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Big Boy Restaurant

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2183 Columbia Ave W, Battle Creek, MI 49015-2847
+1 269-968-0492
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Raeford, North Carolina
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76 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

We stopped here on the way to Kalamazoo. I ordered a big boy without sauce. It came with sauce and I had to send it back. We were seated in a glassed in area which turned out to be entertaining. Some jets were practicing for an air show.

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Thank 1chevy
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2016

I thought this only existed in the Austin Powers movie! Staff was very friendly and the service was very fast. The burger reminded me of "5 guys" style burgers. Thick, flavorful, and juicy but at the cost of a Wendy's combo meal.

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Thank Jason B
Battle Creek, Michigan
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143 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2016

The staff is very attentive, and even care to pay attention to our 1 year old daughter and ensure that they're not pouring coffee near her or passing hot dishes over her. Christina was our server and she was amazing. We'll ask for her section each time we go in from now on. Breakfast buffet looks amazing, and I can... More 

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Thank Beavis007
Attica, Michigan
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96 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2015

Our hostess was not friendly at all. I ordered breakfast which was cold and did not taste fresh at all. My son said his hotdog bun was hard. This was the worst Big Boy I have been to.

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Thank Heather W
Battle Creek, Michigan
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2015

We stopped in after a night of shopping. Love the kids eat free part. Servers were good, the place just seemed a bit run down. I don't like the fact that it quit its daily breakfast buffet. They still have it on the weekend though. If you want something quick and easy this is the place. Oh the pie was... More 

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Thank Jack B
Battle Creek, Michigan
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67 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2015

I haven't eaten at a BB in years, so I don't know if my fond memories are only because of childhood glow. We ate breakfast here a few weeks ago and found the food to be mediocre (at best), the service grumpy and the condition of the restaurant shabby. Not worth what we paid.

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Thank CerescoM
Battle Creek, Michigan
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2015 via mobile

Our last visit to this place was horrible! The manager sent the cook home during dinner time then the place got packed. Our food came out cold, had hair in it and one order was incomplete. The manager was rude! Will not be returning ever again!!

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Thank Sharisse L
Laurens, South Carolina
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72 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2014

There was only 6 of us, but it took awhile to seat us. The salad buffet isn't anything special (perhaps I'm spoiled with all these nice salad buffets I like to go to like Ruby Tuesday). It had the usual salad items with some fresh fruit, pasta salad and 3 soups; potato, veggie and broccoli that was out the whole... More 

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Thank Mazdaman7Q
Appleton, Wisconsin
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2014

I had not been to Big Boy in years. I brought my family who had never been. The decor was much the same as I had remembered it from my childhood. The service started friendly. My wife ordered spaghetti. It is hard to go wrong with that dish. After she was brought her food, she had to ask for Parmesan... More 

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Thank Richard S
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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51 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2013

boy has big boy gone down hill, - not much positive to say about this Big Boy or any of them any more. I can see why they are closing fast. - resturant out dated and dingy.- food was ok, but given the meager servings - overpriced. - the service was as good as you would expect it to be... More 

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Thank Dennis D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2183 Columbia Ave W, Battle Creek, MI 49015-2847
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Calhoun County  >  Battle Creek
  • Phone Number: +1 269-968-0492

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?