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J R Bar-B-Q Ranch

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Canadian, Barbecue, Pub
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63 3rd Ave, Cochrane, Ontario, Canada
+1 705-272-4999
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Fenelon Falls, Canada
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Was a busy Saturday night and almost full. Service was excellent, staff attentive and friendly. food was delivered and served well. seemed as the go to place.

Thank Glenn W
Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Get the honey-garlic rib sauce. It's simply amazing!! And the double crisped French-fries were superb! A fabulous meal after a long day. And such friendly service!

Thank Locololo123
Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

Best ribs I ever had, there are great interiors with local art and wood carvings bringing a flavor of North, friendly staff, meals are served fast.

Thank Teresa S
Cochrane, Canada
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62 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We were three couples who visited this small cozy restaurant. We were quickly greeted and told to seat ourselves. The menu wasn't very big, but there was a bit of everything: appetizers, salads, pizza, chicken, and the house specialty the ribs. Three people from our party had the ribs and the verdict was unanimous: dry and disappointed. My husband and... More 

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British Columbia, Canada
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1,015 reviews
332 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 442 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Lots of parking available outside. Inside the decor is amazing with solid wood tables and benches. Around the walls are some amazing wood burning artwork. The staff are very pleasant and efficient. We both had the chicken and rib combo, which was meant to be a full rack of ribs and 1/4 chicken. One of us had honey garlic sauce... More 

Thank Gla_Rangers
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

I've been through cochrane and stayed a few times over the years. Its hard to find a comfortable place to eat as well as sleep in this town. The last time I came to town I was told J R Bar-B-Q had the best ribs anywhere. Whoever that was was wrong. They are really Mediocre at best and there is... More 

Thank MmandrewtT
Audubon, Iowa
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

While staying in Cochrane for a few days we stopped at J R BBQ twice. Once for lunch and once for supper. A family environment with friendly staff. Beautiful l wood tables and decor. Come as you are type place. A wide variety of smoked items as well as steaks. Try the honey garlic sauce. Don't forget the desert

Thank hudr0
Elmira, Canada
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

It was decent food but really way over priced. I know it's a hard go in northern Ontario. But they have priced themselves as a five star restaurant with Gordon Ramsey cooking in the back when at best they are a Montana's type place.

Thank RobMcNall
Orangeville, Canada
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Great little find up in northern Ontario. Not really what you expect to find. Food was very good but the portions seemed smaller then most other bbq restaurant's I have been to. I wouldn't hesitate going back though again as the ribs were awesome.

Thank Hungrybusdriver
Sudbury, Canada
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62 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

I had the half rack of ribs with honey garlic sauce and fries. The ribs were fall-off the bone delicious and the sauce was to die for. The fries were perfectly golden and crispy and delicious and even the gravy was very good. Everything was served piping hot and quickly. My only issue was that my half rack ended up... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Canadian, Barbecue, Pub
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 63 3rd Ave, Cochrane, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Northeastern Ontario  >  Cochrane
  • Phone Number: +1 705-272-4999

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?