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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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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good32%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“brisket” (10 reviews)
“garlic bread” (10 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
305 State Route 34, Old Bridge, NJ 07747-9501
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

July 3, 2017 Location: Big Ed’s BBQ, 305 NJ-34, Matawan, NJ 07747 After a long morning of driving my mother to catch her flight in Philly from Woodbridge, NJ, I reflected on the great conversations that I had the night before on Facebook. Many of...More

2  Thank MissTangieSings
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Good portions, but food too greasy for my taste Portions are good sized Friendly folks decent value for money

Thank wyzeguys
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Delicious! I love brisket so I got the brisket sandwich while my boyfriend got all you can eat ribs. Both were awesome, and the Apple fritter that came with my meal was heaven. You get so much food, even the sandwich was more like a...More

Thank BeachhairDontcare12
Reviewed 23 May 2017

If you want a place that gives you ribs and ribs until you can't take it come to Big Ed's BBQ. Best rib in NJ

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Soooo gooood, it's where my wife wanted to go for Mother's Day. The ribs, wether short, spare or St. Louie, fall of the bone. I prefer the St. Louie with the dry rub, my wife's the baby back with BBQ sauce. The all-you-can-eat ribs allows...More

1  Thank papi51855
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Had an enjoyable meal here, combo meal of wings, and shrimp, cheese burger, baby back ribs, baked potato, coleslaw, apple sauce, followed by a hot lava cake. the food was delicious, the service was a stand out, very friendly, and efficient, and the atmosphere was...More

Thank BuddhistNYC
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

This place is amazing ! Food is fresh ! Service was quick and courteous. They have an all you can eat rib option .. and the ribs are so good! My 2 year old loved the fried chicken and Apple fritter. We will definitely be...More

1  Thank 116moniquen
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

The "call ahead list" helped for a large family group. The variety of ribs is almost as unlimited as supply that will be deposited at your seat as you eat your way to BBQ nirvana. The bar has a nice variety of brews to help...More

Thank Robert S
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Eileen B
6 March 2017|
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Response from roseswithribbons | Reviewed this property |
They have a full bar. (Sorry about the delay in responding).
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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, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
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
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