We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Lil' Ronnie's Backyard BBQ

Claimed

Ratings and reviews

RATINGS
Food
Service
Value

Location and contact

PRICE RANGE
$7 - $19
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
American, Barbecue, Canadian, Southwestern
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Reviews (25)
Filter reviews
25 results
Traveler rating
20
2
0
1
2
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
20
2
0
1
2
Show reviews that mention
All reviews brisket beans mac and cheese no easy task mackenzie beach parking lot meats slaw sides joint mouth sauce
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 25 reviews
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
Thank ed3339
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 204 nearby hotels
Schooner Motel
111 reviews
.07 miles away
House of Himwitsa Native Art Gallery
105 reviews
.15 miles away
Vista Hermosa
56 reviews
.17 miles away
Duffin Cove Oceanfront Lodging
83 reviews
.19 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 3,234 nearby restaurants
The Fish Store and Oyster Bar
246 reviews
.05 miles away
Kuma Tofino
351 reviews
.18 miles away
Shed
107 reviews
.17 miles away
The Schooner Restaurant
1,574 reviews
.04 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 1,761 nearby attractions
Clayoquot Sound
127 reviews
.11 miles away
Eagle Aerie Gallery
212 reviews
.02 miles away
Tofino-Clayoquot Heritage Museum
7 reviews
.06 miles away
Tofino Water Taxi
90 reviews
.04 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Lil' Ronnie's Backyard BBQ staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines
Is This Your Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Free Listing