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Bob's Big Boy

4211 W Riverside Dr, Burbank, CA 91505-4146
+1 818-843-9334
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“big boy burger” (21 reviews)
“fries” (72 reviews)
“hot fudge cake” (13 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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4211 W Riverside Dr, Burbank, CA 91505-4146
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great old school diner food. Fun Nostalgic setting. Friday night classic car show. Fun family friendly setting. Very cool!

Thank Bobi S
Philip M, Owner at Bob's Big Boy, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

You're pretty cool yourself, Bobi. Thanks for being a fan of our nostalgic vibes. I hoe we'll see you for another car show soon. -Mike Lopez, General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyable food at prices that are 2 - 3 times more than they should be, but that's America... and people don't care about the money. Friday nights it's "Classic Car Night," a southern California tradition

Thank stevepW533LR
Philip M, Owner at Bob's Big Boy, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the support, Steve. Glad to hear you're a fan of the classic car nights we host. We wish we could charge less but we have to cover costs. Looking forward to seeing you again. -Mike Lopez, General Manager

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Now a custom to visit this 100% genuine, retro style, great food and service diner whenever I’m in L.A. Totally recommend a visit if you want to experience a genuine all American diner experience!

Thank Bobby416
Philip M, Owner at Bob's Big Boy, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for making us a part of your traditions. Glad to hear you're a fan of what we do. It brings us such joy to be serving Burbank and the lovely people here. Come see us again soon. -Mike Lopez, General Manager

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My son wanted to bring me here because I've never been until now. We had breakfast here and ordered omelettes and a burger. Everything was really delicious ! It's nice that this place has been here for so long and will remain a piece of...More

Thank MistiMorningstar
Philip M, Owner at Bob's Big Boy, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for giving us a try, and thanks to your son for bringing you. Glad to hear you were both fans of our food. Hope to see you again soon. -Mike Lopez, General Manager

Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

Whenever we travel in the LA area we always try to stop at this location. Bob’s big boy burgers are great. Breakfast is awesome. You can even sit in the booth where the Beatles sat and ate. Great pics on the wall and even a...More

Thank Tammy S
Philip M, Owner at Bob's Big Boy, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for this review, Tammy -- we're glad we could provide a taste of nostalgia for you. We hope to see you again soon! Best, Mike Lopez, General Manager

Reviewed August 7, 2018

The ORIGINAL Bob's so you'll see long time patrons and out of towners. It's a fun place and the food is great and in generous amounts! I'm 72 and I came here as a kid! Google the Car Shows...Hot Rods and Antiques!

Thank NolH
Philip M, Owner at Bob's Big Boy, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2018

Thanks for being a tried and true fan, NolH -- we look forward to seeing you again soon! Best, Mike Lopez, General Manager

Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

I love the classics! Any restaurant that has invented something, been around a long time, delivers consistent food and has good service, I am there! Bobs Big Boy delivers in all aspects. Thought not the original location, that is long since demolished, it is the...More

Thank jimmyapollo
Philip M, Owner at Bob's Big Boy, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2018

Thanks so much for this review, James -- we hope to see you again soon for another amazingly delicious burger. :) Take care, Mike Lopez, General Manager

Reviewed August 6, 2018

Our first visit to L.A. with our kiddos, and of course we had to make a stop at Bob's Big Boy on the way out of town. We stopped for breakfast on a Saturdaymorning, so we had a little bit of a wait. Our waitress...More

Thank boncan630
Philip M, Owner at Bob's Big Boy, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2018

Thanks so much for this review -- it means a lot that your visit to LA was complete with a throwback meal here AND a celebrity sighting! We hope to see you again soon. :) Best, Mike Lopez, General Manager

Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Came here with the family for early lunch. We waited for 40 minutes. While waiting we checked their menu and read the history behind this historical landmark. It is the first branch! The resto vibe throws you back to the 50's from the decor to...More

Thank tameia
Philip M, Owner at Bob's Big Boy, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2018

Thanks for joining us, Tameia! I'm glad to hear that you loved our delicious eats and cozy diner setting. We hope to see you again soon! Best, Mike Lopez, General Manager

Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

We were on vacation in LA and our friends suggested this historic eaterie. And we are glad they did! From the classic styling inside and out to the old style hugh quality service, this place is amazing and lived up to its reputation. So, breakfast......More

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Philip M, Owner at Bob's Big Boy, responded to this reviewResponded August 1, 2018

I'm so glad that you and your friends loved our classic breakfast offerings, GlasgowCurryClub! Please do come back soon. Best, Mike Lopez, General Manager

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LindaF1746
May 29, 2017|
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Response from dwfilice | Reviewed this property |
Do you mean Holiday Inn, Downtown Burbank on First Street? If so, Bob's is about 2 miles.
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Ron E
March 20, 2017|
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Response from Schwidawg | Reviewed this property |
That's sounds really good but that was a little before my time.
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Texhusky75
January 24, 2016|
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Response from Lynn D | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I believe so. At least I am sure they do in the summer months. You might want to try calling them directly and ask and ask about the hours.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$20
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Monday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Tuesday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Wednesday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Thursday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Friday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Saturday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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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