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“Don't Miss This!”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Saw's BBQ

Saw's BBQ
Ranked #1 of 78 Restaurants in Homewood
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Singapore
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73 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Don't Miss This!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2013

Fabulous BBQ, delectable potato salad... Really one of the best in the South! It is a tiny, crowded, spot of a place that you will yearn for... The "white BBQ sauce" is a must. if you are looking for a truly Southern, charming place that offers a delicious meal this is your best ticket!

  • Visited August 2013
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Birmingham, Alabama
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42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Crowded, but good”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2013

If you like BBQ places that FEEL like a good bbq place, then this place is for you. The lunch crowd fills the place pretty quickly, but if you can get through the masses of people, you can get some great eats! The pulled pork is good, but the smoked sausage is my favorite. Just the right amount of spice in those things! Add a glass of sweet tea and you are set for a southern meal!

Visited July 2013
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Rochester, New York, United States
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50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Great BBQ!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2013

Every time I visit the Birmingham area, I make a point to schedule a stop at Saw's. It's one of those little hole in the wall places which often end up being some of the best eating experiences around. It's no frills, down home comfort food served quickly and at a reasonable price. If you're planning on going during lunch, get there early because there's always a big line once the lunch rush starts. Don't worry if you end up getting stuck in line though because the wait is worth it!

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank Jason M
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Birmingham, Alabama
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Best BBQ in a city full of great BBQ”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2013

Literally not a single dud on the menu. My go-to is a half-chicken, white sauce on the side, but everything else is delicious, too. The pulled pork is juicy and flavorful. The ribs are tender and smoky. The stuffed potatoes are enormous and combine lots of great things on the menu in one dish. And don't leave without some banana pudding.

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank jwg31
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ALABAMA
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48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“BBQ done right!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2013

This is literally "whole in the wall" place where you will find some of the best BBQ I have ever eaten. Also, the macaroni and cheese is wonderful. You may have to ask for it as it is not always on the menu.

  • Visited August 2013
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