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Uncle Dan's Bar-B-Que and Catering

1001 Lake Air Dr, Waco, TX 76710-4550
+1 254-772-4744
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pulled pork” (8 reviews)
“ribs” (14 reviews)
“lean brisket” (4 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
1001 Lake Air Dr, Waco, TX 76710-4550
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in to get baked potatoes to go for a light supper. Everything looked good with butter, cheese, and sour cream however when we get home we discovered the potatoes were under baked and quite crunchy. We were unable to eat them.

Thank JoyfulEddy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Uncle Dan and his family have been smoking briskets and other meats for decades. The smoked brisket with the pink ring is the quintessential essence of Texas BBQ. This food is so popular, people have it shipped in for special occasions. Even the King and...More

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I expected so much more. Ok brisket, with a lot of fat, non-smokey turkey, and greasy spare ribs. Sides are cafeteria fare, with the potatoes right out of the box. Alright for a quick semi-expensive bite.

Thank Bill R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here because we arrived in town very late and it was one of the few places it was still open. Uncle Dan himself was on the ham to greet us and lead us through the ordering process. The brisket was very tender, the...More

Thank Arlene744
Reviewed 28 March 2018

After a long sight seeing day and searching for bbq this was first on the recommended list and worth it. I had the baked potato with pulled pork and it was HUGE! It was filling and delicious. Everyone I ate with loved their meal and...More

Thank Irishjenn
Reviewed 7 February 2018

Stopped in for some Texas style BBQ since we were in Waco. Very friendly folks but the food was certainly nothing special, not even that good. I got a brisket and rib plate with mac and cheese and green beans. Wife got pulled pork sandwich...More

Thank smllakelvr
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch. We had BBQ beef brisket, sausage. Very tender and moist. A very extensive BBQ menu, if I lived closer this would be my most frequently visited restaurant. Very casual, booth style seating. Happy barbecuing.

Thank luvthesune
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

We went with 2 other couples. Got there later on a Saturday night. Not many people there. I ordered the 1/4 white meat chicken, green beans & corn. My dinner was pretty good. Chicken was not all dried out, beans were flavorful, & the corn...More

Thank RT89
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

Ribs... came for ribs and boy I was satisfied. I actually thought it would NOT be enough but I was full, satisfied and already to come back again. Now, it is a typical dark Smokey stickey BBQ restaurant like all that smoke there own meats...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 14 November 2017

The sausage is NOT good. You can buy better at the super market. The brisket had no smoke ring and the ribs......well they were not fall off the bone good. NEVER eat hear for Texas BBQ

Thank Shawnmoore8
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
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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