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Machine Shed

220 N Fox River Dr, Appleton, WI 54913-9116
+1 920-830-2326
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good32%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (22 reviews)
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Open Now
6:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
220 N Fox River Dr, Appleton, WI 54913-9116
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We stopped one snowy morning around 8:00 and found the restaurant really busy. Most of the tables were full and there was a large group in the second dining area. Nonetheless, we were seated immediately and were promptly greeted by our waitress and served our...More

Thank Jane K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were visiting from out of town and near the Fox River mall so we stopped by for a late lunch around 2pm. Had many yummy items on the menu but we ordered two Classic Reubens and the chicken pot pie at our table. The...More

Thank Kathy F
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We stopped here about 7 p.m. I ordered a open face roast beef sandwich which came with mashed potatoes, it was wonderful. Just like Mom used to,make. Great food good service.

Thank CheeseheadsII
Reviewed 2 October 2017

My husband and I usually come here for breakfast when we stay at the nearby Holiday Inn. We try to arrive before 9, when it starts getting more busy. Our food is always a good-sized portion (not too big!) with good flavor. Our service at...More

Thank teacher314
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went to the Machine Shed with my parents and another couple. We all had been there before and had a good experience, however this time was different. We got there about 10:30am hoping to get breakfast. When we entered the restaurant...More

2  Thank Tabatha O
MKSparkman, Public Relations Manager at Machine Shed, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Hi Tabatha, I am very sorry to hear that your experience was not up to the Machine Shed expectations we strive to meet. I assure you we will be following up with the restaurant about this to make sure it is addressed with our entire...More

Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Waited 20 minutes for seating. Restaurant had a empty room not being used. Ordered meal with our out of town family and received meals that were very undersized portions. Food was warm at best. This was our second visit in 3 months. With a bad...More

Thank Sue Z
MKSparkman, Public Relations Manager at Machine Shed, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Hi Sue, thank you for taking the time to bring this to our attention. I am sorry to hear that you meal was not up to our award-winning expectations. Can you tell us what menu items you ordered? Usually most guests joke about our large...More

Reviewed 29 September 2017

We had breakfast at mid-morning. They were busy but we were seated right away. Later, the wait was 25 to 30 minutes. Servers were friendly and the atmosphere was fun. Although there was a delay in food, the waiter made sure we were well cared...More

Thank Therese M
MKSparkman, Public Relations Manager at Machine Shed, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Hi Therese, thank you for submitting your review. I apologize that there was a delay in your meal being served. I assure you that this will be addressed with our staff to use this as a training tool going forward. We appreciate that you took...More

Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Very friendly, decent service even though they were busy. Decent selection for brunch, typical Midwest food. My husband especially enjoyed the thick bacon!

Thank pamntim
Reviewed 28 September 2017

My surprise--I didn't know they served breakfast! Lots of choices of tasty American favorites. We were seated right away and the place was not wall to wall crowded. I am looking forward to going back.

Thank john m
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Service was non existent as we were ignored even after requesting a waitress. No sense of urgency, the few employees we saw seemed hung over. Life is too shortMore

Thank bbarr_11
MKSparkman, Public Relations Manager at Machine Shed, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2017

Hello, thank you for bringing this to our attention. We are sorry truly sorry that we could not accommodate you for dinner and I will be sure to pass this information along to our team. We want to make this up to you and invite...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 220 N Fox River Dr, Appleton, WI 54913-9116
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Appleton
  • Phone Number: +1 920-830-2326
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