Have I told you before how much I love Smokin' Coop BBQ Pit in Belvidere, Illinois before? Just in case I haven't, here are the top three reasons I love them so much:

  1. Their pulled pork.
  2. Their catering menu.
  3. Their generous hearts and yearly donations to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

Smokin' Coop BBQ Pit has already opened for its 2022 season of good eats, but they also have a new addition to show off...

If you've never been to Smokin' Coop BBQ Pit before, one of their other claims to fame is the atmosphere. By atmosphere, I mean slopping ribs and barbeque sauce all over yourself while eating at the picnic tables they have set up on the grounds. Eating outside on a beautiful summer day or night might still be your preferred way to dine at Smokin' Coop, BUT it's good to know the weather will no longer ruin your meal. Hooray!

Must-Dos At Your Next Trip to Smokin Coop BBQ Pit

Besides great food, Smokin' Coop BBQ Pit is also known for the Cruise Nights they host every Wednesday night during the summer. Not only can you check out some cool cars and meet some great people, but Smokin' Coop also sells raffle tickets and Klondike bars to help raise big money for St. Jude Kids. Just look at the check they presented to us from last season...

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Smokin' Coop hasn't announced the start date for this season's Cruise Nights, but I can tell you that they are already selling Klondike bars and Root Beer Floats to raise money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, so go get you some today!

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