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Big Boy Restaurant - Clare

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10240 S Clare Ave, Clare, MI 48617-8925
989-386-4525
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Okemos, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped with my wife at this Big Boy on our way south from Mackinaw City. Service was good and the food was good. Restaurant was clean and in good repair. No problems encountered.

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Thank Chipperhigh2
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

My husband, raised on a farm in the Midwest loves to stop in Bob's Big Boy where he can enjoy his comfort foods favorites and this restaurant's menu offers just that. We timed it so well that we also each enjoyed a celebration of Bob's Big Boy's 80 years of business with a huge portion of dark chocolate cake, topped... More 

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Confidential
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Their food is SO-SO..HIT AND MISS. The Broccoli Cheddar Soup is LUMPY and UNATTRACTIVE. Wait staff work hard. The American food is FAIR to BELOW AVERGE.

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Thank Kathy C
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

We haven't eaten here in a few months, arrived an hour before closing. They were quite busy and the kitchen was backed up. The "new" waiter was doing Everything, busing, making desserts, cashing out, all of it. Our food Sat in server window for a long time, and when delivered had to have sides nuked to get warm. Manager was... More 

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Williamston, Michigan
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55 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

Three of us went for dinner on a weeknight. The server was very nice and attentive and the food was pretty good. I had the Big Boy burger and fries, my dining companion had fish and chips, and a soup and sandwich combo. The size of the servings were more than adequate. The problem came when I went to pay.... More 

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Thank BirdontheRoad
Buchanan, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016 via mobile

Excellent food and service. The prices are very reasonable and the restaurant was clean. Wide range of items available

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Thank Christina B
Saint Joseph, Michigan
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47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

Clare does not have many restaurants. We took 3 of the grandchildren to Big Boy after the St. Patrick's Day parade. The restaurant was not full and they should have been prepared for a large crowd but the wait for the food was extremely long especially with 3 small children.

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Thank Gardener2014
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

The old owners sold the business and its getting worse. The last time we came will probably be the last. The service was bad and so was the food. Very disappointing

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Farwell, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016 via mobile

Love Love! Great service and wonderful food. Fast and friendly. Couldn't ask for more. The cooks are proficient in cooking eggs. The cam cool a perfect poached and a perfect over medium and that says a lot! Ask for Chris, she is a doll

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Thank oilman2003
Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Big Boy has all the normal far that most Big Boy Restaurants have - the Slim Jim, the Big Boy, and lots of other choices. The wait staff is exceptional! Nice and friendly people in the small town of Clare. It's worth a visit for comfort food and friendly service.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10240 S Clare Ave, Clare, MI 48617-8925
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Clare County  >  Clare
  • Phone Number: 989-386-4525

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