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Big Daddy's Diner

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American, Diner
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420 Royal Gorge Blvd, Canon City, CO 81212-3747
+1 719-276-8468
06:30 - 19:00
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Cascade, Colorado
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a unique diner / burger joint. Fun atmosphere with above average prices for such. Nice place to take the family and right next to the Royal Gorge Railroad.

Thank Kelly F
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39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great family diner with options for everyone! Not exceptional food but you can't get Frito pie just anywhere! Staff is wonderful and a kid's meal includes soft serve ice cream with loads of toppings. Better than any of the fast food choices.

Thank Valerie M
Canon City, Colorado
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118 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

The burgers we had were pretty good along with the fries and onion rings. The service was excellent and the prices reasonable.

Thank Jim F
Canon City, Colorado
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Big Daddy's Diner is a 50s type restaurant with the best Green Chile Breakfast Burrito in town! The chile is so flavorful, but not too hot. It is a very clean place especially the tables.A fun & flavorful place for everyone. They have a large breakfast, lunch & dinner menu, too, but I just can't get past the Breakfast Burrito!... More 

Thank coloradorockie
Fort Collins, Colorado
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99 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for dinner on New Year's Day. We both got more food than we could finish. The pit roast was excellent!

Thank eedoonan
Niceville, United States
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

I stopped at Big Daddy's Diner in Canon City on my way from Royal Gorge Bridge to Colorado Springs. BDD was the first breakfast place we came to. It looked promising but the service was slow and the food was cold. How do you get cold food at a diner? I wish I would have kept driving.

Thank Bruce B
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43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We love the Ole, classic style Diners. Big Daddys was great. Good food..our Burgers were great. Staff very prompt, friendly and courteous. Loved the old time booths and the old pictures and decor. Topped it off with a Chocolate Shake...the best !

Thank buffalofeathers
Canon City, Colorado
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Ok food. Cheep. You get what you pay for. Slow service orders not correct. We liked the decor. Very greasy food

Thank helenbQ2280VH
East Hampton, Connecticut
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Good home cooked food in a nice old fashion environment. Lots of old pictures and stuff all around the place. Even the tables and booths reminded me of the "good ole days"

Thank Eileen W
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

A diner in a gas station? How good can that be? Surprisingly good! I recommend the pot roast. Very tender, well seasoned. Service was fast and attentive. Prices were very reasonable. I would definitely recommend giving this place a try.

Thank Gary V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
06:30 - 19:00
06:30 - 19:00
06:30 - 19:00
06:30 - 19:00
06:30 - 19:00
06:30 - 19:00
06:30 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 420 Royal Gorge Blvd, Canon City, CO 81212-3747
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Canon City
  • Phone Number: +1 719-276-8468

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