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Cherry Street Bar-B-Que

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275 Cherry St, Toronto, Ontario M5A 3L3, Canada
+1 416-461-5111
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“brisket” (20 reviews)
“home fries” (11 reviews)
“mac cheese” (7 reviews)
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275 Cherry St, Toronto, Ontario M5A 3L3, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stopped in for some Take Out Lunch. Tried the Brisket Sandwich with homefries. Sandwich was amazing! Homegrown were also top notch! Highly recommend. Now have to try the other sandwiches.

Thank Jim G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well this place was a great surprise for us. We were down in cherry beach for a lacrosse tournament and came here for lunch. The caesar is amazing, you have to order this thing. The rib alone is worth it. Had the brisket sandwich, it...More

Thank Victor K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Service was great here. The portions were a good size at a great value. The food overall, was good. We ordered the brisket sandwich (a little too much black pepper for my liking), Ribs (which were huge), mac & cheese and homefries.

Thank J H
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

It had been a while since I had been to a good BBQ smokehouse and I needed a fix. The Pit Boss/Fire Starter for this place is an accomplished participant and judge with the Kansas City BBQ Society and a lot of the reviews posted...More

Thank TRLord
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

The food just hit the spot. Easy to order, really friendly staff and tasty variety of barbeque food. Thoroughly recommend this.

Thank Frankie C
Reviewed 30 December 2017

As a competitive BBQ cook, I take BBQ pretty seriously. Cherry St Bar-B-Que does not disappoint. Considering that their firestarter-pitmaster-owner Lawrence La Pianta has BBQ competition cred, this is not surprising. I ordered various meats and all of them were excellent. The brisket was slow...More

Thank renrenren
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Fantastic BBQ in TO. Down at the harbor, across from cirque du soleil. Went before the show. Nothing fancy, order and find a seat. Has all the typical stuff, ribs, sausage, mac n cheese, burgers. The brisket was great. Good prices, nice bar. Good staff,...More

1  Thank lgpanther
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Right across the street from Cirque tent. Very convenient if looking for pub fare before the show. Was full to capacity when we arrived but we snagged seats at the bar. Bar keeper was great, quick and personable. We had the Pulled Pork sandwich and...More

Thank Vangoes
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

We have visited this location in the past numerous times. This time it appears to have changed and not for the best. There is no more seating service, just walk -in and seat yourself. The menus have disappeared and now its just hand written on...More

Thank Idefeat
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Liked their ribs and chicken. It’s more sweet flavour. Pecan pie was great. Love Texas style counter and vibe.

Thank KSeven T
At the heart of Toronto, Downtown is the destination
for cheap eats and fast fashion. Cut through by hip
and trendy Yonge Street, the vibe here is young, with
a strong student influence from the Ryerson University
Campus. As a result, the Downtown area is always in
flux: undergoing the construction of new facilities,
with fresh retail spaces and pop-up cafes. Home to
Toronto's largest indoor shopping mall, a number of
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$9 - US$20
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards
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Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 275 Cherry St, Toronto, Ontario M5A 3L3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-461-5111
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Cherry Street Bar-B-Que is a counter-service style barbecue house located in the Port Lands, Toronto. Our pit-smoked meats are fired over white oak using time-honoured and classic Southern smoking techniques. We also offer a selection of traditional and non-traditional sides. Our unique flavour profiles draw on a variety of regional styles and influences. Like the multi-cultural nature of our city, we are proudly Toronto BBQ. Cherry Street Bar-B-Que also features live music, a large outdoor patio with views of the Toronto skyline, signature craft cocktails, local beers and a curated collection of bourbons served by Good People.
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