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Buster Rhino's - Southern BBQ

$$ - $$$
American, Barbecue, Canadian
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7-2001 Thickson Road S, Whitby, Ontario L1N 6J3, Canada
+1 905-436-6986
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

Love the Pulled Pork Sandwich from this place. I will definitely be going back here for more from their menu.

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Thank Mike O
Pickering, Canada
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

This was my 2nd visit in 2 years, so it's obvious how much the first visit impressed me; that was a pulled pork sandwich which had almost no pork on it. Decided to give it one more try around 3pm on a weekday afternoon, simply because I was in the area and starving. Ordered a brisket sandwich, and the very... More 

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Thank FunYet
St. Catharines, Canada
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78 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

BBQ the way BBQ should be ! Went at the suggestion of friends and was told it was no frills kind of place not that that was any concern -try this place! Their ribs are smoked to perfection and sauced perfectly their pulled chicken sandwich is fantastic I recommend getting medium sauce but if you want spicy I really recommend... More 

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Thank dmcampbell1977
Whitby, Canada
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

Food is pretty good here if your into smoked BBQ if your not this is not the place for you. I recommend ordering off their lunch menu. The Ribs & Wings Combo with fries and coleslaw is awesome. Don't for get to pick up some sauces.

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Thank H5590TQmichaeln
Ottawa
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

The meat is good and they have some really nice sauces there could be more variety in sides. The restaurant is small more designed for eat out and in an industrial park. More suited for a good meal than a fancy dinner or a date. All in all good food.

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Thank coalpd
Oshawa, Canada
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2016

Basic ribs nothing special in the taste, somewhat small ribs.seems like a fast food joint not much personality.

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Thank Waynne1944
Whitby, Canada
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

I have been a fan of this place since seeing them on "Dragon's Den" TV show. I recently ate at the downtown Oshawa location and ordered the pulled pork pouting. I was very disappointed,the pulled pork had no sauce on it only a white colored gravy (turkey gravy?), Very few cheese curds and the fries were just Ok. My other... More 

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Thank TravellingSherpa
toronto
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99 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2015

It is a long drive from Toronto to Whitby just to have Buster Rhino's smoked BBQ Baby back ribs. But the drive is well worth it. We usually have delicious house made fries with the ribs. We also order a pound of naked chicken wings with house made cabbage slaw. Be sure to put the habenero hot sauce on the... More 

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Thank p t
Oshawa, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2015

So my family ordered the can't decide combo, which is $42. What a big mistake! First the site says that delivery is free for orders over $40, they charged us for delivery, which we did not realize until we got our 1 bag of food and realized our extra order was not there. They told us it would be 30... More 

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Windsor, ON
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45 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2014

I was in Oshawa this past weekend for a Finland/Russia game and found this place while walking around downtown. From the outside, it looks like a place you'd find Open Mic Nights. On the inside...much of the same. It has a very basic look, like a cross between a banquet hall and someone's basement, but it has a strange charm... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Cuisine
American, Barbecue, Canadian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7-2001 Thickson Road S, Whitby, Ontario L1N 6J3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Whitby
  • Phone Number: +1 905-436-6986

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