Big Pig Canteen

4.6
316 reviews
$40 and under
Barbecue
Big Pig Canteen brings Authentic BBQ to the south eastern suburbs of Melbourne. Situated in a large warehouse in Moorabbin, with easy parking at night and a wide range of rotating craft beer and cocktails, Big Pig Canteen is perfect for large groups and families wanting to have a little room to enjoy the fantastic atmosphere.
What 316 People Are Saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.6
Food
4.6
Service
4.6
Ambience
4.5
Value
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97% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Wingsss
Melbourne
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience5

It was pretty busy so we ended up having to ask for the menu. But most of the staff were still pretty friendly. Food is yum and 1$ wings are always a treat. Flavours are good

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SimonV
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience4

Delicious food, at a very reasonable price. Only issue was food took a little while to come out, but it was worth the wait. Will be back again.

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AnthonyV
1 review
Dined on 10 April 2021
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience4

The food is very good. Purchased platter for 2 and it was just the perfect size. The desserts were wonderfully prepared and served quickly. The service from waiting staff was great. They were attentive and ready to provide assistance.

The establishment was clean and so too the staff.

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TWTW
1 review
Dined on 10 April 2021
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Great food, great atmosphere. Meal served quite quickly. Beers on tap offer a good variety. Would return.

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AdamM
1 review
Dined on 10 April 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I've been here twice now and the food is very good, and at a great price. Wonderful for big events or just a few people.

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Nick
1 review
Dined on 9 April 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food was amazing as always. Great food, great service and relatively cheap drinks.

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KazuS
Melbourne
1 review
Dined on 9 April 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Has both bar and restaurant area, and the food is really goos

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DavidM
1 review
Dined on 9 April 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Delicious food, fast and friendly service. Highly recommend!

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StevenG
1 review
Dined on 1 April 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent food for the price you pay will be back

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Kelly
1 review
Dined on 31 March 2021
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Food was good, had the taste tickler plate plus mac n cheese so we could try abit of everything , ribs a tad dry , but overall nice , good value.
Staff friendly and helpful.

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Jesse
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 28 March 2021
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience3

Delicious food, cool place, will be back for more :)

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DaniA
1 review
Dined on 27 March 2021
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience4

Kids vote best food ever!
Could have had more salad and vegetables side options. Music was not great and fairly loud but a big space with good decor and a relaxed vibe.

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Pricey
1 review
Dined on 25 March 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great spot, girls had book club, men went to Big Pig for meat, chat and footy. Great night out.

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BlaineL
1 review
Dined on 24 March 2021
Overall4Food4Service3Ambience4

Had been told about this place a few times now. So thought ild better try it out..
It was nothing short or great food. Will be telling all my friends and family

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Key4
1 review
Dined on 23 March 2021
Overall3Food3Service5Ambience5

The staff, service and space were lovely. The food was average

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maxinet
1 review
Dined on 21 March 2021
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

Very slow bring drinks out from the bar but apart from that the food was amazing

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Anthonyd
Melbourne
1 review
Dined on 21 March 2021
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Great value, epically with kids.
staff are always very accommodating.

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KazuS
Melbourne
2 reviews
Dined on 20 March 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Family fun menu is good, and the tasting thing provided at the bar is good

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TomM
Melbourne
1 review
Dined on 20 March 2021
Overall5Food4Service4Ambience5

Great food, decent beer selection, good atmosphere

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MelP
1 review
Dined on 20 March 2021
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

We enjoyed a lovely dinner. Was family friendly and the service was good. The atmosphere was good but a little dark. We ordered a shared platter for 4 the meal (and 2 kids meals)was great but it could have been more proportional in the size of the salads that were offered. It seemed the serve for one is the same as for 4 people!

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DanielB
Armenia
1 review
Dined on 20 March 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food, service was of a high quality and I will definitely be back!

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NormanH
Melbourne
3 reviews
Dined on 19 March 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Still my favourite place to go for a beer and a feed. Would recommend to anyone, and I have.

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PaulS
Melbourne
1 review
Dined on 18 March 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food was excellent, very enjoyable.
Service was friendly, helpful to decide on what to order from the menu.
Will be back again and have already recommended Big Pig canteen to my family, friends and workmates for our next get together.
Big thankyou and Well done Big Pig !

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MichelleD
Melbourne
1 review
Dined on 18 March 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Had a delicious meal, child friendly environment and we will definitely attend again.

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DarrenM
1 review
Dined on 14 March 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience3

Love this place, great for the family, great bar and food.

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Taylas
Melbourne
1 review
Dined on 14 March 2021
Overall3Food2Service5Ambience5

Service was great, venue was amazing, family friendly, live music but the food was average. Meet was dry no flavour, onion rings were just batter. Wouldn’t go back

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 13 March 2021
Overall3Food3Service4Ambience4

Been here pre-covid. I found my recent visit to be not as good as last time. Maybe because there's less staff now. The food was OK but not outstanding like it used to be. Expensive for what you get. There should be a happy hour or something on drinks. We still had a good time.

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Nghia
1 review
Dined on 13 March 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food and service. Restaurant also serves alcohol. Great place to catch up with mates and if youre craving american bbq. Everyone serving us was very friendly and helpful

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LGen
1 review
Dined on 11 March 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

It's my 3rd visit, with different people, and have not been disappointed. Good evening out. Always forget the generous serves and happy to take away.

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BillN
1 review
Dined on 9 March 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great value for money. Good selection of very tasty meals and sides. Unusual but terrific ambience, and good selection of alcoholic drinks.

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KristyT
1 review
Dined on 7 March 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food at great prices and the venue was beautiful. Highly recommend.

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DeanJ
Melbourne
1 review
Dined on 6 March 2021
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Friendly value for money restaurant, definitely would recommend

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HungDaddy12Inch
1 review
Dined on 6 March 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing food..Great service, beer went down well.

I would recommend a different potato salad recipe though.

BBQ sauce was amazing 👌🏻

Platter was great and onion rings were delish.

Wish the wings were boneless but that doesn't take anything away from the meal

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MelO
1 review
Dined on 6 March 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

First time visiting big pig little pig and I was not disappointed. The staff were very warm and friendly, and the food was hot fresh and delicious and came out really quick which is great when you have young kids. The bar was also accommodating with my request for a mocktail which was very nice. Could not fault anything about this place and will definately be back very soon.

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GlenysB
1 review
Dined on 3 March 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Food was excellent and plentyfull, plenty of parking on side street, take home containers available for leftovers. It was a little dark for my liking in terms of lighting and not have many 'lighter' food options. Well worth a visit especially for the meat lovers. Staff are friendly and helpful and the site of an old brick works is awesome

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MarshalF
1 review
Dined on 27 February 2021
Overall3Food4Service2Ambience3

Took time to have the table cleant up, even though we had a reservation. Food and drinks were nice, but a bit too noisy.

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ErinP
1 review
Dined on 27 February 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great place to eat. The food is amazing as we're the staff and the drinks. The atmosphere and decor were also awesome. Definitely coming back and will recommend to all our friends 👌

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EllieO
Melbourne
2 reviews
Dined on 26 February 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Love going to big pig. Food is always amazing and the staff are very helpful and friendly.

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MiaV
Melbourne
1 review
Dined on 25 February 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Delicious food as always. Good portion and good variety of selections .

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Anna
1 review
Dined on 24 February 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Hands down the most authentic American bbq I’ve had outside of the states. Can’t recommend this place enough.

FAQs

Big Pig Canteen offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (03) 9555 8160.

Big Pig Canteen is rated 4.6 stars by 316 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.