted we break for dinner & head over to one of the places he felt was a "Must Visit" to enjoy some great BBQ, so we wound up at Carson's Ribs. I was impressed with...More

Thank Joe T
Carson C, Manager at Carson's Ribs, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2018

This is an excellent review Joe! Thank you very much for writing it and dining with your associate at Carson's Prime Steaks and Famous Barbecue. We appreciate the mention of our online store to get BBQ delivery too. We hope you make it back real...More

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Response from michele467 | Reviewed this property |
Chewy more than fall off the bone type
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Response from Louise C | Reviewed this property |
Sorry - but this restaurant is in Deerfield Illinois - not Florida!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 55
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 North Waukegan Road, Deerfield, IL 60015-5225
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Deerfield
  • Phone Number: +1 847-374-8500
  • E-mail
Description
Carson's Restaurant serves America's #1 BBQ since 1977. Family Owned and Operated with delicious hearty portions of Famous Award winning BBQ Ribs, Grilled Steaks, Chops, Salmon, Salads, Au Gratin potatoes, Brisket, Juicy Cheeseburgers, Prime Rib, BBQ Chicken, Original Cole Slaw recipe, Homebaked Cornbread and wonderful Homemade desserts and more! Carson's Prime Steaks and Barbecue in Deerfield Illinois is perfectly located for a night out close to home. Upscale dining ambiance yet Value priced for generous meals and generously poured drinks. Fabulous for special events, family get togethers, lunch events, and date nights. Friendly professional service taking great pride in Satisfied Happy Diners. Carson's has carry out ordering also should you feel like picking up some yummy BBQ or grilled specialties on the way home instead of cooking. We can also ship the deliciousness. Reservations requested and advised.
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