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    1621 N Thatcher Ave, Elmwood Park, IL 60707
    Sunday - Thursday
    10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
    Friday - Saturday
    10:30 AM - 10:30 PM

    Russell's Barbecue (1621 N Thatcher Ave)

    4.7 (20 ratings) • BBQ • $
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    1621 N Thatcher Ave, Elmwood Park, IL 60707
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    $ • BBQ • American • Burgers
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    • Appetizers
      • Smoked Chicken Wings
        4 whole smoked chicken wings served with hot sauce on the side.
      • Mozzarella Sticks
        Five breaded mozzarella cheese sticks served with homemade marinara sauce.
      • Broccoli & Cheese Puffs
        Bite-size, golden fried versions of this classic vegetable dish.
      • Jalapeño Poppers
        A blend of fried jalapeño peppers and cheddar cheese with just the right amount of kick.
      • Mac & Cheese Wedges
        An innovative take on this classic dish. Real macaroni and cheese battered and fried to perfection.
      • Breaded Chicken Wings
        5 breaded chicken wings, your choice of BBQ, mild or hot and spicy.
    • Homemade Soups & Chili
        • Soup of the Day
          Priced by add-ons
          Call us at 708-453-7065 for our soups of the day!
      • Salads
        • Garden Salad
          Salad greens, onion, tomato, hard boiled eggs and cucumbers. Salad is made to order with fresh vegetables.
        • Caesar Salad
          Romaine lettuce, Swiss cheese, Parmesan cheese, egg whites and croutons. Salad is made to order with fresh vegetables.
        • Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad
          Chicken breast, romaine lettuce, Swiss cheese, Parmesan cheese, egg whites and crouton. Salad is made to order with fresh vegetables.
        • Grilled Chicken Salad
          Chicken breast, salad greens, tomato, hard-boiled eggs and sunflower seeds. Salad is made to order with fresh vegetables.
        • Side Salad
      • BBQ Sandwiches
        • BBQ Beef Sandwich
          Tasty slices of tender roast beef lathered with our famous BBQ sauce.
        • BBQ Ham Sandwich
          Thin-sliced ham, steamed and topped with our famous BBQ sauce.
      • Junior BBQ Sandwiches
          • Junior BBQ Beef Sandwich
            Smaller portion.
          • Junior BBQ Beef Sandwich Meal
            Smaller portion.
          • Junior BBQ Pork Sandwich
            Smaller portion.
          • Junior BBQ Pork Sandwich Meal
            Smaller portion.
          • Junior BBQ Ham Sandwich
            Smaller portion.
          • Junior BBQ Ham Sandwich Meal
            Smaller portion.
        • Smoked BBQ
          • Smoked Meat Nacho Platter
            Fresh fried tortilla chips topped with your choice of one our smoked meats, homemade chili, cheddar cheese sauce, tomatoes, sliced jalapenos, and salsa and sour cream on the side.
          • Smoked Pulled Chicken Sandwich Meal
            Tasty smoked pulled chicken on a brioche bun covered with our famous BBQ sauce.
          • Junior BBQ Pulled Chicken Sandwich
            Smaller portion.
          • Junior BBQ Pulled Chicken Meal
            Smaller portion.
          • Smoked Meat Combo Dinner
            Your choice of 2 smoked meats served on a plate with one cold side, one hot side, and a dinner roll. Choices are brisket, pulled pork, or pulled chicken.
          • Smoked Half Chicken Dinner
          • Rib Tips Dinner
            10 smoked rib tips with 1 cold side, 1 hot side, and a dinner roll.
          • Smoked Pork & Mac and Cheese
            Smoked pulled pork meat only with a side of mac and cheese and a dinner roll.
        • Hot Dogs & Burgers
          • Hamburger
            Served with lettuce, tomato, pickle, onion, ketchup, and mustard.
          • Hamburger Meal
            Served with lettuce, tomato, pickle, onion, ketchup, and mustard.
          • Bacon Cheeseburger
            Served with lettuce, tomato, pickle, onion, ketchup, and mustard.
          • Bacon Cheeseburger Meal
            Served with lettuce, tomato, pickle, onion, ketchup, and mustard.
          • Hot Dog
            Served with onion, relish, pickle, tomato, mustard and sport peppers. Hot dog is 100% pure Vienna beef hot dog.
          • Hot Dog Meal
            Served with onion, relish, pickle, tomato, mustard and sport peppers. Hot dog is 100% pure Vienna beef hot dog.
          • Chili-Cheese Dog
            Served with homemade chili and American cheese. Hot dog is 100% pure Vienna beef hot dog.
          • Chili-Cheese Dog Meal
            Served with homemade chili and American cheese. Hot dog is 100% pure Vienna beef hot dog.
        • Junior Burgers
            • Jr. Hamburger
              Served on a fresh bun with onion, lettuce, tomato, pickle, ketchup and mustard.
            • Jr. Hamburger Meal
              Served on a fresh bun with onion, lettuce, tomato, pickle, ketchup and mustard.
            • Jr. Cheeseburger
              Served on a fresh bun with onion, lettuce, tomato, pickle, ketchup and mustard.
            • Jr. Cheeseburger Meal
              Served on a fresh bun with onion, lettuce, tomato, pickle, ketchup and mustard.
            • Jr. Bacon Cheeseburger
              Served on a fresh bun with onion, lettuce, tomato, pickle, ketchup and mustard.
            • Jr. Bacon Cheeseburger Meal
              Served on a fresh bun with onion, lettuce, tomato, pickle, ketchup and mustard.
          • Famous Sandwiches
            • Char-Broiled Chicken Breast Sandwich Meal
              A marinated, flame-broiled chicken breast, served with lettuce, tomato, onion and mayonnaise.
            • Breaded Chicken Breast Sandwich
              Breaded chicken breast, served with lettuce, tomato, onion and mayonnaise.
            • Breaded Chicken Breast Sandwich Meal
              Breaded chicken breast, served with lettuce, tomato, onion and mayonnaise.
            • Bulls-Eye BBQ Chicken Breast Sandwich Meal
              Flame-broiled chicken breast with our special BBQ sauce, served with Swiss cheese, bacon, lettuce, tomato, onion, and mayo.
            • Salmon Burger
              Charbroiled salmon, served with lettuce, tomato and a side of tartar sauce.
            • Salmon Burger Meal
              Charbroiled salmon, served with lettuce, tomato and a side of tartar sauce.
            • Fish Sandwich
              1/4 lb breaded filet, served with lettuce, tomato and a side of tartar sauce.
            • Fish Sandwich Meal
              1/4 lb breaded filet, served with lettuce, tomato and a side of tartar sauce.
            • Tuna Melt Sandwich
              Our fresh tuna on toasted rye bread, served with American cheese.
            • Tuna Melt Sandwich Meal
              Our fresh tuna on toasted rye bread, served with American cheese.
            • Ham & Cheese Melt Sandwich
              Ham and cheese melt on toasted rye. Served with lettuce, tomato, and Swiss cheese.
            • Ham & Cheese Melt Meal
              Ham and cheese melt on toasted rye. Served with lettuce, tomato, and Swiss cheese.
            • Tuna Sandwich
              Tuna salad sandwich served on a hamburger bun.
            • Tuna Sandwich Meal
              Tuna salad sandwich served on a hamburger bun.
            • Veggie Burger
              Served with lettuce, tomato, pickle, onion, ketchup, and mustard.
            • Veggie Burger Meal
              Served with lettuce, tomato, pickle, onion, ketchup, and mustard.
          • BBQ Baby Back Ribs & Chicken
            • 1/2 Slab Ribs & 5 Shrimp BBQ Combo
              1/2 slab ribs, and shrimp dinner (5 pieces)
            • 1/2 Slab BBQ Rib Dinner
              Russell’s is known for its amazing barbecue because of our secret-recipe barbecue sauce.
            • Combo 1/2 Slab Ribs & 1/2 Chicken
              1/2 slab ribs, 1/2 chicken dinner
          • Dinners
              • Shrimp Dinner
                Lightly breaded and golden fried shrimp.
              • Fish Dinner
                Lightly breaded and golden fried. Your choice of cod, tilapia, or catfish.
              • Chicken Tenders Dinner
                Four tender pieces of chicken, breaded and golden fried
              • Krab Cakes Dinner
                Two golden fried krab cake patties. Served with 1 hot side, 1 cold side, and a dinner roll.
            • Children’s Menu
                • Kid’s BBQ Beef
                  Kid’s size and come with fries, a kid’s sized drink and a special treat.
                • Kid's BBQ Pork
                  Kid’s size and come with fries, a kid’s sized drink and a special treat.
                • Kid's BBQ Ham
                  Kid’s size and come with fries, a kid’s sized drink and a special treat.
                • Kid’s Chicken Nuggets
                  5 pieces. Kid’s size and come with fries, a kid’s sized drink and a special treat.
                • Kid’s Pulled Chicken
                  Kid’s size and come with fries, a kid’s sized drink and a special treat.
                • Kid’s Hamburger
                  Kid’s size and come with fries, a kid’s sized drink and a special treat.
                • Kid’s Hot Dog
                  Kid’s size and come with fries, a kid’s sized drink and a special treat.
                • Kid’s Grilled Cheese
                  Kid’s size and come with fries, a kid’s sized drink and a special treat.
                • Kid’s Cheeseburger
                  Kid’s size and come with fries, a kid’s sized drink and a special treat.
              • Side Orders
                • Beverages
                  • Homemade Italian Ice
                  • Cakes & Desserts

                    Frequently asked questions

                    What is the address of Russell’s Barbecue (1621 N Thatcher Ave) in Elmwood Park?

                    Russell’s Barbecue (1621 N Thatcher Ave) is located at: 1621 N Thatcher Ave , Elmwood Park

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                    What are the most popular items on the Russell’s Barbecue (1621 N Thatcher Ave) menu?

                    The most ordered items from Russell’s Barbecue (1621 N Thatcher Ave) are: Smoked Meat Combo Dinner, Full Slab Rib Dinner, ½ Slab BBQ Rib Dinner.

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