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Big Ben's BBQ Station

2817 The Loop, Carthage, MO 64836-3617
+1 417-237-0752
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“burnt ends” (11 reviews)
“brisket” (7 reviews)
“sandwich” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Barbecue
€€ - €€€
2817 The Loop, Carthage, MO 64836-3617
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Reviewed 4 days ago

There portions are large enough to share. Great lunch options. Their loaded baked potatoes are huge and very good.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank AnnJ1749
Reviewed 20 November 2018

We were staying at a local hotel in the area and needed to get our food to go. Service was quick friendly and the order was completed correctly. The ribs were so tender! We didn't need to use the sauce, the food was perfect without...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank TKFergs
Reviewed 16 October 2018

We stopped here because of the high rating. I would say that it was very good. Orders are placed at the front counter. All table tops are stainless steel which is the first time we have ever seen this. Seats were not that comfortable. Service...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank hd452016
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

I went here with my wife and son while in town for a baseball tournament. I ordered the BBQ nachos which were pretty good. My wife ordered pulled pork which was also good but cold for some reason. The service was very nice and friendly....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank davidrunstx
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

I loved the burnt ends/ all of their bbq is GF- yeah! I had the lg. sandwich size w/ no bun & cole slaw- perfect for me. (Dinner size is 1/2 pound!) My husband had dinner size brisket w/ onion rings & bbq spaghetti -...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Susan S
Reviewed 3 June 2018

We stopped for lunch at Big Ben's. We had eaten here when it was located in Pittsburg, KS, a few years ago. The inside of the restaurant is spacious and inviting, and has interesting decor. The loaded baked potato is actually big enough for 2...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank FredsVaughn
Reviewed 20 May 2018

Just perfect on a road trip to Arkansas! What we were looking for-something local. WONDERFUL BURNT END sandwich on a good bun with kosher dill strips and good coleslaw. I wish I had one of the sandwiches right now! I wish they had a local...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Honeyqueen2
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

We stopped when we say it off of Hyw 71 and thought we would give it a try. We had the three meat dinner which included brisket ,pulled pork and ribs. All were very good but the brisket was the best. Sides of cole slaw...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank cer718
Reviewed 5 February 2018

My wife and I stopped here while driving through Missouri and marked this as a place to stop if we’re ever in the area again. Casual simple and a great place for BBQ with a very fair price for the quality of the food.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank jdharper2016
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

If you like a good bbq place stop in here! They have great burnt ends, excellent brisket, and pretty tasty pulled pork. Portions are decent sized and the price reflects the quality and quantity.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank MissouriGirl648
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2817 The Loop, Carthage, MO 64836-3617
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Carthage
  • Phone Number: +1 417-237-0752
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