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Ribs again

At the risk of starting a flame-out, what's the current thought about where to go for Ribs. Thats what a friend wants for his birthday dinner, so I thought I'ld ask. Any suggestions?

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  1. If he likes ribs on the smokey, less saucy side, I would recommend Stockyards; that said, seating is scarce there, and ribs are only available on certain days. If, however, he likes ribs that are more saucy (slathered in barbecue sauce), perhaps others can make a suitable recommendation.

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    The Stockyards
    699 St Clair Ave W, Toronto, ON M6C, CA

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    1. re: Full tummy

      Stockyards is quite good but the ribs are limited so heading there specifically for that item is a little risky, but worth it if you get some. I'd also recommend Universal Grill for great, reliable ribs. I prefer Stockyards but also quite enjoy Universal Grill.

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      Universal Grill
      1071 Shaw St, Toronto, ON M6G3N4, CA

    2. Paul & Sandy's in Etobicoke has more tables than the Stockyards and serves bbq everyday.

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      1. re: GoodGravy

        That's true. Should have asked how far the OP is willing to travel.

      2. If you decide to go to stockyards just make sure you call ahead (even a day if possible) to find out if you can reserve ribs. Some restaurants will allow that.

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        1. apart from stockyards, southern rub aka real urban bbq in vaughn has very good ribs

          1. if you don't mind a drive, Camp 31 or Buster Rhino.

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            Buster Rhino's
            2001 Thickson Rd S, Whitby, ON L1N, CA