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Bob's Big Boy

$$ - $$$
American, Diner
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540 Sandalwood Dr, Calimesa, CA 92320-1500
+1 909-446-8822
07:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 07:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 00:00
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Running Springs, California
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife asked where I wanted to celebrate my 70th birthday with friends and family and I immediately answered, "Bob's." When we arrived the room was already set up and ready to go. Our server, whose name I unfortunately do not recall, was on top of everything for our party of twenty, including refilling our drinks and even remembering our... More 

Thank StanRS
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23 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lucky to have this fantastic restaurant 2 miles from my house. The original Big Boy burger has always been my favorite since I was a kid, and still is. Thi Big Boy restaurant has excellent service. Love this place.

Thank michael b
Wiehle, VA
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452 reviews
340 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Could it be the "food police" have gotten to this California icon? The closest to the original of my youth was the Big Boy(tm) hamburger. But, it didn't quite have the flavor of days gone by. The onion rings were almost there. As were the fries. However, the "Seasoning Salt" is not the original! Sad. It was really pretty good.... More 

Thank Robert F B
Cherry Valley, California
1 review
Reviewed 21 March 2017

The Square Dancers stop by to eat after Wed. class. What great people they have at BBB! Managers James, Mark and Terri are awesome. Food; the best; service; perfect. So glad I live close enough to frequent Bob's. Try the spaghetti . . . so GOOD!

Thank jerfer04
Green Valley, Arizona
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53 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Haven't been to a Bob's in over 30 years The menu and quality hasn't changed My breakfast was as good as I remember What a great memory having grown up in LA area and frequenting Bob's many times in the past Nice to know it's easily accessible next to the highway Next time will order the original Big Boy hamburger... More 

Thank Redhead3927
Rialto, California
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62 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Went there for lunch. The three of us all had something different. Our meals were all very good. Love Bob's Big Boy.

Thank Julie W
Redlands, California
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Family in town from "up north" and they wanted to go to a "Big Boy" as it brought back great memories. Fast service, GOOD food, very popular restaurant with it being on a Friday evening about 7:00PM. Waitress was top notch! She managed to keep everyone satisfied--and that was an accomplishment with the size of the crowd that had stopped... More 

Thank EastSideSpy
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Always visit a Bob's Big Boy when driving through S. Ca... Sat in the normal bumper to bumper traffic which sucked... Had the biscuts and gravy which was great..!! The service was Fantastic..!! We had this gal who was so friendly and cheerful that it made our whole eating experience worth it. Made us forget about the next few hours... More 

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Lake Arrowhead, California
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99 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Went to a meeting here and only ordered an ice tea this time Their tea is very good. But I was disappointed when I asked for a tea to go because I was charged for a second tea. Given I am here regularly for meetings where quite a bit is spent, being charged for the second tea seemed a bit... More 

Thank ZProf
Phoenix, Arizona
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501 reviews
220 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Love their pies .. always have.. Big Boy please expand back to Arizona ! the design of this location and little store are always cool to visit found a great holiday, cap combo santa hat this time. also, the pies... oh the pies so tasty and wonderful as always... thank you for making the holidays special Big Boy !

Thank northernk

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 540 Sandalwood Dr, Calimesa, CA 92320-1500
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Calimesa
  • Phone Number: +1 909-446-8822

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