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Bob's Big Boy

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500 N Euclid Ave, Bay City, MI 48706-2948
+1 989-686-5280
06:00 - 22:00
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Sat 06:00 - 23:00
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Bay City, Michigan
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200 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The pictures in the menu make the banana split look like an individual portion. Don't be deceived, one banana split could easily serve two or more adults. The salad bar had fresh ingredients although the pasta salad was starting to turn a little brown. Service was attentive. Nice sun room and cute decorations. Very clean restrooms.

Thank Stitcherjer
Bay City, Michigan
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200 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Monday is Canadian cheese soup day! The salad bar has a sign showing which soups are featured on each day. The ingredients on the salad bar are varied and fresh. The wait staff is friendly and the bathrooms are clean.

Thank Stitcherjer
Warren, Michigan
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016

We stopped here for dinner after driving the coast around the thumb area from Detroit to Bay City and had breakfast the following morning to start our second day of the tour. We use this restaurant every year on our tour. The service is good and the staff is friendly. The prices are reasonable and the variety is sufficient to... More 

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Lehigh Acres, Florida
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52 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Ordered from the senior menu. The food was very tasty and our 2 meals were under $10.00. The bacon was crisp-just the way I like it.

Thank 850deannac
Bay City, Michigan
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101 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

My wife and had dinner on Sunday. We both had the fish and chips. Food was OK but not very tasty. The place is in need of some updating. The service was good and the waitress was helpful. Probably will not return very soon.

Thank tomgee88
Romeo, Michigan
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151 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

It was late at night and we had trouble finding just a quick bite to eat then we saw big boy and knew that it would be pretty basic but consistent. The food was actually good the big boy was clean and the waitress was very pleasant. We were on vacation so I don't normally try and eat at a... More 

Thank Sheryl L
Bay City, Michigan
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81 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Waitress was fine. I ordered a slim Jim, Cole slaw, and fries. Slim Jim had one deli size piece of ham and a little sauce. Not nearly as good as it used to be. fries just okay. Cole slaw good. There are better locally owned restaurants. I will not be going back. Third time I tried BB this year and... More 

Thank LKB310
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 July 2016

I grew up near several Bob's Big Boys. The service was good and the food is affordable. A bit of comfort food for me. We both at The Best Cheeseburger on the Planet. That was the menu item not our personal opinions. The food was good however. If anyone remembers old school McDonald's hamburgers they were built this was but... More 

Thank Marc J
Bay City, Michigan
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200 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

There are two Big Boys in the the Bay City area. This one is by far the better of the two. The service is better and the food safety aspect is much better. The one nice enhancement to the salad bar is a listing of which days the specialty soups are scheduled. Our two favorites are nicely featured - Canadian... More 

Thank Stitcherjer
Bay City, Michigan
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80 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2016

We have eaten at Big Boy many times over the years and, sadly, have watched the quality and taste of their food drop and drop and tonight was perhaps the worst I've had. We got there about 4:00 PM and were given a stack of menus. I chose the soup and sandwich--meatball and tomato. Back came the waitress--who by the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 N Euclid Ave, Bay City, MI 48706-2948
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Bay City
  • Phone Number: +1 989-686-5280

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