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498 First St, Collingwood, Ontario L9Y 1B8, Canada
+1 705-293-5522
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brisket” (82 reviews)
“smoked meat” (40 reviews)
“burger” (82 reviews)
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11:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. Hours
American, Bar, Barbecue, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
498 First St, Collingwood, Ontario L9Y 1B8, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great good, lots of choices and top quality. Nice atmosphere & fantastic caesars :) Especially good choice for meat-a-tarians!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jessica B
Reviewed October 31, 2018

Once again a super meal with attentive service and plenty to eat. Had the ribs with beans and caesar salad. With a big appetite I never leave this place hungry. If you like BBQ you have to try this place. Unsurpassed ribs.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 2013Jarvis
Reviewed October 15, 2018

The good: Awesome waitstaff. They do not use straws automatically.. you need to ask. Excellent coleslaw. The not so good: Ribs were not juicy or tender. They were on the dry side and chewy. For the price and the type of restaurant we expected better.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank rnr636
Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

A good spot for a casual Friday lunch. Decor is pretty basic but the menu has some good variety. The Friday special was a Montreal Smoked meat on Sourdough ... smoked for 14 hrs apparently. Very good, but the accompanying fries were pretty run of...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MBC300
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

This is good place if you like smoked BBQ. We enjoyed a combo which included a choice of 3 meats. We chose 1/2 rack of ribs smoked chicken breast and some beef brisket. It included a choice of 2 sides we choice beans and coleslaw....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Ed J
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

We ordered a sharing platter so we could literally try everything!  The brisket and the chicken wings were definitely the best Id ever eaten and something you have to order! The brisket poutine as a starter was also fantastic and couldve been a meal in...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank arodger1
Reviewed September 26, 2018

Food was good but over-priced. No drinks, had a burger, and SO had salad. $50 with tip? Decor suited to bus depot. Don't hate it, but no reason to go back, much better value elsewhere..

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Terry E
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

Delicious food .. And I don't even like smoked food .. lol. Pulled pork ... the best 😁. Staff were very friendly and accommodating even whem quite busy.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank E5917IJtracyc
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

We loved this place. We tried the 3 choices of 1/2 rack of ribs, burger and 1lb of chicken wing, with sides of sweet potato fries and Mac n cheese. It was quick and soo tasty.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 658timc
Reviewed September 19, 2018

How can you go wrong with great food and great beer brewed just up the road! This time I had the special, which was a pulled pork grilled cheese on sourdough bread. Had it with a side of BBQ baked beans, which like the meat,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank EvanandAndrea
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March 2, 2017|
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Response from BC G | Reviewed this property |
Not a drinker so sorry didn't pay attention to that aspect of the menu. Hope you enjoy your meal and what ever you drink with it!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 498 First St, Collingwood, Ontario L9Y 1B8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Collingwood
  • Phone Number: +1 705-293-5522
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TheSmoke has taken BBQ to a Whole New Level. From traditional award winning BBQ such as succulent Smoked Ribs, Beef Brisket, Chicken and Pulled Pork to Non Traditional BBQ such as Smoked Trout, Smoked Balls of Meat, Smoked Burgers and Smoked Ice Cream. Everything is made from scratch on the premises from the Chef's own recipes. Recently filmed for the Food Network Show, "You Gotta Eat Here" Season 4, with Host John Catucci, tells you we are doing something right. We have also won many awards, including the People's Choice Award for Collingwood's Taste of The Town, two years in a row. Our menu offers creative BBQ Sandwiches, like a Wild Boar Bacon Lettuce, Tomato and Smoked Cheddar Sandwich (WBBTLC) on grilled Sourdough, to our "Cow Meats Pig" Sandwich (basically and Beef Brisket sandwich on top of their Pulled Pork sandwich. Also voted "Best Burgers" by Days Out Ontario, with their smoked Beef, Turkey or Salmon Burgers, or the Poutine Burger, Pig on a Patty or Wholly Cow. Don't leave out the other mains, like Smoked Salmon, Trout, Wings, Brisket, Pulled Pork and Bacon Wrapped Loaf of Meat. And pick one or two sides from Sweet Potato Fries, Mac n Cheese, BBQ Beans (a 24 hour process to make), Salads and more. In addition to dine in, and take out, we also have take home. Most of the meats are smoked and fully cooked, individually cry-o-vacked, ready to take home and re-heat. From Full racks of Pork Back Ribs, Smoked Burgers, Trout, Bacon and More. Everything is made in house, and full of flavour. Five house made BBQ sauces are at the table to play with, and purchase to take home
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