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Uncle Sam's Barbecue

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1729 Rainbow Dr, Gadsden, AL 35901-5501
256-546-9896
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10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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My husband and I love to grab a quick dinner at Uncle Sam's from time to time bc we know it we always be good and the service will always be quick. I love, love, love their cheeseburgers! I also love their chocolate pie! My only complaint is that they don't serve alcohol bc they have been "working... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
Farrah H
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Alabama
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 via mobile

so after a day of fishing at WEDOWEE, my wife and I drive to Oxford and order and take out. We drive back to WEDOWEE to discover that the meats were left off of the order. I can understand forgetting the Mac n cheese but not meats!! The last time that we visit this dump

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

My husband and I love to grab a quick dinner at Uncle Sam's from time to time bc we know it we always be good and the service will always be quick. I love, love, love their cheeseburgers! I also love their chocolate pie! My only complaint is that they don't serve alcohol bc they have been "working on" their... More 

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Eastaboga, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Went to this restaurant in the oxford exchange, Portions were great for the price, great wait staff and the best barbecue I have had in a long time. Highly Recommended. When going try the Squash Casserole side it is excellent. for Appetizers got onion rings and fried jalapenos both outstanding. the rings were mostly onion with just the right amount... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Here is a place you and your family will be busting at the seems and carrying home left overs at a very low price. Service is always fast and friendly and the food is always hot and served as ordered

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Jacksonville, Alabama
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We were seated promptly on arrival. Server had a smile, but didn't know their menu. My wife ordered the chicken quesadilla, and I ordered the hamburger steak. Both meals were over 10 dollars. Sweet tea is 2.25 each. I can't understand a bbq place that doesn't have cornbread and a good selection of beans. The quesadilla lacked taste. Fries were... More 

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Anniston, Alabama
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

I wish I could give negative stars to this establishment. Our family was seated and waited a good 10 minutes before anyone even came to give us menus/get drink order. It took another 15 to actually get her to return with the drinks and take our food order. During this time every table around us was complaining about the service.... More 

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Anniston, Alabama
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Today I tried this fairly new restaruant in at the Oxford Exchange Shopping area in Oxford, AL. I will not be going there again! I waited about 5 minutes to be seated while I three employees totally ignored me. After I was seated I ordered a bbq and onion rings. The food was terrible. The onion rings were fried so... More 

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Gadsden, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Their catfish dinner is better than Top of the River. Better tastin' and far better sides. Their hamburgers are VERY good also. Fresh meats and vegetables are part of their secret plus good recipes. Try their squash casserole. Vegetarian -- no problem. Their vegetable plate is VERY good. And their chicken BBQ salad -- it's NOT what you think. It's... More 

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Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Uncle Sam's has quality smoked barbecue. I had the chicken and it was great. They have steak fries which I loved and good sweet tea. What else could you want in a barbecue place.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014 via mobile

I love eating here but you had better bring your appetite because they don't skimp on their portions. Definitely my favorite place to eat.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1729 Rainbow Dr, Gadsden, AL 35901-5501
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Gadsden
  • Phone Number: 256-546-9896

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?