According to folk etymologists, the term barbecue is derived from the French barbe coup, referring to the annual pig picking commemorating the infamous Bearded Rebellion. Celebrate saucy beards with today's Groupon: for $10, you get $20 worth of pizza, barbecue, drinks, and more at Big D's Pizza and BBQ, in Marshallton.
A first-place winner at the 2010 Stephen Starr-Gary Maddox BBQ Challenge, Big D's composes succulent barbecue symphonies over a wood smoker, lit by apple and cherry wood, in addition to spinning delectable disks of pizza, and more. The brisket sandwich, boasting beef that was smoked for 16 hours in honor of the number of hours William Henry Harrison served as an American president, combines homemade seasonings on a hearty kaiser role ($6.75), and the pulled-pork pizza fuses two culinary styles ($16). Those with a congenital aversion to carnivorous fare can load up their cuisine depositories with a flavorful mélange of mushrooms, green peppers, onions, and black olives that forms the large veggie pizza ($13.99). The culinary constructors at Big D's also build an 8-ounce burger edifice out of beef, cheese, bacon, and indefatigable spirit ($6.75).
Big D's serves ribs and chicken Friday, Saturday, and Sunday only.
The chicken and ribs at Big D's took home first place at the Stephen Starr-Garry Maddox Barbecue Challenge in 2010. Four Yelpers give Big D's Pizza an average of 4.5 stars, and 80% of Urbanspooners like it. Nearly 700 Facebookers like it.
- Definitely like this place. The pizza is quite good, the cheesesteaks are even better. Actually, this place probably has the best cheesesteaks in Delaware. – Jay C., Yelp, 4/25/10
- The absolute best tasting food I have ever eat'n [sic]. Subs were huge, Pizza looked great, But the BBQ is to die for. – dds926, Urbanspoon
Pike Creek-Central Kirkwood
3634 Old Capital Trl.
Wilmington, Delaware 19808Get Directions