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Uncle Dan's Bar-B-Que and Catering

1001 Lake Air Drive, Waco, TX 76710
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Ranked #46 of 315 Restaurants in Waco
Price range: $8 - $10
Mon - Wed 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thu - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Description: Uncle Dan's has been voted the #1 Barbecue Restaurant in Waco for over 15 years. We offer authentic smoked meats including beef brisket, turkey, ham, sausage, home made sides and gourmet mesquite wood fired hamburgers and many other delicious foods. Our amenities include family style dining, private party rooms with full audio visual capabilities, free wi-fi, delivery and catering.
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Lees Summit, MO
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50 reviews 50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Uncle Dan's barbecue is always excellent. the beef and ribs are always prepared to a wonderful taste. I was a little disappointed the last time. I ordered our food for pickup on New Year's Eve. I didn't check the order and when i got home they had forgotten the rolls and pickles. We survived, but was disappointed. The food was... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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40 reviews 40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

When you have a hankering for some good ole bbq, Uncle Dan's is the place to be to satisfy your palate. Never have had a bad meal here, Try the turkey..very tender and tasty,

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

I have been here on multiple occasions. The staff is always friendly and the food is always great. I just love the lean Texas tater. Their pecan pies are absolutely delicious!!!

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Greenville, North Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

A coworker took me here for lunch during a visit to Waco. I've never been to Texas before so I was looking forward to trying their BBQ. Apparently he took me to the wrong place. The brisket was OK-kind of dry. Smoked sausage was good but nothing out of this world. The sauce was awful. Really thick and tasted like... More 

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Gatesville, Texas
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76 reviews 76 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

I had the 3 meat plate so I could sample. Plate is set on a scale and the meat weighed. Looks like I got just under 8 ounces of meat. Brisket was ok in that it was not too dry and had some seasoning to it. Sausage tastes like Eckeridge. Ribs were were dry and not seasoned well. Mashed potatoes... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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113 reviews 113 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The food was great, 1,2, & 3 meat dishes, 2 sides to choose for every plate, and sauce applied afterwards. This time I got pulled pork, my friends a variety of pulled pork and brisket with rolls. The sides were fried okra, mashed yams, potato baked or mashed, green beans, & black eyed peas. Reasonable prices.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Love, love their beef brisket! Sides were great too. Went twice in one weekend :) sort of cafeteria style, but staff are super friendly. Reasonable prices, nothing fancy but great food.

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Houston, Texas
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 via mobile

Placed a to go order. Large drink average sized, beef tasty, turkey seemed from grocery shelf in refrigerated section, sauce was not good. Sides were great, yellow potato salad and beans. Portions too small. Owners need to visit competitors to find out that the 1980's style if doing business is passé.

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Temple, Texas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

This was actually pretty good BBQ, not necessarily the best I've had, but it's convenient and enjoyable. Good smoky flavor, good sauce, only complaint was the sausage, it was comparable to something I could have bought at the grocery store. I'll definitely return when I don't feel like driving all the way across town for Rudy's.

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Waco, Texas
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

My wife and I went to Uncle Dan's Bar-B-Que recently. I ordered the two meat plate, and she the one. The first rule of any barbecue restaurant is to make reasonably sure that the portions being served are ample enough that the customer does not leave hungry. The portions were weighed, but were still disappointingly small. There was very little... More 

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Additional Information about Uncle Dan's Bar-B-Que and Catering

Address: 1001 Lake Air Drive, Waco, TX 76710
Phone Number: 2547724744
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Waco
Open Hours:
Monday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 8 - 10
Cuisine: Barbecue

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