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J R Bar-B-Q Ranch

American, Canadian, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
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63 3rd Ave, Cochrane, Ontario, Canada
(705) 272-4999
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Audubon, Iowa
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW 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 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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51 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

Thank Volcanogrrl82
Trenton, Canada
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We got to cochrane a bit later than planned...and a lot of places were closed...but not this place! The chicken was moist and the ribs were fall off the bone!! I would certainly go back!!

Thank Cathy H
Toronto, Canada
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

My husband and I went for dinner with our grandchildren. Wonderful welcoming atmosphere and staff very accommodating to some strange requests. I had the ribs which are definitely some of the very best I have ever had and my husband was very happy with his hot Hamburg.

Thank luvtotravel1986
Seagrave, Canada
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

I asked the waitress for a recommendation. She said Honey Garlic Ribs or Wings. I had the ribs. 1/2 rack was meaty and delicious, nice hot baked potato and cole slaw. Next time in Cochrane I will be back.

Thank kbt1959
Maple Creek, Canada
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55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

I asked if I could take pictures this was my answer from the restaurant waitress. There were also fish on the wall but sort of behind the TV . I do think of my fishing friends. Food was good. I had their BBQ chicken on Kaiser. This is a good easy eating place. A feels good place to stop.

Thank 36930wendy
Elora, Canada
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214 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 379 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

This is the place to go if you want great ribs. The portions are large and fresh. The staff is friendly. The restaurant and washrooms are clean. It was packed every time we were there. Will return.

1 Thank rnr636
Mississauga, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

Have eaten there several times over the past few years, great meals, ribs are delicious. Prices are a little on the high side however cannot complain on the quality.

Thank tumpline33

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Canadian, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 63 3rd Ave, Cochrane, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Northeastern Ontario  >  Cochrane
  • Phone Number: (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?