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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” (139 reviews)
“grits” (64 reviews)
“hotcakes” (24 reviews)
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220 Wolfe St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1824
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Big Eds is a super restaurant for breakfast/brunch... don't order more than one pancake unless you are really hungry.. Great and friendly service.. super food.. might be a wait/line to get in . but be patient, line moves fast and food/service definitely worth the wait..😃

Thank bill20
Reviewed 5 days ago

Brought my daughter and we really enjoyed it. Breakfast is very good and price is great. Service is also very friendly and fast.

Thank pattieatwell
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is adorable. Inside and out. Food is southern home style cooking. Reminded me of cracker barrel but better as this is a mom and pop place. Great food. I'll be back.

Thank eac1196
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had breakfast at Big Ed's this morning and will go back the next time we're in the area. There was a line to get in, but it moved quickly and we were soon seated. Our server, Cindy, was prompt and friendly. We didn't have...More

1  Thank LAUREN H
Reviewed 1 week ago

I ate at this restaurant for lunch for many years when I worked downtown. And while it serves breakfast all day, the real treat for a working day was to have a coworkers' breakfast. The biscuits are great with molasses, the pancakes are large, and...More

Thank travelingon1944
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

City Market is a hip place, but Big Ed's is "old timey." If you want the friendliest service, a never-ending cup of coffee and all sorts of of traditional breakfast items (regular or country ham, brains, bacon, hotcakes the size of your head), this is...More

Thank pjwilli410
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location is fun, near some cool shops and parking is easy. The restaurnat/market has all kinds of vintage ware and the home made meals are awesome with a good portion and served with love.

Thank nancybA2111NJ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have eaten at Big Eds in Raleigh on a couple of occasions. Each time it was for breakfast and each time I was not disappointed. They have the best country breakfast you will ever have. The food is fresh and delicious. Ham and Red...More

Thank Scott W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is my first choice when ever I am around Raleigh downtown. I have been their customer since 1998.

Thank winworld
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ed's is a breakfast & lunch spot that is always hopping! Food is fresh and always excellent. Wait staff run their tails off. A popular spot, it can sometimes be a wait - but worth it! Very reasonable prices. And the decor... sit back and...More

Thank Steve7028
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Richard D
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
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
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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