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Big Stuff Barbecue

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733 E Main St, Cottage Grove, OR 97424-2043
+1 541-942-3999
11:00 - 20:00
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Good food. My hubby loves it, but I would like to see more choices of sides. The meat is tasty, but the sides are basic. Maybe some grilled zucchini, or corn on the cob.

Thank Tmelville33
Portland, Oregon
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Having spent 3 years in Texas I have sampled many a BQQ, but loved Big Stuf BBQ the best. Got the 2 meat combo...awesome brisket and ribs. Enough for two easily to eat. Plus homemade sides...had the baked beans, macaroni salad and cornbread.

Thank richallen97225
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115 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Great ribs, chicken , hot links you,name it they have it. Great Service, price and their chile won a city award. Has two brothers and mom that does the great job. On Main Street in cottage grove. Also visit the city that played the set for the movie Animal House. Make sure you put this on your list.

Thank Rodney W
Cottage Grove, Oregon
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2016

It starts when you drive e up and smell the meats smoking in the side yard and just keeps getting better. Great casual dining experience. Try the spicy chicken. Great for catered events as well.

Thank Sarah T
Cottage Grove, Oregon
1 review
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Good food,and great service family friendly. Easy to get to. Food was hot and packed in a way that you could get it home if you got it to go. Condiments such as coleslaw biscuits beans were xcellent.

Thank Sgtpcusmc
Medford, Oregon
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69 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

Mom works the cash register. Her son is slinging BBQ out back. The space is vintage Main St America and it's perfect. Walk up counter, seat yourself, HUGE portions. We fed a family of five for less than $50. My son had the spicy chicken sandwich and the chicken tasted like pulled buffalo wings with smoke. Insanely tasty. My small... More 

Thank msjen141
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Good food, good service, fresh food, big portions, great atmosphere, a family restaurant for any age. Think everyone should try this place at least once.

Thank 179judithl
Cottage Grove, Oregon
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2016

Big Stuff is not kidding about the "BIG". Their portions are generous and the meat is cooked in the side yard in their own BBQ. There are numerous "sides" to go with the ribs, beef and chicken. Macaroni salad, potato salad, coleslaw, mac and cheese and beans to name a few. The fires are good and made to order, You... More 

Thank Edythe S
Creswell, Oregon
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2015

Been eating at this barbecue place on Main Street for years and the only time I'm disappointed is when they have no barbecued beef ribs. I like most everything on their menu but I'm a real beef rib fan and go there mainly for that. Sometimes they just run out and other times when I've asked they tell me their... More 

Thank Bullaeat
Portland, Oregon
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43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2015

Stopped in on our way to southern Oregon. Good meat, we had beef and pork, excellent seasoned fries, and my coleslaw was fresh and well spiced. It is served cafeteria style, along with the divided plates (reminds me of elementary school). You place your order and they fill the plate, unless you have fries which they deliver to your table... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
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: 733 E Main St, Cottage Grove, OR 97424-2043
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Cottage Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 541-942-3999
One of the best restaurants in Cottage Grove. We drive over 1/2 hour just to eat there!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?