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Big Al's Firehouse Grill

SW Hwy 126 & SW Williams Rd, Powell Butte, OR
541.548.1488
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- Mar 4, 2014
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Powell Butte, Oregon
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

After we moved to beautiful Powell Butte I would pass Big Al's every time I went to Redmond. One day I stopped and ordered a burger and fries. Tt was the greasiest and most expensive burger I have ever had and the fries were very soggy. Big Al's went out of business this past summer and I was not one... More

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Neskowin, Oregon
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013 via mobile

Food was full of fat and the place was filthy. STAY AWAY! The owner was drunk and was cooking and can hear his dirty mouth were my kids were eatting. We were there in Aug of 2012 on are way to Portland and saw the place on the side of the road. Looked cute but once we ate the food... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013 via mobile

If your looking for good quality food that is what you get. Not inexpensive but food and company is good.

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Beaverton, Oregon, USA
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

We were headed to Sunriver and I had heard raves about Big Al's so we took the short side trip to Powell Butte. It was a beautiful day and we almost went right on by before we saw the sign. Al is an amazingly friendly guy (you'd thought he'd was my friend since grade school!) but the food was what... More

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Bend, Oregon, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2012

I had received a $20 gift certificate from Big Al's through Living Social, so my husband and I decided to take a Saturday drive out to Powell Butte and check them out. Sooo glad we did! It was a beautiful summer day and when we arrived just before noon, it wasn't too crowded. The choices were endless, but I chose... More

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Edmonton, Canada
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209 reviews 209 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
180 helpful votes 180 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

We arrived minutes too late for anything out of the oven.....we did score a set of baby backs to reheat. Wow, I can only imagine how good they would be fresh BECUASE reheated they were fantastic. Perfect mix of smoke and spice, tender but not overdone...too many places think fall off the bone means perfect cooking but any BBQ expert... More

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Redmond, Oregon
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44 reviews 44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2012

DO NOT JUDGE THIS BOOK BY IT"S COVER!!! I have only been to Big Al's once, but it was a fantastic experience! I will be going back. The food was astoundingly fabulous (no joke)! I had a brisket sandwich that melted in my mouth. This was the best brisket I've ever had - and, Yes, I've had brisket from Texas.... More

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Eugene, Oregon
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2011

Wow, out in the middle of nowhere is the best bbq in Central Oregon. Big Al has put Powell Butte on the map. Friendly family atmosphere, great food and service. There were 9 of us and the food was served quickly. Loved the sweet potato fries.

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Juneau, AK
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2011

I sought out Big Al's while visiting Bend as I know the owners, Al and Chad Edwards, and wanted to experience their food. Four of us made the half hour drive to Powell Butte. Big Al's is a road side stand with a couple of picnic tables out front and huge line of hot sauces on the custom built red... More

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Eugene, Oregon
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34 reviews 34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2011

Stopped by this place and it was amazing... Loved the ribs and my wife had the pulled pork sandwich and she enjoyed it very much. We happened to stumble upon it on our way to the Sisters Rodeo. Its about a 20 minute drive from Bend.

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