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Frisch's Big Boy Restaurant

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1707 River Valley Cir N, Lancaster, OH 43130-1471
+1 740-681-1177
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Lancaster, Ohio
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61 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I havr eaten st this particular Frisch's for many years and this time the service was horrible. They were not busy but it took forever for the food to be brought to the table. The food was cold. The server never checked back to see how the food was until we were ready to leave and when I informed her... More 

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Thank ALBERT C
Lancaster, Ohio
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95 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

Big Boy is your average old school diner type of place. The service is friendly. The place if fairly clean. Restroom was a little messy. The breakfast buffet and the Big Boy burgers are awesome. Simple buffet, not huge selection, but all fresh and tasty. Basic offerings like: eggs, fried potatoes, ham, sausage, bacon, pancakes, etc. Nothing fancy but good... More 

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Lancaster, Ohio
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61 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

I have been eating at this Frisch's restaurant for what seems like 30 years and I have always experienced superior service and great tasting meals. Piping hot meals served by the friendliest servers ever seen. This is a restaurant you don't want to miss. Frisch's Lancaster is one of my favorite "Top 5 Restaurants" in Ohio!

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Thank ALBERT C
Bonifay, Florida
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143 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Great service and decent food but, not the same home cooked food it used to be! Decent salad bar, clean, upbeat staff, plenty of room for big parties but, miss the great food! Also, I moved and did not realize it moved from Memorial Drive to River Valley Mall!

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Thank Diana M
Weatherford, Texas
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45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

My wife and I stayed next door to this restaurant while visiting family; convenient for breakfast and lunch over a couple days. The food selection was adequate; only ate once on the breakfast buffet-the other food we ordered off of the menu. Wasn't too bad for the price, but a Bob Evans probably better! We too can remember the original... More 

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Thank Dan S
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

We went out for dinner and found this national chain restaurant run by a different company.It was the absolute worse over salty,greasy,weird looking good.The fish was straight out of a box,the salad dressing looked like I ordered ,but definitely not .The fried pickles were so salty I couldn't eat them.The staff was horrible and rude.I had to keep asking for... More 

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Thank Cindy B
Lancaster, Ohio
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9 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

We have ate at Frisch's for years, and 46 years ago when they had car hops that is where I became engaged. On June 8th I was there for my birthday with two girlfriends. It was so cold that are food got cold really quick and we could not set and visit. We told the waitress and she said they... More 

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Lancaster, Ohio
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61 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

I have been eating at this Frisch's for years and the food and service are fantastic! Good food at great prices. All of the servers are fantastic as they continue to provide excellent service. Most notably are Elle and Brenda. David Potts, General Manager, runs a wonderful restaurant.

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Thank ALBERT C
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174 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

My family eat here while visiting family in Ohio. The food was good. Place was a little old looking. Bathrooms were clean. Waitress was nice. Nothing special about our visit or the food. But wasn't bad either.

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Thank SavedByGrace09
Lancaster, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016

always friendly----food is piled high,always clean-----if you are ever at a loss of where to go----stop in you wont be disappointed

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1707 River Valley Cir N, Lancaster, OH 43130-1471
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Lancaster
  • Phone Number: +1 740-681-1177

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