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Big Daddies BBQ

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1551 W Cherry Ln, Meridian, ID 83642-4934
+1 208-898-5924
11:00 - 20:00
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Meridian, Idaho
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Big Daddy's has become our favorite spot for a date. I tried the green beans for the first time, and they were so good! I love the french fries, the Sweet Carolina Sauce is THE BEST. Either lunch or dinner...it's always perfectly cooked and flavored. The selections are so creative and fresh. The service is always spot on. Friendly, easy... More 

Thank mycosmokitten
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very consistent. Nice service. Quiet without feeling empty. Must get the tater pigs..homemade bacon tater tots.

Thank Jennifer R
Elephant Island, null, Antarctica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Best BBQ in Meridian. 50/50 sandwich with coleslaw is one of the best sandwiches I've had. Service is fast and friendly as well.

Thank Brian J
Kennewick, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

We had just finished a century ride earlier in the day. Brought our group of 7 and were seated right away. Everyone was licking their plates by the end of the meal. Yes, it was that good. One of my favorite BBQ joints.

Thank awchandc
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Let me start off by saying I love BBQ. I've eaten alot of BBQ across the country, and if you looking for you BBQ fix in Boise this is the place to go. Service was prompt and professional, and the dining area was orderly and clean. And the brisket is melt in your mouth delicious.

Thank rodeymt
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

This space in the strip mall hasn't had the best luck. 3 previous businesses failed here. That beinf said, I usually don't visit a restaurant right away, i wait for a while to see if they hang around. Big Daddy's BBQ will be here for a long time. Great smoky aroma hits you when you walk in the door. Great... More 

Thank eyedahoman
Meridian, Idaho
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

As a lover of smoked meats, I had to investigate Big Daddies BBQ. Nestled in a strip mall along a busy street, it's about what I've come to expect from small, locally owned establishments. My wife and daughter shared a half rack of the ribs and they weren't terribly impressed. They definitely did not fall off the bone and the... More 

Thank Charles B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

The French dips on Thursday are sooooooo yummy and the brisket tacos on Tuesday are so good and the price is great too! We will be back again and again. The staff is friendly, fast and this is a clean restaurant too!

Thank Calleen H
Meridian, Idaho, United States
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Great food, simple atmosphere. Take out or dine in. Prime rib is excellent on the weekends. A little pricey, but the food makes up for it.

Thank Trinity B
Boise, ID
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

Big Daddies is quick becoming one of our favorite places to eat. Great food (had the 3 meat platter with my wife) great beer and great service. Even when they forgot about our appetizer they comped us for it. The only thing I'd do different is put in comfortable booths. The chairs they have tend to get uncomfortable after a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1551 W Cherry Ln, Meridian, ID 83642-4934
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Meridian
  • Phone Number: +1 208-898-5924

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