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Big Al’s Burgers
The city of Kanab lies on Utah’s border with Arizona and is in close proximity to two extremely popular national parks. With only about 5,000 residents, it is a quiet, charming town with small businesses and some surprisingly great locally owned restaurants. Big Al’s Burgers has been a long-time staple on the local dining scene and is also known as Junction Drive-In. This small-town hot spot delivers everything you’d expect from an American drive-in, including burgers, fries, onion rings, and shakes. Try an Outlaw burger piled high with bacon and cheddar cheese, or try something a little more wild with a buffalo burger. There is no fuss with Big Al’s Burgers; it’s just an excellent place to get a burger.
Big Al’s Burgers, 185 E 300 S, Kanab, UT, USA, +1 435 644 8170
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