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Phil's Original BBQ - CLOSED

838 College St, Toronto, Ontario M6H 1A2, Canada
+1 416-532-8161
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good32%
  • Average20%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible6%
2 Apr 2014
“Best bbq ever”
23 Jan 2014
“What a disappointment”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Barbecue
838 College St, Toronto, Ontario M6H 1A2, Canada
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Reviewed 2 April 2014

I don't know where or if you moved..I will hunt you down Phil...The best bbq ive ever tasted. So sad to see you closed :(

2  Thank cmygreeneyes
Reviewed 23 January 2014

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,...More

Thank Malcolm F
Reviewed 15 September 2013

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...More

Thank ClevelandBeachBoy
Reviewed 15 July 2013

If your looking for GREAT Slow Smoked BBQ than this is the place. I Love the Ribs, Pulled Pork and the Brisket. The Corn Pancakes are also the best, especially with bits of Brisket in it!!!!

Thank Russellz
Reviewed 25 May 2013

Saw this restaurant featured on the Food Network's "You Gotta Eat Here". Looked amazing. Drove downtown and parked. Our first clue should have been when there was not a single customer in the restaurant at 12pm. Had a taste of their potato salad to see...More

Thank Eve B
Reviewed 21 May 2013

Went a few months ago it was just okay chicken was good brisket was good . Bbq sauce was okay nothing exciting. wouldnt be going back again better places out there

Thank katy b
Reviewed 7 May 2013

~April 2013 I was working in the west end of the city a few Saturdays back and decided to take the guys out for dinner after work. Having never sat in a restaurant for smoked meat I decided on Phil's which is in the upper...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 25 January 2013

We visited Phil's after seeing 'you gotta eat here' and you really should. We had the brisket and a BBQ platter and we were not disappointed. Restaurant was quieter than we expected, but it was Monday night. I would recommend and most certainly be going...More

Thank TacoToronto
Reviewed 13 November 2012

I liked the food...but didnt love it. I bit over rated and the pulled pork was a bit dry. I wouldn't go again..but only because there are better places...not because its not a decent place to eat

Thank superwell
Reviewed 5 November 2012

Phil's BBQ is a solid BBQ experience in Toronto, though a bit of work on some important aspects of their business would bring their rating up a notch. Located at College and Ossington, Phil's is a good way to start out a night on the...More

Thank tdsuperstar
At the heart of Toronto, Downtown is the destination
for cheap eats and fast fashion. Cut through by hip
and trendy Yonge Street, the vibe here is young, with
a strong student influence from the Ryerson University
Campus. As a result, the Downtown area is always in
flux: undergoing the construction of new facilities,
with fresh retail spaces and pop-up cafes. Home to
Toronto's largest indoor shopping mall, a number of
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  • Address: 838 College St, Toronto, Ontario M6H 1A2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-532-8161
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