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Big Al's Family Restaurant & Lounge

9 Station Rd, Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia B0K 1V0, Canada
+1 902-657-3341
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good40%
  • Average23%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“asian nachos” (8 reviews)
“fries” (14 reviews)
“steak” (7 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
9 Station Rd, Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia B0K 1V0, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great lunch. Food was excellent. All agreed hamburgers were the best ever had. Mango coleslaw delicious. Service good.

1  Thank Merrychristmas2014
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

My husband and I have ate here quite a few times now. Food is always great , My husband love love loves their burgers, Service is super friendly and fast!

1  Thank kristina b
Scott0604, Owner at Big Al's Family Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant and for your kind comments.

Reviewed 22 November 2017

We were here for lunch the week before a benefit was held for a child who required a special van for transport. Silent auction was set up and a donation box for those (like us) who would not be there for the event itself. Over...More

1  Thank Steve A
Reviewed 3 November 2017

While staying at the Train Station Inn, we decided to have dinner at Big Al's since it is only a short walk away. Both nights that we were in town, BIg Al's was crowded so we thought it must be a good place to eat....More

Thank Sharon W
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

They can't handle it!! Then out for dinner at Big Al's around 6pm. We sat at bar and asked if we could eat there because there were 7 of us. The response we got was very rude. We had no attitude, just a pocket full...More

4  Thank Rachel M
Scott0604, Owner at Big Al's Family Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2017

Oktoberfest in Tatamagouche. Three sessions of fun at the Recreation Centre in the true German style. Saturday afternoon Beer Garden is always a sell-out. Afterwards, many people head to the liquor store to get their supplies to take back to their Recreational Vehicles and Cottages...More

Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

This restaurant offered a variety of dinner options & the food was very good! I had the seafood pasta which was filling & tasty. Our waitress was helpful in making suggestions & friendly. The atmosphere is small town friendly with a relaxed feel.

1  Thank Kim H
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Quick friendly service, chowder was hot and delicious as was pan fried haddock with mashed or fries. Good local beer

1  Thank Art-rcmper
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Great friendly service, good food and a nice family atmosphere. Breaded wings were delicious and I would recommend them.

1  Thank June B
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Sign on entrance said Lobster so in we went. We feel this was only a draw to get you in because there were 3 things on menu with lobster: club sandwich, lobster wrap & lobster roll. Club sandwich said "generous lobster" so we ordered it....More

Thank helpfultraveller99
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Went for dinner. Plenty of choices including "Senior Portions" we were glad to find on the menu. Fast service with okay food and come as you are, nothing fancy here.

Thank gman47
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16 August 2017|
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Response from Steve A | Reviewed this property |
You bet. Lobster rolls are available in season!
Joyce B
28 July 2016|
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Response from Dawn G | Reviewed this property |
Not 100% sure but I thought they did have it on the menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$19
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Station Rd, Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia B0K 1V0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Tatamagouche
  • Phone Number: +1 902-657-3341
  • E-mail
Established in 1987, Big Al's is celebrating it's 30th anniversary in 2017. We pride ourselves in serving quality Canadian cuisine in a friendly, child-friendly atmosphere.
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