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Big T's BBQ

$$ - $$$American, , Barbecue
2138 Crowchild Trail NW, Calgary, Alberta T2M 3Y7, Canada
+1 403-284-5959
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“cornbread” (60 reviews)
“pulled pork” (40 reviews)
“ribs” (93 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Southwestern, Barbecue, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2138 Crowchild Trail NW, Calgary, Alberta T2M 3Y7, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

The last time I went to a Stampeders football game, I spent about 45 minutes parking. Not wanting to repeat that experience, we decided to go early and have supper at Big T's. Our timing was perfect, we arrived at Big T's at 3:30 and...More

Thank Mark K
Reviewed 3 days ago

Our second visit to Big T's was a hit. Although we had to wait about 40 minutes for a table, we were greeted warmly and our server was engaging and friendly. We both ordered ribs: St Louis style for me, baby backs for my wife....More

Thank donnyawesome
Reviewed 5 days ago

We arrived on a Saturday night around 6pm and had to wait approximately 15 minutes for a table. Service was efficient and the staff was friendly. The food was delicous. We had the pulled pork, brisket and ribs platter with 2 sides. No room for...More

Thank EWR-NJ-traveler
Reviewed 6 days ago

A few of us went to dinner at Big T's during a work week in Calgary. This restaurant was recommended by many so we decided to give it a try. The food here is delicious! We each ordered different menu items, from ribs to steak,...More

Thank Shawna L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place rules, period. Everything is good and always high quality. Kids menu too. Cool little place in a strip mall, Delta blues playing in the background. Nice selection of bourbon just to round it out. Been going here for years and love the reno/rebranding...More

Thank Jonathan S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was great tasting BBQ and wonderful side dishes. But our service was a little lacking after struggling through the menu of several "Well I'm not really sure what that is or how that tastes" I ordered the Pulled Pork, and it was excellent! The...More

Thank jebiv1
Reviewed 1 week ago

We snuck in just before closing time at this University area joint and hoped for whatever they would feed us at such a late hour. We were surprised that the place was still packed with happy barbecue patrons and we had the whole menu available....More

Thank Bruce H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great dinner after a concert. We did not make reservations, but I would recommend that you do. We had deep fried pickles which were excellent. The beef brisket was excellent and my wife enjoyed the ribs. The service was excellent and if...More

Thank Stuart71
Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious meal with hush puppies, baby back ribs and all the trimmings. Would eat here again if we were local.

Thank Mindy1001
Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't let the exterior fool you, it's nice inside and the food is fantastic! I had the one meat meal (pulled pork), it came with two sides plus cornbread. Lots of food! I also had a Bloody Caesar and it was incredibly good! We would...More

Thank Anne C
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Nearby Attractions
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1.12 km away
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.35 km away
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Questions & Answers
21 March 2016|
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Response from RumAndLimonadaGirl | Reviewed this property |
No but the menu is heavy on meat items and there are some salads on the menu. Nothing specifically gluten free though.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Southwestern, Barbecue, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2138 Crowchild Trail NW, Calgary, Alberta T2M 3Y7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Northwest Calgary
  • Neighbourhood: Northwest Calgary
  • Phone Number: +1 403-284-5959
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We want you to experience the true taste of Calgarian BBQ! Our meats are slow smoked for several hours over Okanagan applewood. Featured on You Gotta Eat Here for our Elvis Platters. Come visit one of our two locations- one across from McMahon Stadium and one in The Calgary Farmers' Market.
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