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Saw's BBQ

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1008 Oxmoor Rd, In Edgewood area of Homewood, Homewood, AL 35209-5318
205-879-1937
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Delray Beach
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30 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Based on reviews, stopped in Saw's for lunch. I had the bbq pork sandwich which was good, but not exceptional. The mac and cheese side was ok. Food was swrved promptly. The establishment itself is quite small, so you may have to wait or share a table, especially at lunch time. I liked the atmosphere of the place. If I... More 

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Alabama
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been hearing wonderful things about the food at Saw's food truck for several years. I had the BBQ sandwich and coleslaw which wasn't the wisest choice since both the sauce and the coleslaw dressing were vinegar based. The BBQ was ok but the sauce was skimpy. The meat was cold and cut too large to make eating the sandwich... More 

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Thank yolanda h
Denver, Colorado
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96 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After living in Bham for 3 years, this is the first place I come. Amazing pulled pork and pulled chicken sandwich with Alabama white sauce. I have live in St Louis, North Carolina, Texas and Tennessee, and this is my favorite bbq joint anywhere. Saw's...you never disappoint.

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Thank CraigRCoelho
Fayetteville, North Carolina
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72 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was told this was THE SPOT in Birmingham, and it was just average. The location is quaint, the staff seems annoyed you'd choose to eat there, and the BBQ is......... it's ok. Ribs were a little over done, chicken w white sauce is quite good, pulled pork is average, sauce is average, and the Mac and cheese wasn't amazing. Maybe... More 

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Thank CTopher81
Topeka, Kansas
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here for lunch. It was standing room only, but there is seating outside. Food was very good and service was just as friendly. Lots of food, didn't leave feeling hungry. BBQ sauces were great and the White BBQ was unique and awesome. Ribs were some of the best I've had.

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Thank givmea1032
Bossier City, Louisiana
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

If you love really smoky flavored BBQ this is the spot for it. Their sauce is sweet and tangy. I've eaten the pulled pork as well as the smoked chicken and both are excellent! Can't go wrong here!

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Thank patrbarnes
Germantown, TN
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220 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

This little hole in the wall is very quaint and in a lovely area of Birmingham. The staff is welcoming and it is crowded with regulars. Being from Memphis, we enjoy trying different cities take on BBQ and while it wasn't our favorite due to being vinegary kinda like North Carolina BBQ - the crowds and steady stream of customers... More 

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Thank teresa18
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66 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

Walk into this hole in the wall joint and you are transported to barbecue heaven. The smells of smoke welcome you like an old friend. The sampler that I had gave me a chance to try it all. The pulled pork was moist and juicy. The sauce, while a little thin, was spicy with just a hint of sweet. The... More 

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Thank Joshua A
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Average at best , not very clean , no seating or parking , invisible ribs and a watery sauce on the pulled bbq. Pricey .Follow the yuppie herd here but get real bbq elsewhere .

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Thank Elliott W
Campbellsville, Kentucky
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

Small crowded place with very minimal seating. The pulled pork was technically pulled, more like big chunks. I had to separate with a fork and reapply to the bun. The BBQ sauce is nothing to brag about. The potato salad tasted sour. Very disappointed as we heard good things about Saws and we love BBQ.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1008 Oxmoor Rd, In Edgewood area of Homewood, Homewood, AL 35209-5318
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Homewood
  • Phone Number: 205-879-1937

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