Baton Rouge - Thornhill
Baton Rouge - Thornhill

Baton Rouge - Thornhill

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.batonrougerestaurants.com/
  • Phone: (905) 764-6959
  • Hours of Operation:
    Sunday & Monday: 11:00am - 10:00pm, Tuesday - Thursday: 11:00am - 11:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 11:00am - 12:00am
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Parking: Public Lot
A word from Baton Rouge - Thornhill
Bâton Rouge is always a satisfying experience, from our great food to our relaxing atmosphere. Whether you’re enjoying an intimate dinner for two meeting up with friends or coming together as a family, Bâton Rouge promises perfection in both the restaurant experience and your dining pleasure. Our signature, fall of the bone ribs are rivaled only by our tender AAA Sterling Silver cuts of beef. Enjoy fresh fish or perfectly aged steak cooked over a real wood fire. Our diverse menu offers crisp salads, delicious starters and sweet desserts. Our meals are prepared with fresh, quality ingredients sure to satisfy your appetite.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Overall
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
Baton Rouge - Thornhill reviews from OpenTable diners
47 reviews since July 29, 2014
Overall Rating4.1
  • Food4.3
    Service4.2
  • Ambiance4
    Noise LevelEnergetic
93% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
good for groups (28)special occasion (19)kid-friendly (13)great for lunch (10)neighborhood gem (8)fit for foodies (6)romantic (4)notable wine list (4)great for outdoor dining (4)hot spot (3)late-night find (3)great for brunch (3)vibrant bar scene (1)scenic view (1)Show More
  • darryl
    Dined on 11/22/2014
    Great night at Baton Rouge. Dinner was great. This location is always consistent.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice night out with family
    EX3EM
    Dined on 11/16/2014
    Great night out with my wife and daughter. The food was delicious as well as the presentation. My 11 year old daughter had the steak and baked potato loved it. Wife had the seafood pasta great. And myself a steak and lobster tail. Would highly recommend the place
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Gotta eat there!
    Harvo
    Dined on 11/12/2014
    We have eaten there many times. Never been disappointed. The service is excellent Staff are well trained and food is always good and plentiful. The restaurant is very clean and well maintained
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Waiter
    Rudewaiter
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    Our waiter was so rude. I was having my 26th birthday with approx. 10 people. I had mentioned to our waiter that a few people would be a little bit late - his mood with myself and my fiance completely changed. The waiter left our table in a bad mood and went to speak to the hostess. When he came back he told us that we only had until 830pm and that we would have to leave by then. He barely came by our table and when he did, it was rushed and always rude. I go to Baton rouge in Thornhill all the time, this was enough to have be either re locate or stop dining out at Baton all in all.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Burlingtondiners
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    Food was very good, restaurant is a bit noisy. Our server was excellent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Excellent experience
    Meoa
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    We were seated immediately, the service was amazing and the food was excellent. Just an overall excellent experience. Doesn't happen very often anymore, where all things just work, but Saturday was just great. Thank you Baton Rouge!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Seafood lover
    Luv2eatout
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    All round excellent! I had the ahi tuna and my friends had the ribs. We thoroughly enjoyed our meal! Everything was cooked to perfection. Service was excellent. For such a big restaurant the noise level was moderately low.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outdated menu
    BlueDragonVIP
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    Scratch out the outdated choice from the menu - lobster poutine
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great
    Pleased
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    Hi, We enjoyed our evening at Baton Rouge. I was able to make reservations and chose my preferred time. Loved the Spinach dip and liked the wine. My ribs were delicious and as always so tender. The servers both for drinks and our food are very professional. Although my husband's steak had to be returned as it wasn't well done, the taste was amazing. Our friends enjoyed their meal and had a great time as it was their first visit to Baton Rouge.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The surf and turf was excellent!
    MarieMad
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    Great evening. The food was excellent. I had the surf and turf... EXCELLENT. The lobster tail was perfect.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Never again!
    mmmfood
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    I feel so embarrassed for even suggesting this place for my FIL's birthday. Since this is a chain, when you get great service from one you expect it from all of them. This by far was absolutely horrible. It was a Friday night, yes we expect it to be busy and that's fine. You shouldn't feel neglected though. It was so loud we were screaming at each other. It took 30 mins before our orders were taken. We couldn't leave since FIL already started drinks. Our waitress and her shadow didn't come back once after to check in on us to update on status of our food. It took too long. MIL had to stop her to ask. Food was subpar with little flavour. Hubby never adds salt & pepper to his food. Some food was just room temp. Dessert was a joke! Bad 4 all!
    Special Features:
    hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Lucy
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    This is a great place for a business lunch. There is enough variety on the lunch menu to suit everyone. Best of all, you can carry on a conversation without the loud unpleasant music/noise of most other places.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • group outting
    golden
    Dined on 9/24/2014
    We were all a little disappointed with the size of portion of the large ribs....it was so small
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best ribs in town!
    Peter
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    Our server was patient and courteous. He was very helpful and went out of his way to make our stay most enjoyable - and he succeeded! We will visit again when we are next in Thornhill.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • BigApple
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    Our server was very friendly. The food was pretty good and portions were generous.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Consistently good
    Harvo
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    We have eaten there many times and never disappointed. Food, service and attention to diners is always very good. Staff is polite and very well trained. The restaurant is run very smoothly and you always feel welcome. We have tried many items from the dinner menu, and always good. A very pleasant dining experience.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great service
    patkgeVIP
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    I was in Toronto from the states for jaguar car event. Made reservation because was in walking distance of my hotel. My waiter was fantastic extremely attentive and freindly. Food was good but service was great
    Special Features:
    hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 30 ratings-only reviews submitted since July 29, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.1
    • Food4.4
    • Ambiance4
    • Service4.3
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The following 202 reviews are from the Baton Rouge - Thornhill reviews archive.
  • luv2dine
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    We were a group of 15 to celebrate the 70th birthday of our uncles. While I appreciated the special table they had for this size, as it wasn't just a long row of tables, which helped with conversation. However, the major downside to this evening was the fact that after requesting a high chair through the Open table reservation AND reminding the restaurant when they called to confirm the reservation we arrived with no high chair at our table. Then the waiter said they had run out of high chairs and just looked at me blankly. After i suggested he speak with his manager as I had repeatedly asked for a high chair PRIOR to our arrival, the manager found a booster seat.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Have to have the ribs....
    RegularGuy
    Dined on 7/22/2014
    First time at the restaurant and it was fantastic in every aspect... nice ambiance, comfortable seating, friendly service, great food, and decent value for the dollar.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always delicious
    RPDEats
    Dined on 6/30/2014
    I’ve been to Baton Rouge near the Eaton Centre several times, and to Baton Rouge - Thornill several times. I don’t know how anyone enjoys going to the Eaton Cetre location; the food there is awful. And yet the Thornill location is consistently fantastic. Same recipes, different chefs? I can’t explain it. Their steaks and ribs are fantastic (they should bottle that BBQ sauce), very generous portions, and innovative specials (right now there is a lobster menu going on, with close to 20 different choices, if I remember correctly). Desserts are yummy and enough for sharing for 2+ people. You can splurge or just come for a juicy hamburger and perfectly-cooked sweet potato fries. They do everything well here.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great place
    AM1234
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    The appetizers are amazing, specially the spinach dip and the seafood sampler. The Ribs were delicious. We were in a group of 9 and we were seated at a round table that made it easy for everyone to talk and see everyone. Our waiter was great and the food came pretty fast, even though it was a Saturday evening and the place was quite full.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Too many missed moments of truth
    PumpkinEater
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    We like BR because of the ribs and tuna steaks but for the prices they charge the service should be excellent not sporadic. Little things mount up. You ask for some of the toppings on the side on your salad and they forget. You ask for extra napkins and it takes the third person to deliver. I ordered a Bombay Saphire Martini, waitress didn't know what that was. I got exposed to Capital Grill in the US for a few dollars more their service is impeccable .
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointing experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 5/19/2014
    We went there for a birthday celebration and made a note of this when making the reservation. It was a quiet Monday night with about half the restaurant full. We got a nice table but waited a while for the server to show up and take our orders. The appetizer came quickly but no one took away the empty dish after we had finished it. 20 minutes later, the entrees showed up but one of them was overcooked. My friend ordered a medium rare steak but it was medium well. The server was made aware of this issue and brought out a freshly made one 20 minutes later. After dinner, there was no special effort made (or even attempted) for a birthday celebration even though I told the server it was my friend's birthday. Then the bill came and it wa wrong.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Delicious food at reasonable price
    MinionLOL
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    We all enjoyed the food at the restaurant. The foods were served hot and fresh. Kid love the kid meals.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • bus lunch
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 5/2/2014
    Good spot for business lunch. Great service good food.
    Special Features:
    Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • I'm a regular
    Nadg89VIP
    Dined on 4/26/2014
    My family and I have found out about Baton Rouge about 4 years ago and have been going for events ever since. From Birthdays to hosting people from out of town to not wanting to make dinner ourselves. We have made Baton Rouge Thornhill our second home. The ribs are a must as well as any other steak dishes. The staff is polite and always on point. We have come to know the general manager at this location as well as some of his prime staff. Food is always great and I would recommend for first dates as the ambiance is lively but romantic. We hosted some family from New York and approximately 30 of us were accommodated without being split up. The New Yorkers still rave about the ribs,lobster and lychee martinis. They can't wait to return.
    Special Features:
    Great for Brunch, Kid-Friendly, Good for Groups, Romantic, special occasion, Great for Lunch, Hot Spot, Notable Wine List
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • 14 Oz Prime Rib Aus Jus - Yummy!
    Norman
    Dined on 4/12/2014
    If you ask for medium rare it comes mostly medium rare with some rare bits. If you don't like the "bloody" bits, order medium (at least in this restaurant; in most, medium is overdone). The peppercorn sauce is very nice - not too salty.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Awesome!
    Yummy
    Dined on 4/12/2014
    Excellent food!! Ribs were the best I have had anywhere. Servers very attentive, and efficient. Will definitely be back...
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always predictable. Good choice,
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 3/30/2014
    Always predictable. Good choice, good food and good service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • food was good but very busy
    dave
    Dined on 3/29/2014
    Was very hard to flag down a waiter. Good food, glad we used open table as it guaranteed us a spot
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice evening out
    Riblover
    Dined on 3/28/2014
    Baton Rouge is always a go-to spot for dinner with the kids. It's a bit loud, which helps when the kids get restless because they can't be heard lol. The food is good. Honestly a bit pricey for the quality but once in a while it's ok.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not a "Baton Rouge" standard
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013VIP
    Dined on 3/22/2014
    First, we arrived 15 mins before our reservation & still had to wait an hour for our table, the other walk-ins got seated before us. Another group of people (with the same reservation time & people arrived later than us) also had to wait but in the end got a table before we did. The Manager attempted service recovery by offering complimentary appetizers, but this isn't enough... The potato soup had the consistency of a paste. The server kept asking the guests what they ordered when they deliver the dishes, you should have marked them down when you took the order. Last but not least, some of us had to pack the leftovers & they mixed the containers up. I don't want my friend's leftover, I want mine! Not up to Baton Rouge standard!
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Disappointing
    Eltee
    Dined on 3/2/2014
    We had never been to Baton Rouge before but wanted to try it out on Sunday night. We were disappointed. Despite the fact that the restaurant was not busy (judging by the empty tables), service was incredibly slow. When the food finally arrived, 2 of the 4 meals were over-cooked and had to be redone. 2 of us were finished our meals by the time that the replacement meals arrived for the other 2. No one really seemed to care.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Baton Rouge always maintain
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    Baton Rouge always maintain the professional standard. Excellent food. This visit was for the Valentines' Day dinner. Their Special Menu was excellent and reasonable pricing.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Disappointing
    Lambchop
    Dined on 2/12/2014
    I read reviews prior to dining. A lot of what other reviewers wrote was very true. The decor was really nice and comforting. The food was incredibly disappointing. We ordered the seafood appetizer platter for 1-3 people. It was oily but tasty. We also ordered prime rib & a trio of ribs, chicken and shrimp. I realized the smokey flavour of BBQ sauce is not my thing. I could not eat it and ended up ordering another dish. The prime rib was very tender but it was COVERED in SILVER SKIN and fat! Gross! I then ordered seafood pasta with shrimp in a rose sauce. It was too salty & I couldn't eat it. Dinner for two ended up costing $177 (with tip). Will not return. Too expensive for yucky food.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Excellent
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 2/9/2014
    Excellent food and service. Would definitely recommend Baton Rouge Thornhill.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Actually, we been visited
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 2/7/2014
    Actually, we been visited this restaurant in a few times. In a past, the taste of food was good. Service was good. Execpted this time! Not just me feel a bit of disappointed. My boy friend and i are always odered as same dishes.Therefore, we know how is the chef cook.. He ordered a prime steak with chips. I ordered the pork ribs with chips. His steak was chew like bubble gam. Mine was too much bbq sauce and the chips was super salty. The service..... i dont even like to mention. The waiter himself need to get a better training. By the way, ‘ haven't mention about the "open table". I like the idea to make a table reservation.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great birthday lunch
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 1/26/2014
    The birthday girl craved steak and shrimp. Baton Rouge serves both and they were cooked to perfection. Our server was very attentive and helpful. The birthday girl was thrilled, and a good time was had by all.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Needs some updating
    Molly
    Dined on 1/22/2014
    The chairs at our table were old and the paint had been worn off years ago. The glass in the front door area was covered in grey duct tape and looked real bad. Makes the restaurant look old and in need of some work to make it comparable to some of the similar type restaurants it the area. The food was excellent so it makes up for the odd vibe you get from the entrance and table settings. Have been going here for years and food has always been consistently good.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food for the price
    DoubleODouble
    Dined on 1/18/2014
    We ordered two steaks. The quality of the meat was very good for this price. Taste was good, just a little bit on the salty side for my taste.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.