Smoked On 3rd BBQ Bistro is located in downtown Sterling IL in a beautiful historic building!
We are locally owned and operated.

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:  815.718.3155

Reservations Recommended – 815.632.3773

We have 34+ years of planning and creating professional and personal events from breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner & dessert! We offer full service catering including decorating, design, food, full bar (beer, wine & liquor) as well as unique desserts and appetizers. We specialize in off-site catering, providing you with an excellent presentation of foods and service that your guests will long talk about after your event.  Weddings are a specialty for Smoked On 3rd BBQ Bistro & Catering!  Let us create your dream event with unique and affordable bouquets, centerpieces, head table design and more.  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 DIRECT CATERING LINE: 815.718.3155