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Big Al's

Mexican, American
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474 North Main Street, Ashland, OR 97520
(541) 482-6481
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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When I think 50s diner this is exactly the type of food that comes to mind. The burgers are very good. And the smoothies are a must try! Maybe not the heathiest place to eat, but it never disappoints the taste buds. ( They serve Mexican food as well.)

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
heather s
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Ashland, Oregon
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Ashland, Oregon
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

When I think 50s diner this is exactly the type of food that comes to mind. The burgers are very good. And the smoothies are a must try! Maybe not the heathiest place to eat, but it never disappoints the taste buds. ( They serve Mexican food as well.)

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Watsonville, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

A friend and I were taking the long way to Ashland when we came across this gem. We picked it randomly and soon impressed. I had the Carne Asada Burrito and he had the 1/2 lb. burger with cheese. Though his burger and fries looked delicious, it was my carne asada that really impresses. Large thin strips of steak with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Came in cause I saw a very cute photo of a young boy with a huge root beer float, and I am happy I did, yummy, try Al's

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Strawberry shakes and great hamburgers. Also support the local high school with the Forth of July Walk Run

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Reno, Nevada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

Al's is a long-time local favorite, we've had burgers a couple of times when we pass through Ashland, good burgers, fries and shakes - could use a little cleaning but that's part of the eclectic charm!

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Rohnert Park, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013 via mobile

This place happened to be near our lodging so we decided to try it. We're sorry we did. The girl at the register didn't know details about anything on the menu. The owner was truculent when I asked if I could have guacamole instead of sour cream on my salad. My taco salad had fatty, rubbery chicken and was covered... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

I had the burrito and it was delicious. It was tasty and great comfort food on a cold day. The service was great as well.

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Sacramento
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

This place has great service and burgers, but the fries were just OK, a little worse actually. I really want to go back on my next visit, but I'll probably stay away from the fries.

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Ashland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012 via mobile

Big Al's is a locals institution here in Ashland. You all have one in your home town and Al's is for us, I would want someone to tell me about it if I was from out of town. Arturo the owner and his wife always make everyone feel welcome. The home made fry sauce is just the right blend of... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

went to eat at Big Al's for a great burger. That's what all the reviews said. Big Al was behind the counter and what a wonderful happy soul he is... after reviewing the menu, i had a chili relleno and my husband had the mexican steak. Haven't had a chili relleno that good since my mom's..The steak was very tasty..... More 

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Additional Information about Big Al's

Address: 474 North Main Street, Ashland, OR 97520
Phone Number: (541) 482-6481
Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Ashland
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican, American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 474 North Main Street, Ashland, OR 97520
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Ashland
  • Phone Number: (541) 482-6481

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican, American
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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