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Saw’s Soul Kitchen

215 41st St S, Birmingham, AL 35222-1932
+1 205-591-1409
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cheese grits” (88 reviews)
“greens” (186 reviews)
“pork” (168 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
215 41st St S, Birmingham, AL 35222-1932
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Get the smoked wings, you will not be disappointed. They are meaty, perfectly spiced, and the white bbq sauce is just the right addition. The cheesy grits are also very good.

Thank Peggy D
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Bbq is very good but you sit outside with the flies and the heat. Staff seemed to have attitudes. Floor so sticky I'm surprised we could leave. In a crazy part of town. Food was really good but pricey.

Thank Dan D
Reviewed 5 days ago

This , however, is 5 star BBQ. We've eaten at several of their locations and the food is consistently great. Sometimes we go as a couple and sometimes we go as a group. No matter what their favorite BBQ joint was before after one meal...More

Thank thefluss
Reviewed 5 days ago

The food is outstanding. Their location in Avondale is a little hole in the wall, but who needs atmosphere with such a wonderful menu and reasonable prices. The green tomato BLT sandwich is amazing. I hired Saw's to cater my son's rehearsal dinner and it...More

Thank vcb57
Reviewed 1 week ago

Be prepared to stand in line if you go at a peak dining time. We always plan to go in the off hours and have very rarely had to wait for a table. I think we have tried everything on the menu with no complaints....More

Thank Vanessa P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are looking for some fantastic southern food, this is the place to be. Take a look at my picture to see what I mean. It was collard greens, pork, bbq sauce, friend onions surrounded by cheese grits. The meal was very flavorful and...More

Thank Landon B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always looking for a memorable meal on a road trip, I found this hole-in-the-wall on TA! Thank you fellow reviewers for the suggestion! Husband and I stopped for dinner on our way through Birmingham and are so glad we did. This area (near Avondale, off...More

Thank rachealadams
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The "Pork & Greens" is delicious. The base layer is creamy cheese grits, next is a layer of good ole greens, next is tender pulled pork all topped off with a mound of thin onion rings. Oh my goodness, this stuff is good!! The banana...More

Thank Phadra R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Terrific food and great service! Love the sweet neighborhood feel to the location. Seems out of the way but it is not really!

Thank triciap96
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Place is very small, but there are picnic tables outside. I have loved everything I have tried. Large portion sizes​.

Thank Stephanie B
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Do you have gluten free and dairy free options?
22 June 2016|
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Response from birminghampastor | Reviewed this property |
No, on the sandwiches. BUT, there are other tasty options that probably work. Their "Pork and Greens" is one of the most popular dishes in the city, and should qualify. Their stuffed potatoes have options that don't... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 41st St S, Birmingham, AL 35222-1932
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +1 205-591-1409
  • E-mail
you need to track this place down and add it. Great food in the Avondale district of Birmingham. Their phone is 205-591-1409
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