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Big Island Grille & Bar

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) #38 of 43 Restaurants in Albert Lea $$ - $$$ , American
2306 E Main St, Albert Lea, MN 56007-3923
+1 507-373-1621
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good36%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible13%
Nov 1, 2016
“A dinner out here in a while”
2 weeks ago
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Bar, American
$$ - $$$
2306 E Main St, Albert Lea, MN 56007-3923
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very slow, server had no idea what she was doing, dirty table, low quality bar food. Go somewhere else if you have a choice.

Thank Robin H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had some chicken and it was delicious. I liked the variety that they had and the servers were attentive and very kind. I'd highly recommend eating here for a nice evening out.

Thank Marcos G
Reviewed April 15, 2017

Second time here since they re-opened. First time was really good. This time I ordered the pork tenderloin sandwich. Two small bites into it & I hit RAW pork.On top of this the fruit flys were thick as flies on a cowpie. Swatting at them...More

Thank Jeff B
Reviewed November 1, 2016

Husband and I went out to dinner here and haven't been here in a while and were quite pleased with the changes that were made to both the interior of the place and the menu which offers just the right amount of items to choose...More

Thank metalboi
Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

Good news it was cheap! Every waitress had a different price on drinks. One night my bill was $11 for five drinks and $15 dollars the next night for dinner and my drinks. Bad news there were many times the girls working were hard to...More

Thank JamesandMoe
Reviewed March 15, 2016

Food selection, taste, and value were good...dining room adjoins bar area so late-supper had us listening to some rough language from some Road Construction Contractors who had worked hard all day (but I didn't need to hear it). Not Big Island's fault, they are close...More

Thank Keith K
Reviewed February 8, 2016

Good food and helpful staff. It is located next to hotel, so no car was needed to get to it while waiting out a snow storm.

Thank AvidLSUFan
Reviewed December 2, 2015

Breakfast is super good and hot!! Ive also had lunch and dinner here many times. Fish fry is great on Fridays, and killer salads!!

Thank MarkJoseph16
Reviewed October 19, 2015

We ate in here watched several great games on big screen TV's and had a amazing Hot Beef & A big Island Bacon Bloody Mary!!!! Yummy

Thank Michelle L
Reviewed July 6, 2015

I was travelling through the area on a Monday and originally tried the downtown places, but as per most small towns, closed on Mondays. So I picked this place mainly because it wasn't attached to a truck stop, like the majority of options in this...More

Thank jpatridge
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Television, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 am
6:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2306 E Main St, Albert Lea, MN 56007-3923
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Albert Lea
  • Phone Number: +1 507-373-1621
  • E-mail
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