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Big Mess Bar-BQ

5111 Boulder Hwy, Las Vegas, NV 89122-6001
+1 702-456-7777
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good28%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
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“brisket” (18 reviews)
“coleslaw” (5 reviews)
“bbq beans” (2 reviews)
American, Barbecue, Bar
$$ - $$$
5111 Boulder Hwy, Las Vegas, NV 89122-6001
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very impressed with the BBQ. The meat was super tender and their spicy and mild sauce was good...I don't like everybody's bit I will give them their props. Sooo...my favorite menu item is the sausage. omg!!!! Spicy and well seasoned. They also have other great...More

Thank Angelia W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We tried pulled pork, southern catfish, bacon burger. All served with delicious fries. Found them all to be very tasty. Nice atmosphere. Pretty reasonable, and good service.

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a pulled pork sandwich here. It was good. Not sure it is worth the price but it is pretty good, pork was tender too. It just should be bigger, more pork. Or a little cheaper, IMO.

Thank pspoker
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just got home from eating there. We had beef brisket and pork ribs. The brisket was tough and dry. Tho the ribs fell off the bone, they were dry and way over cooked. Also it was served with a plain slice of white dry...More

Thank Norma L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a surprise. The portions were huge. My husband and I ordered the cat fish which was very good even though we would have preferred not to have the breading and deep fried. Everything in this restaurant is deep fried. We had enough left over...More

Thank Monika L
Reviewed 15 March 2018

Had dinner at the Big Mess this week. We were very pleased with the service and the food. Ribs, Sliced Beef and Pulled Pork all very good. We will be back next trip.

Thank Jack2148
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

The big mess is a must Bbq sauces that melt on the ribs Another little gem found at samstown Brisket nachos and ribs are fantastic Service was excellent from Jay and Iris As well as the hostess. Clean, well timed service

1  Thank Mutsch H
Reviewed 28 January 2018

The ribs were fall off the bones and plentiful. They poured a generous amount of wine and the fries were wonderfully crisp. We enjoyed our meals here and there was plenty of people watching in the Mystic Fall Park.

Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

We came in looking for Mexican, but found BBQ instead. Glad we did. Started off with the fried pickles and chips. Definitely a good starter. The subtle dill flavor is brought out when you fry those little round slices! Moved on to the fried catfish,...More

Thank Traveling_Macks
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Being spoiled with Texas BBQ. I would say it was just average Brisket was dry so was the Burger with pulled pork, Ribs were excellent average sides at best. Not the Best BBQ But you are in Las Vegas.

Thank david w
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1 January 2018|
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Response from Robert S | Reviewed this property |
They are closed Monday's and Tuesday's.
Johnny M
27 October 2017|
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Response from ArchieMYL | Reviewed this property |
If you mean to-go service with you picking it up at the restaurant, then yes they do. If you mean room service, no they don't.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$30
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5111 Boulder Hwy, Las Vegas, NV 89122-6001
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Las Vegas
  • Phone Number: +1 702-456-7777
Big Mess BarBQ is a unique, but classic, American restaurant featuring signature smoked meats paired with hearty sides. Whether dining in or taking out Big Mess BarBQ is a barbeque-lovers' delight, where you will truly appreciate the food - and the wet nap.
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