Brisket Toronto

10 barbecue brisket in Toronto that might be better than the ones in Texas

Brisket in Toronto can be found at some of the city's best barbecue joints. These tender slabs of meat are cooked with care for hours at a time and don't need to be devoured on a bun. Whether you like it sauced up or au natural, these are the spots to visit for your fix.

Here are some places to get barbecue brisket in Toronto.

Cherry Street Bar-B-Que

The BBQ joint in the Port Lands has their brisket seasoned simply with salt and pepper, moist and incredibly tender. Order it up on its own or in a sandwich.

Barque Smokehouse

Roncesvalles' favourite smokehouse cooks their brisket for 12 hours. It's available by the half pound and best devoured with delectable sides of smokey dill pickle slaw and BBQ fries.

The Carbon Bar

This Southern-inspired restaurant near Queen and Church serves up Texas-style beef brisket on its own or in their Pitmaster Platter accompanied by ribs, pulled pork, sausage and fried chicken.

Beach Hill Smokehouse

Upper Beaches and the Danforth is home to some the best barbecue in the city. The tender and moist brisket is available straight up by the 1/2 pound or in their Austin sandwich that's drizzled with a signature Texas BBQ sauce and topped with a pork rib. 

Barbecue Brisket Toronto

Beef brisket is incredibly moist at Beach Hill Smokehouse. Photo by Hector Vasquez.

Smoque N Bones

This West Queen West barbecue joint serves up beef brisket in a vareity of ways. Get it straight up, in a platter or topped on ooey gooey macaroni and cheese. 

Stack Restaurant

Order up the Brisket Plate at this restaurant near Yonge & Lawrence and be delighted when you sink your teeth into a half pound of hand-carved brisket with BBQ sauce, corn bread and fresh cut fries. 

Lead photo by

Hector Vasquez at Art of BBQ

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