About Barn and Company
Chicago, IL 60614
Barn & Company redefines the all American smokehouse and BBQ shack, with interior elements like reclaimed barn wood walls, rusted tin ceilings, warehouse barn lighting, sleek cement countertops, large open kitchen, wood burning pit, big boy smoker and a wrap around courtyard for al fresco dining.
Barbecue, American, Southern
Hours of Operation:
Monday– Friday: 4:00pm
Please Call for closing times.
Wrightwood and Lincoln and Sheffield
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Catch your favorite team on our massive TV wall, relax with some bourbon or craft beers, or stick around for some late night socializing. Stop by barnandcompany.com to see what's happening this week!
We'd love to cater your event! We offer catering for any number of people, just email us at email@example.com for details!
Take the Brown Line to Diversey, then take Sheffield a couple blocks south to Wrightwood. Take a left on Wrightwood and we'll be on your left.
Take the Brown or Red Line to Fullerton, then take Sheffield a couple blocks north to Wrightwood. Take a right on Wrightwood and we'll be on your left.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
We can handle any sort of special event, from birthday parties to awards dinners and more!
Whether celebrating a special occasion with family and friends or hosting a corporate event, Barn and Company can accommodate all of your special event needs.
Barn and Company Ratings and Reviews
BBQ was very good. The wings might be the best that I have had. You could tell that they were smoked--that's pretty unusual. The service was waay understaffed. They were working and trying hard, but there were not nearly enough for that size of place on a Saturday night.
Like the dark, rustic feel of the place. Really roomy and comfortable booth. Imagine it would be really fun in the summer months when you can use the outdoor area. Menu was good, waitress friendly and service excellent. Loved my pulled pork sandwich! Big mistake was going there on a Saturday night during an Oklahoma Football Game! Incredibly loud and almost impossible to have a conversation. Would definitely want to check on that before going back in the future. t a
We got there for our reservation at 11:30 am and the front door was locked. They open at 11am. They noticed us and in we came. Very cool atmosphere. Waited a bit to put in a drink order. Long Island iced tea was at off and switched to beer. Wife got their version of the Moscow mule and first one was good. Second one had bitter added to it and wasn't event close to the same color. Food was ok. Brisket was very tender and chicken sandwich was really good. Kids burger was find for it kid. Fries were soggy and not crispy. We probably won't go back because the inconsistencies. When brought to their attention they seemed to not care about fixing it. Sunday morning isn't an excuse to provide poor service. Hopefully we were the only ones that got to that day. They have been on the area for a while now, so they must be doing something right. No matter what time of the week or day everything has to be hitting on all cylinders.
First, I was told that there weren't any open tables, even tho I had a reservation, unless I wanted to sit outside where it was about to rain. When finally at the table I was served warm water. The salad I ordered whish was mostly a plate of iceberg lettuce was served with a tiny cup of dressing and not very good. My friends brisket was dry and not very good. Rarely checked on. Nothing about the experience was good
We went for saturday brunch. There weren't many people there so the ambiance was a little strange. I got the Diablo drink which took about 15 minutes to get and tasted similar to an alcohol Hi C lemonade (I'm not a fan of that). We also ordered the loaded potato skins, brisket sandwich and brisket eggs benedict. The brisket was too tough and fatty without much flavor. The fries tasted like oil. The service was pretty slow, but alright - the waitress was friendly. Overall I was not impressed and I will not be returning.
I went here with my family, group of 8, not a good idea. The only complaint with the food was that the brisket was way too fatty. A group of 6 or more you can not sit comfortably.,They had us squeeze into a picnic table. Also the waitress was extremely slow with bringing us drinks or checking to see if we wanted another round.
The BBQ ribs were great. I went on a Wednesday late afternoon for the all you can eat ribs.They had great smoke flavor and the dry rub had a wonderful kick. The table sauces were very good as well. I particularly loved the mustard sauce. There was not many people there at that time so it was quiet. However, about 30 minutes later, business picked up. The atmosphere was what I would imagine a Texas-themed bar would look like. Although I did not have any alcohol, there was an extensive collection of beers, wines and spirits available. I had a great time and would love to return again.
There was no booth when we arrived so we had to sit at a high top. Then when we left there was a whole table seating area that had people in it they did not offer. I had the ribs and some chicken wings. food was hot and barbecue sauce was unique but good. my wife had chicken Cobb salad that was huge and good but the amount of chicken was limited.
The food was very good - we had a pulled pork sandwich and a brisket sandwich. It was near the Apollo Theatre, which was why we chose it a for pre-theatre dinner. My only complaint is that it was very loud even though the place was only about half-full (a Tue night at 6:00pm).
First time. The idea of all you can eat Ribs is extremely appealing. But these fell far from the mark. The first and second batch that we ate (half slabs), were under cooked, warm at best and chewy. The last, was actually hot and cooked correctly, but now we're disapointed and ready to leave. They were out of the beer I asked for & I'm not a fan of these IPA/Craft beers. Not great pearings with the ribs. Will not return.
My husband and I ate dinner there after a play at the Apollo on a Saturday night. We are from a small town of 2000 and had a little chuckle at the staff in flannel shirts. The crowd was a little boisterous since the Oklahoma Sooners were playing in a playoff game, the bar owner must be a Sooners fans. The menu was not extensive but that was just fine for what we were looking for. We both enjoyed our pulled pork sandwiches and the service was decent. Would definitely return and recommend to friends. BTW, the restaurant appears new, therefore looked very clean to me and was nicely decorated for the holidays.
Had the Sunday brunch which allowed us to sample a great deal of the fare. Brisket was spot on, pulled pork was delicious, ribs were just right, mac n cheese perfectly cheesy and got to meet the chef, Gary, who was a lot of fun to chat with. Great experience all around. I am accused of being a bit of BBQ snob and this place met, and in some cases exceeded, my expectations. Hard to find truly good BBQ in these parts - will definitely be back!
When you walk through the doors of this neighborhood gem, there is no question that there's a reason they call it Barn & Co. It's rustic with a long bar, and the bbq kitchen is in the back. The tables are unique and the menu is inviting. I had the bbq ribs and the meat fell off the bone and was well seasoned. There's plenty of extra bbq sauce at your table. I order the french fries "extra crispy" and they were perfect. And the service speed worked---we were headed to a performance at the Apollo Theatre a block away and our server made things happen to get us in and out without having us rush through our meal. Great experience, especially if you like rustic and bbq...I will go back.
We went for game day and were not disappointed in the abundance of tv screens and fans. However, the food left a lot to be desired. The fries were flimsy and tasted like the grease in the fryer was old. I ordered the brisket chili and it kind of seemed like tomatoey soup filled with jalapenos. I kept picking them out and looking for actual brisket. And my companions were equally unimpressed. I did get a burger the last time I went and it was fantastic so hopefully this was just a fluke. If you go, prepare to yell any conversation you try to have and leave with a sore throat. It is way too loud in there. I'll definitely go back, but I might stick to the burgers from now on.
The food was good solid BBQ and the service was friendly. we enjoyed our meal. There are a lot of TVs to watch a game. However, they switched the main TV from a preseason Bears game to a Michigan/Utah game during the middle of the 2nd quarter of the Bears game. The music was too loud to hear the person next to me. They have a kids menu and kids eat free on Thursday. Overall we had a good meal and will be coming back.
I enjoyed my dining experience at Barn & Company; the food was delicious and the atmosphere was more fun than other places in the city (i.e. I felt like I could get a little messy and be a little more loud than other restaurants). We asked to sit outside, but I didn't realize how dark it was going to get. I would go there again with a group of visitors for a casual night out.
My wife and I wanted some BBQ. we searched the area and found them from our downtown hotel. we took a cab and we were very pleased when we walked in the door. We are from the south and wanted a country feel and we got it. The service was fast and friendly. was some great food and great portions so you don't go away hungry. We will be back on our next trip to Chicago.
We waited atleast 15 -20 min before anyone even came over to greet us and bring water. I had to go up to the hostess and ask her if we could have someone come over. Very disappointing... considering I had already noted in my reservation that we were going to a show and would need to be in and out. Food was ok. This was our 2nd try with this place also.. there won't be a 3rd time for us.
Ribs were wonderful in a perfect casual atmosphere. Wed night specials (all you can eat ribs for price of half slab) that we didn't know about before we arrived! VERY helpful server. Only complaint is that the noise of the EL made conversation have to stop every time one went by. But that is the tradeoff with sitting outside on a lovely summer night.
Will go back again
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