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Big Ed's City Market Restaurant

220 Wolfe St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1824
+1 919-836-9909
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“biscuits” (132 reviews)
“grits” (62 reviews)
“country ham” (27 reviews)
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220 Wolfe St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1824
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first trip there and it could not have been better. We met one of my cousins for breakfast and it was his recommendation. More than anything I was hoping for country ham and red-eye gravy. I got it! The food was excellent...More

Thank Marsh W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A true southern restaurant in downtown Raleigh. I walked in a received a very warm welcome and good morning from the hostess who immediately escorted me to a table. The waitress appeared with coffee almost immediately and called me hon. Old fashion waitress service! Coffee...More

Thank John A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been to Big Ed's several times and it does not disappoint! I have always been for breakfast or brunch where the biscuits are awesome and the pancakes are huge! It is simple food just done right! Servers treat you like family instead of customers. Don't...More

Thank Beth B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the chuck wagon fried steak with collards, mashed potatoes, biscuit, corn bread and strawberry shortcake. My wife had the French toast. Everything was delicious.

Thank wjm8309
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For a wonderful country breakfast, go to Big Ed's in downtown Raleigh, NC. Great food, great atmosphere, decorations and great service. My husband and I go to Big Ed's often. We have no complaints.

Thank Edna P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My son graduated from NC State on 5/13. The Sunday morning after, our family group of 6 stopped here for breakfast before departing to go our various ways. There was a line out the door but the line moved quickly. We did not have the...More

Thank Ginny P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This local favorite is a great place for breakfast. The lines can get long on the weekend.. Go as early as possible. They serve a hearty breakfast and the decor is fun to look at.

Thank Shirley D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Well we came and conquered! Boy DID we. April our waitress was great. Hubby drinks so much iced grumpy tea (unsweetened ) she brought him a styrofoam big cup. She is his hero! Lol. Love the decor in here. Very old folk arty and country...More

Thank Rene D
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Great place to eat. We went for lunch on the recommendation of a long-time Raleigh resident, and weren't disappointed. In fact, we went back another day for lunch. Eclectic decoration - think Cracker Barrel without the distraction of a store. The service was excellent, and...More

Thank MarkB007
Reviewed 23 May 2017

If you like Southern cooking, try Bid Ed's at City Market in Raleigh! Breakfasts are big with delicious biscuits......and other offerings, and lunch offers a variety of southern dishes.....including fresh veggies, cobblers & fresh iced tea.......all homemade! Give it a try if you are in...More

Thank traveltique
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Richard D
Can you seat a large party tonight at 7 p.m. December 17th? 17 people
17 December 2016|
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Response from Nevin L | Reviewed this property |
It is a breakfast/brunch kind of place.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$30
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 13:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 220 Wolfe St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1824
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-836-9909
  • E-mail
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