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Big Time Diner

4936 Cottage Hill Rd, Mobile, AL 36601
+1 251-666-2141
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“turnip greens” (12 reviews)
“fried fish” (9 reviews)
“field peas” (6 reviews)
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
4936 Cottage Hill Rd, Mobile, AL 36601
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was a cute little place with the most amazing good I’ve ever had. The customer service was phenomenal and like I said, the food was awesome!

Thank April B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We read the reviews and thought this was a burger joint. It was a very eclectic menu. Only one burger option. Having said that, it was a hand pressed patty and very tasty. The fries had a wonderful seasoning in them. The milkshake was amazing....More

Thank JenTonyButton
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here after driving by on day and then reading the reviews, glad I did! I had grilled shrimp, baked potato, house salad. Everything was excellent, I especially was impressed with the house salad! The waitress was friendly and attentive. Will go back the next...More

Thank kbcny8
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Esteemed home cooking restaurant including meat and three options, great vegetables, burgers and poboys.

Thank CTWAlabama
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great place to go on a week night for a "home cooked" meal and great dessert. Weekends are pretty packed, but that's because it's that good.

Thank MobileALFamily
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

The very best food, for the very best prices. Every time we come to Mobile, this is our first stop and probably we frequent it a couple more times before we leave. Service is great the food is always delicious blue plate special’s give you...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 10 January 2018

After having a meal of burgers and fries, our stomachs were bubbling all night. I suspect that it was the oil that they fried the French fries in (because they tasted a bit funny). The burgers, however, were quite tasty and the service good.

Thank Stina36116
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Best Turnip Greens!!!! The plate lunches were just delicious. I ordered the chicken strips with honey mustard-cornbread dressing, greens, and cornbread. Mouthwatering!!! My husband ordered oyster po boy and onion rings- very tasty. Brother in law tried the turnips, black- eyed peas, and fried okra....More

Thank CathyP1953
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Very local crowd who pretty much know what they wanted to order. Their M&3 menu is called the "Blue Plate" special. Most people were getting the fried fish or chicken tenders. We chose the roast beef plate with mashed potatoes, field peas (really black eyed...More

Thank Florascope
Reviewed 12 November 2017

We moved to Mobile 6 months ago and have tried to have a policy of trying different restaurants. But with "Diner", we have cheated a few times. Very simple food, but huge choices and very generous amounts and very well prepared. Staff stays busy, but...More

Thank andymitchWi
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24 March 2018|
Response from CathyP1953 | Reviewed this property |
Food was excellent when I dined there recently!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:45 AM - 9:00 PM
10:45 AM - 9:00 PM
10:45 AM - 9:00 PM
10:45 AM - 9:00 PM
10:45 AM - 9:00 PM
10:45 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4936 Cottage Hill Rd, Mobile, AL 36601
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Mobile
  • Phone Number: +1 251-666-2141
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