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Big Al's Firehouse

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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49035 Schoenherr Rd, Shelby Township, MI 48315-3819
10:30 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Wed 10:30 - 23:00
Thu 10:30 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 01:00
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Macomb, Michigan
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249 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped in here because it was on the way to where we had some errands to run. The place itself it kind of quaint the decor is a little outdated but no big deal. The menu is very large and has a lot of variety from sandwiches, to pizza to BBQ. First, they have really good... More 

Thank Taylor C
Washington, Michigan
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110 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Been to Big Al's a number of times. Have a wide variety of food from Fish and Chips to Pizza and pastas. Bread is very good. Has a nice bar.

Thank RomeoShopper
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Great ribs!!!!! Large menu -reasonable prices -good food & service. Full bar to go with your lunch or dinner. Pretty crowded on Friday, Saturday nites.

Thank David S
Warren, Michigan
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296 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

The babyback ribs were not as meaty as I have had at other places. The meat was dry. But I liked the barbecue sauce. The salad bar was nothing to get excited about. The service was okay. Nothing outstanding. The server asked me if I was ready to order. I said no. But she did not ask if I had... More 

Thank Susan M
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Husband order ribs. They were ok. Sauce was spread on top and not cooked in. Bread sticks were very salty. Salad bar was lettuce and two toppings. The 12 ounce steak I would say was less than12 ounces, tough, chewy and barely cooked. I like steak raw so it would have been ok, but the flavor was terrible. Wait staff... More 

Thank Valerie L
Warren, Michigan
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53 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

A great restaurant with lots of choices, great salad bar, large quantity of food. How can you go wrong? Whatever you're in the mood for, BIG Al's there to please. Choices range from sandwiches and burgers to pasta dishes and barbecue favorites. No matter what you order, you'll be happy with your choice and will probably have enough left over... More 

Thank pamelabastianon
Lake Orion, Michigan
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Excellent Food, Great Service, and Very competent and Friendly wait staff! Try the French Onion soup, Best around! Food was hot delivered in a timely manner. Have also used the banquet room with the same great result!

Thank kerry a
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

I can't say enough about this place. Great food, friendly service and a great dining experience every time we go in here for dinner.

Thank MrsAllen7514
Shelby Township
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110 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

Very friendly restaurant. Staff are pleasant and very helpful. Food is great. Clam Chowder is a must try.

Thank Glamgirls123
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

Went with family and had the Firehouse special pizza with fresh tomatoes and bacon , also the salad bar and broasted chicken. Beer was cold service and food was good. I shall return

Thank mariogN1815HH

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 01:00
10:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49035 Schoenherr Rd, Shelby Township, MI 48315-3819
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Shelby Township

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