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Uncle Joe's Barbecue

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Cruz Bay, St. John
+1 340-693-8806
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East Islip, New York
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5 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My twin daughters and their cousins insist on dinner here at least once a visit! They love the chicken and ribs combo.

Thank mdjcee
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714 reviews
279 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Dependable tasty food. Ribs and/or chicken. Hard to decide which sides to get. Rice and beans and Cole slaw are favorites. Don't wait too late because they do run out of food.

Thank JillConnecticut
Roswell, Georgia
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263 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great spot for lunch or dinner. BBQ ribs, chicken or seafood. The ribs are terrific. Sides include coleslaw, pasta salad, corn on cob & rice w/ beans. Eat in or take out.

1 Thank smpfen
Cascade, Colorado
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a family owned BBQ establishment, owned by West Indians for years with old family recipes. A go to place for clients, friends visiting, and just good food. You can order for pick up as well!

Thank camp8910
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565 reviews
389 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 264 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the BBQ chicken and took leftovers to Trunk Bay today in the form of a wrap with chicken and black beans and rice

Thank Stelly3665
Mars Hill, North Carolina
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After reading reviews online about Uncle Joe's BBQ we decided to give it a try. The food was average and it wasn't anything to rave about. The service was mediocre and not very friendly. It was 2 ladies working the day we visited.

Thank TINA C
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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49 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a great place to go for lunch in town! It's cheap, and the food is good! This is very casual, and the service is fine, but not exceptional, but that's kind of the charm of this place. It's a little dumpy, but the food is great, and it's cheap, so I love it! I've been here on all... More 

Thank kusc0018
Chesterfield, Missouri
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We had never tried Joe's before this last trip -- BIG MISTAKE! The ribs and chicken are to DIE for! (A little vinegar in the slaw and seasoning and yellow mustard in the pasta salad would do wonders! You could easily add it yourself if you do carry-out.) We had two teenage boys with us, and they voted to eat... More 

Thank Aimee E
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 March 2017

The rib/chicken plate was delicious. Restaurant is not fancy but the food is really good and reasonably priced. It was one of our favorite meals on St John.

Thank SimonKy
Yarmouth, Maine
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The food is the best BBQ on island, and it really is good. But it's not classic southern BBQ more like island BBQ. Both the chicken and ribs are great. They do takeout which is convenient for eating back at home. Worth a try. They have not great service though, they gave us a menu and asked what we wanted.... More 

Thank gbiegun

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Caribbean, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cruz Bay, St. John
  • Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. John
  • Phone Number: +1 340-693-8806

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?