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Uncle Willie's BBQ

473 Saw Mill Rd, West Haven, CT 06516-4045
+1 203-479-4017
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good25%
  • Average21%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“cornbread” (11 reviews)
“burnt ends” (8 reviews)
“pulled pork” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
473 Saw Mill Rd, West Haven, CT 06516-4045
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tried the KC Ribs, the Brisket, and the Mac N' Cheese here. The KC Ribs were the best of the three. They were tender and tasty, good bark, but lacked a smoky taste ...perhaps rating an 8.75 out of 10. The Mac N' Cheese is...More

Thank eldogg1
Reviewed April 29, 2018

If you love BBQ then you need to get your pork butt down to Uncle Willie's. The brisket and pulled pork are to die for.

Thank j2632h
Reviewed December 28, 2017

We have been fans of this BBQ since we "discovered" them many many years ago. We've followed them all around New Haven County(Orange, New Haven, West Haven, and beyond, Waterbury and Seymour. We've always had some of their BBQ at our Christmas Feasts. This year...More

1  Thank rodjok
Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

Offers a good source of barbeque and the collard greens are excellent. It was my daughters first time although attending school thier for the last 3 years it is now on her list to go to for BBQ and collards from a BBQ joint.

Thank tony w
Reviewed November 29, 2017 via mobile

Who knew you could get good BBQ up in New England! Had the burnt ends and Kansas City rib combo, it was definitely worth it. I recommend trying their 50/50 sauce as it balances nicely. The interior was clean and staff friendly. Will keep this...More

1  Thank Petkevi
Reviewed November 2, 2017

Stopped by here for lunch, it's just off the freeway. Stood at the counter for 5 minutes, no one there taking orders at 11:10am. Finally, someone appeared. I had baby back ribs (6), cole slaw and baked beans. The ribs were good, the sauce was...More

1  Thank Mark A
Reviewed October 10, 2017

Stopped by here to try the brisket. The meat was nice and tender with a good taste. They asked what sauce I wanted and I chose sweet and spicy. They must have made a mistake, because there was no kick to it. As far as...More

Thank NewEnglandPhotoBug
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

The best burnt ends and chicken wings around! Hush puppies by the barrel, they are so good. Eat in or to go it is always tender BBQ . Sauces for every taste.

Thank t0nyt0ny
Reviewed August 31, 2017 via mobile

Gosh..I've been a regular customer for a long, long time. I used to drive to Waterbury from New Haven for all this deliciousness and now they're in my own backyard. WINNING!!! Ok, where do I start??!! Pulled pork, pulled chicken, pulled hair (j/k) with your...More

1  Thank Lilian V
Reviewed July 22, 2017

Southern style choices. Good amount of amount of food for your money. The cook surprised us in a good way!

2  Thank Adrienne L
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February 13, 2017|
Response from Debbie M |
Yes. You can order it by the pound, as part of a dinner platter, or on a sandwich.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 7:00 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 - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 473 Saw Mill Rd, West Haven, CT 06516-4045
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  West Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 203-479-4017
  • E-mail
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