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Uncle Joe's Barbecue

North Shore Road, St. John
340.693.8806
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Ranked #38 of 108 restaurants in St. John
Cuisines: Barbecue
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night
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  • English first
  • Italian first
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English first
San Antonio, TX
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Be sure you don't walk by this small little unassuming joint in St. John! We were eating out at another restaurant and heard a couple enjoying some drinks that they were heading here for dinner. We hit here for a late dinner so we missed some specials like the ribs and conch fritters. However, we both had the chicken, cole... More

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St John, USVI
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I have lived on St John for 18 yrs, Uncle Joe's is the best BBQ hands down- service is a bit slow but worth the wait. His BBQ sauce is addictive :)

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Jenks, OK
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Wonderful food. Nothing much too fancy with regards to tables and ambiance, but the food made up for it.

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Edmond, Oklahoma
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

A trip to St. John without Uncle Joe's barbecue is not a true trip. Uncle Joe prepares delicious chicken and ribs. The sauce is spicy and sweet, and the rice/beans and coleslaw are so good that I gobble those up too. You can eat at Uncle Joe's or order take-out like we do. Either way, it's a nice change from... More

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State College, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

This was the best barbeque that I have ever eaten (and I've eaten a lot). The portions were large, allowing us to share, and keeping prices down.

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Naperville, Illinois
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

While recently vacationing on St John, we stopped at Uncle Joe's BBQ for a take-out dinner. Awesome! Limited menu but great food. The cole slaw was superb. Small restaurant with very limited seating and zero ambiance so plan on picking up to go. Food on St John is never cheap, but this was the best bargain we found!

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Atlanta, Georgia, USA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Nice Caribbean street BBQ, great prices and large portions. Down at the waterfront where all the action is.

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Top Contributor
149 reviews 149 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014 via mobile

We make sure to get Uncle Joes BBQ each time we visit St John. We have been doing this for years and it is consistently good. I prefer the BBQ chicken but the ribs and steak are also good

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Houston, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Uncle Joe's remained as unpretentious and perfect on a June 2014 evening as we experienced back in May 2009. BBQ sauce simmers on an open grill and is generously applied to fall-apart chicken, ribs and other meats. I'll probably never try anything but the chicken and ribs because they are so great! Side dishes are fine but for me it's... More

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New York City, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

I visited uncle joes after going to trunk bay which is a must btw and was very hungry. Stopped in because of the amazing smell. was really good. Bbq ribs and chicken nice and soft. Waitress a little standoffish in my opinion but professional. I recommend it!

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