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Aug 23, 2007 08:34 AM

Barbeque Restaurants in the GTA?

After visiting Dinosaur BBQ in Rochester NY and enjoying thier ribs, chicken and pulled pork (they have 3 industrial fridge smokers) it got me thinking are there any decent BBQ pits in the GTA?

BTW if you have never been to Dinosaur BBQ in Upstate NY (Rochester would be the closest) it is worth the 4 hour drive!

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    1. the short answer is no

      1. Buster Rhino's in Whitby has a lunch counter that serves pulled pork, brisket, and pulled chicken sandwiches. They have been catering for a couple of years and I believe they use Southern Pride smokers for their commercial business. They sell their meats in vacuum sealed packages and you can boil and serve at home to reheat. I'm pretty sure this is how they serve their meats at the lunch counter, from the pouch. This way they don't lose the moisture in a warming tray. The meat can occasionally be a little salty but it's still better than most 'BBQ' chains are offering out there currently.... I'm pretty sure they're open 10-7 Mon-Fri.

        They're located south of the 401 at the intersection of Thickson Rd and Wentworth St in Whitby.

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        1. re: Dr Butcher

          Sounds interesting; however, they use maple smoke. Try the blue BBQ pit at Lakeshore/Windermere beside the lake!

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          1. I'm looking for something in Peel Region