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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%
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“brunch” (38 reviews)
“brisket” (111 reviews)
“fries” (63 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Southwestern, Barbecue, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
299 Roncesvalles Ave, Toronto, Ontario M6R 2M3, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Smoked meats at Barque are mouth watering good. Try the ribs with a beer from a local brewery. The service was excellent; the food excellent and a great evening.

Thank Maxtrant
BarqueBBQ, Manager at Barque Smokehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for coming by! We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed everything. We look forward to seeing you next time!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a superb supper at this friendly place, with knowledgeable wait staff to inform you and kitchen pros skilled in the art of grilling, roasting and smoking choice cuts of, in our case, beef, pork and lamb. Ceasar salad starter with sides of corn on...More

Thank MIKE F
BarqueBBQ, Manager at Barque Smokehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the great review! We really appreciate you taking the time to write about your experience with us. We look forward to having you in again next time!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly staff, nice place, the price was a little bit high, average quality, good meat and fries, but the food was too spicy/tasty with sauces. Vriendelijk personeel, mooie plek, de prijs was een beetje hoog, gemiddelde kwaliteit, goed vlees en friet, maar het eten was...More

Thank Laura P
Reviewed 11 June 2018

I've been to Barque a few times for dinner and typically service and food have been great. I always look forward to going back. I was really excited to try their brunch menu but we left with a terrible experience with the food. No complaints...More

Thank KayBee0427
BarqueBBQ, Manager at Barque Smokehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Hi there, We're so sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your meal with us. We'd love the opportunity to make this better for you. Please reach out to us at reviews@barque.ca at your earliest convenience. Thank you in advance!

Reviewed 2 June 2018

We visited Barque for lunch and really enjoyed our meals. The food is good, the portions are good, and the staff are on the ball. Food served hot, sparkling water at no cost, friendly staff, and a tin of popcorn to snack on while waiting...More

Thank swizzleman
BarqueBBQ, Owner at Barque Smokehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Thank you for leaving us a kind review! We're so glad you enjoyed everything. Hope to see you again!

Reviewed 29 May 2018

We squeezed into a little table for two beside a family with three children, one in a stroller. Quarters were small, but it worked for us. Enjoyed every one of a range of different foods; ribs are still my favourite. Staff were good, busy but...More

Thank JanTravels_4
BarqueBBQ, Manager at Barque Smokehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

Hi Jan, so happy to hear you had another good experience with us. Thank you for taking the time to leave us a kind review- we hope to have you in again!

Reviewed 28 May 2018

I came here with a friend for lunch just to get caught up and to try a new restaurant. I hadn't been to the Roncesvalles area in some 10 years and heard that Barque Smokehouse was an excellent place for BBQ. I've had BBQ in...More

Thank chris g
BarqueBBQ, Manager at Barque Smokehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

Hi Chris, thank you so much for trying us out! It definitely sounds like you got some slices that should have been further trimmed. We do hope you give us another try - we can serve leaner or fattier slices of brisket depending on preference...More

Reviewed 25 May 2018

Pros: Check out the meat platters for groups, best options for sharing a carnivore meal. Obama ribs were good and plentiful and so was the macaroni and cheese (could use a little more flavour like bacon or something...a little on the bland side so I...More

1  Thank DonkeyWho
Reviewed 7 May 2018

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 9 May 2018

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 1 May 2018 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 9 May 2018

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. :)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$11 - US$46
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, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups
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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