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Uncle Dan's Bar-B-Que and Catering

1001 Lake Air Dr, Waco, TX 76710-4550
+1 254-772-4744
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“pulled pork” (7 reviews)
“ribs” (11 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
1001 Lake Air Dr, Waco, TX 76710-4550
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Hands down, the best BBQ on the planet. We enjoy just walking in the door and standing there for a few seconds, taking in that wonderful smell. Absolutely LOVE everything about this place. The food, the staff, the atmosphere. Just everything you want in a...More

Thank RetiredTravelBuff
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A good bar-b-q place, with a wide variety of choices of meats and trimmings. It isn't fancy, but the food is good. Only complaint is that they don't seem to ever prepare enough bar-b-q chicken. They are always out when we arrive. But then there...More

Thank Richard Paul K
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

We got the Texas plate. 4 meats: brisket, chopped brisket, pulled pork, jalapeno sausage. We had wanted ribs but they were out save 1 that was mostly bone and so the server took pity on us and threw it in for free. For sides we...More

Thank MSJVoyager
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

I've been working second shift since the beginning of February (2017) so I have rare opportunities to come visit Uncle Dan's. Excellent as always...both the good and the service.

1  Thank Cyndi L
Reviewed 29 May 2017

The friendliness of the staff was evident as soon as my daughter and I walked into the restaurant. Like many BBQ places, you get your food up at the counter. The staff was patient with newcomers such as me. The brisket was very good, showing...More

1  Thank Darren D
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We love to eat at Uncle Dan's! Their lean brisket and jalapeño sausage are the best, especially with the spicy barbecue sauce. The mac and cheese was the best last night!. Will return again before long!!

Thank Kjfivefour26
Reviewed 11 April 2017

you want the best there is and a basic get a plate full place? Uncle Dan's is the place. Great food and a great atmosphere. Friendly and fine and not that hard to park in.

Thank Anahuacbpp
Reviewed 4 March 2017

I believe this place has been around for a long time and it seems tp be a local favorite. I had the catfish plate and asked for a sample of the brisket. I'll have to go back again for more. On Weds. from 4pm until...More

Thank Dogpilot
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

In town for business and some colleagues brought me here. Was good and definitely better than brisket I'd get back home in NJ but wasn't as flavorful as other places I've visited. But it was darn tender and I enjoyed it.

Thank TophersTravels71
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I have heard about this place and it lived up to what I had heard. This is Texas Brisket done right. Don't waste your time with anything else, I had the catfish with a side of Brisket. Do the Brisket and nothing else. Dan is...More

Thank DC1064
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Television
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1001 Lake Air Dr, Waco, TX 76710-4550
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Waco
  • Phone Number: +1 254-772-4744
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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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