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Uncle Dan's Bar-B-Que and Catering

€€ - €€€American, Barbecue
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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11 - 20 of 67 reviews

Reviewed 8 August 2016

Uncle Dan's is kind of an institution in Waco. I think it's ok, but not exceptional. Avoid the chopped brisket, as it's pre-chopped and been soaking in sauce, not chopped as you order. Other meats are, and taste just fine. Sides are good. The whole...More

Thank turbotrevor
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Been a couple of years since I have been here until today,had a 2 meat plate with brisket and smoked sausage,both meats were cooked right and tasted good,brisket was pretty tender and not rubbery like others have said,the sides I had were pinto beans and...More

Thank jrb642016
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Food was just ok, I am from Florida and we have better BBQ than this place. No wait staff, kinda like a cafeteria, you order from the folks by the food and carry it back to your table. We had the special of the day,...More

Thank Brynn H
Reviewed 12 June 2016

They have been in business for many years and at one time, the food and prices were better. $12 for a regular plate is a little steep for my wallet. It might have been worth it if the food were as good as it used...More

Thank Larry M
Reviewed 20 May 2016

I'm not a Texan. I do like meat. I'm ok with the cafeteria style service. But...serve some fresh veggies please. The green beans reminded me of canned beans and probably were. It's not a big leap to serve fresh. Same with the mashed potatoes. Are...More

Thank glass_half_full_10
Reviewed 7 April 2016

Uncle D's, what we call it at our house :) , is a family owned business that has become a staple for delicious BBQ in the Waco area! Every single time we dine in, the service is great. Every single time we order at the...More

Thank ComeOnGina
Reviewed 26 March 2016

I had the double meat brisket sandwich with both sauces, wife had lean but meaty ribs. The sauces made both better, prices were good and the time we went there was no crowd. Sides were plentiful and of course drinks came with unlimited refills.

Thank Ranirish
Reviewed 17 December 2015 via mobile

-very friendly staff, I love sitting next to the fireplace in the winter. Fairly empty in the evenings, guess it's more of a lunch place? Very tender brisket, Waco location also serves burgersand several other items not on the Hewitt menu. Maybe not the worlds...More

Thank SlickBitsy
Reviewed 6 December 2015

WE had the opportunity to enjoy takeout from Uncle Dan's in Hewitt, TX. It is a small place, but the strong smell of Bar-B-Que beckons you to come on in and enjoy! We ended up sampling several items on the menu and id not find...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

I have been eating here for decades. Wonderful food and friendly service. Drive thru on Lake Air Drive moves very quickly.

Thank Mark H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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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