We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Big Boy Restaurant

400 S Ripley Blvd, Alpena, MI 49707-4008
+1 989-354-4131
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good38%
  • Average5%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible11%
24 Mar 2017
“Good Food”
4 Jan 2017
“A good family restaurant”
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
American
PRICE
DETAILS
400 S Ripley Blvd, Alpena, MI 49707-4008
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
Write a Review
Reviews (18)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 18 reviews

Reviewed 24 March 2017

I love Big Boy food and this is one of the better locations in the state. However, it could use an updated décor.

Thank Pam L
Reviewed 4 January 2017

The breakfasts are delicious, but the menu is a bit confusing. The luncheon and dinner menus are easy to comprehend, and the food is also delicious. Unlike other Big Boys, there is no breakfast or brunch buffet.

Thank 484karlc
Reviewed 28 December 2016

The atmosphere is great with fast service and great tasting food at a reasonable price. I must say, there is no better way to start your day, than an awesome breakfast or lunch at this Big Boy Cafe. Lol

Thank donaldfrancis53
Reviewed 2 September 2016

They do have a very nice salad and soup bar. I have been there over the years many times and never been disappointed. The staff are always friendly and nice. This is a go to place when you don't know where to go.

Thank menardnewyork
Reviewed 5 August 2016

We have been here many times for lunch breakfast dinner , and always had great service and good food . Nice and clean and fast service .

Thank Happy Kampers B
Reviewed 12 May 2016

I like eating out and when you go to Big Boy you have a card they punch with each visit which after 10 punches gives you $4 off your entry..

Thank Barbara G
Reviewed 4 March 2016

A very nice relaxed place, it is a bit dated but it's clean restrooms are very clean. Staff is very friendly food was very good, coffee was also very good ( I'm extremely picky when it comes to my coffee)

Thank Cindy C
Reviewed 14 October 2015

The tow of us had breakfast at the Big Boy. Good breakfast, always like the multigrain pancakes, but get two, they are big. Fair prices. No complaints.

Thank Bob H
Reviewed 19 August 2015

I haven't been to a Big Boy in years. Since they are still in Michigan, decided to give them a try. I stopped here for breakfast twice. The ambience is very old school diner like, but it's subtle and not overblown. The food was the...More

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 10 January 2015

Never again. This place is gross...and really, all big boys are. We need PERKINS! The fries they brought out to me were hard as rocks and COLD, even though I had requested Fresh fries. The salad bar was OK, limited options. I just wanted fresh...More

Thank LuvDisneyMeow
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Courtyard Restaurant
299 reviews
.36 km away
Mangos Mexican Cuisine
52 reviews
.34 km away
Gen-Ar's
26 reviews
.09 km away
Mancino's Pizza & Grinders
21 reviews
.46 km away
Nearby Attractions
Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary
220 reviews
2.73 km away
Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Center
74 reviews
2.67 km away
Besser Museum
57 reviews
3.64 km away
Island Park & Wildlife Sanctuary
34 reviews
3.50 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Big Boy Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 23:00
Monday
06:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 23:00
Thursday
06:00 - 23:00
Friday
06:00 - 23:00
Saturday
06:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 S Ripley Blvd, Alpena, MI 49707-4008
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Alpena
  • Phone Number: +1 989-354-4131