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Big Lee's - Serious About Barbecue

3925 SE 45th Ct, Ocala, FL 34480-7431
+1 352-304-9105
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  • Excellent94%
  • Very good2%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“burnt ends” (59 reviews)
“brisket” (115 reviews)
“rib tips” (15 reviews)
Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
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3925 SE 45th Ct, Ocala, FL 34480-7431
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I'm from Maryland and moved here 2 years ago so I had to see what all the hype was about. Now I see great customer service and the food was great. I definitely will be back again.

Thank Debbie L
Reviewed 1 week ago

This barbecue is ridiculous! Second time visiting Rashad and his crew. This was all I wanted for my birthday, making a special trip into Ocala. First off, the hospitality is off the charts. Rashad takes time to talk to each and every guest, and ask...More

Thank Jason F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Served this BBQ at our son's Engagement Party. Everything was so amazing. So amazing that several of our Vegetarian guests could not resist eating it!! And they did! And they loved it. So, BBQ so wonderful it can turn a Vegetarian to the "BBQ Side"....More

Thank Scooch777
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Never had anything bad, best barbaque ever! Amazing service, always comes out to greet customers. Don't let the line turn you away, it's well worth the wait

Thank kris e
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've known Rashad for years and am not surprised that he puts his whole heart into bringing his customers such top-notch BBQ and excellent customer service. My absolute favorite is the burnt ends, which are indescribably tender and delicious, but EVERYTHING at Big Lee's is...More

Thank Nancy B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I finally made it to Big Lee's today and had the pleasure of meeting the owner Rashad when he noticed us walking up and looking around for the first time. He came over, introduced himself & very professionally explained his entire menu & his cooking...More

Thank Armysoccermom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Big Lee’s is a hidden gem here in Ocala and I’m so happy we stopped by! Best bbq and customer service in Ocala and beyond!! The brisket, pulled pork and chicken are all amazing though sauce is available there’s no need. It’s just that GOOD!!!...More

Thank Tammy N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I LOVE Big Lee’s!! The food is DELICIOUS and Rashad and his staff are wonderful. If you are looking for legit BBQ then this is a must have!! You won’t be disappointed!!!

Thank kckcglass
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can't wait for the weekend to get here so that we can have Big Lee's. The food is always great and worth the lines for sure. Rashad is always friendly and the staff in the truck are great too. Haven't been disappointed once.

1  Thank msaco23
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband stopped by to get our lunch to go. It was the first time visiting Big Lee’s. Wow was it delicious! We loved everything. The beans were almost the best surprise of all. The flavor of everything right down to the barbecue sauces was...More

1  Thank Linda R
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Yes! We do offer gift cards.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 05:30
11:30 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3925 SE 45th Ct, Ocala, FL 34480-7431
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Ocala
  • Phone Number: +1 352-304-9105
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My passion for smoking meats developed years ago when I first witnessed our uncle Leon (aka "Big Lee"), and his incredible skills on the smoker in the Mississippi Delta, Greenwood to be exact. The quality of the food he made was unparalleled and I couldn't get it out of my mind. But beyond his sheer talent, Uncle Leon had such a joy for cooking and, moreover, for sharing his amazing food with others. We lost Uncle Leon in October of 2012 and his passing has made me more conscious of not only my deep passion for barbecue, but also how many people I share this gift with. He was an amazing man and he still inspires us today. Thanks, "Big Lee"!
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