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The Original Big Ed's BBQ

305 State Route 34, Old Bridge, NJ 07747-9501
+1 732-583-2626
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good31%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“baby back ribs” (20 reviews)
“garlic bread” (10 reviews)
“salad” (20 reviews)
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11:30 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
305 State Route 34, Old Bridge, NJ 07747-9501
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although I’ve lived near Big Ed’s for many, many years, I had never eaten there until recently. Some friends organized a dinner for several couples and Big Ed’s was the place. I ordered the all u can eat baby back ribs. They were fall off...More

Thank rnldarl2016
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Big Ed"s is the best rib place I ever been too. The ribs are so tasty its amazing. The St louis Ribs I feel was the best.

Thank Nriz
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

So you go in and start with phenomenal salad and awesome bread. You can't stop eating it. Then the first plate of boneless runs comes. Tender, delicious. You order more because it is, afterall, "all you can eat". You order a second plate and it's...More

1  Thank Steve L
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Party of 5 on a Saturday Night. The mood is set in the parking lot before you even go in with colorful cutouts adorning the property fence. When you step out of your car, the smell of BBQ'ing meat immediately hits you and you know...More

Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

I have gone to big Ed's for more than 15 years . This was the original location. They have the best ribs around, all u can eat .it is not about quantity but quality . I always get the baby back ribs dry rub. They...More

1  Thank Jeffrey T
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Having not been here to eat in a very long time we didn't really know what to expect. Most of their menu is all you can eat. The prices were around $20. You can get just ribs or have sides added. Once you decide on...More

Thank OldBridgeTraveler
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Big Ed's is a great place to go if you have a big appetite. The all-you-can-eat ribs are great and you can mix and match the ribs and the sauces. Also, the garlic bread is insane so try not to fill up on that. It's...More

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 3 August 2017

This is a fun place where you can get all you can eat. They have an active bar with choices of beer on tap. The staff are polite, and able to answer questions. The portions defy the "all you can eat" order. There are several...More

Thank ChrisDCarlson
Reviewed 11 July 2017

If you like BBQ chicken or ribs that is the place to go. It may be a little pricey but the food is worth it and you can get unlimited amounts. The atmosphere is friendly and sporty. It is a little dark and has a...More

Thank Finita S
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Accessible from Route 34, Place has a barn look from the outside family friendly reminds me of a kids place sort off. The Inside needs to be remolded a little out dated and dark in the main dinning area. Food is good needs a little...More

Thank Rene R
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Louise A
29 October 2017|
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Response from papi51855 | Reviewed this property |
No, they don’t deliver. But, it’s really worth the trip.
Eileen B
5 March 2017|
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Response from segarrarico | Reviewed this property |
Yes a great bar
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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
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 305 State Route 34, Old Bridge, NJ 07747-9501
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Old Bridge
  • Phone Number: +1 732-583-2626
  • E-mail
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