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The Original Big Ed's BBQ

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
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305 Route 34, Old Bridge, NJ 07747
+1 732-583-2626
11:30 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Old Bridge, New Jersey
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like ribs they are good all you can eat ribs, try not to fill up on bread, salad, etc. steaks are great too!!

Thank pmom1122
New York
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lean, tender, perfectly-seasoned ribs - three different "cuts" to choose from with three different types of proprietary BBQ sauce. All served in a big red barn with memorabilia covered walls, TVs everywhere, a large horse-shoe shaped bar. BBQ beans with pork ends in them, fresh coleslaw, great salad dressing, and a variety of other sides. Very efficient service. And, it's... More 

Thank roseswithribbons
Old Bridge, New Jersey
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Been going to Big Ed's since they opened. Great food, large portions @ a good price. Eat in or order take out and have a drink @ the bar while you wait (of course you can phone in you order and pick it up).

Thank Daniel M
Old Bridge, New Jersey
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Food is good, good choices, tender ribs, service good, plenty to choose from, ggod bargain all ribs you can eat.

Thank QQstorm
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

My favorite place for ribs. I have tried all over the world and it's still my number 1 place for BBQ ribs. Ask for Shanon she is quick and professional.

Thank Leszek J
Old Bridge, New Jersey
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

The services is very good, the food is good plenty of TV to watch the games. It's a sport bar with interesting people always a fun place to be at. If you like pork then you to check it out.

Thank segarrarico
A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Always have a great time at big ed's went last night with 14 Family and friends we love the relaxed atmosphere Sometimes it's fun just to go out and enjoy yourself where you can just lay back and eat and eat The ribs are great can get a better deal .for you can eat and they just keep bringing them... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Old Bridge, New Jersey
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38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

If you look for a decor dont waste your time there is NONE 14.99 gives you all you can eat ribs The first order was ok but after wasnt the same they want to save even on washing dishes you have to keep same plates never change it;they charge a full glass of ice with a drop of Sangria 6.99... More 

Thank Silvio G
Westerly, Rhode Island, United States
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63 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

A friend of mine who lives in the area brought me here for lunch...nothing short of amazing. Got the pulled pork sandwich and it was bathed it BBQ sauce with tastey fries. Perfect place to eat well, have a beer and watch a ball game.

Thank Carlos D
Old Bridge, New Jersey
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Been coming to Big Ed's BBQ for many years. Garlic biscuits are still good salad is always fresh. Prices have gone up but I understand.

Thank Goindimon

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 305 Route 34, Old Bridge, NJ 07747
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Old Bridge
  • Phone Number: +1 732-583-2626

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?