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Uncle Tom's Barbecue

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3988 SW 8th St, Coral Gables, FL 33134-2948
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went with some friends as a last minute g.t. On a Saturday night. With no reservations, our choices were limited. Someone mentioned bbq, so we gave it a shot. Good news was that there was no wait - bad news is there was a good reason. First the good part- cheap beer $3 to $5 incl Blue Moon, my fave.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

I went because I bought a groupon. They did not honor it when it was time to pay. They claim that there is a front door sign that says groupons are honored M-Th. The groupon says it is good 7 days in the dining room. Never going back---I hate "baiters ".

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Miami Beach, Florida
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

They take your order and tell you one thing then when you get the food you get something else. Meat tuff, bean watery. Pure waste of time and money. I was very disappointed because Imtook my time to my sure that they understood what I wanted.,the ribs were the worst ribs I ever had in my life. My family really... More 

Thank patriciagordon470
Miami, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

Since they opened the one on US1 my hubby wanted to go and I am glad we did for his birthday, the food was really good and well priced, awesome and friendly service

Thank dabella2015
Delray Beach, Florida
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57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

I don't know if I have ever eaten at a restaurant this bad for food quality. Beyond the cold ice water, the service was the only thing acceptable. Ribs were nasty! Chicken was awful! Beef was disgusting! Nine members in our party and no one could say anything good. We were totally embarrassed. My son ate here a year ago... More 

Thank sandysilvers
Marathon, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

First on the tour and did not disappoint! Meaty, moist ribs, great sauce. Cole slaw good. Beer cold. Atmosphere laid back, wait staff attentive. What more could you ask for on a beautiful Sunday afternoon!

Thank Jujiigirl
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

If you like BBQ as I do, this is a place you have to try. The BBQ is first rate, Chicken, Ribs, Sausage and Pork are really good with very large portions. The waiters and waitresses are very nice and helpful and really attentive. The food comes out of the kitchen rapidly and is really hot. This is a must... More 

Thank Howard G
Miami, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

This is the poorest excuse for barbecue in Miami. The building is quaint. The food is dry. The tables uncomfortable. Sorry but that's how I see it.

Thank jlleon7
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

This is not a fancy place. This is a place for great BBQ with reasonable prices. This is where the locals hang out. We shared a brisket sandwich and 1/2 rack of ribs and two beers for about $30. Bargain by Miami standards.

Thank Peaches60
Davie, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

After reading the other reviews I was beginning to think I wasn't at Uncle Tom's BBQ restaurant at all....but we were, and it was bad. No coffee as the machine was broken. No hot water for tea? REALLY!? It was cold outside, but I drank water and my husband drank iced tea. My husband and I both ordered the 1/2... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$12 - $12
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3988 SW 8th St, Coral Gables, FL 33134-2948
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Coral Gables
  • Phone Number: 305-445-0844

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