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Big Al's Family Restaurant & Lounge

9 Station Rd, Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia B0K 1V0, Canada
+1 902-657-3341
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good41%
  • Average23%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
9 Station Rd, Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia B0K 1V0, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They can't handle it!! Then out for dinner at Big Al's around 6pm. We sat at bar and asked if we could eat there because there were 7 of us. The response we got was very rude. We had no attitude, just a pocket full...More

4  Thank Rachel M
Scott0604, Owner at Big Al's Family Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Oktoberfest in Tatamagouche. Three sessions of fun at the Recreation Centre in the true German style. Saturday afternoon Beer Garden is always a sell-out. Afterwards, many people head to the liquor store to get their supplies to take back to their Recreational Vehicles and Cottages...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant offered a variety of dinner options & the food was very good! I had the seafood pasta which was filling & tasty. Our waitress was helpful in making suggestions & friendly. The atmosphere is small town friendly with a relaxed feel.

Thank Kim H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quick friendly service, chowder was hot and delicious as was pan fried haddock with mashed or fries. Good local beer

Thank Art-rcmper
Reviewed September 13, 2017

Great friendly service, good food and a nice family atmosphere. Breaded wings were delicious and I would recommend them.

Thank June B
Reviewed September 11, 2017

Sign on entrance said Lobster so in we went. We feel this was only a draw to get you in because there were 3 things on menu with lobster: club sandwich, lobster wrap & lobster roll. Club sandwich said "generous lobster" so we ordered it....More

Thank helpfultraveller99
Reviewed August 28, 2017

Went for dinner. Plenty of choices including "Senior Portions" we were glad to find on the menu. Fast service with okay food and come as you are, nothing fancy here.

Thank gman47
Reviewed August 28, 2017

Stopped here while on a bike trip with my husband. Great food & quick friendly service, I would highly recommend!

1  Thank Janice M
Reviewed August 20, 2017

We have been to Big Al's several times and always come away with a nice cozy feel. The food is family fare and of good quality. We had the breaded wings which were excellent. The service is good and very friendly. It's a great place...More

1  Thank Juniper1954
Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

Excellent east coast food and excellent services. Staff goes above and beyond to keep customers happy

1  Thank mverberne87
Reviewed August 11, 2017

The atmosphere is relaxed and it offers a really good patio in the sun. Choder here was great, and the service was good. The pub/restaurant itself was like a typical Nova Scotian pub, which is to say it had a comfortable ambience, basic, but good...More

1  Thank HappyDory
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August 16, 2017|
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Response from Steve A | Reviewed this property |
You bet. Lobster rolls are available in season!
Joyce B
July 28, 2016|
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Response from Dawn G | Reviewed this property |
Not 100% sure but I thought they did have it on the menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $20
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Station Rd, Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia B0K 1V0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Tatamagouche
  • Phone Number: +1 902-657-3341
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Established in 1987, Big Al's is celebrating it's 30th anniversary in 2017. We pride ourselves in serving quality Canadian cuisine in a friendly, child-friendly atmosphere.
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