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Reviewed June 22, 2021 via mobile

It’s been a while since we’ve enjoyed BBQ in a restaurant. While I enjoy smoking my own ribs, it was nice to have somebody else do the cooking on Father’s Day for a change. We all opted for the all you can eat baby back...ribs, with one son an infant on the fried clams. The ribs were tender and tasty. I enjoyed the dry rub and the honey BBQ the most, and we all came to the same consensus. The garlic toast that they put on the table was tasty and buttery.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed March 23, 2021

I love this place, especially for lunch. Get the all-you-can eat. Sauce is excellent, and the side dishes are good too. I love the decor and the parking lot signs.

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed October 25, 2020

I chipped my tooth on a hard piece of something on the garlic bread. I felt a hard crunch and there was something stuck between my teeth. I pulled out what looked like some kind of stem and there was a piece of my tooth...missing. I told the waitress and she apologized and said she would give me a discount. When I got the check, I saw that she only took 10% off, so I asked to speak to the manager. He came out and I again explained what happened. He basically told me that if he gave a discount every time someone chipped a tooth, he wouldn’t be in business. So apparently it happens a lot. He said there was no way to know if it was the fault of his food or my teeth. My teeth don’t generally fall apart when I eat. If you choose to eat there, make sure you have a good dental plan, because according to Big Ed himself, I’m not the first person this happened to. Also, the brisket is fatty. I can get better brisket at Mission BBQ for less money.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed February 11, 2020

Food was very good and the place is beautiful.Would definitely return with friends and family.I was in the restaurant many years ago and it smelled of mildew, not any more.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed January 26, 2020

Best ribs around. Lots of choices, all you can eat, friendly staff. It would get a "5" rating but it's a bit rustic. However, if I only rated it on the ribs, on a scale of 1 to 5 its a 6.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed December 5, 2019 via mobile

This restaurant is a must go to for rib lovers. They prepare the ribs three different styles. Each one is extremely tasty. My favorite was the St. Louis style. You can start out with a combination of the three, then narrow it down to your...favorite. Since this is all you can eat, you can be sure that when you leave you will be over-stuffed. The servers are all pleasant and welcoming. This adds to the enjoyment of a good meal, in a casual atmosphere.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 29, 2019

We visit Big Ed's regularly. The food is always excellent and we have never received poor service. Make sure to leave room for dessert.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 20, 2019 via mobile

Baby back ribs excellent, very tender. Very fester end friendly service. All u can eat ribs only $19.99. I love this place.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 20, 2019 via mobile

This place has AMAZING food!! This is my second time here and I got the beef brisket and pulled pork combo both were fantastic. Can’t wait to go back!!

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 9, 2019

I've driven past this place over 100 times, finally stopped in and tryed some of their BBQ Ribs and I'm glad I did. You have a choice of all you can eat or just entree, I chose the entree with a side order of BBQ...Beans and it was plenty. If you can eat go for the 'all you can eat'. Try Big Ed's the food is good, the saff are friendly and accomodating and the pricing is reasonable.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed September 19, 2019 via mobile

If you like Bar B Q ribs this is your place. I highly recommend the “Trio”. This consisted of (1) Baby Back (2) St. Louie and (3) Spare ribs. Covered with B B Q sauce and you are in heaven. This is followed by more...and more ribs, until you can’t move. Great meal. I do recommend this restaurant for all you can eat.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed August 4, 2019 via mobile

We drove more than 30 minutes to get to Big Ed’s. It’s been a while since we’ve eaten there and I was excited to have the ribs. I will say the ribs were good but not nearly the best I’ve had. I would call them...average with average level service. The shrimp that were ordered were average too. Nothing special. Side dishes ok, go with the BBQ beans! On a positive note, they remodeled the restaurant since my last visit and with was bright and clean.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed May 7, 2019

Great staff, food and pricing. No reservations. You won't be rushed. Start with hot garlic & butter flavored buns, salad and drinks of your choice. Then indulge in an endless rib feast. Add chicken or other choices to your rib dinner and have a ball.

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed May 2, 2019 via mobile

This was amazing! I just had to write the review as soon as I could. The Ribs are the best I have had in a long time and I travel a lot so do yourself a favor and go here! The service at the bar...was fast and very friendly and was quick with answers and made great suggestions! The all you can eat ribs are real and they keep them coming (I made it to three rounds) I had the combo plate with the Ribs and Pulled Pork and added some Brisket and it was simply awesome. Stop reading and get here now!More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed April 16, 2019

I love the steak and my husband loves the ribs. We enjoy going there, It's a nice atmosphere. Being a sports person, they have TV's all around. The waitress we had last time we were there, was just phenomenal. All around good experience.

Date of visit: March 2019
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Original Big Ed's BBQ

Yes, The Original Big Ed's BBQ offers takeout services.

The Original Big Ed's BBQ is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 3.5