Saw's BBQ

BBQ Joint
1008 Oxmoor Rd, Birmingham, AL 35209, United States
Closed until 11:00 AM tomorrow (Show more)
  • Mon–Sat
    • 11:00 AM–8:00 PM
$ $ $ $
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Dessert
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. Discover & American Express)
Outdoor Seating:

Traditional BBQ. Smoked chicken, pork, ribs, brisket etc. Dine-in, take-out, and catering.


Based on 110 votes

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    Lily C.
    "They have amazing bakers and banana pudding."(4 Tips)
    Matt C.
    "Be sure to try the white BBQ sauce, and your taste buds will know why white is..."(4 Tips)
    Clayton T.
    "Best BBQ in Bham by far."(2 Tips)
    Earl B.
    "Melt in your mouth pulled pork, possibly best I've ever had."(7 Tips)
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  • barbecue
  • pulled pork
  • baker
  • white bbq sauce
  • ribs
  • baked potatoes
  • good service
  • sandwiches
  • mac & cheese
  • chicken
  • great value
  • meats
  • family-friendly
  • good for a quick meal
  • authentic
  • casual
  • banana pudding
  • cozy
  • cupcakes
  • white sauce
  • Elizabeth

    This place is deliciousness and so is their white BBQ sauce. It's everything people claim it is.

    Elizabeth · October 20
  • Micca B.

    The white sauce was amazing!!

    Micca Burris · July 7
  • MurdaRich Stunna H.

    This the best bbq I have ever ate!!! And the white sauce, omg!!!! I have to return asap!

    MurdaRich Stunna Hall · February 25
  • Colin L.

    The white BBQ sauce is absolutely incredible.

    Colin Lord · February 3
  • Melissa K.

    Great BBQ - had the sampler platter - more than enough for two people and the white sauce was great on the chicken!

    Melissa Keiser · January 4
  • William M.

    Goin' for the trad pulled pork sandwich. Yum.

    William McSweeney · September 6, 2014
  • Jose R.

    Warning ribs are massive and you will want to eat them all

    Jose Rodriguez · August 30, 2014
  • Venu

    Decadent white bbq chicken is my favorite in the state.

    Venu · August 30, 2014
  • Derek N.

    The turnip greens rocked the house and I liked the ribs better than Dreamland.

    Derek Nerenberg · August 27, 2014
  • James M.

    The loaded baked potato "all the way" is very, very good.

    James Moore · April 24, 2014
  • Chris L.

    Had smoked Bodin and the smoked chicken in a combo plate. Both were excellent.

    Chris Lee · January 18, 2014
  • Anna-Marie M.

    The Chicken Broccoli Baker is where it's at!

    Anna-Marie Moorer · January 14, 2014
  • Lillyvette M.

    They close at 8 pm on the dot!! Lunchtime is a MAD HOUSE!! The smoked chicken and white sauce ROCK!! So do their Mac & Cheese (tho if u r watching what u eat I don't recommend it) and the pot. baker!

    Lillyvette Montalvo Ostenson · November 24, 2013
  • Ashley R.

    The bomb! Best BBQ in BHam, left smelling like it the rest of the day. 👍👍

    Ashley Rowland · October 14, 2013
  • Virginia S.

    The ribs have so much meat on them...

    Virginia Slim · September 25, 2013
  • Serious Eats

    Don't pass up one of Saw's giant baked potatoes topped with their excellent pulled pork.

    Serious Eats · September 9, 2013
  • Jennifer W.

    Best BBQ in town. Also love their gigantic baked potatoes. Topped with broccoli, BBQ chicken, and more.

    Jennifer Warren · August 30, 2013
  • Lizette C.

    Incredible ribs!!!

    Lizette Carrion · August 19, 2013
  • Earl B.

    Excellent service. Melt in your mouth pulled pork, possibly best I've ever had. Awesome ribs, fall off the bone.

    Earl Belcher Jr · August 8, 2013
  • Blaine B.

    Loaded Baker (loaded baked potato with meat)

    Blaine Bassett · June 21, 2013
  • John T.

    Great food when they actually have any. Avoid on holidays.

    John Tomlinson · May 27, 2013
  • Luke C.

    The BBQ potato is unbelievable.

    Luke Chandler · May 3, 2013
  • Brandon J.

    As soon as you walk in this place you will smell the most amazing BBQ smell you have ever smelled. If you love BBQ the smells are free, but the food is amazing

    Brandon Johnson · April 27, 2013
  • Lee T.

    If you like a vinegar base barbeque Saw;s is one of the top joints in Alabama. Good food in a cool atmosphere. The pulled pork was excellent - very tender, juicy with a good taste.

    Lee Tucker · April 9, 2013
  • Justin R.

    Best BBQ in Birmingham...hands down!

    Justin Riley · January 31, 2013
  • DiscoverBham

    One of the best BBQ spots in Birmingham!

    DiscoverBham · January 2, 2013
  • Haley S.

    Mmm pulled pork platter!

    Haley Spitz · December 13, 2012
  • Lance J.

    The potatoes are good, but explore the menu try everything then everything with white sauce

    Lance Johnstone · November 9, 2012
  • Lily C.

    Tied for my favorite bbq. They have amazing bakers and banana pudding. I always have an excellent meal when I go there. It's worth the long lines!

    Lily Chang · October 26, 2012
  • Vanna M.

    Was in yesterday and thishas to be the BEST EVER BBQ in the world!!! I will be back within a month.

    Vanna Moye · October 3, 2012
  • Lily C.

    I am a regular are Saw's and I will continue to be as long as they have the loaded baked potato and their incredible banana pudding. Definitely one of the best bbq places in B'ham

    Lily Chang · August 9, 2012
  • Mike W.

    Ask the owner what the name SAW's means.

    Mike Wood · August 5, 2012
  • Brian K.

    Make sure to get the white bbq sauce on the side for the pork.

    Brian Krogsgard · June 15, 2012
  • Lisa L.

    Best ribs and Mac and cheese!!

    Lisa Laird · June 6, 2012
  • Katie M.

    Best turnip greens in town. Since you're so close to Dreamcakes, stop and get a cupcake! Or an oatmeal cream pie... They'll change your life!

    Katie Moon · May 24, 2012
  • Byron D.

    Dang this place is packed on a Saturday. Is this like home woods little secret place to eat.

    Byron Dyess · April 14, 2012
  • Michael N.

    Ribs were fall of the bone finger lickin good!

    Michael N · March 20, 2012
  • Nathan W.

    This place is amazing! The owner still works in the restaurant which gives me higher respect for this place. Try the pork plate.

    Nathan Winslow · March 10, 2012
  • Emma Grace D.

    Try the white BBQ chicken sandwich!

    Emma Grace Doyal · January 25, 2012
  • Clemson T.

    Sandwich with a rib.

    Clemson Tom · January 18, 2012
  • Crawford M.

    BBQ bakes potatoes are my fav!

    Crawford Miller · December 27, 2011
  • Marcus B.

    Best Baked Potatoes Around

    Marcus Biffle · May 18, 2011
  • Avery J.

    Get the Pulled Pork Plate with White Barbecue Sauce and Mac & Cheese. Best BBQ in Birmingham!!!

    Avery Jenkins · May 10, 2011
  • Jody G.

    Must try the Roll Tide...even Auburn fans love it! Ask for it...not on menu.

    Jody Gambrell · January 27, 2011
  • Matt C.

    Be sure to try the white BBQ sauce, and your taste buds will know why white is the new maroon.

    Matt Cuthbert · August 16, 2010
  • Clayton T.

    I dare you to eat the entire Loaded Potato and not have to take a nap immediately afterward. Best BBQ in Bham by far.

    Clayton Turner · August 6, 2010
  • Jason C.

    You can't go wrong with the pulled pork sandwich. Leanest meat for any BBQ place I've tried.

    Jason Cook · July 30, 2010
  • david s.

    Good chicken sandwich with white sauce. Good deviled eggs

    david stutts · February 9, 2010

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