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Big Al's Firehouse

49035 Schoenherr Rd, Shelby Township, MI 48315-3819
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good43%
  • Average17%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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“breadsticks” (3 reviews)
“ribs” (9 reviews)
“pizza” (6 reviews)
Opens in 29 min
All hours
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
49035 Schoenherr Rd, Shelby Township, MI 48315-3819
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Big Al’s is a good restaurant with an excellent variety on the menu. Corned beef sandwich is very good. Pulled pork quesadilla is also very good. Not a huge beer selection on draft but adequate. Great waitstaff who can handle large parties as well as...More

Thank Tom D
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Hadn't been here in years due to an unimpressive experience but decided to give them another try. Glad we did. We had the rib dinner for two and it was really good. Plenty for the wife and I and we even brought some home. The...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Six of us ordered five different dishes (two people shared the ribs for two dinner) and all of us were very happy with the food. It was hot, tasty and nice sized portions. The pull-apart bread was also good. Thumbs up for the food. Our...More

Thank Lynn1Detroit
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Ribs are good, had better but these on the good side. Beer is cold. That"s important. Come hungry and you will leave satisfied.

Thank David M
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in here because it was on the way to where we had some errands to run. The place itself it kind of quaint the decor is a little outdated but no big deal. The menu is very large and has...More

Thank Taylor C
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Been to Big Al's a number of times. Have a wide variety of food from Fish and Chips to Pizza and pastas. Bread is very good. Has a nice bar.

Thank RomeoShopper
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Great ribs!!!!! Large menu -reasonable prices -good food & service. Full bar to go with your lunch or dinner. Pretty crowded on Friday, Saturday nites.

Thank David S
Reviewed 10 November 2016

The babyback ribs were not as meaty as I have had at other places. The meat was dry. But I liked the barbecue sauce. The salad bar was nothing to get excited about. The service was okay. Nothing outstanding. The server asked me if I...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Husband order ribs. They were ok. Sauce was spread on top and not cooked in. Bread sticks were very salty. Salad bar was lettuce and two toppings. The 12 ounce steak I would say was less than12 ounces, tough, chewy and barely cooked. I like...More

Thank Valerie L
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

A great restaurant with lots of choices, great salad bar, large quantity of food. How can you go wrong? Whatever you're in the mood for, BIG Al's there to please. Choices range from sandwiches and burgers to pasta dishes and barbecue favorites. No matter what...More

Thank pamelabastianon
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 12:00 am
10:30 am - 1:00 am
10:30 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49035 Schoenherr Rd, Shelby Township, MI 48315-3819
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Shelby Township
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