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Uncle Joe's Barbecue

Cruz Bay, St. John
340.693.8806
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Ranked #42 of 109 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
Kansas City
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14 reviews 14 reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

You have to give at least one star to write a review :-(...the BBQ chicken looked good, we never ate here because the staff doesn't look up and even say hello, so we sat down at a table and asked a customer how to order. You're suppose to order at the counter, but when the lady saw where we sat,... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

The best Bar-B-Q chicken ( light or dark meat is an option! The slaw is fantastic. Others had the pasta salad and loved it too. Super nice people. Outdoor dining.

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Rochester MN
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97 reviews 97 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

This is authentic island cuisine, cooked on a grill just a few feet from your (plastic) table. There's cold beer, great beans and rice, cole slaw and the chicken BBQ is super-tender and tasty. Across the "street" is a local bar so while enjoying your food at Uncle Joe's, you can listen to some great music and enjoy the island... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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7 reviews 7 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Had the rib dinner our waiter was actually uncle joe. Food was delivered timely and was the very best ribs I have ever had!!! Who would have thought that at John's vi had such great ribs!! Don't miss it. Prices are very reasonable

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

This is a place worth coming to for the food only. The chicken and ribs combo with beans and rice and coleslaw is finger licking good. Just overlook the atmosphere and poor service. Enjoy people watching on the busy street instead. After filling up on the reasonably priced meal you'll leave happy.

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North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 via mobile

Live here on St John and have had the worst service recently. Joe's does not care about service and will never see another dollar from me!

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Hamilton Parish, Bermuda
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Best bbq on the island. It's all in the sauce! Better to takeout than eat on premises . The sides of rice and beans and cole slaw the best.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

I knew it was a bad sign after waiting twenty minutes after sitting down and tHen seeing the server leave and go into the bar across the street.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Being from Texas, I never expected to find great BBQ in the Virgin Islands. However, I was mistaken. I ate some of the best ribs of my life at Uncle Joe's. The potato salad and macaroni salad was also excellent. If you plan on visiting St John, I would definitely recommend stopping by Uncle Joe's!

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bartlett, il
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

ribs boiled (?) then thrown on grill for a few minutes..sauce added but not cooked on, maybe got a bad batch...would not return

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Additional Information about Uncle Joe's Barbecue

Address: Cruz Bay, St. John
Phone Number: 340.693.8806
Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. John
Cuisine: Barbecue

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