Welcome to Big Mama's Rib Shack & Southern Cooking

    Big Mama's is a family owned and operated restaurant and catering company in Pasadena, California. We also have banquet space and dining options for practically any event. We serve the finest barbecue and southern eating this side of the Mississippi. Because of our unique cuisine and southern hospitality, we attract diners of all walks of life from across the globe including many celebrities. It is true "down home" Southern food, crafted with careful attention to the tradition and love handed down from Big Mama's original personal recipes.

    We are conveniently located right on Lake Avenue off the 210 freeway.

    To make reservations or to get information on wedding receptions, office parties, banquet space or any dining or catering needs for your next event, special occasion or meeting:

    Send us an email at info@bigmamaspasadena.com or call us at (626) 797-1792. To find out more information about our catering options, Click here for more information and pricing.

    Our Community


    We've been around since September 2002 and we couldn't have made it without the support of the community. Big Mama's strives to give back, supporting local schools, and non-profit organization. If you have a fundraiser you would like us to be a part of call 626 797-1792.

    Call Now For Take Out & Reservations: (626) 797-1792