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Hogtown Smoke

1959 Queen St E, Toronto, Ontario M4L 1H7, Canada
+1 416-691-9009
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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“brisket” (41 reviews)
“burnt ends” (14 reviews)
“baked beans” (11 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Barbecue, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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1959 Queen St E, Toronto, Ontario M4L 1H7, Canada
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1 - 10 of 171 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for a late lunch. Food was absolutely amazing. Huge portions, excellently cooked. My husband had the Big Effer Samwich which was huge and really tasty.

Thank Claire J
Ana Patricia B, Public Relations Manager at Hogtown Smoke, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Claire, we appreciate the kind words and are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your meal with us! Looking forward to seeing you again soon, perhaps for dinner?

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food was fantastic. Service was pretty good too. Found it a little pricey, but as I said the food was amazing..!

Thank Rebecca L
Ana Patricia B, Public Relations Manager at Hogtown Smoke, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much, Rebecca! We are very happy to know you enjoyed our food and your experience! We hope this means we get to see you again in the future.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place was too close to us and it made it too easy to want to become regulars!! The food was always amazing and of course we love the location. Getting a spot in the back patio (even though it is quite small) is perfect...More

Thank Steven D
Ana Patricia B, Public Relations Manager at Hogtown Smoke, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Steven! Thank you so much for this amazing review, we appreciate the kind words and are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your meal on our back patio! Looking forward to seeing you again very soon!

Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

We love the location in the beautiful old beach of Toronto by Kew Gardens and Woodbine. The thing that make us coming back to this place is its BBQ menu! The most recommended and we feel it’s nice and unbeatable are their Pulled-Pork and Ribs...More

Thank Geraldton
Ana Patricia B, Public Relations Manager at Hogtown Smoke, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018

Hi Geraldton, thanks so much for your visit and for taking the time to leave us this great review! We're glad you enjoy our pulled pork and ribs as well as our in-house sauces!! We are glad we are able to make you feel at...More

Reviewed 24 May 2018

The ribs are dry, but that is the way they are supposed to be. So as far as Dry Ribs go they are great.

Thank John2greatguys
Ana Patricia B, Public Relations Manager at Hogtown Smoke, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2018

Hi there! Thanks so much for your visit and review, we appreciate it! We're glad you enjoyed our ribs and we can't wait to see you again soon!

Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

Happened to randomly walk by this restaurant while having a stroll down Queen Street and thought, yea, we could go for some bbq. My wife had been here some time ago and thought the food was great, so we went in and got seated. The...More

Thank Gerry H
Ana Patricia B, Public Relations Manager at Hogtown Smoke, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2018

Thank you, Gerry! We sincerely appreciate the kind words and your visit, our goal is to always make sure our guests leave happy and full of great food! We're thrilled to know you enjoyed our brisket, hogmade sauces and friendly service. Hope to see you...More

Reviewed 1 May 2018

Have been here numerous times and everytime has been a great eating experience!! Food and service is amazing!!! Can't beat this place for bbq!!!!!

Thank tkdviv
Ana Patricia B, Public Relations Manager at Hogtown Smoke, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

Hi there! Thanks so much for the kind words and for your loyalty, we appreciate it! We're so happy to know you enjoy our food and service every time you visit us. See you soon!

Reviewed 28 April 2018

Love the beer and location. You will not regret their hogtown pale ale. Food is good as well. Hopefully the beer makes it onto the shelves.

Thank Justin H
Ana Patricia B, Public Relations Manager at Hogtown Smoke, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

Hi Justin, thanks so much for your visit and for taking the time to leave us this great review! We're glad you enjoy our Hogtown Pale Ale and food. See you again soon!

Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Great BBQ and sauces, fresh and juicy. My son wanted BBQ for his birthday feast.... We had brisket, burnt ends, and jalapeño n cheddar sausage. In addition , pulled pork sandwich and St Louis Ribs... Tons of food for 4 people....we can always take home...More

Thank NeveragainBoganville
Ana Patricia B, Public Relations Manager at Hogtown Smoke, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2018

Hi there, thanks for taking the time to leave us a 4-star review! We're happy to hear you enjoyed our great BBQ, sauces, portions, and service! Thanks for the visit and we hope you'll dine with us again soon!

Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a wonderful meal at this establishment during a stay in the Toronto Beaches area. It is small on the outside but once you step in you realise that it is bursting with family values and great service. The food was exquisite and plenty...More

Thank mrskcsmith
Ana Patricia B, Public Relations Manager at Hogtown Smoke, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2018

Thanks so much for this sweet and heartfelt review! We are very happy to know you enjoyed our mix and match option with free sides and our family values and great service! We hope this means we get to see you again on your next...More

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JMay2014
12 August 2017|
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Response from genepy2016 | Reviewed this property |
No offense to anyone, but this is Toronto. It's a busy place. I lived in the Beaches for a number of years and even I had trouble finding parking just to go home. That is urban reality. For folks who find that so... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$38
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1959 Queen St E, Toronto, Ontario M4L 1H7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > East End
  • Neighbourhood: East End
  • Phone Number: +1 416-691-9009
  • E-mail
Description
Southern-style barbecue dripping with flavour rules at this Beach newcomer, the standstill evolution of its wildly popular barbecue-on-wheels predecessor. Here, Pit Master Scott ' Hogfather' Fraser & his brother Kevin take enthusiastic customers on a ride through the expansive wonders of smoking, grilling and saucing with stops along the way at pulled pork, brisket and baby back ribs meaty enough to shame a caveman. Everything is cooked a long time here, but your patience pays off in spades. Guests dig in with both hands, their collection of spent napkins growing in direct relation to their enjoyment of the meal.
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