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Big Boy Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American,
400 S Ripley Blvd, Alpena, MI 49707-4008
+1 989-354-4131
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible10%
2 weeks ago
“Just meh”
24 Mar 2017
“Good Food”
Open Now
6:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
American, Diner
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
400 S Ripley Blvd, Alpena, MI 49707-4008
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was typical for a Big Boy restaurant, but service was just okay. Busy lunch crowd, but our server lacked enthusiasm.

Thank OriginalFrau
Reviewed 27 July 2017

The food at this location taste like a large can. Canned gravy, canned apples, canned meatloaf, canned spaghetti sauce. I used to go to these a while back, but never rembering the food tasting like a salt preservative. The cinnamon apples I had were more...More

Thank I7543AQtheresam
Reviewed 25 March 2017

I love Big Boy food and this is one of the better locations in the state. However, it could use an updated décor.

Thank Pam L
Reviewed 4 January 2017

The breakfasts are delicious, but the menu is a bit confusing. The luncheon and dinner menus are easy to comprehend, and the food is also delicious. Unlike other Big Boys, there is no breakfast or brunch buffet.

Thank 484karlc
Reviewed 29 December 2016

The atmosphere is great with fast service and great tasting food at a reasonable price. I must say, there is no better way to start your day, than an awesome breakfast or lunch at this Big Boy Cafe. Lol

Thank donaldfrancis53
Reviewed 2 September 2016

They do have a very nice salad and soup bar. I have been there over the years many times and never been disappointed. The staff are always friendly and nice. This is a go to place when you don't know where to go.

Thank menardnewyork
Reviewed 5 August 2016

We have been here many times for lunch breakfast dinner , and always had great service and good food . Nice and clean and fast service .

Thank Happy Kampers B
Reviewed 12 May 2016

I like eating out and when you go to Big Boy you have a card they punch with each visit which after 10 punches gives you $4 off your entry..

Thank Barbara G
Reviewed 4 March 2016

A very nice relaxed place, it is a bit dated but it's clean restrooms are very clean. Staff is very friendly food was very good, coffee was also very good ( I'm extremely picky when it comes to my coffee)

Thank Cindy C
Reviewed 14 October 2015

The tow of us had breakfast at the Big Boy. Good breakfast, always like the multigrain pancakes, but get two, they are big. Fair prices. No complaints.

Thank Bob H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 S Ripley Blvd, Alpena, MI 49707-4008
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Alpena
  • Phone Number: +1 989-354-4131
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