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Big Al's BBQ/Deli

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8976 Grant Line Rd, Elk Grove, CA 95624-9491
+1 916-897-8609
11:00 - 20:00
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120 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2015

The place is not much to look at but it throws down some pretty good BBQ, on a good day! I like the ribs did not care for the chicken, I think I would like to try the tritip next time

Thank earlymorning01
Roseville, California
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2014

Love the taste of this food, it is delicious home style BBQ with a great BBQ sauce. Prices are good and there is seating outside and to good food it great too!

Thank Jacqueline S
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134 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2014

We had dinner here guessing it must be good since every time we pass there are cars parked around. We weren't disappointed. There is plenty of homeyness inside right down to the old family pictures on the walls. The BBQ was very good, we got three different kinds of meat and all were flavorful and tender. The potato salad was... More 

Thank snowmiser
Santa Clara, California
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167 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2014

We stopped for lunch over Memorial Day weekend on our drive north. We were greeted by Big Al and his friendly staff and enjoyed talking with him for a few minutes. We like sitting at a different table each time we come here, so we can read the stories on the wall and check out the various photos. We each... More 

Thank CWSJ
Santa Clara, California
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167 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2014

My boyfriend stopped for lunch, he had the trip tip sandwich and I had ribs. Both were excellent, the ribs were fall-off-the-bone tender. We stop here about once a year when we're in the area. It's always good. Big Al stopped by our table to say hello and make sure our lunches were good. It was nice meeting him and... More 

Thank CWSJ
Elk Grove, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2013

The atmosphere was great. The staff was friendly and very helpful. Lots of things for children and clean and neat. The food was good too.

Thank Georgiana P
Elk Grove
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2013

It's a nice lunch shack with great meat and pretty darn good sides. Big Al makes sure everything is good.

Thank Dlkelleygirl
Vacaville, California, United States
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2013

The bbq here is Amazing! As well as the sauces and fried okra- best I've ever had! We were treated to a presentation from the owner during our meal. He delivered a message of hope and happiness, and it was great! Truly a down home, comfortable place to eat some outstanding bbq.

Thank Heather D
Sacramento, California
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2012 via mobile

If you like Bbq you'll like Big Al's. price is right, service is good and friendly. A good locals place. My only issue is I don't prefer plastic utencils and styrofoam or basketware unless i'm at the park or beach. Doesn't change the taste or service--just preference

Thank LucyNLoca
Wilton, California
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2012

We really liked the "St. Louis Style" ribs and B-B-Q tri-tip. Also liked all 3 types of sauces, and both the Ranch Beans and Fernando's Famous Chili were delicious. They cook all of their meats out front on large B-B-Qs. The sides of beer battered onion rings and okra were very tasty. Prices were reasonable and service was friendly and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
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: 8976 Grant Line Rd, Elk Grove, CA 95624-9491
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Elk Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 916-897-8609

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