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SmoQue N' Bones - Baldwin, Toronto, ON

SmoQue N' Bones - Baldwin

4.7
4.7
134 Reviews
CAN$31 to CAN$50
Barbecue
Historical meets industrial-chic at our new SmoQue N' Bones located in Toronto’s Baldwin Village. Our Southern Barbeque is inspired by flavours of America’s deep south, from regions like Memphis, Texas, Kansas, and the Carolinas.

For 12 years, our kitchen has focused on Quality Scratch Cooking crafted with a whole lotta love and old-school techniques, led by Executive Chef and Pitmaster Alex Rad. Taste perfectly smoked meats, and authentic southern sides paired with an abundant selection of Dark Spirits. Our locally sourced meats and seasonal produce bring the freshest ingredients to your plate. We’ve made our name across the country with our famous family platters for your casual get-togethers and special events - served with a side of Southern Hospitality!

Join us for an intimate dining experience or host your special group events for up to 120 guests. For large parties of 14+, please email events@smoquenbones.com

Make a reservation

2 people

7:30 p.m.


Booked 8 times today
Experiences are available.

Order delivery or takeout

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Price
    CAN$31 to CAN$50
  • Cuisines
    Barbecue, American, Regional American (Contemporary Southern)
  • Hours of Operation
    Mon–Thu, Sun 11:00 am–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 11:00 am–11:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (647) 341-5730
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Neighbourhood
    Chinatown / Kensington Market
  • Cross Street
    Dundas Street West and Beverley Street
  • Parking Details
    Street Parking
  • Public Transit
    8-Minute Walk from St. Patrick Subway Station. Beverley Street Streetcar Stop on Dundas Street West or College Street.
  • Additional
    Banquet, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Indoor Fireplace, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wine

Experiences

  • Southern Family Experience

    $69.50 per person

    Multiple dates available
    Experience our Award-Winning BBQ & Signature Sides curated by our Executive Chef & Pitmaster for an Unforgettable Journey showcasing Locally Sourced Meats and Authentic Southern Flavours. For groups of 7+. Taxes + 18% gratuity will be added to your bill. For dietary restrictions or assistance, contact events@smoquenbones.com. SHARABLES (Choice of 2) Maple Smoqued Chicken Wings BBQ Riblets Chicken Poppers Pulled Pork Sliders or Tacos w/ Charred Pineapple Pico Beet Salad Caesar Salad BBQ MAINS (Choice of 3) Pork Side Ribs Beef Brisket Chipotle Chicken Drumsticks SmoQued Turkey SOUTHERN SIDES (Choice of 3) Classic Mac n’ Cheese Cornbread with Sweet Butter Brussel Sprouts Creamy Coleslaw Brisket Baked Beans DESSERT Featured Dessert
    Southern Family Experience photo

What 134 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.7
4.7 based on recent ratings
  • 4.8Food
  • 4.5Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.5Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Toronto / Ontario

    Barbecue

134 Reviews
  1. OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 3
    The food is good, the staff is awful. We had a reservation for 6 people and the restaurant sat us at a table for 2. After they argued with us they then realized it was an issue on their end and did nothing to accommodate the issue. We were sat separate all over the restaurant. The service was god awful. We got our food before we even got a glass of water.

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  2. Bria

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Can’t wait to come back again, The food was amazing!

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  3. MonicaW

    Calgary

    4 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    4 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 2
    Food was good and priced fair. However, service was quite poor and that really detracted from the experience. Disappointing because I would have gone back for the food had service been better

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  4. SalesRep

    Toronto

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on April 9, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Not just great flavour, but plating and presentation was unexpectedly delightful (cuz BBQ spots are usually not about the plating). Friendly staff and accommodating to groups of all sizes.

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  5. HowardC

    Toronto

    9 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on April 6, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Lorne made ur dining experience great. The baby back ribs were fantastic.

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  6. Cindy

    Toronto

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on April 2, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The group of 12 that we went with had a great time. The food and drinks were good but a bit on the pricey side. Service was great, food tasted wonderful and the drinks were very well done. The only problem we ran into at the end was that although the group was told there was only 1 bill, there was confusion when it came to payment. Only 1 card could be used to pay the bill and therefore everything had to be split and calculated amongst all individuals. Otherwise we had a great time.

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  7. LisaS

    Toronto

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on March 23, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was outstanding. The only item that was not nearly as flavourful as the rest was the brisket. The ribs, pulled pork, Brussels sprouts, corn and beans were mouthwatering perfection.

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  8. OpenTable Diner

    Manitoba

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 16, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Loved the lighting, not too bright and not too dark. The food was great. Try the cornbread, thank me later.

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  9. OpenTable Diner

    Mexico City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 16, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    It was great, excellent service from the staff and Javier.

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  10. FergC

    Toronto

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on March 16, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing food in a super cool space! Service was top notch too

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  11. OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 14, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 2
    Beef ribs and pork side ribs were very good. Beans and coleslaw were ok. Service was VERY slow.

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  12. RW27

    Toronto

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on March 10, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food, service and ambiance was wonderful. First time there. Highly recommend!

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  13. OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 9, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    Food was amazing! Lots of different options to choose from and great specials and sharing plate options. Wish there were more drink options

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  14. SharonB

    Montreal

    6 reviews

    4.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on March 2, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Beautiful restaurant, it has an amazing ambiance, one of the nicest I’ve ever been in. The food was delicious and they have a fun drink menu I wish they had curtains to block off the cold when the front door opens. Lucky we were on the side away from the door but still, every time someone came in or left to the restaurant , we’d get a blast of cold air. It wasn’t even that cold out, I can’t imagine what it would be like if the temp was in the negatives.

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  15. NatalieO

    Toronto

    15 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on March 2, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing! Our server Javier took good care of us! Ribs were a little tough and the brisket was dry but drinks were the best.

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  16. OpenTable Diner

    Pittsburgh

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on February 27, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The restaurant is quaint, comfortable and relaxing. The music and ambience made the evening enjoyable. The food was very good and the presentation was nice.

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  17. Marty

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 27, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We had a great night here. The food & cocktails were delicious and the service was superb.

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  18. BYoun

    Toronto

    10 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on February 25, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    We ordered sampler for 2. Portion is very generous. Bbq ribs, chicken and beef brisket was so yummy. Bourbon passion fruit smash was refreshing. I would recommend to anyone and can’t wait for another one. Corn bread, Mac and cheese are another must have. And also coleslaw. All we had was good.

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  19. Jame

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 25, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Such a tasty dinner! It was my birthday and they surprised me with a treat at the end of our meal. Service and food were great.

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  20. LUCASR

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 23, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Incredible food, presentation was nice, service was also great, will be back- want to check their patio in the summertime!

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  21. JuliaG

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 18, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing place. Would recommend. Loved it! Great spot.

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  22. KatherineK

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 16, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food was delicious and the service was great!!

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  23. AlyAbdelaziz

    Toronto

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 13, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 5
    The food was outstanding as usual Was surprised how when I moved the reservation time it had no time slots but when we showed up the place was almost empty. One thing I didn't appreciate was the server passed by the table to check on us and ask how the food was tasting almost 6 times :) I mean thank you for checking in, but I found it a bit excessive and at some point became distributive

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  24. SG55

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 10, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent place. We really enjoyed the delicious St. Louis ribs, the brisket and sides of baked beans and creamy cole slaw. Great selection of bourbon! Server Javier was warm and friendly and awesome!

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  25. MelissaJ

    Toronto

    1 review

    vip
    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 10, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Great atmosphere and food. Location was in a nice area. Perfect for going out on the weekend.

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  26. Lincolnparkafterdark

    Toronto

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on February 7, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    First time here. Beautiful place, great atmosphere and great service. Very personable! Loved it.

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  27. Wally

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 2, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Came for Winterlicious, was happy with the value and the food! The portions were full size, so much so that I could not finish my side of Brussels sprouts (trust me, I wanted to, they were so delicious). Also with some restaurants, the quality seems diluted with Winterlicious; not so with SmoQue N' Bones, if I didn't know it was a Winterlicious special, I would have thought it was from their usual menu (I have been here before). The ribs were fall-off-the-bone delicious, the chicken poppers were breaded and seasoned perfectly, the Brussels sprouts were grilled and sauced to perfection, and the bread pudding provided the perfect finish to a very satisfying meal.

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  28. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on January 28, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    I wish it could be a bit hotter inside, cause food gets cold fast other than than everything’s great.

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  29. AlyAbdelaziz

    Toronto

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on January 28, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Very nice ambience and the waiters are very friendly. Food is really good and worth the money. Only down side is that that music is a bit too loud for my liking.

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  30. meatlover

    Toronto

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 27, 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    My friends and I revisited the place but it was so disappointing. We arrived at 7 but our food came out at 8:30. We didn’t complain about the food coming out after an hour and a half because we saw many Uber drivers waiting outside, but the ribs were overcooked and little burnt which made them very hard like stone. It was very different from our experience last time with the same menu. The server was kind but did not really give us much explanation about the late excuses and dry/hard ribs. I personally would not risk by going again.

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  31. SSMarin

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 22, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing food! If you're looking for comfort food this is the place to come. The spot was super cozy. Staff was super kind and made us aware of all their popular dishes. Amazing great spot, Great for dates nights, out with friends!

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  32. MikeD

    Toronto

    8 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on January 21, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Met friends here to celebrate a birthday and it was an amazing evening. The sides are all as amazing as the ribs and brisket. The shoestring fries are simply addictive! Top notch cocktails as well.

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  33. TameshaC

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 21, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    My first time going to smoquenbones the food was very good and the ambiance was great! I would definitely go again.

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  34. JMMN101

    Toronto

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on January 21, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing food, service and ambiance. We had a great time!

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  35. ChristineB

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 20, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing...just amazing. The service staff are beyond fantastic! We had Javier as our server and he made our night. The food lives up to the reputation - the brisket is the best!

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  36. OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 17, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Fantastic food and cocktails. Service was fantastic! Very friendly.

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  37. OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on January 14, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    This place was so delicious!!!! Service was fantastic.

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  38. BarbaraF

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 13, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    SmoQue N Bones was exactly what I imagined it would be. My husband and I truly enjoyed it. From the ambiance, service, and food, everything was outstanding. We will definitely be back again and also recommend this restaurant to family and friends ❤️

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  39. BenG

    Toronto

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on January 13, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Best BBQ place in Toronto! Nice cosy place, amazing food, good cocktail, friendly staff, good blues music.

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  40. TerryA

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 7, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We found the atmosphere and the treatment by the staff to be warm, inviting and appreciative from start to finish. The service was top notch and the food was exceptional. We will definitely go again. We might even become regulars!

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FAQs

SmoQue N' Bones - Baldwin offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (647) 341-5730.

SmoQue N' Bones - Baldwin is rated 4.7 stars by 134 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:30 p.m.


Booked 8 times today
Experiences are available.

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for SmoQue N' Bones - Baldwin

30 Baldwin St, Toronto, ON M5T 1L3

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Cross Street
    Dundas Street West and Beverley Street
  • Neighbourhood
    Chinatown / Kensington Market
  • Hours of Operation
    Mon–Thu, Sun 11:00 am–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 11:00 am–11:00 pm
  • Price
    CAN$31 to CAN$50
  • Cuisines
    Barbecue, American, Regional American (Contemporary Southern)
  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking Details
    Street Parking
  • Public Transit
    8-Minute Walk from St. Patrick Subway Station. Beverley Street Streetcar Stop on Dundas Street West or College Street.
  • Additional
    Banquet, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Indoor Fireplace, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wine
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