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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 good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (22 reviews)
“coleslaw” (19 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
220 N Fox River Dr, Appleton, WI 54913-9116
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed our dinner at the Machine Shed. We were staying at the hotel across the street and could walk there. The cheese shards were very good and the coke slaw was good. I had the shrimp and my husband had the stuffed pork chop....More

Thank Sharon T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just average food. Reasonably priced. Not a place I would return to. Not bad food just not great. Staff was great.More

Thank Greg L
MKSparkman, Public Relations Manager at Machine Shed, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Greg, thank you for taking the time to post your review. We take pride in our award-winning restaurant and we are disappointed to see that your meal was not up to expectations. If you would like to provide your specific complaints about your food,...More

Reviewed 5 March 2018

Ordered all you can eat fish on a Friday night. Initial helping was small. Waiter disappeared - no beverage refills, check in or additional helping. Won't return. Food was higher for the portion size and dismal service.More

Thank Tammy B
MKSparkman, Public Relations Manager at Machine Shed, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Hi Tammy, I am very disappointed to hear your experience did not meet the expectations we strive to meet. We appreciate hearing from our guests on what we could do better. I assure you I will pass your feedback to our executive team so we...More

Reviewed 1 March 2018

Stopped for lunch, we had 8 for lunch and it was at a busy time but the service was excellent. Have a wide variety of sandwiches, the Rueben was very good. Had heard about the Machine Shed. Was not disappointed.

Thank CUB45
Reviewed 20 February 2018

We "out of area" diners looked for something a bit different for a late lunch. We joked that we might be served our meals here by someone on a tractor; we had no idea what to expect, except that reviews were somewhat decent. (Who is...More

2  Thank elmettehead
Reviewed 6 February 2018

We had a group of 14 come in on a Saturday night and they were able to accommodate us with a same day reservation. Salad bar was nice and the food was good. Convenient to our hotel as well

Thank Amy P
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Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

I've ordered a steak and it wasn't that good that I expected. 9oz steak was small, little amount of fries and the sauce was sour. And for all of this I've paid $22. I'm really disappointed.More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
MKSparkman, Public Relations Manager at Machine Shed, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2018

Hello, thank you for informing us about your visit. I apologize that your meal was not up to our award-winning expectations. We value our guests' feedback and I hope you took the chance to bring this to your server or manager's attention while you were...More

Reviewed 14 January 2018

I stopped in here since it was right next door to my hotel, and I am happy I did. Right off the bat the service was attentive without being too pushy, and the food was just what I had been looking for after eating fast...More

Thank Dale S
Reviewed 20 December 2017

First time here. Food was excellent! Server was very friendly and efficient and the atmosphere was relaxing. They have a Sunday brunch that starts at 9am that we were to early for but checked it out before we left! Will definitely try it next time!...More

Thank Angelique L
Reviewed 14 December 2017

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
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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
Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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