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Uncle Tom's Barbecue

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3988 SW 8th St, Coral Gables, FL 33134-2948
305-445-0844
Today
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 15
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    Very good
  • 6
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  • 6
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
First Time Not the Last

Not since the historic Hitching Post BBQ restaurant on Okeechobee Road has Hialeah ever had a better quality of barbecue restaurant. We went there for the first time and were pleasantly greeted by what may have been one of the managers. He sat us down and went over the menu and spoke to us about... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
EDominguezMIA
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Miami, Florida
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Miami, Florida
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62 reviews 62 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Not since the historic Hitching Post BBQ restaurant on Okeechobee Road has Hialeah ever had a better quality of barbecue restaurant. We went there for the first time and were pleasantly greeted by what may have been one of the managers. He sat us down and went over the menu and spoke to us about their restaurant. Like the original... More 

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USVI
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34 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Uncle Toms may not look like much but don't let looks stop you from trying this BBQ joint. Brisket was delicious. Our table had chicken and ribs as well. Not one complaint. All said they would go back. We all agreed that this place gives you a great valued meal for the price.

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Webster Groves, Missouri, United States
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52 reviews 52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Good solid BBQ, I had the pulled pork platter and the pork was solid. The Pork and Beans was very good. My draft beer was not as cold as it should have been. I sat outside at a picnic table to catch the breeze and enjoyed the sunset.

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Watkinsville, Georgia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Went here to try and was amazed for bbq in Florida. Prices are about the same as everywhere and the wait girls are great eye appeal. Will defanantly go back before we leave.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

We went here because one of our black friends had to get a picture because of the name. The menu motto is "taking it back 65 years". Needless to say this place could really use a marketing consultant. They were out of chicken and cornbread. Overall, food wasn't half bad but certainly not the best BBQ I've ever had either.... More 

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Miami, Florida
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39 reviews 39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

A little bit pricey and small portions, but at the end the flavor justified the price. Friendly staff and nice atmosphere. We will go back again

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Homestead, Florida
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90 reviews 90 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We happened on Uncle Tom's and decided to give it a try while letting rush hour traffic calm down. The smell as soon as you get out of the car is fantastic. There is indoor and outdoor seating. Music is good, a fun mix. Service was friendly and good. The important part, the food, was also very good. Wings were... More 

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Miami, Florida
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342 restaurant reviews
187 helpful votes 187 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015 via mobile

this place has been here for years and just gets better. So hard to find genuine BBQ with Ribs that actually are meaty. Generous portions. Love the sweet potato fries and backed beans. Friendly service and excellent BBQ. This the best place I have found for BBQ in Miami. An easy call to return, not far from Coral Gables, go... More 

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Miami, Florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

this place has been in the same place for years so I decided to give it a shot. The food was great the service was great, I tried the ribs, chili and baked beans and all were delicious!!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Native Miamians, we looked forward to Uncle Tom's reopening, this was our second visit since. We sat down just before 6 pm with only two other tables occupied by a couple and a family, already eating. Waited 10 minutes at table till someone came by to offer drinks, there were at least 5 servers on the floor, mostly chatting with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3988 SW 8th St, Coral Gables, FL 33134-2948
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Coral Gables
  • Phone Number: 305-445-0844

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12 - 12
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Barbecue
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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