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“Best BBQ on the island!!”

Uncle Joe's Barbecue
Ranked #40 of 121 Restaurants in St. John
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Rockville, Maryland
Level Contributor
2 reviews
“Best BBQ on the island!!”
Reviewed September 29, 2012

Never dissappointed at Uncle Joes. Fantastic chicken and Ribs. Friendly folks too!! Thanks Neville!!

Visited October 2011
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English first
Level Contributor
13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Sweet BBQ”
Reviewed August 24, 2012

Do yourself a favor and check out Uncle Joe. He grills up some tasty ribs and chicken. It's a great meal at a great price. It's also one of the best places to sit, eat and people watch.

Visited August 2012
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Tasty”
Reviewed August 20, 2012

The food here was very tasty, but the atmosphere is lacking. However, you know what you're getting into - a side of the road food joint. I wasn't a fan of the chickens pecking around, but you get used to it after a while. Food portions were large, so I split with my husband.

Visited August 2012
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Thank JBu2012
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Boston, Massachusetts
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82 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“Decent but not great”
Reviewed August 18, 2012 via mobile

I've eaten here in the past and the food is just average, loaded with BBQ sauce that would make anything edible or not have some flavor. The place is dirty and the staff is anything but friendly. A cheaper than average meal is sometimes a hard thing to find in St. John. I would recommend this as perhaps a stop for lunch rather than dinner as there are so many quality restaurants surrounding this joint. Ribs and chicken were tender and flavorful thanks to the over abundance of the aforementioned BBQ sauce.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Least expensive place we ate, but best food”
Reviewed August 15, 2012

This is easily some of the best barbecue this Texas boy has had -- the meat just falls off the bone, the sauce is sweet and tangy and generously applied, and the sides (cole slaw, corn, macaroni salad) are pretty good, too. I don't know why this place isn't more highly rated, and I couldn't figure out why, even during the slow season in August, the place didn't have every table filled. On the other hand, I did see lots of take-out orders being prepared. It is, as others have noted, quite unpretentious, and if you weren't looking for it or drawn to it by the smell, you might not even notice it. Service was leisurely, but not excessively so. Even if you're not budget-conscious, this is one of the must-eat places in Cruz Bay.

  • Visited August 2012
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