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Big Boy Restaurant

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2891 Cook Rd, West Branch, MI 48661-8769
+1 989-345-2021
06:30 - 21:00
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Fri 06:30 - 22:00
Sat - Thu 06:30 - 21:00
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Harbor Springs, Michigan
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392 reviews
245 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped at this particular Big Boy restaurant for lunch on our way to Florida and were not disappointed. Our waitress, Paula, was genuinely friendly and helpful. The scrambled eggs, bacon, and hot cakes were tasty, ands pricing was quite reasonable.

Thank LouBobHarborSprings
Wellington, New Zealand
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459 reviews
263 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

We pulled in here for a quick supper while travelling. Service friendly and efficient and we enjoyed the food. Not flash, plenty of choice. Pleased we stopped here.

Thank John S
Boyne City, Michigan
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275 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I would say this is a great place to take the grand parents and small kids. Not really a social scene for teenagers.

Thank David C
Lexington, Kentucky
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218 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Fifty plus years ago I took my girlfriends to Bobs Big Boy for their burgers, cherry cokes and shakes. I haven't found a place with these good burgers until this place. I stopped twice at the same one going north and coming south. So good.

Thank Don M
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63 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Weekday stop for lunch. Restaurant clean, waitstaff very friendly and attentive. Food was just great - very good burgers and well prepared. Great stop on your trip north!

Thank IllinoisILtraveler
Sarnia, Canada
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104 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

The restaurant was busy, but the service was still efficient. Our meal was quite good as we opted for a lighter meal - grilled Buffalo Chicken Salad. It was quite good and we topped it off with a shared piece of delicious strawberry pie. It had been a long time since we ate at a Big Boy - and we... More 

Thank TwigDi
Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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152 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

I haven't been to a big boy before but wanted to try it. The restaurant was busy which is a good sign to me. The prices were reasonable. The coffee is really good and I see you can buy some. The food is really good and had a great selection. The desserts are also excellent. Highly recommended.

Thank mjhoc
Kettering, Ohio
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

got seated right away, noticed the Busboy right away, clearing the tables as soon as they were empied. His name was kyle. He even wiped down the salt & pepper shakers. Our waitress paula was also wonderful!!! the only thing we could find wrong was the bacon was just a bit over cooked,

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6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Great shakes, good big boys, friendly and fast service. We miss Frisch's Big Boy, but in Michigan all you have to ask for is your big boy Ohio style. It's yum.

Thank Debbie C
West Branch, Michigan
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

The Big Boy is always great food and service is very good also. I live 2 miles from the restaurant and stop by often. The location if also right at the exit so easy on and off if you are traveling.

Thank molly580

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2891 Cook Rd, West Branch, MI 48661-8769
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  West Branch
  • Phone Number: +1 989-345-2021

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