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Lovey's BBQ & Smokehouse

$$ - $$$
Central St. Boniface
American, Barbecue, Canadian
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Unit 1 - 208 Marion Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H OT6, Canada
+1 204-233-7427
11:00 - 20:00
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Sun 16:00 - 20:00
Wed - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 21:00
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stopped in to this place as I'd seen it when living in the neighbourhood. I went with a friend and we ordered a combination platter. It was a big greasy mess, the fries were drenched in oil, the ribs were very fatty and the service felt like they didn't care. There was nobody else in the place and sadly,... More 

Thank Peter E
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Ribs good, but not great. You don't get a rack of ribs, just cut pieces, even though menu says rack. Beef brisket sandwich was gross, fatty, way too chewy for a sandwich. Needed a knife and fork and left most of it for trash. Burger was good, not great. Slaw was good, not great. Seventy bucks later we felt ripped... More 

Thank Fluffstery
Ashern, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Had rib dinner Take-outs through "Skip the Dishes" delivery service. Excellent smoked ribs with delicious BBQ sauce, cornbread, slaw & all the fixings! Wonderful!

Thank Shelley S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Ok, first off don't go to this place if you aren't into meat. I love bacon and am not shy about it. This establishment has the best beef brisket I have ever had it's like having thick marbled roast beef in a bun and the sauces make it fantastic. Our second visit I went with their in house hamburger and... More 

Thank Bruce B
Winnipeg, Canada
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed a great BBQ supper at Lovey's. The staff were very pleasant and we received our food very quickly. It's a good thing we were both very hungry as we ordered a platter to share as the portions were enormous. The quality of the food was excellent too and we got to try a good variety... More 

Thank Jason H
Yackandandah, Australia
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164 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

We shared two of the full baskets. $88 was a little pricey for what we got. it was all very tasty and tender but way too many fries underneath making it look as though there was a lot of food. i would go for a simple plate each if i were to go again. It was delivered quickly but it... More 

Thank Jan B
Winnipeg, Canada
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Heartily agree with their recommendation! Restaurant smokes their own meat daily. If you like barbecue, you should try Lovey's!

Thank grt53
Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

The ribs and brisket were with leftover taste, with microwave food taste, dry and unseasoned. Even the appearance was bad. How can a BBQ house not smell or smoke meat? Microwave. We were very disappointed with the lack of quality of the meat. I already ate ribs and briskets made in the pit oven and the taste was totally different... More 

Thank Rachel H
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
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48 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Loveys BBQ and Smokehouse is my favourite place for Ribs. Full rack of Baby Back Ribs, fries, beans, coleslaw and corn bread for under $30.00. Large servings. We never leave hungry. Very clean and friendly establishment. Always busy. They cater as well. Great for business orders or big parties. They have a good variety of items on the menu. Kids... More 

Thank Lynn L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

We wanted to try something different then our usual chain haunts and this came up from a friend. The two of us ordered $70 worth of food and took enough home for a second meal. Serving sizes are adjustable when ordering and we happily learned that a half rack of ribs is the equivalent to most places full rack. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
16:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Unit 1 - 208 Marion Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H OT6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Manitoba  >  Winnipeg>  > Central St. Boniface
  • Neighbourhood: Central St. Boniface
  • Phone Number: +1 204-233-7427

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?