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“Another visit, different meal”

Big Al's Restaurant and Grill
Ranked #9 of 38 Restaurants in Manteo
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$ 9 - US$ 22
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch
Description: The past is back! Big Al's Soda Fountain & Grill serves up authentic American fare in a retro 50's fun dining atmosphere. Restaurant features soda fountain counter, juke box, dance floor, game room/arcade, one of the largest Coca-Cola memorabilia collections in the country, fresh never-frozen USDA certified Prime Angus burgers, home made desserts, 50's inspired gift-shop and blue-plate specials. New owners have recently updated the restaurant from top to bottom with a focus on a quality dining experience with all the good flavors of the era.
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Usually get the hamburger but decided to try the crab cake sandwich. Glad I did, it was great! Wife loves the BLT's. Service is always quick and friendly! We come here every year and it never disappoints!
Great coke nostalgia also!

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Reviewed 22 April 2017

We ate dinner at Big Al's diner. The whole place was coke cola theme with a gift shop. The food was good and the wait staff very nice and helpful.

Thank Ken B
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Reviewed 20 April 2017

Big ALS is proud to be a TripAdvisor recommended restaurant with its banner a it lives up to the title. We sat at the old fashioned bar & watch the servers make shake after shake. I had the Swiss & mushroom hamburger with aioli sauce & sweet potatoes fries. My husband has the club & onion rings. We would return anytime & try other dishes as well!

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Reviewed 18 April 2017

Good food, long wait, but a good place to rest and fuel up for the rest of the day. Waitstaff was friendly.

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Thank Burkett207
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

This was a great way to end our day. With 3 children under 9 finding a place to eat that everyone likes is hard. Not to mention finding a place that my picking teen will eat at. THe outside is just like any other with nothing particular to draw your attention to. Inside was like stepping back in time. There is an amazing collection of Coke-A-Cola memorbilia and so much more. Everything was very clean including the bathrooms. Our waitress was amazing and was well versed in the menu. My teen had the pulled pork and she said it was very well done. She loved her orange crean cycle float!!! Each of kids dound something they liked. The portions were good sized and they loved it! I had a BLT and it was done perfectly. I would definatly recommend eating there!!!

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Thank Carri S
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