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$59 -- Carson's Full BBQ Rib Dinner for 2 w/Drinks, Reg. $92

Sold out - This deal was published May 16, 2013 and sold out May 26, 2013.
By Travelzoo Staff
It's tough to beat a review like this: Chicago Magazine simply calls Carson's, the Place for Ribs, one of Chicago's best restaurants ever. With this exclusive deal for $59, regularly $92, two can enjoy a world-famous BBQ dinner along with drinks at what the Tribune calls "a Chicago staple."

Why we love it

  • Frommer's calls Carson's "a true Chicago institution"
  • Visit River North and feast on a full rack of Carson's world-famous, slow-smoked BBQ ribs
  • The Food Network says it's "awesome BBQ without the fuss"
  • Carson's has "hands down, the best sauce we've tried" (Chicago Tribune)
  • Zagat describes Carson's as "one of the Chicago originals"
  • Comes with 2 salads and 2 drinks, including cocktails or craft beers


May 16, 2013 - Aug. 15, 2013


Carson's Prime Steaks Famous Barbecue
612 N. Wells St.
Chicago, IL 60654
(See Map)
Tel: 312-280-9200

What's included

  • With this deal, diners will select:
  • Two salads like the garden, the Legendary Caesar, the roasted beet and walnut or the Roquefort wedge (up to $7.95 each)
  • Two entrees, such as a full-slab of the baby back ribs the Sun-Times called "finger-licking delicious," the Chicago classic shrimp dejonghe, or a combo of slow-smoked half BBQ chicken and ribs; all entrees come with a choice of potato or vegetable including the au gratin potatoes Chicago Magazine called "so rich they should have a 'Danger' sign on them" (up to $25.95 each)
  • Two drinks including martinis like the Just Peachy (Absolut Apeach, Peachtree schnapps, OJ and grenadine), glasses of wine or craft beers -- including the new Great Lakes "Rye of the Tiger IPA" (up to $12 each)
  • This deal is valid at the River North location of Carson's, walking distance from both the Brown and Red lines and blocks from the Ohio feeder ramp. Patio seating and valet parking is available.

The fine print

Vouchers can be redeemed starting Thursday, May 16, through Aug. 15, 2013. Reservations are required and subject to availability. Valid for 2 diners only. Limit 2 voucher purchases per person; 2 additional vouchers may be purchased as gifts. Valid for dinner only; not valid for lunch menu. Not valid on Memorial Day, Father's Day or 4th of July. Valid for dine-in only. Not valid for carryout. Cannot be combined with any other offer; must be used in 1 visit. Valid at River North location only. See below for full terms and conditions. 

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$59   $91.80
36% off | 699 bought
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Carson's Prime Steaks Famous Barbecue
94% Enjoyed Carson's Prime Steaks Famous Barbecue
94% (336 ratings)
Sold out at
11:59 p.m. CT on May 26


M – F, 9am – 9pm ET

94% Enjoyed Carson's Prime Steaks Famous Barbecue
(336 ratings)
Quality of Service
Value for the Money
Overall Enjoyed Most Other Comments

The Food! The Server!

Long wait, even with reservations.

Feb 23, 2015 Terrence IL, United States

The food and staff

Feb 23, 2015 sean IL, United States

the food was delicious and the service was outstanding

Feb 18, 2015 yvonne Indiana, United States

Great food, good service and atmosphere.

we would like to return soon.

Feb 18, 2015 Dolores IL, United States

The ribs

Feb 15, 2015 James IL, United States

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612 N. Wells St.
Chicago, IL 60654
Tel: 312-280-9200

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