Big Ed's City Market Restaurant

TripExpert Score based on reviews in 2 publications
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Highly recommended

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2 expert recommendations



This homey breakfast and lunch spot was founded by Big Ed Watkins, who claims some of the recipes were handed down from his great-grandfather, a Confederate mess sergeant. Southern... Full review →

Southern cooking doesn't get much more traditional than this place; make sure you get the biscuits.

Gayot 11.0

Generously portioned country-style breakfasts are the stuff of legend. Full review →

For lunch, you might choose such traditional dishes as fried chicken, chicken and dumplings, and country-fried steak, each served with your choice of two vegetables which, depending on the season, might include yellow squash, black-eyed peas, butter beans and collard greens.

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