Big Little Biz: Great American Grill

For this Big Little Biz feature, we spoke to Kayla Casey, the General Manager of the Great American Grill in Hilmar! As our newest HeyFave, we are excited to have them on board and tell our community about this amazing small business!

Can you tell us a little bit about your business’ history?

Our General Manager has over 15 years’ experience in the restaurant business and is highly enthusiastic and dedicated. She was born and raised in Hilmar and enjoys providing our local customers, some of whom she has known for many years, excellent customer service and consistent, creative food and bar options.

Our Executive Chef has travelled the world and worked and trained with many well-renowned chefs in their kitchens. He has recently settled back in the Valley and our customers are thrilled to experience his artistic, and delicious food specialties.

Experience our food, beautiful natural surroundings, and event options at the Great American Grill!

What are your favorite menu items that we must try?

Chef’s fish specials, Great American Meatloaf, NY Strip, Bacon Bruschetta & Coconut Tiger Prawns.

Do you have any special events at the restaurant?

Weekly music on the patio, weddings, bridal showers, Christmas and graduation parties, and cornhole tournaments. We have a great indoor and outdoor event space that is available to be rented for any occasion.

What is the most important thing to you as a small business?

Customer service.

What do you enjoy about being a part of the Hilmar community?

The comfort hometown atmosphere.

What do you like about HeyTurlock that drew you to become a HeyFave?

Great local reputation and ability to expand our customer base.

Great American Grill is located at 19920 1st St, Hilmar, CA 95324 . They are open Tuesday–Wednesday: 11am to 9pm, Thursday–Saturday: 11am to 10pm (Closed Sunday and Monday). Visit to learn more about their restaurant and event venue.

Follow Great American Grill on Facebook and @greatamericangrill on Instagram.

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