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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%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (12 reviews)
“coleslaw” (18 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
220 N Fox River Dr, Appleton, WI 54913-9116
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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

1  Thank elmettehead
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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

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MKSparkman, Public Relations Manager at Machine Shed, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 1 December 2017 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

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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, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, 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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