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Uncle Willie's BBQ

473 Saw Mill Rd, West Haven, CT 06516-4045
+1 203-479-4017
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good25%
  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“cornbread” (11 reviews)
“burnt ends” (7 reviews)
“pulled pork” (12 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
473 Saw Mill Rd, West Haven, CT 06516-4045
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped by here to try the brisket. The meat was nice and tender with a good taste. They asked what sauce I wanted and I chose sweet and spicy. They must have made a mistake, because there was no kick to it. As far as...More

Thank NewEnglandPhotoBug
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

The best burnt ends and chicken wings around! Hush puppies by the barrel, they are so good. Eat in or to go it is always tender BBQ . Sauces for every taste.

Thank t0nyt0ny
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Gosh..I've been a regular customer for a long, long time. I used to drive to Waterbury from New Haven for all this deliciousness and now they're in my own backyard. WINNING!!! Ok, where do I start??!! Pulled pork, pulled chicken, pulled hair (j/k) with your...More

Thank Lilian V
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Southern style choices. Good amount of amount of food for your money. The cook surprised us in a good way!

2  Thank Adrienne L
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Being from Texas, I have a certain expectation for BBQ. The meat here is not as soft and tender and the sauce is average. The cashier was really friendly and patient. She helped me pick out the best that they had to offer.

1  Thank Werner G
Reviewed 30 June 2017

I like to try BBQ when I travel, saw this place. So had to pop in. Looked like a cool looking place, they even have mobile smokers outside for catering another good sign. I ordered a Briskit Sandwich and Frys. They had a nice selection...More

2  Thank 850Berry
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Coming from the southeast, I probably should have known better. This Bbq (including sides) simply had no seasoning....very little taste. I had the ribs, and catfish, along with collard greens, and black eyed peas with rice. When we return to New Haven, this spot will...More

Thank larkin_ison
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Brought in Uncle Willie's for a family celebration of 15 people- both the adults and kids loved the chicken, ribs, mac 'n cheese and cornbread. The staff at Uncle Willie's was extremely helpful in assisting me choose the catering menu. Everyone was hoping for leftovers...More

1  Thank winelover0913
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Best tasting brisket around. Very moist and tender. Great tasting sides as well. Hubby had the chicken and is very particular about barbecue. Even he was happy! Will be using them for his birthday coming shortly.

2  Thank Debra-Dina
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Uncle Willies's has very tender, very juicy BBQ offerings, from pulled pork to chicken. Their menu has a nice selection, including sandwiches. We love their coleslaw. The prices are reasonable and the staff very friendly. We always do a take-out so we like that you...More

3  Thank Loretta S
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Questions & Answers
14 February 2017|
Response from Debbie M |
Yes. You can order it by the pound, as part of a dinner platter, or on a sandwich.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 473 Saw Mill Rd, West Haven, CT 06516-4045
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  West Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 203-479-4017
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