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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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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 20:00
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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83 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
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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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 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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58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 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 

Thank bludog3
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68 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Don't waste your time at some fancy chain....this is the real deal. Great BBQ at a fraction of the cost. Diner type settings and just good ol gals serving up meat and fixings

Thank Rob A
Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
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148 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

Had been thinking of going to Big Daddies based on reviews. The clerk at our hotel also recommended Big Daddies, so off we went. The restaurant is in a small strip center, with plenty of parking. Our waitress was great and brought us a free appetizer called tater pigs, which are shredded potatoes, cheese, and bacon deep fried. They were... More 

Thank jmc1958
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79 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

Found this place by accident. Saw the sign and decided to stop by. I was more than pleased! The staff was very helpful for a first timer and the food was good. Enjoyed my time there. Just an all around nice place to have BBQ. I will be back!

Thank Alfredmr
San Jose, CA
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

The brisket was very good. I'm picky and think it could have been a tad thinner cut, and yet maybe not. Very tender, juicey and the sauce was ok. WHile not something that jumped out and would grab you, but good. Maybe this old mouth has been burnt on too spicey, then again not. I reccomend this place to anyone... 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
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
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?