The Best Ribs in Toronto
The best ribs in Toronto can seduce potential patrons in from the street with wafting scents of smoke and slow cooked meat. Whether pork or beef, these ribs are pit master-worthy creations ready to be enjoyed with a pile of wet naps near by.
Here are the best ribs in Toronto.
See Also: The best BBQ restaurants in Toronto
Smoke infused St. Louis spare ribs ($30-$48), baby back ribs ($30-$48), and mammoth juicy chuck beef ribs ($30 each order) are all on the menu at this smokehouse in The Beaches. Expect tender meat that clings just slightly to the bone and are so good that sauce need only be applied sparingly. More »
Baby back ribs at this BBQ joint on Roncy are available in three different styles. Options include the herb-encrusted dry rub, sticky sweet heat, and a classic rubbed, smoked then basted version. Order a la carte by the rack ($30), half rack ($21), or in a sampler ($33) featuring one third of each flavour. More »
Hardwood smoked ribs come out of the smoker at 5pm on Tuesdays, Fridays, and Sundays at this St. Clair establishment. Get there early to secure your bounty of thick meaty pork ribs before they sell out (which they do). Order whole racks for $30 or a half rack for $15. More »
When it comes to ribs at Parkdale's deep South inspired smokehouse, you'll be tasked with choosing between meaty Carolina style pork side ribs ($14.50), thick cowboy beef ribs (MP), and saucy, jalapeño-spiked rib ends ($8). All are are sensational - there's no real way to go wrong. More »
Pull up a seat at the long communal picnic tables at this backyard BBQ-inspired restaurant on Dupont and roll up your sleeves to devour these baby back ribs painted with cherry tomato and basil pesto. A full slab for $32, while a half slab will set you back $17. More »
This kitchen and bar on Queen East in Riverside does slow smoked side pork ribs for $19 served as a complete meal with slaw and cowboy baked beans. This ribs are thick, peel-off-the-bone specimens that come glazed in a lip-smacking bourbon BBQ sauce. More »
Slow smoked ribs slathered in a deep hued molasses-based sauce are a menu favourite at this divey Woodbridge roadhouse. Order rib dinners by the full rack ($22) or by the bone in multiples of three ($9.75-$18.95) - each comes with fries, slaw, beans and corn bread on the side. More »
Seasoned simply with Italian sea salt and fresh cracked pepper, the thick, juicy St. Louis cut pork ribs ($21) at this Queen East restaurant are smoked over white oak and then mopped with a sweet and spicy cider reduction just before they're served. More »
Lou's two locations serve up flavourful, smoke-infused St. Louis style ribs that are finished with the smoky house BBQ sauce. Each order is served with a side of slaw, and available in half racks for $14, while a full rack goes for $27. More »
Tender meaty baby back ribs are double smoked in the pit and then brushed with a choice of sauces. A regular order including fries, slaw and smoky molasses beans costs $20, while the heartier, "Stack" size sells for $30. More »