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KB Barbeque

1301 Main St, Marion, IL 62959
+1 618-993-1533
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Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good24%
  • Average32%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pies” (5 reviews)
“great bbq” (3 reviews)
“chow” (3 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
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LOCATION
1301 Main St, Marion, IL 62959
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been coming here since I was a kid, close to 60 years, back when it was Pulley's and now that it's KB. It is great BBQ and never, ever, get it without the chow!! The chow is beyond description. It makes the BBQ sandwich...More

Thank RShadowens
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Nothing fancy - older building - great BBQ - great Ribs and Fried Okra! The Fried Fish is pretty good too! The waitresses are very nice and fast! This place is very casual, come as you are, and everyone is friendly!

Thank Joe F
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We first heard about this place from residents. They recommended the food and the pies. The food is really good and the pies are unbelievable. Many choices of homemade pies and cobbler. The pies alone are worth looking the place up to visit.

Thank sixharveys
Reviewed 11 February 2017

The difference for me between authentic BBQ and other BBQ is when they use real wood instead of chips! You can taste the difference, and KB takes the tastebuds to the way BBQ should be. Great portions, and spareribs are so meaty! Large sides and...More

Thank Edward B
Reviewed 3 January 2017

I eat fish here nearly every Friday evening and with the fries and slaw it just can't be beat. My granddaughter likes the baked beans and I end up eating them too because they are simply delicious. You can't go wrong and it won't empty...More

Thank Ed B
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

A bbq spot since the 1920s has lost some quality and relies on an old reputation. Yet at times you can get a very good meal there. I would recommend.

Thank sundancegroup
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Still an ok place to eat but not even close to what it once was. Still loving on old reputation. Closed Sundays.

Thank sundancegroup
Reviewed 15 August 2016

I never miss a chance to eat here. And when you order your BBQ, pulled or sliced, get the chow (slaw) they put on top. It just sets it off! And they have a reputation for having some of the best homemade pies in the...More

Thank RShadowens
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We stopped there for lunch before we went to schmalls meat market. It was good but nothing to make a special trip for maybe after 5 when they seem to do more bbq would be better! Idk

Thank Coty M
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Formerly known as Pulley's, K B Barbeque keeps the Pulley's tradition of great BBQ alive. A recent visit didn't disappoint with a good pulled pork sandwich, cole slaw and baked beans. Don't miss a chance to enjoy some of the best BBQ in southern IL.

Thank Murph211
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1301 Main St, Marion, IL 62959
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Marion
  • Phone Number: +1 618-993-1533
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