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Barque Smokehouse

$$ - $$$American, , Barbecue
299 Roncesvalles Ave, Toronto, Ontario M6R 2M3, Canada
+1 416-532-7700
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (42 reviews)
“brisket” (112 reviews)
“baby back ribs” (20 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm Hours
CUISINES
American, Southwestern, Barbecue, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
299 Roncesvalles Ave, Toronto, Ontario M6R 2M3, Canada
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1 - 10 of 342 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived at Barque for our 10:15 reservation, got seating right away, and were treated to wonderful welcoming conversation from the wait staff. We had a great meal, in a place with wonderful ambience. There was a birthday party for a couple of young children,...More

Thank fiftyk
BarqueBBQ, Manager at Barque Smokehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there, thank you for coming in and taking the time to leave us a kind review! We're so glad to hear that you had a pleasant experience with us for brunch. We hope to have you in again sometime!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited on a Sunday night, during a short work trip to Toronto. The ribs were just amazing - as were the Caesar salad and the nachos. I just wish I could have eaten more! The staff were absolutely charming and there was a great...More

Thank RebsLondon
BarqueBBQ, Manager at Barque Smokehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi! Thank you so much for coming in and leaving us a kind review. We're so happy to hear you enjoyed everything! Looking forward to having you back again next time you're in Toronto. :)

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Barque Smokehouse is the perfect place to visit if you want delicious and affordable barbeques. I tried the beef brisket and it was tasty and juicy. In addition, I bought baby back ribs and it was pleasant. Highly recommended, I will definitely visit again...More

Thank Henry D
BarqueBBQ, Manager at Barque Smokehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for coming in and taking the time to leave us a review!

Reviewed 7 April 2018

So it all started with my son wanting to try BBQ as he feels he is a chef...so I who have owned many restaurants and had BBQ in DC, Texas, Florida and most recently Arizona decided I would dig in and find something... And my...More

Thank Moose3737
BarqueBBQ, Manager at Barque Smokehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Hi there, Thank you so much for giving us a try and providing us with this feedback. Could you please email us at reviews@barque.ca so we can continue this conversation? Thank you in advance!

Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

It is a nice restaurant with friendly staff. It opened at 5pm and it got full really quickly so booking in advance will be helpful. The food was great overall. The pulled pork was a bit too sweet for my taste but the ribs and...More

Thank SummerSuunn
BarqueBBQ, Manager at Barque Smokehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Thank you so much for visiting and taking the time to leave a review!

Reviewed 25 March 2018

I enjoyed my lunch (well, brunch) at Barque quite a bit. We split ribs and a burger. Both very good. Great French fries. Service very good and complimentary sparkling water was especially welcome (I always get sparkling water at lunch and have never been to...More

Thank DRBinToronto
BarqueBBQ, Manager at Barque Smokehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018

Thank you for leaving us a review!

Reviewed 18 March 2018

We went around midday on a weekday and barely anyone else was there. The atmosphere was nice and cozy and service was good. The prices on the lunch menu are reasonable, I got the brisket and my partner had a sampler plate. There was a...More

Thank GinnyShoe
BarqueBBQ, Manager at Barque Smokehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2018

Thank you for your review! Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

My dad brought us to Barque and it did not disappoint. We tried a lot of the different meats including brisket, chicken, chicken wings, ribs, pulled pork and pulled lamb. They were all amazing! If you love smoked meat this is worth the visit, I’ve...More

Thank Ericacanada
BarqueBBQ, Manager at Barque Smokehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

Thanks so much for leaving us such a kind review!

Reviewed 7 March 2018

Ordered the brisket and was rather disappointing in the fact that it was dry would have been ok if there was more sauce. My husband had the ribs and loved it. I also didn't like the fact that you had to order the sides separately....More

Thank Carmen M
BarqueBBQ, Manager at Barque Smokehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2018

Hi Carmen, Thank you so much for coming in and taking the time to provide us with your feedback! We take all of the feedback we receive very seriously as we are always trying to improve on the experiences that we provide. If you would...More

Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Great atmosphere! Service was also quite good. We sat at the bar as a family because we hadn’t made a reservation and just walked in. The popcorn on the bar was good and I had the wings which were delicious. The Caesar salad was surprisingly...More

Thank Michele P
BarqueBBQ, Manager at Barque Smokehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Thanks so much for coming in and providing us with your feedback, Michele!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 47
Cuisine
American, Southwestern, Barbecue, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Delivery, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 299 Roncesvalles Ave, Toronto, Ontario M6R 2M3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > West End
  • Neighbourhood: West End
  • Phone Number: +1 416-532-7700
  • E-mail
Description
Serving refined BBQ and thoughtful hospitality in the heart of Roncesvalles Village since 2011.
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