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Big Al's Diner

234 D St, Blaine, WA 98230-4204
+1 360-332-3540
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good42%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Open Now
07:00 - 20:00All hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
234 D St, Blaine, WA 98230-4204
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Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Stayed in Birch Bay and wanted to check out this diner. The four of us had breakfast..all loved it. Prices were decent and you can order anything off the menu anytime! Busy place but.lots of staff and no wait for refills etc. Great little place...More

Thank lovegreatservice
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Very consistent food. Super fast service and friendly. Real easy border access. Coffee is very good.

Thank Suzanne M
Reviewed 5 January 2017

The food is served hot, quickly, and always so good. My son-in-law eats here often and calls my husband up to eat here because they are never disappointed with the food selections and they know my son-in-law by name. The locals and tourists eat here.

Thank Kathy B
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Als is the last American diner fefore you hit Canada; which is very hard to find an old-fashioned diner experience like the USA. Typical flare, good food and service. We stop there again and would recommend to friends and traveler's alike. Happy eating !

Thank Trevor S
Reviewed 29 December 2016

not sure how old this place is but it has been maintained well and is run efficiently. They have solid diner food that is served friendly and quickly. We did not have any complaints. Owner involvement must be very high because you usually don't get...More

Thank Soggyinsnoqualmie
Reviewed 20 December 2016

We just wanted a large breakfast before going up to Mtns for the day. Our waitress took our order and then again came back to confirm it 10 min later (our orders were nearly identical). Yet the order was still not correct when it came...More

Thank Al L
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

This is a old Denny's restaurant. But, not the sane at all. Great burgers and the service is awesome. Stopped here every time before crossing the border. Will stop here next time too.

Thank Gary R
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Living in Blaine Wash. with a population of only 4000 plus there is'nt a lot of choices in restaurants and available food. Big Al's is a no-brainer with great Chicken-fried steak for breakfast, fabulous burgers for lunch and a weekly Prime Rib night for dinner....More

Thank DaveP69
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is a great family style restaurant. Been there now for Breakfast, lunch & dinner, and was totally pleased each time. Food is fresh, plentiful, with a lot of choices. Wait staff friendly.

Thank Monica C
Reviewed 12 October 2016

I have been here many years ago, but then it was called Denny's... Vast improvement for sure. Loved the decorations and the trip down memory lane

Thank brh48
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$15
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 234 D St, Blaine, WA 98230-4204
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Blaine
  • Phone Number: +1 360-332-3540
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