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Big B's Barbecue

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1948 N Placentia Ave, Fullerton, CA 92831-1522
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Fort Worth, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

This has been my favorite burger for years! Even though I moved out of the area, I stop by every chance I get! The BBQ is excellent as well. Worth a visit!

Thank Ladykaty1961
Lake Forest, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2015 via mobile

We've always enjoyed the best BBQ ribs and chicken from Big B's BBQ! The ribs are the most tender and tasty that one can find. It's primarily a take-out, as they only have several sit-down tables.

Thank Arne L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2012

Great place for barbecue. Not a fan of the sides, but you can't miss on the ribs! Take out available. Not fancy, by any means, but just good, authentic barbecue.

5 Thank Rknorman
Placentia, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2012

Always great ribs, meaty and fall-off-the-bone. Friendly staff, prices a little higher than I'd like, but O.K.

3 Thank Maddog_Marty51
Orange County, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 12, 2012

Big B's BBQ is an off-shoot of Brian's Beer & Billiards which is a local hang-out for students from Cal-State Fullerton as well as sports fans all over Orange County. The BBQ storefront is right next door to the bar but has it's own entrance. First time I walked in I was suprised how small it was. It really is... More 

2 Thank ArchieMYL
Huntington Beach, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 29, 2012

I used to go here when I lived closer but hadn't been in a while. Went today for lunch. Sort of run down inside, but I still love their ribs and their homemade potatoe salad is to die for! Not your normal smoked ribs. I believe they boil them and then throw them on the fire when you order. I... More 

1 Thank Jeff S
Fullerton, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 19, 2012

Don't be fooled by the small storefront and limited seating... This is some of the best barbeque you will find in the OC. Big B's is a favorite "take-out" location of the locals, and a popular spot with students from Cal State Fullerton. While you are waiting for your order, (which is always prepared fresh), step next door for a... More 

2 Thank MichaelMummert
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2009

I don't usually give 5 stars to take out but this food is incredible!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1948 N Placentia Ave, Fullerton, CA 92831-1522
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Fullerton
  • Phone Number: 714-528-7427

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?