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Big Daddy's Diner

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American, Diner
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420 Royal Gorge Blvd, Canon City, CO 81212-3747
+1 719-276-8468
6:30 am - 7:00 pm
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Canon City, Colorado
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Big Daddy's Diner is a 50s type restaurant with the best Green Chile Breakfast Burrito in town! The chile is so flavorful, but not too hot. It is a very clean place especially the tables.A fun & flavorful place for everyone. They have a large breakfast, lunch & dinner menu, too, but I just can't get past the Breakfast Burrito!... More 

Thank coloradorockie
Fort Collins, Colorado
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75 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for dinner on New Year's Day. We both got more food than we could finish. The pit roast was excellent!

Thank eedoonan
Niceville, United States
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

I stopped at Big Daddy's Diner in Canon City on my way from Royal Gorge Bridge to Colorado Springs. BDD was the first breakfast place we came to. It looked promising but the service was slow and the food was cold. How do you get cold food at a diner? I wish I would have kept driving.

Thank Bruce B
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42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

We love the Ole, classic style Diners. Big Daddys was great. Good food..our Burgers were great. Staff very prompt, friendly and courteous. Loved the old time booths and the old pictures and decor. Topped it off with a Chocolate Shake...the best !

Thank buffalofeathers
Canon City, Colorado
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

Ok food. Cheep. You get what you pay for. Slow service orders not correct. We liked the decor. Very greasy food

Thank helenbQ2280VH
East Hampton, Connecticut
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

Good home cooked food in a nice old fashion environment. Lots of old pictures and stuff all around the place. Even the tables and booths reminded me of the "good ole days"

Thank Eileen W
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

A diner in a gas station? How good can that be? Surprisingly good! I recommend the pot roast. Very tender, well seasoned. Service was fast and attentive. Prices were very reasonable. I would definitely recommend giving this place a try.

Thank Gary V
Canon City
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

We've been here several times, and each time I hope it's better than the last. And each time I'm disappointed. The food is greasy, the dishes are sometimes dirty, and for an old style diner, you'd expect the staff to be friendlier. No complaints about the prices.

Thank shopper76
Mena, Arkansas
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

Ordered the club sandwich and it was THE best I have ever eaten. They smoke (no pun intended) their own meat and the ham was 1/4 inch thick while the turkey was shredded. Not your typical deli style meat. Bring your appetite for this one!! It was huge and the (fresh) side potato salad and crispy (frozen) onion rings were... More 

Thank rgolf1960
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

We eat Big Daddy's Diner breakfast at least once a week. The service is always top notch, the diner is clean, the food is fast and delicious. Thank you!

Thank amandak1005

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
6:30 am - 7:00 pm
6:30 am - 7:00 pm
6:30 am - 7:00 pm
6:30 am - 7:00 pm
6:30 am - 7:00 pm
6:30 am - 7:00 pm
6:30 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 420 Royal Gorge Blvd, Canon City, CO 81212-3747
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Canon City
  • Phone Number: +1 719-276-8468

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?