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Big Boy

Lakeshore drive, Manistique, MI
+1 906-341-6941
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good41%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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05:00 - 22:00All hours
££ - £££
Lakeshore drive, Manistique, MI
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Reviewed 18 July 2016

I love Big Boy and they are harder to come by around the USA. We stopped here for dinner and it was Ok. Their ordered food was good. The ones in our group who got the buffet were not impressed. They said they were pretty...More

Thank Cathy G
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Ride our bicycles from the Star motel for breakfast, we had a fantastic waitress Pam! Have been to Manistique quit often in the past few years and we never want to leave!

Thank dbanchoff
Reviewed 10 July 2016

We had a good meal - including dessert (the strawberry pie was pleasing as promised). Service was fast & friendly. Prices were reasonable.

Thank lmtmom
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Walked in from the Comfort Inn next door. BB was open late, and empty. We were seated and promptly served w/ a smile by the friendliest lady, Helen if I recall. Thanks for staying open late. After breaking down up the road, a meal was...More

Thank hdslam
Reviewed 4 July 2016

When we travel, we are looking for food that is equal to that which we would cook at home. For that reason, I don't recommend this place for a buffet. We stopped here for lunch and decided to take the "brunch" buffet. This is NOT...More

Thank J J
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

I have the breakfast buffet and it was wonderful. It is $11 per person. The waitress was very friendly and nice. Sara has a build your own omelette and she said it was excellent. And Liz had the farmers and she says it was awesome.

Thank Alan G
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Our family was starving when we arrived at Big Boy and the buffet did not disappoint. Good options for kids and for the parents. Good food in the UP

Thank adventurer478
Reviewed 24 June 2016

The food was ok service I ok food was all hot could get toast made and eggs with the price the price which was a little high about the of a good dinner Buffett but over ok

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Many years ago, we had stopped at "Bob's Big Boy" well, we discovered that "Bob" had passed on, but they kept the "Big Boy" name. The food was ok,. but, it was plane, like they hadn't given much thought to taste. We had been on...More

Thank GrammaJo I
Reviewed 18 June 2016

Good food and great service. I had breakfast at night as did my daughter. My wife had a tuna fish sandwich and chicken noodle soup. Ellen was our waitress and provided superb service. For dessert we had ice cream sundaes and strawberry pie.

Thank Stephen G
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is it good food for a road trip?
20 June 2017|
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Response from Mnlady56 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, definitely! And I agree with all the other answers...
Mary R
Can I order the bread for the slim jims and brawny lads
13 September 2016|
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Response from slug r | Reviewed this property |
All you can do is ask all they can say is no but they will help you if they can I'm sure of that
Elisa J
Is there wifi?
10 July 2016|
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Response from adventurer478 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Big Boy also has a few laptops for customers to use.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
05:00 - 22:00
05:00 - 22:00
05:00 - 22:00
05:00 - 22:00
05:00 - 22:00
05:00 - 22:00
05:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lakeshore drive, Manistique, MI
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Upper Peninsula  >  Manistique
  • Phone Number: +1 906-341-6941
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