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Q BBQ Public House

$$ - $$$, Barbecue,
164 Beverly St, Cambridge, Ontario N1R 3Z7, Canada
+1 519-740-9860
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (34 reviews)
“meat platter” (14 reviews)
“bread” (17 reviews)
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Bar, Barbecue, Canadian, American
$$ - $$$
164 Beverly St, Cambridge, Ontario N1R 3Z7, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in early on a weeknight, and it was NOT busy. Wanting to try a couple of samplers, we opted for pork chops, brisket, wings, with beans and fries. None of the meat had that slight pink that we go looking for, indicating a...More

Thank Don M
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Food was good, service was good, prices are OK. We would go back, but ...not "on-fire" to go back. everything was - just ok.

Thank JMay2014
Reviewed September 18, 2018

Great menu and staff. Super glad I live down the street from this fabulous restaurant! Everything thus far, has tasted amazingly fresh and delicious. Highly recommend the coleslaw as a side and their warm exquisite corn bread mmmmmmm just so good. Fairly priced food and...More

Thank patricia c
Reviewed September 16, 2018

While traveling on business I often look for authentic BBQ restaurants because my wife isn't a fan. This place didn't disappoint the taste buds. I had 1/2 rack of ribs which were smoked and grilled perfectly. The corn bread was a tasty surprise and the...More

Thank Barry N
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Seven of us ordered variations of the three meat platter. All were impressed and overstuffed. I had to order it gluten free limiting my sides and missing sauce. The pulled pork doesn't work in GF but the brisket was delicious. Q also serves steak and...More

Thank Adrian B
Reviewed August 27, 2018

As soon as you walk in it smells like heaven. The smell of BBQ meat is mouthwatering. The food is so delicious and great service from some smoking hot waitress. All food at the table was excellent. Everyone enjoyed their meals.

Thank adamhook29
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant serves good barbecue and great cornbread. It’s a little on the overpriced side, but the quality and service are good. HOWEVER, the racist “wooden Indian” in the entrance has to go!

Thank Glen M
Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

First time eating in this establishment. They had Wednesday night rack of ribs special. The ribs were tender and excellent...a half rack was more than enough with fries and corn bread for $15.99! The service was very friendly and arrived quickly. I would recommend this...More

Thank busdrvr
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Four of us for supper for the birthday kid. Waiter was very friendly and what surprised me, no notes taken, all memory work and I was impressed. Two cobblesone beers, iced tea and water ordered Drinks were there in a flash. Dinners ordered were 1/2...More

Thank Henry D
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

The food was pretty good. But the service was exceptionally slow. There was also no beer list/drink menu. This is more of a bar that serves decent bbq.

Thank Passthebacon
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Questions & Answers
Adrian B
September 9, 2018|
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Response from Paul B | Reviewed this property |
Adrian, this is a pub with pub food. I would not trust anything to be gluten free.
August 6, 2017|
Response from S2H1977 | Reviewed this property |
Honestly I am not sure about the policy for kids as my wife & I only went the once for lunch on a Saturday
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$19
Bar, Barbecue, Canadian, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Delivery, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 164 Beverly St, Cambridge, Ontario N1R 3Z7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 519-740-9860
  • E-mail
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