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Smoque & Bones

#236 of 6,804 Restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Neighbourhood:
Queen Street and West Queen West
American, Barbecue, Canadian, Bar
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869 Queen St W, Toronto, Ontario M6J 1G4, Canada
+1 647-341-5730
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11:30 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 01:00
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Guelph, Canada
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went after a Jays game, was seated right away. (Only has 2 tables of 4, 3 tables of 2, and 10 bar seats) Seated at the bar, ordered drinks, both were fantastic and food was cooked right in front of us. We couldn't believe how fast everything was done. Rib sauce has a kick and would totally order again. Also... More 

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Stamford, Connecticut
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The minute you walk into this place the smell of BBQ makes your mouth water. Everything we had was perfection.

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Thank iehuerta
Vaughan, Canada
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We were happy to find this little BBQ place while downtown today, We ordered the side ribs and a beet salad and collard greens. The ribs were tasty but definitely not the delicious fall-off-the-bone ribs that I prefer. These took a little more work to get at the meat. The sauce helped make them worth my while but I would... More 

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Thank wrlgrl222
Markham, Canada
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59 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We have heard of Smogue and Bones from a few of our friends. We finally had a chance to visit and it lived up to its reputation. They recommended the baby back ribs it was enough for three people plus a couple of salads and the macaroni and cheese. The atmosphere and the service was great. We highly recommend this... More 

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Thank Kapers136
Toronto, Canada
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55 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Nice environment, but little bit crowded. Good meat and sides. We had a great time time. Will consider coming back to try more.

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Thank myjc116
Toronto, Canada
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126 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

we didn't have a meal here, went for drinks. I tried their dessert. Pecan pie and it was one of the best I have ever had. freshly made and oh so tasty. I would go back just for that :)

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Thank Italiana84
Finland
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104 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

This was my first time dining in this restaurant. There were three of us and we shared two combos and ended having six meat options and six sides. What a meal and experience. Every single item we had was delicious and just excellent. This is one the best meals I have ever eaten in a restaurant. Service was friendly and... More 

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Thank Jaatinen
Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

The BBQ is really great here. I don't usually eat ribs out, because I like the ones I make on my smoker, but both the baby backs and the beef ribs were excellent, especially the beef ribs, which you can't get everywhere. We sampled pretty much everything on the menu, except for the items they were out of stock of.... More 

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Thank Joel H
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

I had my eye on this little spot since it opened (apparently around 2 years now .... time flies). Finally the right situation arose for 3 of us to give it a try ... sad I waited so long. It is a small close space but the vibe was lively, friendly and fun. The choices on the menu were a... More 

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Thank Don M
Grimsby, Canada
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65 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Tried this out and was impressed, it is hard to find brisket that is done properly but this place has nailed it, we tried the peppercorn brisket and it was tasty. We did the sampler for two with brisket, ribs and sausage sadly the ribs were burnt as they had been reheated on a grill so there was barely flavour... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue, Canadian, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 01:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 869 Queen St W, Toronto, Ontario M6J 1G4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Queen Street and West Queen West
  • Neighbourhood: Queen Street and West Queen West
  • Phone Number: +1 647-341-5730

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

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Queen Street and West Queen West
Known as the Art & Design District, West Queen West is one of the most energetic and dynamic of Toronto's neighborhoods. Along with its great modernist museums, clubs, and restaurants, it's home to some of the funkiest specialty shops, ranging from clothing to stationary to collectables, and caters to niche and vintage shoppers of all kinds. That makes it a mecca for creatives, including hobbyists designers, writers, and painters. With ink on their hands and fabric pelts in their bags, visitors to Queen Street traverse the avant-garde blend of historic architecture and ultra-contemporary fare. Home to some of Toronto's chicest hotels and most modish java fixes, busy with street cars, and always suffused with live music drifting onto packed patios at bars and clubs by nightfall, the vibrancy of West Queen West is undeniable.
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