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Hot Sauce Williams Barbecue

7815 Carnegie Ave, Cleveland, OH 44103-4903
+1 216-391-2230
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good26%
  • Average20%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible9%
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“fried chicken” (8 reviews)
“ribs” (19 reviews)
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00:00 - 23:59All hours
American, Barbecue
7815 Carnegie Ave, Cleveland, OH 44103-4903
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff was nice and the peach cobbler was decent. It was difficult to find and navigate the massive menu and to determine where the line was to order food. Their famed polish boy was not that good. The person making our food actually made...More

Thank 256bridgetteh
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Food was amazing...service was horrible they didn't even acknowledge that we were there very rude and they don't even seem happy working...my uncle never has been there before we were visiting my grandmother in the hospital at the Cleveland clinic and they were just rude

Thank Ora H
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Now this may...MAY BE THE BEST FRIED CHICKEN I have ever had. Their home made sauce that drenches everything takes it to another level. It is thicker than normal hot sauce, thinner than typical bbq sauce and the perfect level of sweet and spicy. More...More

Thank Colin S
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We were in town for Mother's Day weekend and drove by the restaurant looking for our first meal of the day. We noticed Hot Sauce Williams right away because the BBQ was smoking in the back. Since it was Sunday they didn't open until 12pm...More

Thank NewAmerican
Reviewed 3 April 2017

I have been here several times. the food is great, the ambiance leaves much to be desired and the organization is awful. There menu is somewhat random and unorganized. Its listed on a board and sheets of paper. The cashiers are extremely slow. The food,...More

Thank Christopher F
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We found Hot Sauce Williams through a best of Cleveland eats tourist book. The food--beef ribs, fries--everything is coated with their special sauce. It is delicious! Though we had many choices for food, we came back to this restaurant several times during our stay in...More

Thank Drb90
Reviewed 1 March 2017

A Cleveland classic. The chicken was delicious as was the pork shoulder sandwich. The Service was friendly prices were average.

Thank Christopher F
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Your mouth starts watering as soon as you enter Hot Sauce Williams! The rib dinner is more than one meal!

Thank rich_crepage
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

I've driven past Hot Sauce Williams about 100+ times, in a hurry to get home, and always wondered if it would be worth a visit. After seeing a story in a magazine of top eats and that they had a great polish boy, I decided...More

1  Thank Matt A
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Ordered a Polish Boy Combo and wasn't disappointed. Terrific staff, with the owner coming around and chatting to the customers.

Thank Chris H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7815 Carnegie Ave, Cleveland, OH 44103-4903
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cleveland
  • Phone Number: +1 216-391-2230
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