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Barbecue
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 26 February 2022 via mobile

I’ve always loved big Ed’s And enjoyed there food until the last visit. I was left pretty upset and disappointed. The friendly service is no more or at least what me and my husband experienced. The food isn’t the same anymore as well And, it...wasn’t just us the other four people that was there said the same thing afterwards! On how rude one lady was to them I hope nobody gets the treated the way we did! I hope they improve on how they treat the customers!More

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed 18 May 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 5 July 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 15 October 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 2 August 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 13 May 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 19 April 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 21 July 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 3 June 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 28 April 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 22 April 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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Reviewed 14 September 2014 via mobile

The good folks that operate this BBQ shack are from Kentucky; this explains the quality , cleanliness and fantastic taste. Nice smoked BBQ flavor, you can see the fire pit and smell the smoke. Very reasonable prices, clean restroom (1 only), nice clean coveted shed...to eat at outside in the fresh air, or eat inside with air conditioning. Pulled pork, chicken, hot dogs , hamburgers and "Pork Shoulder." Home made sides - slaw comes 2 different ways - both are good. Order the pork shoulder mild or medium and get some extra hot sauce.More

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  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4