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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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Atlanta, GA
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424 reviews
280 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,927 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

If reviews were based on sheer volume of food, Saw's would be #1. After eating here I went home and immediately fell into a food coma. I must admit I came with low expectations, having lived in a half dozen cities who claim to be the BBQ capital of the world, but Saw's sauce is my kind of sauce and... More 

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Austin, Texas
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28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Being from, Austin, Texas and living near the best BBQ in the U.S., I'm kind of a BBQ snob so did not think that Saws would be anything to write home about. But one bite of the ribs and I was texting my friends that Saws is the best I've ever had and it rivals the BBQ in Austin. I've... More 

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Thank malleman
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89 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017 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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35 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017 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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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

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
Reviewed 12 February 2017

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 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 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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53 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017 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
DC
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48 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

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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Petoskey, Michigan
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89 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, 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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