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Machine Shed

220 N Fox River Dr, Appleton, WI 54913-9116
+1 920-830-2326
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (22 reviews)
“coleslaw” (19 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
220 N Fox River Dr, Appleton, WI 54913-9116
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Father’s Day weekend. My son thought it sounded like an interesting place when he saw it in his google search. Did not disappoint. Great home cooked type food. Country atmosphere. Great service and portions large. Highly recommend.

Thank Jim B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Hadn't been to a Machine Shed in a few years so decided to go. Glad we did. It was a Thursday so they had Family style dinners for a very reasonable price. You can pick two meats to go with the side dishes. We had...More

Thank Kim K
Reviewed 2 days ago

A very interesting restaurant. Wisconsin farm decor, inside and out. A large variety of menu items, many very old-fashioned, homey. There were 5 of us and all were happy with their meals. The salad items were served family style. I had the pork sampler which...More

Thank HemlockHill12
MKSparkman, Public Relations Manager at Machine Shed, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello, thank you for your 5-star review! We are glad to hear your meal was superb and we hope that you choose to come back soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Service with a smile and caring thoughtfulness from tattooed Esther, the coolest waitress we have ever had! The food is midwest farm fare which suits us just fine - fixins brought to the table - fresh bread, cottage cheese, cole slaw..AND apple cinnamon bread —-...More

Thank PapaDZ
MKSparkman, Public Relations Manager at Machine Shed, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, thank you dining with us and providing your wonderful feedback. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your experience. Hopefully we will see you and your wife again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was fairly satisfied with my breakfast. The food was standard stuff with the exception of the potato casserole side. It was tasty and a nice change of pace from the usual hash browns. It’s not often you find a breakfast item that goes beyond...More

Thank mauiwolf
MKSparkman, Public Relations Manager at Machine Shed, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, thank you dining with us and providing your wonderful feedback. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your breakfast - we think it's pretty great, too! We look forwarding to see you again.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Well, I can start off by stating this is a unique (old-fashioned, classic, fresh, "farmish" - in a good/ home-cooked way) dining experience with full courses in every aspect... Ribs, chicken, steak, etc. Friday fish would be my deal (fatter people usually go for the...More

Thank koryalmond
Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

This place has a huge and varied selection of items on the menu. We were happy with our brisket and pork selections. The service is quite efficient and friendly. Will have to try breakfast here sometime since the breakfast section of the menu looks very...More

Thank hhsup
Reviewed April 29, 2018

They have a very nice lunch menu that includes lunch sized dinner options. I ordered the pot roast, which was a bit salty for my taste. It was supposed to have carrots and I was disappointed that I got only one piece of carrot, and...More

Thank TravelLady724
MKSparkman, Public Relations Manager at Machine Shed, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2018

Hello, thank you for dining with us and telling us about your visit. I am sorry to hear that the Pot Roast that you ordered was not up to our award-winning standards. Please know that I have shared your feedback with our culinary team for...More

Reviewed April 27, 2018

Loved our meal at the Machine Shed. Love the extra sides when ordering (cottage cheese etc.). Food was PLENTIFUL and delicious!

Thank Jesslaub
Reviewed April 23, 2018

Eggs Benedict cooked perfectly, and light fluffy scrambled eggs with a side of bacon, lots of hot coffee, and buffet, but service was slow. The kitchen service did not seem to be slow, as we were a party of 8, and 5 were having the...More

Thank Beth M
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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, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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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