Big Boy returns to Nevada with classic burgers and shakes
An iconic West Coast dining destination for over 84 years, Big Boy is finally back in Nevada, offering a menu of classics classics, as well as new dishes inspired by its owner who hosts the casino.
Now open daily inside Terrible’s Casino Indian Springs, Big Boy has removed all references to “Bob” from his name, but fans can still snap photos with a giant statue of the mascot outside. the main casino entrance, located on US Highway 95, approximately 45 miles and 40 minutes from downtown.
Inside, the restaurant has adapted Big Boy’s recent interior remodels with an open-plan layout of tables and chairs, as well as high-back stools for seating at the counter. Featuring an industrial-looking exposed ceiling, the design includes photographic murals of the famous Big Boy story in Southern California and visual nods to Big Boy’s red and white checkered overalls.
On the menu, the famous two hand-dipped beef burgers and milkshakes, the proudly proclaimed “best cheeseburger on the planet” and appetizers made with onion rings, mozzarella sticks and chili fries.
Main courses include chili spaghetti, sandwiches, fish and chips, and breaded and fried chicken. For breakfast, guests can order waffles, French toast, omelets, and scrambles. The new selections are labeled as “Terrible’s Specialty” dishes and include a 14-ounce T-shaped pork chop, nachos, a turkey burger and the LA plancha cheese sandwich.
Due to current statewide dining restrictions, the restaurant is only open for take-out orders over the phone and for customers who have reserved a table.
Still to come in 2021, a second Big Boy Nevada expansion, headed to the Skye Canyon Marketplace in Centennial, describes itself as a 2,946 square foot tavern that will add an outdoor patio and is asking permission to install 15 gaming machines. . An estimated opening date has not been revealed.
Big boy, 185 Frontage Road, Indian Springs, Nevada, 702-899-5130. Open everyday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
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