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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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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“biscuits” (133 reviews)
“grits” (62 reviews)
“country ham” (27 reviews)
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07:00 - 12:00All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
220 Wolfe St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1824
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Was looking forward to the food but not as great as expected. Enjoyed the atmosphere more. Being from the south, my taste buds are very acquainted with good southern food and this was what I would categorize as average. Now don't get me wrong, if...More

Thank MHH1913
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great spot for home cooking and southern hospitality! If you're an officer (ems, fire, police) you will love the framed patches from around the states, owner pointed out that the patches are from folks that have stopped by to sample the excellent food. Breakfast is...More

Thank Oneodagirls
Reviewed 1 week ago

Big Ed's can make grits almost as good as my southern Granny could. Always get the grits with scrambled eggs, bacon, hot bisquits and coffee. Never need to ask for a refill the ladies keep the cup full and are always pleasant and efficient.

Thank Sharron G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Big Ed's is one of the best breakfast spots in Raleigh. Southern breakfast all the way! The pancakes barely fit on the plate, you will not be disappointed.

Thank htjordan2
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our go to breakfast destination when folks come from out of town. The price is right, the décor is so interesting and the service is top notch. The coffee is excellent and I have to mention the biscuits!!!!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a good place to go for breakfast on the weekends with family. Located downtown in the market.

Thank S P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my first trip there and it could not have been better. We met one of my cousins for breakfast and it was his recommendation. More than anything I was hoping for country ham and red-eye gravy. I got it! The food was excellent...More

Thank Marsh W
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

A true southern restaurant in downtown Raleigh. I walked in a received a very warm welcome and good morning from the hostess who immediately escorted me to a table. The waitress appeared with coffee almost immediately and called me hon. Old fashion waitress service! Coffee...More

Thank John A
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Been to Big Ed's several times and it does not disappoint! I have always been for breakfast or brunch where the biscuits are awesome and the pancakes are huge! It is simple food just done right! Servers treat you like family instead of customers. Don't...More

Thank Beth B
Reviewed 8 June 2017

I had the chuck wagon fried steak with collards, mashed potatoes, biscuit, corn bread and strawberry shortcake. My wife had the French toast. Everything was delicious.

Thank wjm8309
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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
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 13:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 12:00
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
  • E-mail
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