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Big Baby Q and Smokehouse

11658 Dorsett Rd, Maryland Heights, Saint Louis, MO 63043-3428
+1 314-801-8888
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“brisket” (19 reviews)
“baked beans” (6 reviews)
“smoked turkey” (4 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
11658 Dorsett Rd, Maryland Heights, Saint Louis, MO 63043-3428
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Reviewed 9 September 2018

The rest could use some improvement. Made my first visit to Big Baby Q today, picking up lunch to-go for my wife & me. Co-owners Ben Welch & his father Bennie were working the order counter & order prep, and a young lady was working...More

Reviewed 25 August 2018

Just love this place. The ribs are really good, the turkey is incredibly moist and tender (not always easy to find at BBQ joints) and the pulled pork is flavorful, but the brisket and pastrami highlight their menu...some of the best I've had, and the...More

Thank HamboneSTL
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Food and Wine Magazine recently named this place the best BBQ in Missouri and I completely agree. Do yourself a favor and be sure to try the brisket!

Thank bbarnett2
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

This is a place I saw in the riverfront side paper. They have it huge rating. I will have to add at that the food is good not great. But the sauces are great. The smoked Turkey is smoked just right, tender and tasty. Reminded...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Traveling through city and found it on search on cell phone. What an awesome find. Great food and very nice people working. Overly friendly which felt good. Had the brisket and house sauce and it was awesome. Definitely on the radar when we are driving...More

Thank thefoodboy
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Actually, two. Very limited seating indoors, maybe 15 total capacity. Also, there is much too much wasted packaging, without recycling (I asked). Find baskets with liners-something. I've been here several times over the couple years it's been open. Terrific brisket and sauces, and quite tasty...More

Thank clvier1
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

We live 45 minutes away but this place has been on my list for over a year. The reviews and articles have all said that is fabulous so I wanted to try for myself. Well they blew me away. I had the brisket and this...More

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

I had heard that the Briskets at this BBQ restaurant was well worth the visit. So anyway we decided to give it a try. I was not disappointed to say the least. I loved it and I will be returning.

Thank Gregory J
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

I always go in and grab a pound of Brisket and pints of sides and a myriad of barbeque sauce and head home for dinner with the family! Always yummy. Never disappoints!

Thank robinjazmyn
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

stopped by for the first time to pick up carry out to take home. I got the Big Baby platter to share with my wife. Turkey was moist with a nice bark, ribs were tender but had some chew and a nice bark also. Pulled...More

Thank Terry F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Seating, Accepts American Express, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11658 Dorsett Rd, Maryland Heights, Saint Louis, MO 63043-3428
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis  >  Maryland Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 314-801-8888
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Neighborhood Q Joint focused on bringing you the freshest and tastiest Q smoked long and slow with oak and cherry woods. Carryout and Corporate Catering
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