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Uncle Tom's Barbecue

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3988 SW 8th St, Coral Gables, FL 33134-2948
+1 305-445-0844
11:00 - 23:00
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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299 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'd been wanting to stop out there for a long, long time and we finally did! It was really good, basic and good. The chicken is smoked perfectly. My husband enjoyed his flap steak. I think the baked potato was really baked, not steamed in a microwave. Tasty coleslaw. They only have one barbeque sauce, more on the sweet side,... More 

Thank annettefromm
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love the Ribs. Love the Chicken. Love the Beef. It's all good, whatever you order. Very tasty food. Don't miss this Miami Treat. It's pretty tasty food.

Thank jamesklogue
Taunton, United Kingdom
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266 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

I had lunch here while on business in Miami and was disappointed with the Brisket and Beef, covered in gravy and very bland - friendly staff were helpful tho.

Thank Chris L
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44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

There is something to be said about a place where the staff try their best to make you feel welcome and ensure you enjoy your experience. The food was good, great selection. Fair prices.

1 Thank CDNseekingheat
New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 reviews
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Great food first time in this city but if I'm ever here again I will come back. They showed great customer service

Thank Jose A
Providence, RI
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142 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

I am sitting here writing this review as I am finishing my fries after devouring my brisket sandwich. Tender brisket on a toasted buttery bun. The combination was excellent. The server came out right away and the sandwich came out in minutes. Definitely a return destination for me

Thank rayjay12002
Homestead, Florida
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144 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

We went out of our way while in Miami to viist Uncle tom's again having had a good meal there before. This visit was disappointing. We started with the onion rings, which were the star of the meal. Hot, fresh, crisp, they were very good. I had the 1/4 chicken with while meat and my dining companion had ribs. The... More 

Thank L M
Hobart, Australia
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90 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Four of us went for dinner. The décor is rustic combined with sports bar.The menu was quite varied and we started with mozzarella sticks. The main was a compilation of brisket ,spare ribs and baby back ribs. All the food was tasty and reasonable in price. Worth a visit

Thank Stuart R
Miami, Florida
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109 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016

If you are in the area of little Havana by 8th Street, this is a must stop. Great barbecue in a casual atmosphere with great service and food! They have a small bar and outdoor seating too! The prices are very reasonable. Flat screens also inside the restaurant! Great spot to go watch sports and hang out with friends!

Thank Maria R
Davie, Florida
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408 reviews
355 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

The place is there over 65 years. I've been going for 50 of those years. I don't live in Miami any more but business takes me there a lot so it's either the original Shorty's in South Miami or Uncle Tom's. I use to have an office a few blocks away and we would walk over. The only thing we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$12
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3988 SW 8th St, Coral Gables, FL 33134-2948
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Coral Gables
  • Phone Number: +1 305-445-0844

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?