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Applebee's

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American, Bar, Pub
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3500 Wilder Rd, Bay City, MI 48706-2112
+1 989-671-0057
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Today
11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Bay City, Michigan
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178 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

Been here many times. Always a good selection of food and they constantly update the menu. Appetizer special half price every night. Drink specials also at night.

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Thank Michael K
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6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

I go to Applebee's often. The service is always good. The menu is good and it's one place you can get something besides fried food. They have A large variety of sandwiches soups and salads.

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Thank Karen E
Chesham, United Kingdom
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171 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2015

We used Applebee's as a known brand and were not disappointed. The usual varied selection and very pleasant and helpful staff. The food was well cooked, hot when delivered and, as usual, reasonably priced. We used this branch on both our nights in Bay City and would recommend driving that little bit further to this place.

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Thank Pictureseer
Northern Michigan
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246 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2015 via mobile

The restaurant was too busy yesterday for dining room service (45 minute wait) so we sat at the bar. We were able to order drinks and food. The food was good enough but what really made the experience was the service. There were a few mistakes that the kitchen made and our bar service girl, Amanda, quickly came to the... More 

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Thank CheddaP
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127 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2015 via mobile

Applebee's is one of my favorite dinning all the time but the one in bay city has the worst service, I still like the qualify and taste of food in this branch but I cant handle to poor service and the long waiting time. Need to do some improvements in the structure of The branch. Saginaw branches are way better.

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Thank Ed S
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2015 via mobile

Service was very poor! Waited for half hour for wings and when we got them they told us that there would be a delay on the fries? After the first order we literally waited an additional 45 minutes to get the second one..

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Thank Victor M
Midland, Michigan
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2014

We like to go after 8pm when thyey have Happy Hour, specials on drinks and appetizers are half off. This way we can share and try new things instead of getting stuck with something you may not like. They have a nice variety, and they are consistant at whatever Applebees you go to around the state!

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Thank gramma05
Bay City, Michigan
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142 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2014 via mobile

Title says it all. The food was really good. The four cheese mac and cheese was good, as always. The Asian pineapple burger was really good too. Service was intrusive. My wife had barely started her meal when the waitress was already asking if we wanted dessert. She came by three times and asked the same question. Even though there... More 

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1 Thank Stitcherjer
Sartell, Minnesota
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40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2014 via mobile

Food is good. Double crunch Shrimp is great. I'm amazed is that when I have home of August of this year, they gave a military discount and this time they didn't. It's just a little bit difference but it's still something that you should hold your word to.

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1 Thank Connorsdad09
Bay City
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78 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2014

I like that they have the Weight Watcher's menu options available. We typically sit in the bar area, good family environment

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Thank cnschwab2104

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
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?