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Big Time Diner

4936 Cottage Hill Rd, Mobile, AL 36601
+1 251-666-2141
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“turnip greens” (12 reviews)
“field peas” (6 reviews)
“fried fish” (9 reviews)
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American, Diner
$$ - $$$
4936 Cottage Hill Rd, Mobile, AL 36601
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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
Reviewed 17 August 2017

If you are looking for fresh seafood, home cooked veggies, delicious desserts at reasonable prices or fast friendly service in fun atmosphere - this is the place to go. Plan on a full parking lot, a short wait for a table or grab a vacant...More

Thank Wren D
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

we ordered roast beef sandwiches with gravy.. and my lord taste like they poured the box of salt on it.. i couldn't eat it n had the waitress bring me a cheese burger which was alright... my husband picked around the bread....maybe it was that...More

Thank grnildy
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for good diner food, this is the place. The portions are large and full of flavor. Lots of variety. The cobbler is really good. Special thanks to Faith for keeping our glasses of sweet tea full.

1  Thank FSUfaninWA
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to eat! The menu had something for everyone. In fact, it was hard to choose what to get. The service is quick and the price is reasonable. Highly recommend.

Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Classic diner atmosphere. Great customer service. BIG portions, so be prepared. The green beans are a MUST. Cheap prices for a lot of food. Blue plate specials are a great deal.

1  Thank Kimberly B
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Always a great experience at Big Time Diner. The staff is incredibly helpful and eager to make everyone's lunch the best it can be. The food is always fresh and cooked perfectly. My favorite has always been the Blue Plate Special and I get the...More

Thank Chris W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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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