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New Haven BBq?

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I'm always looking for good BBQ (ribs, pulled pork, you name it). Haven't found anything in New Haven yet. Any suggestions?

Also, I was driving on Forbes Avenue the other day and a hand made sign that said bbq and head cheese. I was in a rush and couldn't stop, but it looked like just a house. Anyone know anything about that?

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  1. There is Uncle Willies in West Haven, just off exit 42 on 95, They just moved to this location, which looks like a former home., and has been several ill fated restaurants. When they were on Whalley Ave in New Haven I had spotty meals there, went from poor to very good. There is a Texas Road house chain restaurant up the road but I have not been or even heard anything about it

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    1. re: mmalmad

      INteresting. . . he came back to West Haven. I think I know the location you speak of but had not heard he came back to West Haven. Remember, they used to be on Route 1 years ago in Orange. Nothing seems to survive there.

      1. re: cheereeo

        They have had three locations. I was not aware "he" left. I only knew of the Whalley Ave. location closing recently. There is a Waterbury location (and supposedly the best), and I knew there used to be a Orange location (89 Boston Post Rd, Orange, CT 06477(203) 389-2065).
        The new location is just off exit 42, on Saw Mill Road.

    2. In the past I have enjoyed the Rib House on Route 1 in East Haven. Both the St. Louis and Baby Backs are popular.