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Big D's Barbeque

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Sosua Beach | inside Bourbon Street Grill, Sosua, Dominican Republic
l +1 829-903-3125
12:00 - 17:00
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 17:00
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Big D's as part of a tour through Iguana Mama Tours. We could smell the wonderful aroma of bbq from the parking lot when we arrived at the beach. A few steps from the parking lot, directly on the beach, you'll find Big D and his smoker. We feasted on smoked chicken and ribs. The sauce was the... More 

Thank hkateach
New York City, New York
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Big D' is a world class chef who used to cook for stars and top level pro atheletes. He has taken his talents to Sosua Beach! The Ribs and the drunken Chiken are to die for. Trust me: you will be thanking me and licking your fingers at the same time!

Thank mcornwall2016
Memphis, Tennessee
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is AWESOME, but he sells out quickly. Your best bet is to arrive between 12noon - 3pm. I recommend the chicken, but the ribs are good as well (just take about an hour to cook..it's best to place your order then stroll around the beach for awhile)

Thank BKB75
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54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

I walked the beach of Sousa and came upon big D tending to his barbecue outside his establishment on playa Sousa. Big D's is located close to the main entrance to the beach and I recommend you stop and chat with him. Hailing from the continental USA and now making his home in Sousa Dominican Republic, he knows barbecue. I... More 

Thank Steveb4569
Manassas, Virginia
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188 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Great ribs as only Big D can make them. He is very sensitive to people's wishes and respects them, i.e., I do not like a lot of salt on my food and it came out perfect. There were 4 of us and we all had the ribs, one person had the combo ribs and chicken. All satisfied customers. The sides... More 

Thank Rosanne D
Topsham, Maine
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76 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Don't pass Big D's. The BBQ is delish; fresh and plenty of food. He's right on Sosua Beach follow you nose!

1 Thank MsGMaine
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97 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2015 via mobile

I reviewed Big D's in the spring of 2014. He has recently relocated to the Victorian House. I enjoyed the beach however this is a great fit. I believe he is also opening a sports bar/lounge on the same property. In my opinion the best food on the north shore. He is open every day lunch thru dinner.

Thank wddj
1 review
Reviewed 7 June 2015

I was passing by and got in shoke after seeing the grill where food is made there is NO WAY they will see me around with such conditions

Thank Klear P
Alberta, Canada
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40 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2015

We have always made it a point to viisit Big D's Bbq while in the area. He used to be located right on the beach but has since moved to the Victoria House Hotel overlooking the bay. We visited at the new location which is open from 8am till 11pm 7 days a week. The new location is gorgeous with... More 

1 Thank travelingraysgirl1
Tampa, Florida
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631 reviews
225 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 474 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2015

This is the best BBQ I have ever had and I have never eaten BBQ at the beach. Recently I heard Chef Big D has moved from the beach into Bourbon Street Restaurant of the Victoria House Hotel. I will really miss having BBQ at the beach and look forward to my next visit to Sosua where I can enjoy... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Barbecue, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:00
12:00 - 17:00
12:00 - 17:00
12:00 - 17:00
12:00 - 17:00
12:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sosua Beach | inside Bourbon Street Grill, Sosua, Dominican Republic
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Dominican Republic  >  Puerto Plata Province  >  Sosua
  • Phone Number: l +1 829-903-3125

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?