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JD's Q & Brew

286 W Rand Rd, Arlington Heights, IL 60004-3145
+1 847-670-0100
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (13 reviews)
“hush puppies” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00 Hours
American, Barbecue
££ - £££
286 W Rand Rd, Arlington Heights, IL 60004-3145
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Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

In town for training and had a desire for Barbecue. Local resident recommended JD's as the place to go. Ordered ribs and brisket plate. Good size serving. Brisket tasted good and was tender. Ribs on the other hand tasted old and over cooked. Side order...More

Thank Jesse T
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Fiance and I went to JD's for lunch today had the Shrimp Po Boy prepared black and it was wonderful bread very fresh homemade pickles mayonnaise lettuce and blackened shrimp with sweet potato fries... yum! Surprised this place is so empty....

Thank John R
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

We went on a rainy Sunday afternoon around 1pm and there was only one other customer there. I have no idea why since their pulled pork sandwiches rival those of Smoque in Chicago (yes, they're that good) and they have an excellent beer selection. Maybe...More

Thank Frank T
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

JD's has good BBQ. It is very solid, but not the best out there. They also have a good selection of other meals for the entire family, and beer. Worth a try.

Thank Todd R
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We have been wanting to try this restaurant and we finally did and we're not disappointed. The prices are amazing considering how much food you get. The food is also fabulous. My husband and I ordered different things and each got different sides and neither...More

1  Thank Carly D
Reviewed 7 August 2017

I have eaten here at least ten times and and I have also picked up several carry-out meals. I have tried ribs, BBQ turkey, pulled pork, pulled chicken, potato skins and chili. They are all delicious. Their BBQ meats are all "slow smoked and dry...More

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 27 June 2017

I recently celebrated my birthday in our backyard with approximately 50 guests. Gary from JD Q & Brew in Arlington Heights catered the evening. What a great decision! We had not heard of this restaurant until someone suggested it, we visited and found a hidden...More

Thank Carey S
Reviewed 22 May 2017

I came across this place over a year ago. Tried a few things at first including a turkey leg. (Yum) I'm a big big fan of the kabobs. Call in advance if you are going to use drive thru. I recommend going inside to look...More

Thank Earnie B
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We love the ribs here, but all meats are good. Nice blues and oldies music in the background and good beers to go along. Lots of room for kids to run amok and tolerant staff running the place. Great for big gatherings.

Thank 772donaldn
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

I have been to JD's a dozen times, and it never fails to impress. Excellent burnt ends, sweet potato fries/chips that are some of the best in the Chicago area, and tons of bottled beers. I'm psyched that they have recently opened a second location...More

Thank Eric G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$21
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 286 W Rand Rd, Arlington Heights, IL 60004-3145
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Arlington Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 847-670-0100
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