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“Great Stop if you are Hungry for Chicken”
Review of Big Boys at Gerilyn's - CLOSED

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Big Boys at Gerilyn's
Cuisines: American
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Reviewed March 19, 2013

If you are traveling on I-70 between St. Louis and Columbia, this is a great place to stop for lunch or dinner. A family that used to work at the original "Big Boy's" across the highway reopened in this strip center. The original one was an old roadside inn, which closed a few years ago. The service is a friendly as it gets, this is small town Missouri friendly. They are known for their chicken which can be ordered by the plate or all you can eat. It was very tastety, however ours was not very hot when it was served. We were in a hurry, so we didn't complain. When the cashier asked how our meal was and I told her, she was very apologetic and was disappointed that we didn't tell someone so they could correct that. I was impressed with here sincerity. Overall it is a good place to stop for chicken...if yours isn't hot enough, tell them right away.

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2  Thank Robert B
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Reviewed January 29, 2013

The fried chicken is great. Great lunch buffet. Staff is very friendly. I go there at least twice a week.

3  Thank Roger H
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Reviewed December 11, 2012

Missed having good fried chicken in the area. Really glad the Bradshaws opened this restaurant serving the chicken, slaw, corn sticks and other goodies like the old Big Boys. Check them out for good food.

1  Thank Jackie N
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Reviewed October 28, 2012

What a great place to meet our family half way on Sundays for a meal together!! Very clean, excellent service and the food is hard to beat. We went with the family style dining option and could not have been more pleased. The price was a little high, $15.99 for mixed chicken, but after such good food and service, we will do it again...lots!!! It comes with 8+ side options and with the family style you can get all eight sides and our two year old ate free with the purchase of an adult family style meal. We also tried the livers for an appetizer... great!! Thanks for bringing back the big boys that I have so many family, childhood memories from! We can't wait to go back!

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Thank BecLe
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Reviewed February 20, 2012

Same recipes as the original Big Boys in Wright City. Same delicious fried chicken which brought back memories as a child eating at the original. Service was very friendly and informal. Glass was never empty and Theresa, our server, could not have been more attentive. Just open a few months but the staff seemed to have a good grasp on guest service. The side dishes were a great accompaniment to the main entree, we had potatoes, green beans and applesauce. Many other choices as well. Take a short trip west of St. Louis for a great meal.

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1  Thank robm67
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