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Bigg's BBQ

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2429 Iowa St, Lawrence, KS 66046-4040
(785) 856-2550
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 30
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Burgers

I didn't have the BBQ but the guys in our party that did said the ribs were excellent. I had a cheeseburger that was excellent. It's not hard to make a good cheeseburger but it's not easy to not screw it up. The atmosphere was fun and the restaurant clean. Staff was great.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
jasruth
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Sublette, Kansas
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Sublette, Kansas
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117 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I didn't have the BBQ but the guys in our party that did said the ribs were excellent. I had a cheeseburger that was excellent. It's not hard to make a good cheeseburger but it's not easy to not screw it up. The atmosphere was fun and the restaurant clean. Staff was great.

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Thank jasruth
Lawrence, Kansas
Level Contributor
38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What great people. Had our company holiday party upstais food was outstanding service was good just a good all around experience.

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Thank Steve Z
Emporia, Kansas
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122 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

While this restaurant does a lot of advertising about the quality of its meals, our last meal was pretty mediocre. We were part of a larger group and while the servers were working hard, the remainder of the restaurant did not stack up. The meals, when served, were cold and I have had much better brisket at many other locations.... More 

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Thank golfer_diner
Gulfport, Mississippi
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109 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

Must recommend this one..... Perhaps the best we've had in 5 to 10 years. Recommend the Barbecue Egg Rolls for an appetizer and the Burnt Ends if they have them. Our group had everything from nachos to full racks of ribs, to turkey plates - and everything was good. Definitely to go boxes as well!

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Thank Tom B
Lawrence, Kansas
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433 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Bigg's has been selling good BBQ for years. It isn't the best in town, but it is good for a quick lunch. They have a nice sauces. Get extra napkins, the ribs are saucy.

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Thank Robert S
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44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We were in town for a week to visit KU and We went to this restaurant on a recommendation from our hotel desk clerk,so glad he recommended it! The food is just fabulous,the BBQ ribs,pork and chicken are the best we have ever had. The staff is beyond wonderful. I will without a doubt stop in when we are in... More 

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Thank Pamcha
Dallas, Texas
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114 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

Went out to dinner with family while visiting Lawrence with my new hubby. We had the best waitress Brianna! She recommended the twice baked potato salad.it was awesome the homemade root beer was really good. The brisket was delicious and the St. Louis style ribs. Good food,will come back when we return...

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Thank vicmil
Lawrence, Kansas
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90 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Great food have been there three times now and have loved every visit. The BBQ is best in Lawrence and their Burgers are one of best too. They have awesome Chicken wings that were best I have ever tried but the cold beer and great staff add to it Love this Place

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Thank JDD800
West Chester, PA
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148 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

What a great place for BBQ! The staff is so friendly and kind. I asked the owner to recommend which type of ribs to order as well as the best sides to sample. He suggested baby back but they also offered St Lewis style. I went with the baby back but really could have used a larger portion. When the... More 

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Thank padingo
Lawrence, Kansas
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189 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015 via mobile

Had some brisket with beans and potatoe salad. It was delicious. The service was a little slow, but kept trying. The televisions were playing my favorite channels and kept me entertained. The plate was large, bring a friend and share it.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2429 Iowa St, Lawrence, KS 66046-4040
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Lawrence
  • Phone Number: (785) 856-2550

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?