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Big Daddy's Bar B-Q & Banquet Hall

107 Wickersham St, Fairbanks, AK 99701-4462
+1 907-452-2501
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good37%
  • Average21%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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“brisket” (97 reviews)
“southern bbq” (33 reviews)
“burnt ends” (21 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
107 Wickersham St, Fairbanks, AK 99701-4462
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Reviewed 3 days ago

If you're hungry, this is place can serve you well. If you're quite of a foodie, then don't expect that much. Chicken bbq is dry. Burnt ends is not how I expected - saucy and soggy. Brisket is dry and overcooked. Service and ambience are...More

Thank Maestro2471
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been here a lot , it's one of the better options of bbq in Fairbanks. Other places just don't know what good bbq is. The ribs are tender and juicy and the brisket js amazing. Lots on their menu but since it's popular going early...More

Thank LaurenA15
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

To be fair, I am comparing this place to BBQ places I eat at in Texas. So, I fully understand the difficulties in creating BBQ meat in a cold weather environment that Fairbanks, Alaska challenges. Availability of good meat, wood availability, and realistic reproducibility of...More

Thank Texakan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came in slightly late but were greeted warmly. The cocktails were awesome and all of the food was good, but sadly I could not have what I really wanted because Big Daddys got much of their bulk food from the recently closed Sams club....More

Thank nasteekatt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A favorite place to eat when I'm in town - best BBQ in the area! Wonderful fast service, food always piping hot!

Thank alaskancat
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Food was pretty good but they were out of chicken and it was early and not busy which was a littke disappointing. Overall not bad at all.

Thank Chris L
Reviewed 29 December 2017

We never got to try the food! We were seated, all seemed fine. 25 minutes later NO service. We reached to the waiters (more than one), with no avail. We were completely ignored. The restaurant wasn't busy, we counted 4 tables with customers and at...More

Thank CTKtraveler
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Not only ate once but ate twice while there...food was outstanding, customer service was point on with great information on alaskan things to do from locals..loved it

Thank Ricky M
Reviewed 22 December 2017

I was really looking forward to this place and went for the evening special of wings with a main of the house ribs. My wife ordered pulled pork and was quite happy with her meal. My wings arrived cold and dry and fairly unappetising and...More

Thank hotfirie
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

This place is great. If you are from the south, they have sweet tea like you like. Service is friendly and food is great.

Thank Austin M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Buffet
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 107 Wickersham St, Fairbanks, AK 99701-4462
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Fairbanks
  • Phone Number: +1 907-452-2501
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