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Big Time Diner

€€ - €€€American,
4936 Cottage Hill Rd, Mobile, AL 36601
+1 251-666-2141
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“turnip greens” (10 reviews)
“fried fish” (8 reviews)
“beef tips” (2 reviews)
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American, Diner
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4936 Cottage Hill Rd, Mobile, AL 36601
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We moved to Mobile 6 months ago and have tried to have a policy of trying different restaurants. But with "Diner", we have cheated a few times. Very simple food, but huge choices and very generous amounts and very well prepared. Staff stays busy, but...More

Thank andymitchWi
Reviewed 16 August 2017

If you are looking for fresh seafood, home cooked veggies, delicious desserts at reasonable prices or fast friendly service in fun atmosphere - this is the place to go. Plan on a full parking lot, a short wait for a table or grab a vacant...More

Thank Wren D
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

we ordered roast beef sandwiches with gravy.. and my lord taste like they poured the box of salt on it.. i couldn't eat it n had the waitress bring me a cheese burger which was alright... my husband picked around the bread....maybe it was that...More

Thank grnildy
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for good diner food, this is the place. The portions are large and full of flavor. Lots of variety. The cobbler is really good. Special thanks to Faith for keeping our glasses of sweet tea full.

Thank FSUfaninWA
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to eat! The menu had something for everyone. In fact, it was hard to choose what to get. The service is quick and the price is reasonable. Highly recommend.

Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Classic diner atmosphere. Great customer service. BIG portions, so be prepared. The green beans are a MUST. Cheap prices for a lot of food. Blue plate specials are a great deal.

1  Thank Kimberly B
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Always a great experience at Big Time Diner. The staff is incredibly helpful and eager to make everyone's lunch the best it can be. The food is always fresh and cooked perfectly. My favorite has always been the Blue Plate Special and I get the...More

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This is where the locals go. We love it here. All of the food is prepared fresh. Our favorite a blue plate special. The best greens, cornbread dressing, and fried okra.

1  Thank smmjohnson2
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I am from Florida and I took a relative to Big Time Dinner because she liked going here. The inside is not fancy but the food is excellent. I ordered grilled chicken, turnip greens, mashed potatoes and a salad for $9.75. Our waitress was Makenzie....More

1  Thank Russell34550
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Fantastic shrimp poboy👍🏻, but of course everything is fantastic!! Sometimes there is a wait, but well worth it.

Thank Nana9752
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:45 - 21:00
10:45 - 21:00
10:45 - 21:00
10:45 - 21:00
10:45 - 21:00
10:45 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4936 Cottage Hill Rd, Mobile, AL 36601
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Mobile
  • Phone Number: +1 251-666-2141
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