Restaurant Review: Butcher's Block BBQ

By Sherman Chan,
Special to The Post


The chicken wings were decent for non-fried wings as they skin was fairly well-rendered and lightly charred. The meat wasn't succulent per se, but they weren't dry either. That also might've had to do with the sauce being served on the side too. We also had the lunch platter consisting of Pulled Pork and Ribs with fries and coleslaw. As much as the pulled pork was not super moist, the amount of BBQ sauce helped in that regard. I liked it wasn't soaked in grease, which typically happens when pulled pork is sitting its own juices.

I also had the platter, but with Beef Brisket and Ribs along with fries, coleslaw and chipotle mayo. We must've gotten lucky because the brisket was on point. It was fatty, succulent and tender. The smokiness was a bit understated though. It went well with the tangy and smoky BBQ sauce. As for the ribs, they were firm, yet still tender with only a small hint of smokiness. They were well-seasoned with rub and only need a minimal amount of BBQ sauce. Overall, we thought the BBQ was more than acceptable, especially in Burnaby. Too bad they don't have burgers anymore.


Butcher's Block BBQ

4091 Hastings Street, Burnaby, BC


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