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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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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good40%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible2%
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“pulled pork” (8 reviews)
“ribs” (14 reviews)
“lean brisket” (4 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
1001 Lake Air Dr, Waco, TX 76710-4550
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Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

We got the Texas plate. 4 meats: brisket, chopped brisket, pulled pork, jalapeno sausage. We had wanted ribs but they were out save 1 that was mostly bone and so the server took pity on us and threw it in for free. For sides we...More

Thank MSJVoyager
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

I've been working second shift since the beginning of February (2017) so I have rare opportunities to come visit Uncle Dan's. Excellent as always...both the good and the service.

1  Thank Cyndi L
Reviewed 28 May 2017

The friendliness of the staff was evident as soon as my daughter and I walked into the restaurant. Like many BBQ places, you get your food up at the counter. The staff was patient with newcomers such as me. The brisket was very good, showing...More

1  Thank Darren D
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We love to eat at Uncle Dan's! Their lean brisket and jalapeño sausage are the best, especially with the spicy barbecue sauce. The mac and cheese was the best last night!. Will return again before long!!

Thank Kjfivefour26
Reviewed 10 April 2017

you want the best there is and a basic get a plate full place? Uncle Dan's is the place. Great food and a great atmosphere. Friendly and fine and not that hard to park in.

Thank Anahuacbpp
Reviewed 3 March 2017

I believe this place has been around for a long time and it seems tp be a local favorite. I had the catfish plate and asked for a sample of the brisket. I'll have to go back again for more. On Weds. from 4pm until...More

Thank Dogpilot
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

In town for business and some colleagues brought me here. Was good and definitely better than brisket I'd get back home in NJ but wasn't as flavorful as other places I've visited. But it was darn tender and I enjoyed it.

Thank TophersTravels71
Reviewed 17 October 2016

I have heard about this place and it lived up to what I had heard. This is Texas Brisket done right. Don't waste your time with anything else, I had the catfish with a side of Brisket. Do the Brisket and nothing else. Dan is...More

Thank DC1064
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Uncle Dan's is kind of an institution in Waco. I think it's ok, but not exceptional. Avoid the chopped brisket, as it's pre-chopped and been soaking in sauce, not chopped as you order. Other meats are, and taste just fine. Sides are good. The whole...More

Thank turbotrevor
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Been a couple of years since I have been here until today,had a 2 meat plate with brisket and smoked sausage,both meats were cooked right and tasted good,brisket was pretty tender and not rubbery like others have said,the sides I had were pinto beans and...More

Thank jrb642016
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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
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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
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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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