Smoked On 3rd BBQ Bistro is located in downtown Sterling IL in a beautiful historic building!
We are locally owned and operated and our restaurant/full bar hours of operation are:
Tuesday thru Thursday 11 AM – 9 PM
Friday & Saturday 11 AM – 10 PM
Sunday & Monday CLOSED

Catering is available 7 days a week!  Some restrictions may apply.  Private parties & meetings  for breakfast, lunch, dinner & other events may be held at the restaurant on Sundays or Mondays.

Direct catering line:  815.632.3773

Reservations Recommended – 815.632.3773

We are available for catering and we have 34+ years of planning and creating all kinds of professional and personal events from breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner & dessert! We offer full service catering including decorating, designing, food, full bar (beer, wine & liquor) as well as unique desserts and appetizers. The restaurant is available for private events, weddings and funeral luncheons. We can accommodate small groups such as rehearsal dinners, bridal and baby showers at the restaurant dependent upon date of group and size. We offer “Lunch for a Bunch” and delivery! Our goal is provide a wonderful, unique experience for you and your guests! Please email for more information or call our