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Lil' Ronnie's Backyard BBQ


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$7 - $19
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
American, Barbecue, Canadian, Southwestern
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Dropped in on this new BBQ restaurant in Tofino and was completely awed! The staff are great and the food is truly wonderful. We had the combo platter to sample a wider variety of their offerings and there was no way two of us could...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank mikesT4519DU
Reviewed 4 days ago

Our family had an amazing experience at this authentically southern restaurant. Between the thematic art and music to the healthy portions of fall off the bone brisket, jerk chicken, tender pulled pork and delicious drink menu this was a truly delectable experience. Nachos are to...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank xtsa_tsax
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dropped by for some bbq one evening. Casual, comfy little place. We shared a platter of three of their meats plus three sides. Was delicious! Staff very nice, sincere and attentive.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank eyespyabike
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You’ll love it more after trying Lil Ronnie’s The location is cool right down on McKenzie Beach Road and the rustic Decour fits a barbeque joint for sure, the staff with their funky shirts fit right into the picture as well That’s just all the...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank islandrockin
Reviewed February 28, 2019

The meat just melts in your mouth. The lime sour cream they put on the Mac & Cheese is amazing. It was all so good. We had to eat every bite even though we were so full. Nothing bad to say about anything. It is...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Graapes
Reviewed January 17, 2019

Went to Lil' Ronnie's with a group of friends at their Mackenzie Beach Location. Loved the place before we even went in (great name) and everything just gets better as you step in the door. The inside has an awesome country feel, super cozy and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Cassidy H
Reviewed January 12, 2019

Came upon that place by accident. I really enjoyed the rustic look of the place that made me feel that it's what Tofino should be like, not a resort but a West Coast experience. Meat by the pound is my kind of place and boy,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Bunontherun
Reviewed November 24, 2018

Have been twice this week to Lil Ronnie's - for a reason - it is darn good. Had the pound of ribs tray (shared with sweetheart) with beans (very good) and slaw. Went back tonight for his special US thanksgiving Turkey tray. Spectacular. Delicious. Also,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank ed3339
Reviewed November 14, 2018 via mobile

Honestly, by far the best BBQ I’ve had in my life. I contemplated vomiting so I could eat more. Not even kidding. EAT HERE. Super cool interior woodwork with amazing/badass local artwork. The staff are top of their game. Go with 4 people or more...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank MichaelJ3373
Reviewed October 10, 2018

I was mouth watering for Lil Ronnies, especially since Hank stopped making beans (in Ukee), but went three times and always closed...maybe summer only? I will keep trying cuz who can refuse a good dish of ribs and beans.

Date of visit: September 2018
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