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Barbecue
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Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed May 17, 2020

I really wanted shredded pork. I decided to go by Big Ed's and was really dreading the wait in line because of drive thru only at this time. The process was smooth, really no wait time. I ordered and pulled around the building to get...my food. 3 minutes total and the food was delicious. I just wish they took debit cards.More

Date of visit: April 2020
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Reviewed July 4, 2019 via mobile

Probably the very best shoulder I have ever eaten! Sides great as well! Very affordable too! Will definitely be back!

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

Best BBQ in the South. The ribs, porkchops and chicken are fantastic. Food is always great and you get a lot of it

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed August 1, 2018

Not only are they serving Red Boiling Springs but now they are in Lafayette also. One of my favorite things to eat is their shoulder (dipped hot) with green beans and slaw. Never dissatisfied with anything that I have tried.

Date of visit: June 2018
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Reviewed May 12, 2017

I guess if you like REAL sweet bbq, this is your place. The shredded is so sweet you just about get diabetes from one sandwich. The beans and slaw also have a ton of sugar also. The shoulder is okay, however sometimes dried out and...always too salty. Shoulder is sliced too thin (just like all barbecue joints in Macon Co.) The best shoulder in Macon Co. comes from Hometown Foods in Lafayette. It's about $2.30/lb and is cut thick. I smoke this at home. Pretty much all barbecue joints in Macon are too sweet and too salty. They smoke their meat but you cant even taste the smoke due to all the salt and overly sweet sauce.More

Date of visit: May 2017
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Reviewed April 18, 2017

Really good barbecue. My favorites are the hamburgers and shoulder, potato salad and baked beans. They are also well known for their french fries, which are a little on the spicy side. You can dine in or carry out. A meat with 2 sides is...$8.00 I think.More

Date of visit: April 2017
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Reviewed July 20, 2016

Looking for great food ,clean and friendly.This is the place.Our first time but I hope not the last.

Date of visit: July 2016
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Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

I was first introduced to sliced shoulder in the mid 90s. Apparently, it's more of a northern BBQ style but when I heard this place had it, there was nothing to stop me from getting it. Most places pull or chop the shoulder meat but...when it's sliced, it has a unique texture with flavor to spare. I got this order on a take out but the place looked great if you wanted to stay and eat. Can't wait to go back. Southern hospitality at its finest.More

Date of visit: May 2016
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Reviewed April 27, 2015

We had pork Chops, vinegar slaw and green beans. The service was fast and the food was very good. We ordered take out.

Date of visit: April 2015
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Reviewed April 21, 2015

We eat here about every 2 weeks. Food and sides are always excellent. Staff are very prompt and very friendly.

Date of visit: April 2015
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  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4