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Uncle Joe's Barbecue

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Cruz Bay, St. John
+1 340-693-8806
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Birkerod, Denmark
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a late-ish lunch, 2:30pm, so i guess that's why the meat wasn't warm. I liked the ribs, the chicken was dry. They add the tip to the bill without telling you - so i tipped twice... and didn't notice until later when wondering why the bill had come that high

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Thank frankolsendk
Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We wanted BBQ and Uncle Joe's did not disappoint. We ordered both the ribs and chicken to take-away, and then watched Joe finish cook our meals. Sauce is the key.

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Marstons Mills, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Very tasty BBQ and island sides at a very reasonable price! No website- limited choices- You have to order in person

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boston, ma
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77 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked by this place and the great smell caught our attention. We walked in and sat down. We then realized you are supposed to order up front. Service is poor but food was great! The chicken fell off the bone. It was so flavorful and not expensive compared to St Johns surrounding restaurants.

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Thank argenis925
Oranjestad, Aruba
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had the ribs and rum punch. Best mouthwatering ribs even compared to eastern states! Owners present and very friendly! Rum punch is so yummy you have to have a second one or even one to go. Very reasonable prices Bs

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Central Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped at Uncle Joe's for lunch while visiting the island. Choices are just ribs, chicken or combination of both with 2 of 4 sides, corn, slaw, rice or beans. The ribs were tender and tasty, with an island BBQ sauce. Location is fairly close to the passenger ferry. Finger lock-in' good!

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Thank tagnrocky
Spokane, Washington
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Huge portions, cooked perfectly, tasty! I had the combo (chicken and ribs) - both were delicious. Excellent value.

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Monument Beach, Massachusetts, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 278 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here for lunch. Have been here in the past and enjoyed it. always smells great when walking by. this time our experience was not so good. service is poor - waitress was not able to put down her cell phone and never returned after bringing the food. the portions were small - $19 pp including one beer each should... More 

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La Grange, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nothing fancy here at all. Just great food. Service may be slow due to the take out business. But worth the wait for sure. Ribs are my favorite. Rice and beans and the cole slaw are fought over on our plates.

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Thank Spomes
St. John
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a local favorite. The food is good and plenty of it. Very casual atmosphere. Get the chicken and pork combination...

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cruz Bay, St. John
  • Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. John
  • Phone Number: +1 340-693-8806

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