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Big Ed's Pizza

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101 Broadway Ave, Oak Ridge, TN 37830-5436
+1 865-482-4885
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11:00 - 21:30
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I am From Harriman, TN. Yet I moved to Bristol, TN for a Job and that is where I retired. So I make it MUST to drive to Oak Ridge every few months to Get my Pizza Fix. I have been going to Big Ed's Pizza since I can Remember. I was in the US Navy and I have ate... More 

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Thank Greg H
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Although it had been a while since we had been here, the pizza (special) was as amazing as ever. And, the atmosphere is unique to anyone who hasn't been here before.

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Thank Mary Ann H
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What can I say, Big Ed's is an institution in OR and beyond. It is on-par with Little Italy in NYC and Naples in big Italy. I never visit OR without eating here at least once.

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Thank Randy C
Knoxville, Tennessee
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have eaten at Big Eds dozens of times, and never really cared for the place. I went a couple of days ago and we quite surprised at the change. It was clean, they had a good beer selection, the service was great, and the pizza was pretty good too. Sit by the wall if possible, there are so many... More 

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Thank TjttTraveller
Mansfield, Missouri
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Big Ed's Pizza is some of the BEST pizza I have ever eaten!! If you're in Oak Ridge, TN it is well worth the stop!! I highly recommend it!

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Thank WorldTravellingMum
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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent pizza homemade from scratch Great atmosphere family oriented very clean Great service been here for a long time

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Thank Stevefleming1
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18 reviews
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

Having lived up north for several years and visiting my relatives in Boston, I feel that Big Ed's pizza is the best around for 1000 miles. Big Ed was a Marine who was injured in WWII, came back to start this pizza place, and helped MANY wayward young people in this area get back on track. His son follows in... More 

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Thank Drbill L
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Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

A super place to have pizza. Been going there for 45 years or so, well worth the 1 hour plus Drive. Always a good crowd. The special is our favorite but we substitute pepperoni for the sausage. Although both Big Ed and his son have past away the food and atmosphere are still the same. Highly recommend Big Ed's Pizza... More 

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Thank Jim G
Clinton, Tennessee
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Reviewed 16 February 2017

Big Ed's is a legend and a community favorite! If your visiting the area its the place all the locals know about and have the t-shirt. Don't forget to ask for a plate of cheese while you have your drinks and wait for the pizza to be delivered to your table. While Big Ed is no longer living his legendary... More 

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Thank mjstooks
Oak Ridge, Tennessee
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

Popular local pizza parlor there since 1960's. Always busy. Good thin crust pizza with home made sauces and real cheese and a good toppings. Do not come here expecting anything more than pizza and a soft drink or beer.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Broadway Ave, Oak Ridge, TN 37830-5436
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Oak Ridge
  • Phone Number: +1 865-482-4885

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