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Big Boy Restaurant

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2511 E Main Ave, Bismarck, ND 58501-5042
10:30 - 21:30
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West Fargo, North Dakota
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57 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

First time visit and it was alright. I had the pizza burger meal and it was ok. Kinda squished. The fries and gravy were good but not out of this world. The staff seemed crabby and no smile on their face. It wasn't what I was hoping it would be!

Thank shaner51
Ada, Minnesota
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Seems to be a consciences that ordering a Pizza Burger Flying Style is just an automatic order. But don't forget the gravy!! Personally I prefer the Chicken Sandwich with a Purple Cow (grape malt). Excellent food and even with a line that extends to the street it seems to flow very quickly.

Thank Tina9229
North Dakota
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100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Tried Big Boy for lunch, had the chicken, fries & gravy. All pretty good, but not over the top. The fries weren't anything special on the short side for dipping in the gravy. Chicken ok, but Pizza Ranch has this chicken beat, big time hands down.

Thank NorthDakotaMexico
Gilbert, Arizona
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43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Whenever I am in Bismarck, it is a must to stop at Big Boy and get a couple pizza burgers flying style and of course the fries with gravy. The drive-thru line is busy but moves pretty quick. Another great choice is the walleye fingers.

Thank Steve K
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198 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

So we've never eaten here and wanted to give it a try. Last time we were in town the drive thru line was really long, so we didn't stop. Last night it was empty, so we went. Like I said we've never been and I didn't know what came with what/how to order. The man taking the orders was very... More 

Thank Kari G
Wilton, ND
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66 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

You have to have a pizza burger flying style and fries with gravy. Also a Hot n tot shake which is a cinnamon shake!!! Best chicken in town! This is a drive thru restaurant and is well known for the slogan "Just get in line" If you go during busy times, you will wait a bit but the line moves... More 

Thank Phillip L
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

We were very excited to eat here but our opinions changed quickly. Positive- drive through fast and food comes hot. The gal taking our order was very short and not helpful at all. We got our order and went back to the hotel and ate. Upon opening our bag we will missing a whole meal and had a wrong sandwich.... More 

Thank Dogela
Bismarck, North Dakota
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291 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Have been watching positive reviews of the pizza burger so gave it a try. To me, it was just awful. The burger part was tasteless and the pizza part was like eating tomato puree out of a can. Maybe it was a bad day.

Thank gshore
Olympia, Washington
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

Im an out of stater, and dont have anything like this. love visiting when i can, and always have to get the fries and gravy. they are the bomb. who can resist a pizza burger flying style. looking forward to my return visit.

Thank douglasclan11
Bismarck, North Dakota
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99 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

Been here twice, first time I asked what is there best seller. They said it was the flying style pizza burger. Well that was a bust, not for me. No cheese and thin little burger. Try a pizza burger from Moes in Florida now that's a pizza burger. Also the gravy is some type of lard paste

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2511 E Main Ave, Bismarck, ND 58501-5042
  • Location: United States  >  North Dakota (ND)  >  Bismarck

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