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Uncle Tom's Barbecue

3988 SW 8th St, Coral Gables, FL 33134-2948
305-445-0844
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Ranked #107 of 275 Restaurants in Coral Gables
Price range: $12 - $12
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch
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Dining options: Lunch
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  • English first
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English first
Miami, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I have driven past this establishment for several years, always intending to stop and try their version of BBQ. Being from Texas, I have had my fair share of it and I have to admit, the chicken was grilled with a smokey flavor. BBQ sauce is served table side. It was tasty but the side of cole slaw was served... More

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Miami Beach, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Though our waiter was AMAZING, the food felt short of praise. We took my husband there for Father's Day and well, it was not enjoyed.He left 90% of his plate. He ordered beef brisket. It was so tough. The pulled chicken baker special was very dry.. The corn on cobs had no butter nor was butter brought to us, etc..... More

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Miami, FL
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Visited for the first time since it's reopening. Excellent service even though the place was packed. We had the quarter chicken, the pulled chicken and the sliced pork. All these meats were outstanding! Very nice cole slaw, fabulous mac and cheese. The restaurant is looking very spiffy. Almost every employee and manager approached our table to make sure we were... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Received a email telling me place had re-opened and under new management and let me tell you the place is still amazing. They completely remodeled the place and added LED tv to view sporting events and the food is still A+. Best sauce and the Mac and Cheese is still wanting me to go back for more!! Great job Orlando... More

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Coral Gables, Florida
Top Contributor
99 reviews 99 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

I ate at this BBQ after it changed ownership several years ago. It was horrible. Hopefully they'll bring it back with some "oomph" this time. The BBQ was Cuban style and was stewed before. I actually threw the to go order away uneaten. It was that bad.

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Miami, Florida, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

Just went there today around 5PM. The food was very good, I had the Spare Ribs and chicken combo with Mac&Cheese. The food was delicious and the person that took our order was very helpful. The whole place (including the bathrooms) is very clean! Also very affordable!

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Miami, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

The food is outstanding. The homemade BBQ sauce is the best I've ever encountered in Miami and I grew up here! I'm a huge foodie and love BBQ so I will definitely be back!!

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Portland, Oregon
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

Everything was delicious got the BBQ combo and shared. I don't understand the comment by Frank V it is BBQ but if you think BBQ is about the sauce you don't know good BBQ. Prices are good, service was excellent, really enjoy this place.

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Miami, Florida
Top Contributor
173 reviews 173 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013

This place changed about 10 years ago. It was up until then an old South type Bar B Que with a unique and excellent molasses based sauce. Used to eat here 6-8 times a month in the 70's. It has now become a Latin Style Bar B Que joint, just AWFUL. It was a shock to me the last time... More

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Miami
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2012

This BBQ has been in business for over 50 years because of its great food. Consistant great BBQ year in and year out. It has lasted because locals return for their BBQ fix.

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