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Big Boy's Barbeque

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5409 Peavine Rd, Crossville, TN 38571-7910
+1 931-484-1350
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 19:30
Fri 10:00 - 20:00
Sat 10:00 - 19:30
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57 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was highly rated by someone which caused us to try. Every thing was handled at the counter, no table service. Personnel are fast and to the point. we tried their world famous bake potatoes. I had the pork and my wife had the chicken. Great portions, lots of meat, butter and sour cream. Choice of sauce hot, medium and sweet.... More 

Thank Brad H
Malvern, PA
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stopped at Big Boy's for some BBQ. I ordered ribs and she ordered the loaded baked potato. The ribs are done without a rub, so the BBQ sauce they serve is the deciding flavor. Your sauce choices are mild, sweet, and hot. The ribs were literally fall-off-the-bone tender and juicy. The potato was loaded, with butter,... More 

Thank Big Hooie
Brampton, Canada
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59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Saw the sign on the main road, stopped in. Having a "Rib" day. The restaurant is filled with antiques from the 50's and 60's neat looking around while we waited for our order. We opted to take out, and eat at our hotel. Food was terrific. Ribs were plentiful, and nicely prepared, Well worth the visit.

Thank Ehazell
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

We have eaten here or picked up food several times now and always enjoyed it. The BBQ is great and daily specials including Brisket, Ribs or catfish depending on the day you go are always good as well. Sides limited to Potato Salad, Baked Beans or chips but are excellent. Try the Banana Pudding for desert.

Thank dsanner106
Whitesville, Kentucky
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106 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

I love ribs, thought I would try this place. First and last time. The ribs were only luke warm, tough, and I didn't think they were cooked all the way through. The cole slaw was decent but nothing to write home about. The baked beans were the best thing I had not great by good. A 1/2 rack of ribs... More 

Thank rbell-57
Pittsburgh, United States
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76 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

I am really sorry to have to give this local place a bad rating. We have eaten here several times, last time about a year ago, when I gave this establishment a 5-star rating. However when we went there yesterday the quality of the ribs was terrible! They were dry and chewy, not the succulent juicy ribs you might expect.... More 

Thank Kathleen R
Manchester TN
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66 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

We had read the tripadvisor reviews and made a point on our travels to visit this restaurant. You walk in and are greeted by the employees in a very friendly manner. The walls are filled with airplane and old cameras sitting on shelves. It gave plenty of things to look at while waiting for your food. You order at the... More 

Thank relaxingwithnature
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We made one trip to this restaurant...and we will never again... Ribs were hard, banana pudding had NO taste...chopped pork lacked taste. Very disappointing

Thank Pam W
North Carolina Mountains, North Carolina
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

After seeing this place on trip advisor. We decided to try it out. Do try the stuffed baked potato. It was amazing. We also had the pulled pork sandwich. It was good. Not dry at all. A heaping serving of pork for under $4. The sauces were above average, but not the best. The hot had too much vinegar for... More 

Thank BirchardB
Crossville, Tennessee
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

My family of 4 each ordered a 1/2 rack of Ribs each coming with 2 sides. We went with the baked beans and coleslaw plus 4 fountain drinks (unlimited re-fills) .After getting our drinks we sat down and waited for our food.You will be pleasantly surprised by the great decorating job of old cameras and an aviation theme with a... More 

Thank rmatz10

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$11
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 19:30
10:00 - 19:30
10:00 - 19:30
10:00 - 19:30
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5409 Peavine Rd, Crossville, TN 38571-7910
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Crossville
  • Phone Number: +1 931-484-1350

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?