Saw's BBQ

Saw's BBQ

BBQ Joint$$$$
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  • Carrie T.
    "Includes the BEST pulled pork and the delicious baker's white sauce."(6 Tips)
    Matt C.
    "Be sure to try the white BBQ sauce, and your taste buds will know why white is..."(5 Tips)
    Nathan J.
    "I'm from Memphis, and I must say the pulled pork is excellent."(13 Tips)
    Clayton T.
    "Best BBQ in Bham by far."(2 Tips)
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  • Carrie T.
    Carrie TMay 27, 2016
    The sampler platter is a must! Includes the BEST pulled pork and the delicious baker's white sauce. Can't go wrong with everything on there. We're from out of state and will be back next year!
    Upvoted Mar 11
  • 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!
  • Lee T.
    Lee TuckerApril 9, 2013
    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.
  • Nathan J.
    Nathan JonesMay 5, 2016
    I'm from Memphis, and I must say the pulled pork is excellent. Not too crazy about the potato salad, (a bit sweet), but overall very good, worth a second visit!
  • Lily C.
    Lily ChangAugust 9, 2012
    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
  • Brandon J.
    Brandon JohnsonApril 27, 2013
    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
  • Lily C.
    Lily ChangOctober 26, 2012
    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!
  • Katie M.
    Katie MoonMay 24, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    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!
  • Earl B.
    Earl Belcher JrAugust 8, 2013
    Excellent service. Melt in your mouth pulled pork, possibly best I've ever had. Awesome ribs, fall off the bone.
  • Jennifer W.
    Jennifer WarrenAugust 30, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Best BBQ in town. Also love their gigantic baked potatoes. Topped with broccoli, BBQ chicken, and more.
  • Nathan W.
    Nathan WinslowMarch 10, 2012
    This place is amazing! The owner still works in the restaurant which gives me higher respect for this place. Try the pork plate.
  • David T.
    David ToppingMarch 12, 2016
    Pulled chicken is a must. But for your first time get the sampler platter. Best BBQ in Alabama.
  • Melissa K.
    Melissa KeiserJanuary 4, 2015
    Great BBQ - had the sampler platter - more than enough for two people and the white sauce was great on the chicken!
  • Brian K.
    Brian KrogsgardJune 15, 2012
    Make sure to get the white bbq sauce on the side for the pork.
    Upvoted Feb 21
  • Serious Eats
    Serious EatsSeptember 9, 2013
    Don't pass up one of Saw's giant baked potatoes topped with their excellent pulled pork.
  • Dori D.
    Dori DeCamillisDecember 18, 2015
    I like the chicken with white sauce, but everything is good. The best barbecue I know of.
  • Vanna M.
    Vanna MoyeOctober 3, 2012
    Was in yesterday and thishas to be the BEST EVER BBQ in the world!!! I will be back within a month.
  • Michael Shane B.
    Pulled pork, baked beans and mac and cheese were excellent! Loved the bbq sauce!
  • MurdaRich Stunna H.
    MurdaRich Stunna HallFebruary 25, 2015
    This the best bbq I have ever ate!!! And the white sauce, omg!!!! I have to return asap!
  • Lance J.
    Lance JohnstoneNovember 9, 2012
    The potatoes are good, but explore the menu try everything then everything with white sauce
  • Chris L.
    Chris LeeJanuary 18, 2014
    Had smoked Bodin and the smoked chicken in a combo plate. Both were excellent.
  • Avery J.
    Avery JenkinsMay 10, 2011
    Get the Pulled Pork Plate with White Barbecue Sauce and Mac & Cheese. Best BBQ in Birmingham!!!
  • Latonia M.
    Latonia McinnisNovember 22, 2016
    Food is so good. Come early or after lunch to miss the lunch rush
  • Derek N.
    Derek NerenbergAugust 27, 2014
    The turnip greens rocked the house and I liked the ribs better than Dreamland.
  • Melinda M.
    Melinda MatanmiMarch 26, 2016
    The baker's, white sauce, and banana pudding are the best.
  • James M.
    James MooreApril 24, 2014
    The loaded baked potato "all the way" is very, very good.
  • Elizabeth
    ElizabethOctober 20, 2015
    This place is deliciousness and so is their white BBQ sauce. It's everything people claim it is.
  • Clayton T.
    Clayton TurnerAugust 6, 2010
    Been here 50+ times
    I dare you to eat the entire Loaded Potato and not have to take a nap immediately afterward. Best BBQ in Bham by far.
  • Jose R.
    Jose RodriguezAugust 30, 2014
    Warning ribs are massive and you will want to eat them all
  • Ryan E.
    Ryan EickJune 3, 2016
    The chicken and the pulled pork were delicious. So were the beans
  • Jody G.
    Jody GambrellJanuary 27, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Must try the Roll Tide...even Auburn fans love it! Ask for it...not on menu.
  • Blaine B.
    Blaine BassettJune 21, 2013
    Loaded Baker (loaded baked potato with meat)
  • Ashley R.
    Ashley RowlandOctober 14, 2013
    The bomb! Best BBQ in BHam, left smelling like it the rest of the day. 👍👍
  • Venu
    VenuAugust 30, 2014
    Decadent white bbq chicken is my favorite in the state.
  • Anna-Marie E.
    Anna-Marie EllisonJanuary 14, 2014
    The Chicken Broccoli Baker is where it's at!
  • Jason C.
    Jason CookJuly 30, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    You can't go wrong with the pulled pork sandwich. Leanest meat for any BBQ place I've tried.
  • Colin L.
    Colin LordFebruary 3, 2015
    The white BBQ sauce is absolutely incredible.
  • Matt C.
    Matt CuthbertAugust 16, 2010
    Be sure to try the white BBQ sauce, and your taste buds will know why white is the new maroon.
  • Jeanne Marie H.
    Jeanne Marie HoffmanOctober 16, 2016
    White BBQ sauce = nom nom nom
  • Byron D.
    Byron DyessApril 14, 2012
    Dang this place is packed on a Saturday. Is this like home woods little secret place to eat.
  • John T.
    John TomlinsonMay 27, 2013
    Great food when they actually have any. Avoid on holidays.
  • DiscoverBham
    DiscoverBhamJanuary 2, 2013
    One of the best BBQ spots in Birmingham!
  • Michael N.
    Michael NMarch 20, 2012
    Ribs were fall of the bone finger lickin good!
  • James C.
    James CJuly 22, 2016
    Awesome BBQ. Pulled pork was outstanding.
  • Haley S.
    Haley SpitzDecember 13, 2012
    Mmm pulled pork platter!
  • Micca B.
    Micca BurrisJuly 7, 2015
    The white sauce was amazing!!
  • Justin R.
    Justin RileyJanuary 31, 2013
    Best BBQ in Birmingham...hands down!
  • William M.
    William McSweeneySeptember 6, 2014
    Goin' for the trad pulled pork sandwich. Yum.
  • Luke C.
    Luke ChandlerMay 3, 2013
    The BBQ potato is unbelievable.
  • Crawford M.
    Crawford MillerDecember 27, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    BBQ bakes potatoes are my fav!
  • Virginia S.
    Virginia SlimSeptember 25, 2013
    The ribs have so much meat on them...
  • Kacey W.
    Kacey WaltonApril 18, 2016
    Saw Sampler is your best bet!!
  • Emma Grace D.
    Emma Grace DoyalJanuary 25, 2012
    Try the white BBQ chicken sandwich!
  • Mike W.
    Mike WoodAugust 5, 2012
    Ask the owner what the name SAW's means.
  • Lisa L.
    Lisa LairdJune 6, 2012
    Best ribs and Mac and cheese!!
  • Guy F.
    Guy FlushingMay 18, 2016
    Pulled pork is great
  • david s.
    david stuttsFebruary 9, 2010
    Good chicken sandwich with white sauce. Good deviled eggs
  • Lizette C.
    Lizette CarrionAugust 19, 2013
    Incredible ribs!!!
  • Clemson T.
    Clemson TomJanuary 18, 2012
    Sandwich with a rib.
  • Marcus B.
    Marcus BiffleMay 18, 2011
    Best Baked Potatoes Around
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