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Bigg's BBQ

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$$ - $$$
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2429 Iowa St, Lawrence, KS 66046-4040
+1 785-856-2550
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hamilton, New Jersey
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was recommended by the hotel we were staying. Sat right away for lunch on a day where KU had a home game. TVs everywhere. Could see any game you wanted to see. Service was excellent. Had the 2 meat platter w/ribs and brisket. They did not disappoint. We we will be back if in the area again.

Thank Phil S
De Soto, Kansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2016

It had been a couple years since we had been to Bigg's. We decided that it was past time to go back. Both of us ordered BBQ Plates with multiple meats. Between the two of us we had brisket, pulled pork, beef hot links, ham, and burnt ends. All the meats were good, but both of us decided that if... More 

Thank Ken and Pam T
Emporia, Kansas
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38 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016

I have eaten BBQ all over eastern Kansas, and this is the best place for burnt ends! They were tender and juicy NOT overcooked, with just a touch of crispiness. Mixing the regular and hot sauces gave them a nice added flavor without hiding the wonderful smoky flavor. Unlike some BBQ places, the smoke flavor was not overpowering, letting the... More 

Thank Vatergoose
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

Came to watch a Kansas game and the wife & I wanted to taste a bit of BBQ. Picked this place after judging a few by view. Ordered a slab if St. Louis ribs that were fall of the bone good with or without sauce. Also they give you complimentary French Fries, which stills my heart, however their sides was... More 

Thank Rochelle G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I came up to Lawrence to visit our daughter who goes to college there. We decided on bbq for dinner and went to Bigg's. Never been there before, it's kind of a bar and grill sports bar. Lots of TV's to watch sports on. All of our meals were delicious, I had the one meat and 3... More 

Thank Glock A
Greeley, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

We always try to visit Biggs when we are in town. The ribs were amazing this trip. They do get busy but it is worth the wait!

1 Thank JSH80634
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

We just moved to Lawrence from Kansas City and I was a little worried about BBQ choices but Bigg's is excellent. The burnt ends and hot links were a standout for me...excellent service too...they bring you out a small plate of fries so you can try all three of their sauces...really cool.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

We have eaten at Bigg's many times. No complaints. Actually hired them to cater my son's wedding. Outstanding catering service.

1 Thank ShelleyD007
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

I typically don't think of a BBQ place when I want Chicken Fried Steak, but I'm so glad that I ordered it 'anyway'! It was great, and so was the gravy! I also was able to taste the Brisket (I think I'll order that next time!) I'm putting Biggs on my list of "go back SOON!''

1 Thank Irishimp17
Chickasha, Oklahoma, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

Outstanding and great establishment. TV everywhere so you can watch your games. Upstairs seating and bar seating. Me and spouse ordered Rib special with two meats. We each had the different ribs baby back, spare ribs, brisket, burnt ends (yummy), okra and bake beans (very good) and a lot of food and we were impressed. There are 3 different sauces... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 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 - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2429 Iowa St, Lawrence, KS 66046-4040
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Lawrence
  • Phone Number: +1 785-856-2550

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