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Saw's BBQ

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1008 Oxmoor Rd, In Edgewood area of Homewood, Homewood, AL 35209-5318
+1 205-879-1937
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11:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 20:00
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50 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I've never had smoked wings before, but the were good. The atmosphere is casual, but inviting. Very good service.

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Thank Frank M
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21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We come about once a month and never are disappointed. Tonight I ha the pulled pork & my wife had chicken. Both perfect. I need to answer the negative reviews. Don't like a vinegar based sauce, go to Memphis or KC for BBQ. Don't like that the place is a hole in the wall go paint your house. This is... More 

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Thank mark236cpa
Birmingham, Alabama
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We used Saw's Catering for a birthday bash in November at our home. Our meal included barbecue smoked pork, smoked chicken (oh so tender), macaroni and cheese, seasoned collard greens, baked beans, boudain (a real treat!!!), and last, but not least, some amazing banana pudding. Saw's gave us more than enough buns, three different types of barbecue sauces, (white barbecue... More 

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Thank BamaBarb205
Birmingham, Alabama
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm a VERY PICKY person when it comes to my BBQ. Luckily I had a friend who worked here for years or I might not have ever even tried this. Its by far hands down the best BBQ sauce Ive ever had. And when I drop my child off in the morning for school you can already smell the meat... More 

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Thank bamabiaitch
Saint Louis, Missouri
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80 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is small and pretty crowded when we came. The people are super friendly and it's like a step back in time. I had the chicken with white sauce. Quite delicious, juicy and seasoned well. A generous portion that was perfectly cooked. My husband had ribs and they were delicious. You could make a meal of their sides and... More 

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Thank julztad
Englewood, Florida
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49 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In Birmingham on business so I went to Saw's for dinner. Oh my goodness! The amount of food they give you is extreme. I got a half rack of ribs (the cashier said it was only 5 bones to inform me, I thought oh well that's ok) a pint of baked beans and a pint of cabbage. One of the... More 

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Thank Scott S
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm not a fan. BBQ is never my choice for dining, but I don't dislike it and many of my family members love it. So we went after our trip to Vulcan Park. I didn't know god made potatoes that size. Larger than my hand, and I'm not a small person. "Loaded" includes butter, sour cream, cheddar, green onion, bacon,... More 

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Thank KBA1625
Petoskey, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you order smoked chicken with 2 sides, take note that it is 1/2 chicken. And how does it taste? Wow! The flavor is a beautiful smoke with the moistest, tenderest chicken ever! Oh I never had white barbeque sauce ... it's a black pepper mayo sauce that is excellent with the chick! Then there's the BBQ ribs that are... More 

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Thank BrownWalloon
Pelham, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

This place is amazing. How I have lived in Birmingham 3 years and just now eaten at this place is beyond me but you all should go. Tiny place but delicious food. Ribs were giant and fall off the bone tender. Their BBQ sauce is one of a kind. My only complaint is it gets really hot in the restaurant... More 

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Thank Sully5555
Homewood, Alabama
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

The best BBQ in Birmingham Al. Unchallenged . Ribs and smoked chicken are my favorite there. Enjoyable place

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 20:00
Saturday
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1008 Oxmoor Rd, In Edgewood area of Homewood, Homewood, AL 35209-5318
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Homewood
  • Phone Number: +1 205-879-1937

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