Great food and helpful staff. Especially like the burnt ends and beef briscit. Will return the next time we are in the area.
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Big Ed's is a great place for BBQ. From the ribs, to the brisket, to the burnt ends, you just can't find any place better in NE Illinois. A little pricey for dinner, but it is worth it. The staff is wonderful and cater to...More
Plentiful dinners. The two sides you choose were double what I expected. My husband and I ordered different sides so that we could try more options... all were very good. Hot links and ribs combo was amazing. Six different BBQ sauces available at the table....More
We stopped here while traveling and were pleasantly surprised to find a local BBQ place that was so good! The sides were out-freaking standing! The baked mac-n-cheese was sooo good! The beans were a meal in themselves. I got the pulled pork and tried the...More
I was disappointed with the canned sweet potatoes that tasted burnt. The burndt ends were a little chewy. The variety of sauces were great and the mac and cheese was fantastic. This is the second time we have tried Big Ed's, there will not be...More
Impressive! This is no place to expect fine dining, but if you want some well cared for barbecue and smoked meats & sides, this is the place to be and eat. The establishment is well maintained and clean. I do not mind eating on tins,...More
I moved to Lake County, Illinois from the Memphis area in 2000, and at the time I had no idea that I had moved away from easy access to PORK ribs. Mind was blown when I first moved here and seemed to come across folks...More