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“Run of the mill pizza and poor service.”
Review of Big Al's Pizza

Big Al's Pizza
Ranked #7 of 48 Restaurants in Hiawassee
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Delivery
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Dining options: Delivery
Reviewed May 20, 2014

My wife and I are on vacation in the area and after seeing the rave reviews we decided to try Big Al's. What a disappointment! We were greeted by a young woman in a sweatshirt that advised us we couldn't sit on one side of the dining room. Nice greeting! We asked about the pizza buffet and was advised they were waiting on more people to arrive (there were 8 people seated at 3 tables when we came in). Pizza finally arrives and it is a single medium size pizza. Really? For a buffet? Pizza was ok. Italian sausage topping was the same stuff that comes on frozen pizzas but overall it was ok for the price. We asked for a meatball pizza, as they take request, but no luck. One pizza came out with cheddar cheese and I asked the cook what it was and he replied "I don't remember. We are just throwing stuff together back there." Our waitress only checked back with us twice and we saw here throw a container of salad dressing across the table to another customer. Very professional! It gets better though. After we paid and walked out to the parking lot we saw the 2 cooks and the waitress all out back smoking together. In other words not one employee was in the restuarant to help the customers who now numbered about 14. Maybe we caught the place on a bad night for service but the pizza is average.

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Reviewed April 1, 2014 via mobile

We eat out a lot, and the service here was as good as we've ever had anywhere. Hands down. Pam was just outstanding.

The pizza is good enough that we'd go back, but the service guaranteed it.

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Reviewed December 22, 2013

My family lives in Hiawassee and we enjoy the pizza buffet every time we come to visit. Have ordered takeout before and it was also great!

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Reviewed October 20, 2013 via mobile

We were visiting and went here on a Saturday night with a group of 5. The salad bar was fresh and varied. We all had the buffet. It was fresh and every single type of pizza was delicious. They were willing to make any kind of pizza you asked for. The sauce/topping ratio was perfect. We will be back!

Thank Flownan
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Reviewed October 6, 2013

Stopped by mid-afternoon on Sunday to pick up a pizza to go. It was about 2:00 so there weren't that many people there. The young lady working there was very pleasant, took our order immediately and offered us water while we waited. The pizza was very good. My husband likes thick crust, I prefer thin so we usually have to get two separate pizzas at other places. We ordered just one today and were both pleased with the crust so no more two pizzas for us. Very good sauce and just the right amount of cheese. We'll definitely be going back for more pizza and to try some of the other items on the menu

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Thank MTNGIRL56
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