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Big Boy's

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7990 N Alger Rd, Alma, MI 48801-9783
07:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 07:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Food is nasty, had to wait for it too long. Bathrooms were dirty and the staff was ok. Food was burnt and they do not have a weight watcher menu no more.

Thank Julie H
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Perfect place to go for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Wide selection on the menu, with breakfast served all day long.

Thank Danny E
Mackinac Island
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33 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Came in expecting to be greeted at the door since it was slow.... And waited for quite a while. Finally I said screw it and sat down at a booth table in the sunlight for some natural light. When the assistant manager came over(she had a fake appearance of trying to look younger than she really was), she asked if... More 

Thank Ohboyshecritiques
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

This place is located near our home. I'm rating it in comparison to othe Big Boys I've been to. Depending on the day you're there service could be good or bad. Same goes for the food the salad bar use to be decent but compared to other Big Boys it's not that great. Containers get empty and no one cares... More 

Thank Colliesnbunnies
Edwardsville, Kansas
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62 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

We stopped for lunch and had good food and good service. if you remember the 50's you will enjoy this restaurant.

Thank Murphydd
Macomb, Michigan
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204 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

We like Big Boy's very much, but this one is lacking. I think it was because I was overcharged. We ate breakfast twice there. We stayed at the horrific hotel next door and they had $5 coupon for "free" breakfast. The weekend breakfast bar was $9.99 -- it was ok. You can order off the menu, and get a hearty... More 

Thank Tarainjag
Merritt Island, Florida
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Dried out French toast and potatoes and other items bland and not fresh and scrabbled eggs were gross and cold. Waitress Ashley was at the kitchen window rearranging items with her bare hands on the someone's plate then put plate in microwave before delivering the food to the customer. I've never saw a waitress take food from the kitchen window... More 

Thank Rick R
Jackson, Michigan
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72 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

this big boy is so much out of date compared to other locations we have visited. short on wait staff even when not busy. the food was ok just high priced. floor was cleaned as we were eating breakfast, the breakfast bar didn't have much of a selection

Thank Thomas M
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Buffet was fresh & hot. Staff very helpful & friendly. Service was quick & efficient. Food was average & portions kind of small.

Thank cpimji2
Detroit, Michigan
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2015

Honestly, it's hard to explain why this place is still open. While the waitress was nice and helpful, the restaurant just wasn't inviting at all. The tables weren't clean and it generally looked pretty run-down. The food was mediocre at best and not arranged nicely on the plate. Clearly, nobody there tries very hard to make this a pleasant dining... More 

Thank Hermann S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    2 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7990 N Alger Rd, Alma, MI 48801-9783
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Alma

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?