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Big Boy Restaurant

8210 Merriman Rd, Romulus, MI 48174-1917
+1 734-729-6900
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good30%
  • Average34%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“fried shrimp” (2 reviews)
“pancakes” (4 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
8210 Merriman Rd, Romulus, MI 48174-1917
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Reviewed 9 November 2018

While staying at the Sheraton across the street, we noticed the restaurant as we drove by and just had to stop in. Used to love them, but haven't eaten at one in years because most of them in California closed. Nothing great, but not disappointed...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank JCruickshank
Reviewed 28 September 2018

This is a standard Big Boy with the usual menu choices and the all-you-can-eat salad/soup/fruit bar. Our meal was fine but nothing special. Service was okay, not great. Tables and floor were a bit sticky, so cleanliness was not stellar. Overall, it got the job...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank karenwJ9508RN
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

The food was hard and cold. Bathrooms where nasty, there where flies flying around in the kitchen this place needs to be closed down

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Juliawerth
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Clean and a good variety of food on salad bar. Waitress was kind and courteous and accomodating. Nice burger place to have dinner.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Keiffer81
Reviewed 24 August 2018

Our first meal in Detroit. Almost noon and we had just arrived, very hungry. Hadn't seen a Big Boy for a long time so wanted to try this. Plus 5 of us could choose whether we wanted breakfast or lunch. It was perfect. Server, Jessie,...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Alice C
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

You want a cheeseburger? This is your place. On on rings? Go for it? Sundae? They have the best chocolate fudge sundae.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Calitripgirl
Reviewed 15 August 2018

The place was fairly clean, waitress was nice. Food was average. Quick dinner within walking distance of my hotel.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Steven U
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Found this while out for a walk and stopped in for the pot roast..very good. The place is old but clean and friendly.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Teresa P
Reviewed 1 August 2018

The restaurant was clean, our waitress was nice and pretty on her game but the freshness of the food was not there. We had the breakfast buffet and some items looked like they had been sitting for hours. It seemed clear to us that unless...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Allen B
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Great place too take your dad and mom.they love the pancakes and I love the B.L.T. with fries.the ice cream is wonderful.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank deannan141
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8210 Merriman Rd, Romulus, MI 48174-1917
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Romulus
  • Phone Number: +1 734-729-6900
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