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Bob's Big Boy

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4211 W Riverside Dr, Burbank, CA 91505-4146
+1 818-843-9334
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Hagerstown, Maryland
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87 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a fun stop at a historic restaurant. The service was good and so was the food. My vanilla coke was awesome! It's like a little time warp. I'm glad we stopped!

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Thank styxfanerin
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is an old childhood restaurant of mine! It had been many years since I had been here but when I took a bite of my favorite Bobs Big Boy combo burger, I felt like it was just like yesterday when I had my first burger. This is just an old fashion dinner with good old fashion dinner food. The... More 

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Thank Schwidawg
Philip M, Owner at Bob's Big Boy, responded to this review

So happy that we can be a treasured throwback for you with our vintage diner food! Hope to see you back very soon. :) Best, Mike Lopez, General Manager More 

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49 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I love this place! I will come here again and again. It is amazing how delicious it is, especially since it was bought out by McDonalds. If they could make their franchises one tenth as delicious as Bobs big boy and have respect to vegetarians like Bobs does then that would be a game changer!

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Thank Ry S
Philip M, Owner at Bob's Big Boy, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, Ry! Glad that we can provide delish options veg options for you and that you'll be visiting us often. Look forward to seeing you again! btw, the local MacDonald Family owns this restaurant and not the 800 pound gorilla, McDonald's Corp ! Best wishes, Mike Lopez, General Manager More 

Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Bob's has been a childhood favorite of mine. I've been coming here for over 20 years and it has never once disappointed. The food, service, and vibe are old Hollywood and it makes a great spot to hang out. The patio is beautiful too, highly recommend eating out there on a nice day!

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Thank ashray2016
Philip M, Owner at Bob's Big Boy, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review! It's always awesome to hear that we can awaken someone's childhood memories with our consistently delicious menu. :) Glad you love our vibe, and hope to see you back soon! Take care, Mike Lopez, General Manager More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have only get to LA once or twice a year, so I have to stop in and have a super big boy combo. I used to get those when I was 7 years old. Never disappointing.

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Thank Perry S
Philip M, Owner at Bob's Big Boy, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review, Perry! It's awesome knowing that Bob's stands the test of time for you, and we're still a fave. :) Hope to see you back soon. :) Take care, Mike Lopez, General Manager More 

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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Old feel diner with good food for breakfast. I had 3 big pancakes, 3 eggs and bacon for around $8. Would go there again.

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Thank Jeremiah M
Philip M, Owner at Bob's Big Boy, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review, Jeremiah! Glad you love our traditional diner food, and hope you come back soon for another satisfying breakfast. We're open 24 hours a day! -Mike Lopez, General Manager More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to experience the perfect American diner don't bother looking anywhere else. Portions are huge, food is tasty, not very "healthy" :) but hey, you don't walk in a diner expecting to eat finger food and salads.

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Thank superstellina00
Philip M, Owner at Bob's Big Boy, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review! We're glad that you enjoyed your experience at our old timey diner, and we hope that you come back soon. :) Take care, Mike Lopez, General Manager More 

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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife, son (11) and I went to Bob’s Big Boy for lunch after we finished our Warner Bros. Studio Tour on a Wednesday in November. The service was great, the food was tasty and large portions. If you are looking for great burgers in a ‘diner’ style atmosphere, Bob’s Big Boy won’t disappoint.

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Thank Davis M
Philip M, Owner at Bob's Big Boy, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review, Davis! Sharing delicious diner faves in our throwback environment is what we do best, and we're so glad your whole fam enjoyed themselves. When you're in the area, you just have to Big Boy it! Hope you come back soon. We have a Friday night car show that you should come check out. :)... More 

Colorado Springs, Colorado
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122 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are countless "diners" that maintain a "vintage" atmosphere but Bob's Big Boy in Burbank is the real thing. Super cool on the outside and comfortable on the inside, it's easy to get drawn in. The real reward, though, is the food. We were staying at a nearby hotel recently and chose Bob's Big Boy for breakfast. The service was... More 

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Thank dknight818
Philip M, Owner at Bob's Big Boy, responded to this review

Thanks so very much for your review! It's awesome to hear how special the vintage experience is from our guest's perspectives. Hope to see you again soon for any meal of the day! Best wishes, Mike Lopez, General Manager More 

Los Angeles, California
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258 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a shock you come to Bob's Big Boy and you don't have a hamburger but if you're not going to have a hamburger or try the tuna melt it's fantastic

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Thank csimmamps
Philip M, Owner at Bob's Big Boy, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review! We absolutely love serving diner faves in a throwback environment. Hope you come back soon for some fries and a malted. :) Best wishes, Mike Lopez, General Manager More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 23:59
Monday
00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday
00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday
00:00 - 23:59
Thursday
00:00 - 23:59
Friday
00:00 - 23:59
Saturday
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4211 W Riverside Dr, Burbank, CA 91505-4146
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Burbank
  • Phone Number: +1 818-843-9334
Description
Our burgers are six ounces of fresh ground beef served on a grilled bun with French Fries. The "Big Boy" is our original double-decker hamburger. It's two all-beef patties on our grilled sesame seed bun with crisp shredded lettuce, American cheese, dressing, and special relish.Come into Bob’s Big Boy for a scrumptious burger & fries or a refreshingly delicious milkshake. And you can get breakfast from us anytime of the day!

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