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Uncle Dan's Bar-B-Que and Catering

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1001 Lake Air Drive, Waco, TX 76710
+1 254-772-4744
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10:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Wed 10:00 - 20:00
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New Jersey
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115 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank TophersTravels71
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122 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 always there and will talk to every guest.

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Thank DC1064
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121 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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 experience can be a little pricey.

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Thank turbotrevor
Fairfield, Texas
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33 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 yellow potato salad,those were fairly good too. I'd give it all an 8 out of... More 

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Thank jrb642016
Oldsmar, Florida
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

Food was just ok, I am from Florida and we have better BBQ than this place. No wait staff, kinda like a cafeteria, you order from the folks by the food and carry it back to your table. We had the special of the day, you get what you pay for. It was pulled pork with a sweet BBQ sauce,... More 

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Thank Brynn H
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

They have been in business for many years and at one time, the food and prices were better. $12 for a regular plate is a little steep for my wallet. It might have been worth it if the food were as good as it used to be.

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Thank Larry M
Irvine, California
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59 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016

I'm not a Texan. I do like meat. I'm ok with the cafeteria style service. But...serve some fresh veggies please. The green beans reminded me of canned beans and probably were. It's not a big leap to serve fresh. Same with the mashed potatoes. Are they processed? I did order a salad side and it did eventually make its way... More 

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Waco, Texas
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016

Uncle D's, what we call it at our house :) , is a family owned business that has become a staple for delicious BBQ in the Waco area! Every single time we dine in, the service is great. Every single time we order at the drive through, our food is still hot and delicious by the time we get home.... More 

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Thank ComeOnGina
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

I had the double meat brisket sandwich with both sauces, wife had lean but meaty ribs. The sauces made both better, prices were good and the time we went there was no crowd. Sides were plentiful and of course drinks came with unlimited refills.

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Thank Ranirish
Hewitt, Texas
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2015 via mobile

-very friendly staff, I love sitting next to the fireplace in the winter. Fairly empty in the evenings, guess it's more of a lunch place? Very tender brisket, Waco location also serves burgersand several other items not on the Hewitt menu. Maybe not the worlds best barbecue, but it's very tasty and this is a good Waco staple restaurant. A... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$10
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 20:00
Thursday
10:00 - 21:00
Friday
10:00 - 21:00
Saturday
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1001 Lake Air Drive, Waco, TX 76710
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Waco
  • Phone Number: +1 254-772-4744
Description
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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