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Big Daddy's Diner

420 Royal Gorge Blvd, Canon City, CO 81212-3747
+1 719-276-8468
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good36%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ham” (3 reviews)
“burgers” (10 reviews)
“fried chicken” (2 reviews)
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6:30 AM - 7:00 PMAll hours
American, Diner
420 Royal Gorge Blvd, Canon City, CO 81212-3747
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Reviews (133)
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1 - 10 of 133 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was average. The service was average. The place was decorated in 1950s style and photos of hundreds of local street rods and restored cars line the wall.

Thank Alan G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recommended by a local and it did not disappoint. Prompt, friendly service and great food! Filled us up, too.

Thank Mundagreen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

reasonable priced and good portions. wait staff pleasant and asked about our trip. good ole diner cooking

Thank susieq177
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Traditional American diner located in a large Shell station on the west side of Canon City. Classic American breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert in a spic and span environment. Friendly staff and reasonable prices. This place would be right at home in a Cary Grant...More

Thank BackRoadBruce
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Good food, great service, reasonably priced, 50's style diner. Attached to a gas station but don't let that scare you.

Thank R9481VYmarks
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Not much to say. Fifties decor made it interesting. The food was standard, good and not overly priced. Overall a good experience.

Thank Mark A
Reviewed 7 September 2017

From other reviews I thought this might be a fun experience. Food was very bad. Better off going to a chain pancake house.

Thank Darryl H
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We stopped here for lunch last weekend. The decor impressed me with a fun 50's theme and Elvis decor. The servers were very nice and delivered the food in a timely manner. As far as the food goes....For burgers, fries and fried pickles, this place...More

Thank Chaaluna
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Wish I could recall who recommended this joint for breakfast - poor choice for us. Our group had motorcycled all morning and were starving. The only good thing about Big Daddys was the service, from there it was all down hill - fast lane. A...More

Thank Steve B
don r, Owner at Big Daddy's Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

we share space with a convenience store. they maintain the restrooms. the photos you featured are from the convenience store, not are restaurant. the torn booth you showed is out of service and waiting to be repaired. the flies were bad that day, only one...More

Reviewed 21 August 2017

Stopped for breakfast. Had good food, plenty of it with great taste. Cost was average for a diner. Great atmosphere, perfect for families. Lots of locals which always tells me it is good food. Would definitely go back.

Thank Melissa V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 7:00 PM
6:30 AM - 7:00 PM
6:30 AM - 7:00 PM
6:30 AM - 7:00 PM
6:30 AM - 7:00 PM
6:30 AM - 7:00 PM
6:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 420 Royal Gorge Blvd, Canon City, CO 81212-3747
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Canon City
  • Phone Number: +1 719-276-8468
1950's style diner, serving 3 home cooked meals a day. Enjoy dining with all the great oldies. Toe tapping and singing optional.
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