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Rubs American BBQ

$$ - $$$
Le Plateau Mont-Royal
American, Bar, Barbecue, Southwestern, Pub
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17 Prince Arthur St E, Montreal, Quebec H2X 1B2, Canada (St. Dominique)
+1 514-900-2039
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Wed 11:30 - 22:00
Thu - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Rubs is a good restaurant for people who are in the mood of great smoked BBQ pork, meat, or rib dinner. . Their poutine's are also delicious, with a choice of adding some of their delicious smoked meat, pork or chicken. The service is good, but a little slow in receiving the food. The waitress was very friendly. Overall, I... More 

Thank Angela M
Edson, Canada
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Mike and his crew are so awesome! The service - fantastic! Made us feel right at home! Food was absolutely amazing! Definitely going back for more!

Thank kylee d
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60 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Recommended by hotel. Food was excellent, ordered half rack with one beef rib. Best beef rib I've had and pork ribs were also delicious. Large portions and the beans that come with it are the best I've had. If the area excellent food, tvs to watch the game, great service and friendly. Owner came by to make sure everything was... More 

Thank Michael B
Quebec, Canada
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

You want excellent smoked baby back ribs at an incredible low price... then this is the place to go! They have a nice menu from their smoker... but a full rack for 14,95$! WOW!

Thank l-advice
Toronto, Canada
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Our pleasant server Jimmy Arbour, was naturally friendly. I got 1/2lb each of deep fried and smoked chicken wings, and appetizer of mac and cheese. It was all cooked to perfection. I'll be back when I return to Montreal.

Thank Smokescreen1
Los Angeles, California
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95 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

We were blown away by this inauspicious looking BBQ bar and restaurant in the Plateau section of Montreal . Never had we had such fat free, meaty, and sweet, carmelized ribs. Our waitress was a doll . The beer was ice cold. Nothing could have been better.

Thank valtraveler10
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28 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

i went with Pork rubs with fries and a small salade , it was really delicious and i couldn't finished it whole ( too enough for a person or two person if they are not greedy about foods ) . the servis is fast and staffs are so kind

Thank sheida s
Montreal, Canada
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69 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Stopped in for a quick dinner on a freezing Saturday night. Nice screens showing the hockey game, good service and good BBQ meals

Thank ClaudioComics
Welland, Canada
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Stopped for dinner as I craved BBQ Ribs. Ordered St Louis pork ribs. The ribs were meaty and the spicing was fairly good. I did like the taste. Won't say it was best BBQ I have had but not bad.

Thank Rjn1968
Montreal, Canada
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92 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Last night I feel in love with this restaurant! i will be back soon and often! We felt welcomed as soon as we stepped inside, the staff is so nice and happy to see us! I have been looking for great brisket since the closing of the Pig Iron in Gananoque a couple of years ago...and I found it last... More 

Thank Missvonlipi

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 26
American, Bar, Barbecue, Southwestern, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Television, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Prince Arthur St E, Montreal, Quebec H2X 1B2, Canada
    (St. Dominique)
  • Public Transportation: Bus and Metro on St. Laurent street.
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Le Plateau Mont-Royal
  • Neighbourhood: Le Plateau Mont-Royal
  • Phone Number: +1 514-900-2039
At RUBS American BBQ we provide the full flavor of the south in Canada. We bring Southern BBQ to the North and specialize in smokey goodness. We are known for our smoked St. Louis ribs, smoked Beef Brisket, and our larger than large smoked Beef Ribs. Our deep fried chicken and waffles is nothing to laugh about either. All our meats are smoked to perfection with Canadian maple wood to give you a perfect meal.

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