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Bob's Big Boy

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500 N Euclid Ave, Bay City, MI 48706
+1 989-686-5280
06:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Fri 06:00 - 22:00
Sat 06:00 - 23:00
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Bay City, Michigan
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146 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW 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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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank Larry F
Lehigh Acres, Florida
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46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 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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83 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 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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129 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 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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54 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 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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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles 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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146 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 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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75 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 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 

Thank MaryKF
Lansing, Michigan
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70 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2015

Their breakfast buffet is better than any other Big Boys we've been to. The staff was always busy and kind and helpful. Even spoke to management to compliment them on their staff and food. Will definitely be back the next time we ars in the area.

Thank karend924

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
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
  • 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?