Big Ed’s City Market Restaurant


Hours & Seasons

  • Seasons - Year-round
  • Hours - Mon.-Fri., 7am-2pm; Sat., 7am-12noon; Sun., 8am-1pm


  • 220 Wolfe St.

    Raleigh,   NC   27601


This place was founded by Big Ed Watkins, who claims some of the recipes were handed down from his great-grandfather, a Confederate mess sergeant. Southern cooking doesn’t get much more traditional than this place -- make sure you indulge in the biscuits. The restaurant is filled with antique farm implements and political memorabilia, including snapshots of presidential candidates who have stopped by. Every Saturday morning. a Dixieland band plays.

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220 Wolfe St.
Raleigh NC 27601


Latitude: 35° 46' 34.32" / Longitude: -78° 38' 11.3994"

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Located in the Historic City Market at Moore Square in downtown Raleigh.

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