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Uncle Tom's Barbecue

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3988 SW 8th St, Coral Gables, FL 33134-2948
305-445-0844
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • 15
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 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
Good bbq flavor

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 20, 2015
Sandro G
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Miami, Florida
Good for:
  • Lunch
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40 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Watkinsville, Georgia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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37 reviews 37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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
Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 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
Top Contributor
479 reviews 479 reviews
342 restaurant reviews
184 helpful votes 184 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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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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Cha Am
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

We went to the restaurant twice, the end of june and back the end of August. Very good BBQ sandwiches, very good sauce, atmosphere as it has to be in a BBQ spot. nice service. When we go back to miami in the summer, we go back to uncle tom's.

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vermont
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59 reviews 59 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Ate dinner here. We were looking for an original Bar B Q place and this is it. The ribs were the kind you have to bite off the bone not the frozen stuff you get at all the other places and then they just heat it up and put sauce on it. this is the real thing. The brisket was... More 

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Miami
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

FOUR stars on the strength of two menu items alone: Baby Back Ribs & Street Corn. EXCELLENT on both and they are, by far, the best baby back ribs I've had in Miami Dade County. Bar none. I will visit here again and again JUST to eat these two items. The ribs were SO good (not a hint of porky-ness... 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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?