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Uncle Willie's BBQ

473 Saw Mill Rd, West Haven, CT 06516-4045
+1 203-479-4017
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good26%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“brisket” (8 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
473 Saw Mill Rd, West Haven, CT 06516-4045
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1 - 10 of 56 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Southern style choices. Good amount of amount of food for your money. The cook surprised us in a good way!

1  Thank Adrienne L
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Being from Texas, I have a certain expectation for BBQ. The meat here is not as soft and tender and the sauce is average. The cashier was really friendly and patient. She helped me pick out the best that they had to offer.

Thank Werner G
Reviewed 30 June 2017

I like to try BBQ when I travel, saw this place. So had to pop in. Looked like a cool looking place, they even have mobile smokers outside for catering another good sign. I ordered a Briskit Sandwich and Frys. They had a nice selection...More

2  Thank 850Berry
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Coming from the southeast, I probably should have known better. This Bbq (including sides) simply had no seasoning....very little taste. I had the ribs, and catfish, along with collard greens, and black eyed peas with rice. When we return to New Haven, this spot will...More

Thank larkin_ison
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Brought in Uncle Willie's for a family celebration of 15 people- both the adults and kids loved the chicken, ribs, mac 'n cheese and cornbread. The staff at Uncle Willie's was extremely helpful in assisting me choose the catering menu. Everyone was hoping for leftovers...More

1  Thank winelover0913
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Best tasting brisket around. Very moist and tender. Great tasting sides as well. Hubby had the chicken and is very particular about barbecue. Even he was happy! Will be using them for his birthday coming shortly.

2  Thank Debra-Dina
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Uncle Willies's has very tender, very juicy BBQ offerings, from pulled pork to chicken. Their menu has a nice selection, including sandwiches. We love their coleslaw. The prices are reasonable and the staff very friendly. We always do a take-out so we like that you...More

3  Thank Loretta S
Reviewed 31 October 2016

.We have read about this restaurant from Tripadvisor .preparing ourselves to a dinner in a fancy restaurant We arrived about 9 Pm to a small restaurant and they were preparing themselves to close and go home. The lady welcomed us nicely and served us as...More

3  Thank GadiB69
Reviewed 13 October 2016

I used Uncle Willie's to cater a party. The food was great, the quanity was huge! There were enough left overs to send home with guests and still have another dinner. It was well worth the price.

3  Thank 123itsme2
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Food was great. BBQ food at its best. Loved having an upstairs eating area since the first floor is so small. Service was great. They treated us really nice even though they had to come up several times. They gave us 2 coupons which we...More

3  Thank chulingui
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 473 Saw Mill Rd, West Haven, CT 06516-4045
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  West Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 203-479-4017
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