Big Daddy’s Seafood, Rib Ranch & Market is coming soon to Blackwood NJ, near the Gloucester Premium Outlets on the Black Horse Pike.
Big Daddy’s has been in business almost 10 years a few miles up the road in Williamstown NJ, and Blackwood will be a second location for them… with a few extra twists. In fact that signage in Blackwood says:
the Seafood Store with a Soul Food TwistBig Daddy’s Seafood, Rib Ranch & Market – Coming to Blackwood NJ
Big Daddy’s in Blackwood is hoping for a May 2022 opening.
The Blackwood location a few years ago housed the Original Italian Village deli.
More specifically, if you’ve entered the Gloucester Premium Outlets from the Black Horse Pike in the past, directly across from that entrance is a small shopping center and that is where Big Daddy’s Blackwood will be located. A UPS store is also located in the center.
Big Daddy’s – Williamstown and Blackwood
The new signage went up at the new Blackwood location a few weeks ago… and the very distinctive name made it clear to us from the start that this was going to be a new home for the beloved Big Daddy’s out of Williamstown.
But it was just today when 42Freeway could stop in at the original Williamstown location for some additional confirmation on the plans for the Blackwood location.
We caught up with Margaret, who with her husband Mitchell, own and operate the Big Daddy’s Seafood & Rib Ranch. They are both from South Jersey! Small businesses, locally owned!
Margaret confirmed for us that the Blackwood location will operate as a second location of Big Daddy’s… with a few extra surprises for Blackwood.
So first a step back… What is Big Daddy’s Seafood & Rib Ranch all about?
Well apparently amazing seafood and delicious ribs. It’s in the name!
And they are still so much more than that!
The Williamstown location has been operating for almost 10 years in a former Stewart’s Root Beer stand… still with much of its distinctive style from the former drive-in.
But inside.. it’s all different! And they are featuring a wide array of delicious items!
For seafood they have live cooked crabs (and crab cakes!), shrimp, scallops, oysters, clams, catfish, mussels and more!
Sandwiches range from seafood based (tilapia, Philly fish hoagie, flouder) to Philly Cheesesteaks, Pulled Pork and other great options.
BBQ includes delicious juicy ribs, bbq chicken, pork. mmmmm delicious!
Hot soups feature Big Daddy’s signature Seafood Gumbo, clam chowder and clam bisque.
How about appetizers of chicken wings, hush puppies, crab sticks and more!
Cakes, banana pudding, sweet potato pie for dessert
And delicious side orders including mac n cheese, collard greens, candied yams, potato salad and more!
Plus they sell crabs by the dozen and the bushel!
I’m not even sure my run-down above covers all the bases… best to stop in and check out what they have!
For the latest on the menu, the Williamstown location is on GrubHub, for delivery or pickup
Big Daddy’s Seafood, Rib Ranch & Market – Blackwood
So a big difference with the Blackwood location opening in May is.. well yes they will offer all the same great and deliciously prepared food items just like Williamstown, but…
The Blackwood location will feature a larger “market” aspect of delicious seafood and more.
Blackwood will also be take-out only, where Williamstown does offer some outside seating options.
Margaret tells us all the final details for what Blackwood offers are still being worked out, but we do know they have a fully ready kitchen to offer the deliciously hot food items cooked right in the store, to go along with the market items.
Links and Location
Big Daddy’s Seafood, Rib Ranch & Market (Blackwood opens in May)
1136 S Black Horse Pike
Blackwood, NJ 08012
Big Daddy’s Seafood & Rib Ranch
2040 N Black Horse Pike
Williamstown NJ 08094
Williamstown Grub Hub Page