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3500 Wilder Rd, Bay City, MI 48706-2112
+1 989-671-0057
11:00 - 23:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Bad Axe, Michigan
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75 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

The appetizer portions are so large, it could be your whole meal. I love their wings appetizer, and we don't usually get appetizers, but we splurge on this one. They have a great noon luncheon, of your choice of "All You Can Eat" soup and salads. You can order different soups or salads as many times as you want. I... More 

Thank Sheila C
Saginaw, Michigan
Level Contributor
28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I ate here several times. Its usually a long wait to be seated on weekends and holidays. The prices are very reasonable. There is good variety. And the food is usually good! No complaints about the service, very friendly. One of my favorite spots!

Thank jon671859
Belmar, New Jersey
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113 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

Driving thru town so stopped for lunch. Very consistent but better than Appleby at home. Excellent, efficient service and even offered to give us ice tea refill for the road. Salads were delicious.

Thank LennyBK
Bay City
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55 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

Decent service, clean restaurant. NO vegetarian or vegan options unless you just want to order side dishes, which is what I have to end up doing. Kids love this place, but I would rather eat at a more adult restaurant with more healthy and meatless options.

Thank jayersgould
Bay City, Michigan
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142 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

A nice relaxing meal. The garlic fries were super good, as was the pretzel appetizer. The maple chicken piadini was just okay. The mac and cheese was delicious as always. Good service.

Thank Stitcherjer
Buena Vista, Colorado
Level Contributor
147 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

This restaurant was close to our hotel and we had not visited one of these recently, so we stopped for dinner. The noise level was incredibly high. We asked for a different quieter table, but the restaurant has uniformly spaced ceiling speakers and all tables were the same. We were too tired from driving to leave, so we had our... More 

Thank Matt33332
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

Consistent with other Applebee's. Great menu with range of prices. Food good with decent portions. Staff friendly and somewhat attentive. Seems they tend to rely on the electronic machines at each table.

Thank 361donh
Midland, Michigan
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56 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

They have gone from a nice, family restaurant, to a cheap (not in price) version of a Tex-Mex diner. Their food is too salty, too spicy, comes cold (only the plate is hot), takes a long time to come and the portion is not as generous as it used to be. The appetizers never change, and everything tastes like a... More 

Thank vivianmh2014
Level Contributor
270 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2016

I'm not a fan of chain restaurants but they always seem to do it good at this Applebees. The service is very good and the menu is always changing. Good choice for a chain restaurant.

Thank jerdc
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2015

the chicken tortilla soup is absolutely wonderful, and the combo with the spinach salad makes me a regular

Thank Charles L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 30
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3500 Wilder Rd, Bay City, MI 48706-2112
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Bay City
  • Phone Number: +1 989-671-0057

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?