Excellent pulled pork sandwich, and brisket to die for. Spicey baked beans with hunks of quality meat. So good. And a non ketchup based BBQ sauce. A little small, which is tough because the place is popular and there's next to nowhere to wait. Still, I'd wait outside in the rain for a seat at this place
Meat lovers swear the "melt-in-your-mouth" brisket and "moist" pulled pork are worth "smelling like smoke for the rest of the day" at this Little Italy BBQ joint, though a few doubters deem it just "ok"; a "friendly" vibe and affordable prices make up for merely "passable" decor.
If you are like me and love good BBQ ribs this is not the place for you.
Went there last night with a friend and we both had the one pound of ribs ($23.50)
Happy to spent that kind of money for great ribs, but, sadly these were far from great. In fact, I wouldn't even describe them as that... more
This place is pretty good for real smoked BBQ by American standards. The sauces are unique and lack viscosity like a lot of real American sauces. The hushpuppies are prepared fresh and are quenelle shaped. I thought they needed salt, but the sauce served with them were amazing. My wife loved the hushpuppies plain. The french fries and beans are... more
Best pork ribs in Toronto at the best prices! I go because I get cravings. Seemingling a family operated business.
One of Toronto's favourite barbeque restaurants, Phil's Original BBQ is located on College Street in the heart of Little Italy, where the catchline of choice is "Real smoke, real slow, real good." The warmth of the marketplace and the BBQ will warm even the chilliest of patrons in winter. A family-friendly restaurant, the place is owned and run by Phil Nyman and it has won many accolades for... more