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Big Ed's City Market Restaurant

220 Wolfe St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1824
+1 919-836-9909
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pancakes” (109 reviews)
“biscuits” (163 reviews)
“country ham” (33 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
220 Wolfe St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1824
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited there for breakfast in a group of six. Service was quick and friendly. Better come hungry, because the portions are “gut busters”! Hint: the smoked sausage is the bomb.

Thank Carl B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Been there couple times with friends from work. Always had a good family meal. The people are nice and friendly and you have nice portions. If you’re looking for southern mom cooking this is the place to go

Thank Kent H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My husband and I went to this restaurant for breakfast and really had an overall great experience. The atmosphere is welcoming and the decor was unique, and fun to look at! I had an egg, home fries, smoked sausage link and toast and I cleared...More

Thank 412toOBX
Reviewed 6 days ago

Want a special morning out to enjoy downtown Raleigh? Try the iconic 'Big Ed's' in Market Square for breakfast. Wait staff is consistently polite, fast, and entertaining. This is not fancy breakfast. It is basic breakfast done right, in a truly unique setting. Love the...More

Thank 978KenT
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Big Ed’s opened their doors for our Nephews Rehearsal Dinner on Friday Night. Their staff was working on off hours for us and couldn’t have been more professional serving all of us as our individual needs arose. The Salisbury Steak, Chicken, BBQ Macaroni & Cheese...More

Thank Dana R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good home cooking and best of all, BREAKFAST ALL DAY. We often stop by and every friend I bring likes it. Has a bar, country decor and good location. Meals come with choice of 2 unexciting desserts- but no extra charge.

Thank M2464QVpaulal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went for breakfast and was so impressed. Although there was a line, it moved quickly and the servers were on it once I was seated. I ordered two pancakes and two eggs. The server asked if I had seen their pancakes and when I...More

Thank welshbabe1954
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to brunch and had the best chicken & biscuit in Raleigh, maybe the country! However, we also had pancakes & sausage and the meal was cold plus the pancakes were rubbery! I would add that the service was impeccable with the southern charm...More

Thank SeaHawk14
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Service was great, food was great. Their hot cakes are huge!! Good for family as friends. Seating is kind of close to others.

Thank Patrick M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good ol' breakfast like I grew up with in the south!! Service was good and fast! Parking was not ideal plan extra time.

Thank trippychic1
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Richard D
17 December 2016|
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Response from Nevin L | Reviewed this property |
It is a breakfast/brunch kind of place.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 220 Wolfe St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1824
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-836-9909
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