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Irving Big Stop

$$ - $$$
American, Diner
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267 North St, Houlton, ME 04730-3545
+1 207-532-2948
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

open 24/7 thats nice especially in a small town.....great staff....good food....reasonable prices, gas, store, car repairs, close to motels....

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Thank Jonathan N
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I were traveling and decided to stop at Irving Big Stop, at first we were impressed with the new remodel after that it went all down hill..We ordered coffee while waiting for our meal...the place had two other tables who had been served and 1 other table along with us waiting for our meal...30 minutes later I... More 

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Thank Cathy B
Riverview, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good value but lacking the dining experience. Large portions... good children's menu. Friendly service. Clean, and a good choice on a road trip.

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Thank NovaScotiagirl-21
Maine
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

I've eaten here quite a few times. Most times I ordered their Bisquits & Gravy. The friendly wait staff made it a good experience. Well, WTF? Last two times the whole "atmosphere" had changed. Tables were sticky. A different crew of wait staff. Put more miles on the family car and head to Linneus.

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Thank Rex P
Houlton, Maine
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Food was good, but service size not what you would expect at a truck stop. The wait staff was very efficient and friendly and for that reason I would recommend it.

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Thank Daniel D
McMinnville, Tennessee
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

This was recommended as a good mom-and pop type restaurant, so I went in expecting to get some good mashed potatoes and veggies. Forget it. I was hungry, so I got spaghetti that didn't taste too great, and a salad that was a couple of days old. I won't be back

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Thank Ann M
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

Went in for breakfast and got 3 French toast,sausage and hash browns cost me $16.15 before tip what is wrong here THIS IS NOT AT CAESAR'S PALACE, LAS VEGAS there was nothing special about this they are not open between 11pm to 6am anymore. This is a truck stop people. We need a truck stop to be a truck stop

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Thank Donald K
Portland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Waitress was very good but the food was not. I ordered breakfast at 2 in the afternoon and was told the grilled home fries would not be good, to go with the deep fried. They were OK. The "over hard" eggs I ordered were way undercooked. The white was runny. The bacon looked like someone threw it in the microwave... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

I use to go here every friday night for the fish fry always great food and staff is always more than helpful and friendly

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

We have eaten here for years , same waitresses always friendly and great food. In the past year it has been changing for the worse. First we noticed back in the winter they changed their turkey to some kind of processed crap, then prices started changing and all the food. I just went for the last time yesterday, my son... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 267 North St, Houlton, ME 04730-3545
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Houlton
  • Phone Number: +1 207-532-2948

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