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Saw’s Soul Kitchen

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215 41st st. south, Birmingham, AL 35222
+1 205-591-1409
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Huntsville, Alabama
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I'm from Alabama, and this was, by far, the best BBQ I've ever eaten! Also, it was the best fried okra I've ever had, too! I ordered the Pork n Greens plate. It was a combo of my favorite things- pimento cheese grits, collard greens, BBQ and topped with onion rings. It was so delicious and of course, super filling!... More 

Thank Bamanj
Lake City, Florida
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53 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My son and I recently visited Saw's Soul Kitchen for some BBQ chicken and sweet potato fries. It was great! The chicken had a white sauce. Everything was delicious.

Thank Nonnie32024
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Small place but great food and friendly folks. Everything was top notch - Pork, chicken, wings, turnip greens and cheese grits. White sauce was different but good. And banana pudding, was great too. Worth a stop and a wait if there is a line.

Thank Scott P
Coastal South Carolina, South Carolina
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had to travel through Birmingham on my way to Atlanta, so I decided to give this place a try. Well, it was worth it. The building was small, and it was crowded, which was a sign of good things to come. I didn't know what to order, but the cashier recommended the BBQ pork platter (they ran out of... More 

Thank Kisha G
Niagara Falls, Canada
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61 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend & I were travelling from Nashville to New Orleans & wanted to stop somewhere local along the way for BBQ. We found Saw's on Trip Advisor for high reviews so we stopped, AND SO GLAD WE DID. When we pulled up we almost left because it looks extremely run down on the outside. I've had a lot of... More 

Thank Katie C
Brooklyn, New York
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320 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a great place to grab lunch the sides were great and the service was fast. I understand why it's a growing power in the BBQ world.

Thank James C
Birmingham, Alabama
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Simply the best BBQ I've had. Nationally ranks by BBQ connoisseurs.....Saws is best experienced at their original juke joint...not fatty, but just juicy meat, slow cooked to perfection.

Thank MKSully
Oneonta, Alabama
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was in Birmingham and looking for a good place to get lunch. I had seen that Saw's was highly rated so we gave it a try. I ordered the Grits and green, my wife ordered a chicken sandwich. Oh my goodness! This was exactly what we were looking for. Flavor, Flavor, Flavor!!! Both items were fantastic. The building is tiny... More 

Thank drake56
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Based on the glowing reviews I read, my wife and I decided to check this out. We weren't disappointed. I got the combo plate (pulled pork, BBQ chicken and 3 wings with a side). My wife got the smoked sausage plate with 2 sides. The meats were flavorful, the cheese grits were as good as advertised, and my wife said... More 

Thank Alan F
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102 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for a good representation of lacal food as we passed through Birmingham and our research lead us here. It was a little difficult to find parking, and the line was out the door, but somehow we sped through the line and were seated with our food in notime. We tried the local delicacy Pork N Greens (cheese... More 

Thank Dustin H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 41st st. south, Birmingham, AL 35222
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +1 205-591-1409
you need to track this place down and add it. Great food in the Avondale district of Birmingham. Their phone is 205-591-1409

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?