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Big Island Grille & Bar

) #37 of 42 Restaurants in Albert Lea ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , American
2306 E Main St, Albert Lea, MN 56007-3923
+1 507-373-1621
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good36%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible13%
1 Nov 2016
“A dinner out here in a while”
2 weeks ago
Open Now
06:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, American
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
2306 E Main St, Albert Lea, MN 56007-3923
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Reviews (53)
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11 - 20 of 52 reviews

Reviewed 26 May 2015

Needed a light supper but the DJ had his music so load even the wait staff had to shout, and we couldn't have a conversation. Wait staff were very helpful and allowed us to box up our meal and leave.Food average but adequate.

Thank Margaret B
Reviewed 18 April 2015 via mobile

First of all reviewer givemefoood was pretty much on target with what he or she said. The food took long time to come when we were the only ones their at first. The fish sandwich was undercooked. After food came out few others came in...More

Thank Albertlea
Reviewed 21 January 2015

So first off we order BOGO apps me and and my boyfriend both get wings and I get pretzel poppers and he gets onion rings. We waited 1 hr and 15 min then the waitress comes over with our wings and tells us it'll be...More

Thank Givemefooood
Reviewed 2 December 2014 via mobile

This has been a regular place for lunch for me and my wife. They have a good soup and salad bar that includes a popover. The price has been reasonable. With our last visit the service was lacking and the food was fair. We had...More

Thank David R
Reviewed 22 August 2014

We were advised that our room included a breakfast "buffet". There was no coffee, juice, pastries, bagels, fruit, juices, potatoes. There was cereal, but we had to ask for milk.

Thank lacstacj
Reviewed 10 August 2014 via mobile

Was looking for a decent bar and grill menu. Even took a suggestion from a local for this place. Was disappointed the courteousness and helpfulness of the staff. This is a motel/hotel restaurant and therefore the menu is a bit limited. I understand streamlining but...More

Thank Mrsacorp
Reviewed 1 August 2014

We were excited to try out the new menu. We got there and a party of people sat down and looked at the menu ( I am sure they saw the ridiculous prices) and they got up and walked out. The prices are extremely high...More

Thank pjud
Reviewed 25 May 2014

Alas, the Cuban and Mexican places in town were shut the night I was in town. Food is very average, though there is really not much choice at all in town. De-frozen pre-broiled cod, steamed veggies from a bag, and reheated mashed potatoes. The staff...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 15 April 2014 via mobile

Went looking for great food. Was very disappointed in the value of the large pricing we got. The portions are par. If the prices are high, I expect to get a good portion for my money. Atomosphere isn't inviting and the staff werent overly friendly...More

1  Thank NaNaBooh
Reviewed 10 March 2014

The bartender was very helpful including running over to the hotel front desk to see if she could find us any drink coupons since we were staying there.

Thank Cheese4ever
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Television, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 02:00
06:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2306 E Main St, Albert Lea, MN 56007-3923
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Albert Lea
  • Phone Number: +1 507-373-1621
  • E-mail
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