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1315 W Chisholm St, Alpena, MI 49707-1621
+1 989-356-9071
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Alpena, Michigan, United States
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed good food, cooked to request. Clean restaurant and good service. Our waitress always had a smile on her face.

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Thank Joann49707
Alpena, Michigan
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150 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

When Myles Ludlow built this restaurant, it was a great place to go to eat. He owned it and another Big Boy Franchise on Ripley here in Alpena. Time passes & things change & the family has closed many of the restairamts he built. They sold this one back to the company in Detroit who ran it for a while.... More 

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Rochester Hills, Michigan, United States
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2014

We went here several times for breakfast and dinner. Everything was always just right. For example, light sauce on the big boy's and well done fries...they got it right every time and were very friendly people

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Thank Kathleen C
Richmond, Missouri
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2013

OK Big Boy, nothing special. I had Reuben w/onion rings. Only 99 cents extra for onion rings. Food was OK. Server could have smiled a little, maybe having a bad day.

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Thank P S
Rochester, Michigan
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188 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2013

The food for one of these pleases was consistent with others but the staff was just great. We enjoyed an average meal made enjoyable by the friendly staff.

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Thank rawsco1
Alpena, Michigan
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2013

This was the best one. The other closed. This one has very good service and food. Like going there for Sunday brunch with husband.

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Thank Janis C
Oscoda
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2012

All of them are pretty consistantly the same - too bad they are not that great. Most of the food is prepared and shipped in and the flavor reflects the "non homeade" quality. It's just ok. The ice cream is wonderful and some of the best you can find anywhere. Pie is nasty.

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Thank Ellen C
Mount Pleasant, Michigan
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206 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2012

Both Big Boy Restaurants in Alpena are good and serve good food. I like this one a little bit better, though. PROS: - It feels more open and spacious than the other Big Boy Restaurant across town. - Open late, even around the holidays, although I wish it could be open even later. - Excellent soup and salad bar. -... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1315 W Chisholm St, Alpena, MI 49707-1621
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Alpena
  • Phone Number: +1 989-356-9071

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