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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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Mobile, Alabama
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84 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Heard good things about Saw's so we stopped in for dinner. Smelled amazing so we were excited. We looked at the menus and when it says $$$ they are not kidding. We got our food and they had good size portions but the BBQ was so so, not much flavor and the sauce was more less vinegar. The ribs were... More 

Thank 1JT
Auburn, Alabama
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46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

I had the sampler plate - pulled pork, ribs, and chicken. The ribs were the best I have had in a while, better than Dreamland. It is a vinegar based sauce which was okay, but the quality of the meat was outstanding.

Thank 338bretp
Birmingham, Al.
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Our favorite BBQ in town. We favor and share the combo plate offering ribs, brisket, pulled pork, chicken, and 2 sides. Serves the two if us twice and with much appreciation.

Thank sj12377
Birmingham, Alabama
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We lived near this restaurant for 1 year and got take out on a regular basis. The bbq is not to be missed. Love the tangy carolina style sauce. The sides are always well-executed southern staples. the pulled pork is classic. I ate some tonight and it was great with the pickles and tangy vinegar based slaw. Enjoy!

Thank uawade
Richmond, Virginia
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72 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Saws is the real deal for BBQ. Not fancy but authentic. I ordered the Ribs on this trip but have had their pulled pork and chicken - all are excellent. The ribs have so much meat on them I would like to know where they get them Bc I haven't seen ribs with this much meat on them anywhere else.... More 

Thank Markie1929
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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 4 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 

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Dayton, Ohio
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66 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 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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25 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
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 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 

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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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?