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403 Saw Mill Rd, West Haven, CT 06516-4014
203-479-4017
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12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 17
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  • 7
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
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  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
great bbq

There is a lot on the menu, and everything I have tried is delicious- pulled pork, burnt ends, bbq chicken, mac and cheese, cornbread, etc. I love their coleslaw. It's the best. This is a great take out place, or a spot for a quick sit-down meal.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 9, 2015
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New Haven, CT
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Connecticut
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101 reviews 101 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Here's some good BBQ. The meats, no matter what you choose--excellent. Do yourself a favor and make your own side dishes. All the side dishes offered are average at best and often seem reheated over several days.

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Oxford, Connecticut
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36 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We used to get takeout and always found the food to be delicious. Once in a while it wouldn't be, however we'd keep going back. The last we ordered, the chile was not thick but runny, the ribs were like shoe leather, and the wings were pretty much raw. I've noticed there are always different people behind the counter, so... More 

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Milford, Connecticut
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8 reviews 8 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Whether you eat there or bring it home you have great selection of ribs, burnt ends, chicken and so much more. Great side and family deals. Try some and save getting a smoker. It's tasty and fresh. Great local owned shop. Don't just drive by stop in- or if you are going by West Haven it is so easy on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Was in the mood for a little bbq outstanding find for sure. The briscut was perfect cooked just right not smothered in sauce and so tender. The mix sauce had the perfect amount of kick to it too. And both sides Cole slaw and cornbread were delicious. A tiny bit on the pricy side and a little slow but the... More 

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New Haven, CT
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

There is a lot on the menu, and everything I have tried is delicious- pulled pork, burnt ends, bbq chicken, mac and cheese, cornbread, etc. I love their coleslaw. It's the best. This is a great take out place, or a spot for a quick sit-down meal.

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West Haven, Connecticut
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

The best spare ribs ever with barbecue sauce specially made and cooked by Uncle Wille , with sweet potato fries n cole slaw sidings. The price, about $15..00 but 7pieces big spare ribs for two is more than enough.

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East Haven, Connecticut
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7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

It's football season and what pairs better with football than barbecue? So on Saturday when my wife and I were preparing for the Notre Dame v Michigan game we thought that take out from Uncle Willie's BBQ in West Haven would be a great fit. For those who know me or who have followed my reviews, you know that I... More 

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Old Saybrook, Connecticut
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Mediocre BBQ, mac and cheese was gluey-slaw was less than average. Cornbread was lackluster. Staff was very nice. Would not go back here.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Best barbecue food in the area hands down. Since it opened, however, the prices have at least doubled. Two dinners and two drinks came to $41! Paying sit down restaurant prices for a step above fast food. You can sit down at Texas Roadhouse down the street and get two steaks for less.

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West Haven, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We’ve eaten here a few times and we have never been disappointed. This time around we ordered the pulled pork, cole slaw, mac n’ cheese and hushpuppies. The pulled pork was delicious and practically melts in your mouth. Their great sauces only add to the deliciousness (I love the Memphis sweet and 50/50 sauce) and quite frankly tastes great on... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 403 Saw Mill Rd, West Haven, CT 06516-4014
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  West Haven
  • Phone Number: 203-479-4017

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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