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Petoskey Big Boy

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751 Spring St, Petoskey, MI 49770-2850
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Petoskey, Michigan
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went there for lunch and I had my usual Big Boy burger and my husband has his usual Slim Jim. The burger was so greasy that the sauce slid right off with all the grease on it! I could eat only half of it (and believe me that has never happened before!) The Slim Jim came with no tomatoes. The... More 

Thank Standy2015
Petoskey, Michigan
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Good place for quality food at a reasonable price. I always enjoy myself when here. They have a large menu. And you can get breakfast whenever you care to.

Thank Bronco46
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Second visit in the 6 days. First visit was lacking the service which we had last year. Sunday's visit was worse. Shortage of staff and no managerial presence. Asked if the manager was available and were told "he wasn't working today." We were told there is a new manager and it's been downhill ever since. The responsibilities are way over... More 

Thank LRL55
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Went for dinner after going to the Petoskey open house, arriving g around 8. Salad bar was shut down. Decided on soup but if the 8 choices in the menu, only 3 were available (a 4th was available that wasn't even on the menu.) Soup was served off the end of the salad bar so my "beef" barley was mostly... More 

Thank Dave C
West Michigan
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25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

I wouldn't normally review a chain restaurant because generally they are pretty standard wherever you go, but this one was particularly bad. When we arrived, we had to wait for a host/ess to greet us. This gave me time to look around. I commented to my husband that this wasn't going to go well. There weren't many people there, but... More 

Thank easzcz
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 25 October 2016

I like the consistency and quality of food and service. Very friendly staff here in Petoskey. Good value for the money

Thank Jerry E
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106 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

I to Petoskey every now and then and I like to stop there at the Big Boy. I like the new one as they tore down the old one and other than the parking lot which is a bit tight and has an uphill slant to it I really like the food. Sometimes we have had to street park on... More 

Thank Yooper5
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We came in on a Sunday around noon. Expected it to be busy. However, we got seated and it was a good 13 mins and no one came to take our drink order. We watched people come in after us and got drinks and food ordered. The icing on the cake was the people that came with their DOG in... More 

Thank Annaw1981
Gaylord, Michigan
1 review
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

The food (my fish and chips)was so overcooked it was just breading ,no fish . Sent it back after another 15mins the food was no better. My son's chicken basket was burnt too. The coleslaw was dry. My little ones pizza was burnt. 60$and the only thing edible was the lemonade!! GO TO J.W. FILMORES same type and price of... More 

Thank nuttybeeitch
Madisonville, Kentucky
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81 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

People you encounter definitely define your impression of the place your visiting. This Big Boy was the BEST of all we stopped at along our route. Great service, great food and wonderful staff. Wish I could visit more often.

Thank kdj101

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 751 Spring St, Petoskey, MI 49770-2850
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Emmet County  >  Petoskey
  • Phone Number: 2313472931

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