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“New Management did a great job.”

Big Al's Restaurant and Grill
Ranked #9 of 38 Restaurants in Manteo
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch
Description: The past is back! Big Al's Soda Fountain & Grill serves up authentic American fare in a retro 50's fun dining atmosphere. Restaurant features soda fountain counter, juke box, dance floor, game room/arcade, one of the largest Coca-Cola memorabilia collections in the country, fresh never-frozen USDA certified Prime Angus burgers, home made desserts, 50's inspired gift-shop and blue-plate specials. New owners have recently updated the restaurant from top to bottom with a focus on a quality dining experience with all the good flavors of the era.
Reviewed April 15, 2011

Apparently Big Al's is now under new management. I went and found the food was amazing. The burgers are their specialty, but I got a Philly cheesesteak. Best ever. And if you've never had fried okra, this is the place to get it. But, my absolute favorite was dessert. I'm a huge dessert fan, and the pies at this diner are homemade and probably the best I've ever had. The slices they give you are the size of 2-3 slices anywhere else. I easily could've ordered more though. I'd go back just for the pie. :)

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