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Reviewed August 8, 2020 via mobile

Been around to quite a few bbq places in the country and this is my favorite. The burnt ends and ribs are on another level. The Kathy(brisket with Mac and cheese) is addictive. They add limited time items to their menu all the time. All...of them good and definitely showcase the talent they have for bringing out flavors. Owner(Rashad) is super nice and has a real passion for not only the food he puts out, but the community he serves. This place is a real slice of Americana. Not to be missed.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed June 5, 2020

Having been to Big Lee's numerous times and always being impressed with the superior quality of their food they've earned a place in my culinary heart. Rashad and his team run an efficient operation, and if somethings not right he'll fix it. Keep it up...Rashad! RonMore

Date of visit: May 2020
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Reviewed April 2, 2020

I had their lean burnt ends which are always great, as are the regular burnt ends. Didn't care for the cole slaw..weird flavor? The Mac & Cheese has a bit of meat in it which adds flavor. Service can be a bit slow but if...you call ahead to place your order you'll avoid the wait while your order's being prepared. This place ain't cheap, but it's an occasional treat. RonMore

Date of visit: April 2020
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Reviewed March 28, 2020 via mobile

Been going since the original trailer was next to the gas station. No one has ever accused them of speedy service, but I waited in line for 45 minutes, and I was about 10 people back. The food just doesn’t taste as good as it...used to when Rashad was doing all the cooking. They also posted a desert on Instagram and didn’t actually have it. I’m happy for their success, but I think they need to get back to the basics.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 5, 2020

The quality of the food is excellent coupled with the friendly banter with regulars. Additionally, the portions are just right, not too much and not too little.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 11, 2020

this is for a very casual lunch or early dinner. One of the things we liked best was the freshness of all the meats. When they the meats are gone for the day , he closes. We have tried several different things on the menu....I have my favorite, ribs. my husband has his favorite brisket. Whatever Lee does he most definately does it right. There are only picnic tables and at times really crowded but its worth waiting for.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed February 11, 2020

They don’t have a restaurant in the classic sense. They have picnic tables next to their “headquarters” in a small industrial type park (think lots of garage doors) and they have a food truck. We’ve eaten at the hqs and, recently, at an event served...by their food truck. All their smoked meat offerings are very good and their sides are a good compliment.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 31, 2020

Come early for the experience, this food truck opens at 11:30 am when the food manager comes out to explain the food, portions, etc. She then tells you to cover your ears because she blows the whistle, like a train whistle to announce they're open....We loved the burnt ends, the chicken sandwich, slaw and macaroni. I don't think you can go wrong with anything on the menu. We took our loot to the nearby baseline trailhead park where they have multiple picnic tables.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 7, 2020

His bbq is unbeatable. Just enough spice and plenty of meat per serving. Lee and his staff are very hospitable....making all feel right at home.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed January 7, 2020 via mobile

Everything is great. Best BBQ ever. Too bad he isn’t open more often. Well worth the time to drive over to the other side of town.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Response from BigLeesBBQ | Property representative |
Hello! Thanks for the question. We do offer pulled pork in lieu of whole hog.
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Yes! We do offer gift cards.
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