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Saw's BBQ

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$$ - $$$
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1008 Oxmoor Rd, In Edgewood area of Homewood, Homewood, AL 35209-5318
+1 205-879-1937
11:00 - 20:00
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34 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Best ribs I have ever had! I don't understand how they make them taste so good. Make sure you get the white and red BBQ sauce on them!

Thank Josh M
Iowa City, Iowa
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129 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

We stopped at Saw's in Homewood for carry out. My son-in-law said it was some of the best barbecue in Birmingham. I would have to agree. We got chicken, pork, and sausage along with several sides. The pork and chicken were very good and the sausage was excellent. It was more than enough to feed 7 of us and it... More 

Thank as3dgfad6
Dayton, Ohio
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62 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Great BBQ. Have eaten here both time I've been to Birmingham for business. Pulled pork is awesome and there is no bad side dishes. Portion size is more than you can eat. Tip; if you're going for lunch get there before 11:30 to avoid a long line.

Thank tbird437
Birmingham, Alabama
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Saw's really does have great BBQ. It is always tender, no fat and a great tasting sauce. The ribs are tender too. The combo plate gives you a taste of all the meats - pork, ribs and chicken - but it is filling. I recommend the potato salad, Mac and cheese. They do not offer fries. Banana pudding is a... More 

Thank Mark4AU
Delray Beach
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Based on reviews, stopped in Saw's for lunch. I had the bbq pork sandwich which was good, but not exceptional. The mac and cheese side was ok. Food was swrved promptly. The establishment itself is quite small, so you may have to wait or share a table, especially at lunch time. I liked the atmosphere of the place. If I... More 

Thank Bud62
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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

I've been hearing wonderful things about the food at Saw's food truck for several years. I had the BBQ sandwich and coleslaw which wasn't the wisest choice since both the sauce and the coleslaw dressing were vinegar based. The BBQ was ok but the sauce was skimpy. The meat was cold and cut too large to make eating the sandwich... More 

Thank yolanda h
Denver, Colorado
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102 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

After living in Bham for 3 years, this is the first place I come. Amazing pulled pork and pulled chicken sandwich with Alabama white sauce. I have live in St Louis, North Carolina, Texas and Tennessee, and this is my favorite bbq joint anywhere. Saw's...you never disappoint.

Thank CraigRCoelho
Fayetteville, North Carolina
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88 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Was told this was THE SPOT in Birmingham, and it was just average. The location is quaint, the staff seems annoyed you'd choose to eat there, and the BBQ is......... it's ok. Ribs were a little over done, chicken w white sauce is quite good, pulled pork is average, sauce is average, and the Mac and cheese wasn't amazing. Maybe... More 

Thank CTopher81
Topeka, Kansas
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Came here for lunch. It was standing room only, but there is seating outside. Food was very good and service was just as friendly. Lots of food, didn't leave feeling hungry. BBQ sauces were great and the White BBQ was unique and awesome. Ribs were some of the best I've had.

Thank givmea1032
Bossier City, Louisiana
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

If you love really smoky flavored BBQ this is the spot for it. Their sauce is sweet and tangy. I've eaten the pulled pork as well as the smoked chicken and both are excellent! Can't go wrong here!

Thank patrbarnes

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Cheap Eats, 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 - 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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