Over the years, Frisch’s Big Boy, also known as the East Coast Big Boy, has greeted guests with his happy smile and our signature Big Boy hamburger. Read more about this brand icon here. Better yet share your Big Boy story and photos.
Bob Wian, founder of Big Boy, and Dave Frisch sign licensing agreement
Frisch's Big Boy trades in striped overalls for a checkered pair
Big Boy loses his prized slingshot
Frisch's celebrates 60 years of Frisch's Big Boy with a create your own Big Boy Bank contest
Frisch's Big Boy, #46, debuts at Great American Ball Park- an instant fan sensation. Retired 2016.
Frisch's debuts a new friendlier and slimmer Big Boy
Frisch's Big Boy returns to striped overalls and finds his beloved slingshot
The new Frisch's Big Boy #46 at Great American Ball Park
Big Boy Gallery
Big Boy: the icon
Big Boy has had a storied career—some would even call him an icon. He inspires art. He brings families together for photographs. He always maintains a positive attitude (actually, come to think of it, no one has ever seen a frown on his face). There have been many worthy tributes to Big Boy over the years and we’d like to share a few of them, here with you, in the Hall of Big Boy.
Big Boy Art
Throughout his 70 year career, Frisch's Big Boy has been featured in advertising, the subject or interpretative art and valued as a collectible by man of his fans. This page is a gallery of Frisch's Big Boy imagery as interpreted by his fans and followers. Featured items change frequently so come back for a visit soon.
Big Boy Banks
To celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the Big Boy Sandwich in 2006, Frisch's Big Boy employees created themed variations of our favorite Boy. Spend a few minutes admiring the Frisch's team's handiwork.
Big Boy: In The News
When you are an internationally recognized icon and stand 8 feet 6 inches tall you make news. Here are some of the highlights from the exciting life and times of Frisch's Big Boy
Big Boy Menus
Frisch's Big Boy embodies the best of Frisch's Big Boy restaurants . His happy smile, eager to please twinkle in his eye and galloping feet have greeted customers from the covers of our menus throughout the decades. The gallery below shows America's happiest Boy serving America's favorite hamburger.
Big Boy Coloring Sheets
As many Frisch's Big Boy customers will tell you Frisch's Big Boy and crayons are made for each other. Our young dining room guests have decorated many of Big Boys adventures in blue and green and red. Here are four of our favorite coloring sheets for you to download. We invite you to share your creation with us.
Share Your Big Boy
Frisch's Big Boy is intended for guests and fans to photograph, share , color and make their own. Over the decades we have heard from many of you and seen thousands of pictures with your Big Boy. We invite you to share your stories, drawings and anecdotes with the Frisch's community.
He describes his painting like this, “”I paint like a 6-year-old with an adult theme, and try to tell a simple story with each piece.”” His art is made from found objects, reused goods, and junk that other people don’t want.”
1952 Cincinnati Enquirer Advertisement
Share Your Big Boy Moments
We invite you to share your stories, drawings and anecdotes with the Frisch's community.
Big Boy FAQs
Q: How Tall is a Frisch's Big Boy statue?
A: Frisch's Big Boy stands 7 feet 8 inches tall.
Q: How much does a Big Boy Statue Weigh?
A: Frisch's Big Boy statues weigh 230lbs- surprisingly light for someone who stands 7 feet 8 inches tall!
Q: Why does Cincinnati Reds Frisch's Big Boy wear number 46 ?
A: To commemorate 1946, the rookie year for the Big Boy sandwich at Frisch's.