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“Best Barbecue Ever”

Big Ed's Bar & Grill
Ranked #4 of 152 Restaurants in Waukegan
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Description: telephone: 847-782-8772, zip code 60085
Reviewed 24 March 2015

Sadly, the Downtown Waukegan restaurant has closed and to enjoy their food, a trip to Downtown Libertyville is required. The dry rub and their cooking skill makes the barbecue sauce unnecessary. Looking forward to their new restaurant in
Waukegan. Love Big Ed's...and Love Mrs. Ed..always a friendly smile.

1  Thank RaymondCChicago
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Reviewed 22 March 2015

Love this restaurant and the new location at Fountain Square! The food is delicious and consistently well prepared. The staff are always super friendly and the facilities are squeaky clean and orderly. Whether you are there for carry-out or sit down the hospitality and service is great. A word of caution, be prepared to stand in line for carryout on Friday nights! Yea, it is that popular! Also, be prepared to allow a little extra time to review the menu. Big Ed's has a large and exhuastive menu for a BBQ joint!!

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1  Thank edlaChicagoArea
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Reviewed 12 March 2015 via mobile

LOVED!!!! This was a great little place. Couldn't wait to go back & when we did it was with great sorrow to see they the restaurant was closed no longer in service. Would love to see it reopen.

2  Thank Clink71
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Reviewed 7 March 2015 via mobile

We love Big Ed's bbq it is outstanding as well as The Shrimp n Grits you get out of the car and you can smell it a block away.Give them a try you won't be sorry.Big Eds wife's family recipes are used for the desserts make room so worth it.

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1  Thank CindyGra857
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Reviewed 18 February 2015

I have been to Big Ed's many times, and I have never been disappointed. I don't know how they do their brisket, but it melts in your mouth. I have had the shrimp and grits and they are delicious. If you like a good barbecue this is the place.

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1  Thank kathleen f
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