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UNCLE Willie's BBQ

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1302 Whalley Ave, New Haven, CT 06515-1101
+1 203-389-2065
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good51%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Nov 2, 2015
“Best BBQ in town”
Oct 16, 2015
“Sooooo GOOD”
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1302 Whalley Ave, New Haven, CT 06515-1101
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Reviewed November 2, 2015

There is a wide variety to choose from. Pulled pork is excellent as well as the brisket. Full of flavor that will satisfy a craving for excellent BBQ. Also a good selection of sides but the mac and cheese is a must. Never had anything...More

Thank Michael V
Reviewed October 16, 2015 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch. OMG the food was awesome. Some of the best BBQ I ever had. Meat was so tender and tasty. Another customer recommended the sampler, so we tried it. More than enough for 2 we have a doggie bag, and it comes...More

Thank jigenia
Reviewed April 21, 2015

Good barbecue, period. Not the greatest I've had, but pretty decent. The atmosphere is not that beautiful, more like a fast-food place. But I'll go back for the food...

Thank Providence_RITom
Reviewed December 20, 2012

Uncle Willies is a favorite since they first came to New Haven. We eat here four or five times a year. The Burnt Ends are my favorite. I like the vinegar based sauce. We recently brought a NYC couple there who have a second home...More

Thank jtc2008
Reviewed October 4, 2012

Have been coming to New Haven for about a year now, every 2 months or so. I have been to Uncle Willie's at least 4 or 5 times over this year. Out of these times, I have never had a bad experience with the pulled...More

Thank sailfishnc
Reviewed May 11, 2012

Uncle Willie has good pulled pork and ribs - the place is small, though, and the wait can be long, so be prepared. It is, however, usually well worth it.

Thank sullific
Reviewed April 23, 2012

If you want a home cooked meal this is the place. Just like down South. The people had a great happy attitude even though the two young boys I was sitting with acted up.

Thank Catherine L
Reviewed June 1, 2010

It is so refreshing to find a restaurant that is 100% committed to being true to what they believe. At Uncle Willie's they believe that slow smoking their meats 12-18 hours develops the character of Barbecue that makes the difference in taste. They're right and...More

Thank Larry-n-Lorie
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March 18, 2016|
Response from Michael V | Reviewed this property |
Yes. It moved a couple of times before it ended up in its new location.
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  • Address: 1302 Whalley Ave, New Haven, CT 06515-1101
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 203-389-2065
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