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The Original Big Ed's BBQ

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305 Route 34, Old Bridge, NJ 07747
(732) 583-2626
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Today
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night
Good for:
Late Night

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  • 18
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 5
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  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good ribs

Great food. Ribs are always perfect. I will recommend this restaurant to my friends. Im going back in couple days.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
JustineNj
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68 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Great food. Ribs are always perfect. I will recommend this restaurant to my friends. Im going back in couple days.

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Manalapan, New Jersey
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85 reviews 85 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

It the most talked about place for rib out here in new Jersey. Eat in or take out you can't go wrong the only thing I can tell you for sure is the last thing you'll do is lick you fingers to the bone. It's delicious so give big ed's a shot you'll thank me.

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Old Bridge, New Jersey, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I go to Big Eds at least once a month. I love the food & the service. I always ask for extra napkins , I know I will make a mess on my face just eatting the ribs with my hands, no forks lol

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Like everything about big edsprices are resonal service is also great go early as it gets very crowded on weekends.

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Union, New Jersey
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

So on July 4th before heading to Six Flags, my girlfriend told me about Big Ed's and how she went there a few years ago and how great it was. So we went, the place itself ia great, love the look, tv's all over the place (World Cup game being showned huge plus). We also were with our 2 year... More 

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Brick, New Jersey
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42 reviews 42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014 via mobile

Just stopped in big eds earlier with friends for lunch. There plenty of parking, and no problem being seated since it was a Saturday late morning/early afternoon. The menu has all that you would expect a good BBQ joint to have, and the prices are outstanding. I had the ribs, which come in your choice of St. Louis or baby... More 

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Woodbridge, New Jersey
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

All u can eat come here hungry.. Go home full it's well worth the Money. I ate 3 Racks and they were delicious..I will go back again..great family Place..

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Old Bridge, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Not a bad place for ribs, especially the all you can eat. The wait staff was very friendly. I would go there again

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Old Bridge, New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Our family has been to Big Ed's many times over the last 20 years. It's a fun, casual, cabin-like dining atmosphere. Usually we order the all-you-can-eat ribs which are outstanding, but also enjoyed the pulled-pork and fried chicken dinners as well. The waitress staff is friendly and courteous and will always cater to your needs. You won't be disappointed in... More 

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East Brunswick, New Jersey
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27 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

All you can eat ribs for lunch at $12.99, with two sides. Ribs can be done in four different ways. I especially liked the regular style, without lots of gloppy sauce running down my hands. This place has been at this location for years. Waitstaff friendly and knowledgeable. Additional ribs presented quickly and without any fuss.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 305 Route 34, Old Bridge, NJ 07747
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Old Bridge
  • Phone Number: (732) 583-2626

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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