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Uncle Dan's Bar-B-Que and Catering

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1001 Lake Air Drive, Waco, TX 76710
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Wed 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thu - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Fairfield, Texas
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been a couple of years since I have been here until today,had a 2 meat plate with brisket and smoked sausage,both meats were cooked right and tasted good,brisket was pretty tender and not rubbery like others have said,the sides I had were pinto beans and yellow potato salad,those were fairly good too. I'd give it all an 8 out of... More 

Thank jrb642016
Oldsmar, Florida
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Food was just ok, I am from Florida and we have better BBQ than this place. No wait staff, kinda like a cafeteria, you order from the folks by the food and carry it back to your table. We had the special of the day, you get what you pay for. It was pulled pork with a sweet BBQ sauce,... More 

Thank Brynn H
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

They have been in business for many years and at one time, the food and prices were better. $12 for a regular plate is a little steep for my wallet. It might have been worth it if the food were as good as it used to be.

Thank Larry M
Irvine, California
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50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

I'm not a Texan. I do like meat. I'm ok with the cafeteria style service. But...serve some fresh veggies please. The green beans reminded me of canned beans and probably were. It's not a big leap to serve fresh. Same with the mashed potatoes. Are they processed? I did order a salad side and it did eventually make its way... More 

Thank glass_half_full_10
Waco, Texas
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

Uncle D's, what we call it at our house :) , is a family owned business that has become a staple for delicious BBQ in the Waco area! Every single time we dine in, the service is great. Every single time we order at the drive through, our food is still hot and delicious by the time we get home.... More 

Thank ComeOnGina
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

I had the double meat brisket sandwich with both sauces, wife had lean but meaty ribs. The sauces made both better, prices were good and the time we went there was no crowd. Sides were plentiful and of course drinks came with unlimited refills.

Thank Ranirish
Hewitt, Texas
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015 via mobile

-very friendly staff, I love sitting next to the fireplace in the winter. Fairly empty in the evenings, guess it's more of a lunch place? Very tender brisket, Waco location also serves burgersand several other items not on the Hewitt menu. Maybe not the worlds best barbecue, but it's very tasty and this is a good Waco staple restaurant. A... More 

Thank SlickBitsy
Abilene, Texas
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201 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

WE had the opportunity to enjoy takeout from Uncle Dan's in Hewitt, TX. It is a small place, but the strong smell of Bar-B-Que beckons you to come on in and enjoy! We ended up sampling several items on the menu and id not find any we did not like. I enjoyed the Turkey Plate with a side of slaw... More 

Thank Richard S
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015 via mobile

I have been eating here for decades. Wonderful food and friendly service. Drive thru on Lake Air Drive moves very quickly.

Thank Mark H
Hewitt, Texas
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

but the "bbq" is the worst on the planet. No smoke flavor. No salt or pepper rub. No flavor. But hey, enjoy the baked potato.

2 Thank midwayhorn

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $10
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1001 Lake Air Drive, Waco, TX 76710
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Waco
  • Phone Number: 2547724744
Uncle Dan's has been voted the #1 Barbecue Restaurant in Waco for over 15 years. We offer authentic smoked meats including beef brisket, turkey, ham, sausage, home made sides and gourmet mesquite wood fired hamburgers and many other delicious foods. Our amenities include family style dining, private party rooms with full audio visual capabilities, free wi-fi, delivery and catering.

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