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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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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW 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.

Thank CDNseekingheat
New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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
5 of 5 bubbles 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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133 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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101 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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391 reviews
337 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank pat s
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Been here a few times in the past and the food has never ceased to amaze, had the Brisket Baby Combo which is so tender and juicy. Love this place

Thank Michel C
Coral Gables, Florida
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Have been here several times in past. My wife and I and another couple stopped in on a Saturday night, Food was o.k. but not sufficient to encourage a return. Service was great but it seemed to me that the ribs were overcooked and dry.

Thank Jim R
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Everything about Uncle Tom's screams classic BBQ. As soon as you pull into the parking lot, you can smell the amazing cooking meats. Unfortunately, on the day that we went, they had no brisket which was super disappointing. But, the really helpful and friendly staff helped us select replacement items. The pulled pork and baby back ribs were both fantastic.... 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?