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Robinson's No.1 Ribs

Popup Catering, Trailer, Food Truck
Chicago, IL
39+ Years in business

Super Great For

  • On-Set Catering
  • Huge Events
  • Corporate Catering
  • Weddings



Ribs 1/2 Slab

Meaty half slab of ribs with Robinson's barbecue sauce

BBQ Pulled Pork

Juicy, tender pulled pork on a brio bun with Robinson's barbecue sauce

BBQ Pulled Chicken

Juicy, tender pulled chicken on a brio bun with Robinson's barbecue sauce

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Grilled Chicken Breast




Meet Charlie Robinson
What is the story behind your business' name?

Charlie Robinson won The 1st Mike Royko Ribfest in Grant Park in 1982 beating over 400 contestants. Earning the title #1 Ribs in Chicago. He went on to name the business Robinson's No.1 Ribs

About Robinson's No.1 Ribs

Ask any local for the best BBQ joint in Illinois, and you'll get the same answer: Robinson's No. 1 Ribs. Since 1983, they've been smokin' up meats and serving up sides that leave the others in a trail of smoke. Now, those award winning ribs are available on the go, popping up in a cart all over the streets of Chicago. The secret's in the sauce. Developed by the Robinson family for 14 generations, it was Charlie Robinson who perfected the recipe and won a competition in 1982 against 400 BBQ hopefuls. That's gotta count for something. So find Robinson's No. 1 Ribs on the streets, or invite 'em to bring the eats dripping in sauce to your next event. Thing's might get a little bit messy, but the taste will knock you clean off your feet. MUST TRY Ribs - needless to say, if you haven't had Robinson's No. 1 Ribs, you're missing out

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