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Mussel Beach Drive-In

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3540 State Park Dr, Bay City, MI 48706-1157
9896860575
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Tue - Fri 11:00 - 20:00
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Bay City, Michigan
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61 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

I tried coming to Mussel Beach twice. Once was on a Saturday. They were pretty busy because it was nice out which is very understandable. I waited about 5 min to place my to go order of 4 coneys and an order of cheese sticks. I was told it would be a 45 min wait. Even if it was home... More 

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Thank aruba11344
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Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

Food is always hot and fresh made to order from fresh ingredients hand cut fries hand battered onion rings fresh not frozen burgers and the best ice cream in town!!

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Thank Matthew L
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67 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2016

This is just a small little restaurant and ice cream shop. The food is delicious, the ice cream is great and the service is exceptional. My husband and I each chose an entre but wanted to split it with each other. The cook had no problem serving us each half of the entre. How great is that??? The only down... More 

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Thank Rosemary S
Hemlock
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70 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Stopped in to order takeout. Was ignored for 10 minutes. 5 order put in ahead of mine, then told it would be a half hour wait. The waitress was the rudest I've ever encountered. I don't care how good their food is, she left a bad taste in my mouth. Awful!

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Thank hemlockmommy
Hell, Michigan
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826 reviews
452 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 577 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2016

Stopped here after hiking at Bay City Recreation Area and the place was fairly busy for a Tuesday around 4 PM. the waiter was a member of the family that owns the restaurant and the service was prompt and attentive. The coney dogs I ordered were delicious and the French fries were fresh and hot. They serve Ashbys ice cream... More 

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1 Thank trbeer
Bay City, Michigan
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234 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

Home made food to go 👍 Got pancakes and blueberry pancakes bacon and saussage. Order was ready in 15 min and food was great as always.

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1 Thank Michael K
Clemmons, North Carolina
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366 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 February 2016

Mussell Beach is a great spot for a quick meal if you're in the area. There's a good selection of diner food, and you can get a really good Coney Island hot dog for a low price here, which is what I usually do.

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1 Thank Andrei S
michigan
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308 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2016

We love this place because it is near the State Park Recreational Area and right off the Rail Trail. We often bike here for ice cream, breakfast and lunch. Everything is homemade, so it takes a while but the service is friendly and the ice cream is great. They also have the best coney dogs in the Tri Cities.

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1 Thank jerdc
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88 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Any meal there is good. Breakfast is a great deal. Lunch/dinner is good. This is a neighborhood ice cream shop turned into a restaurant. My friend only eats the bison burger because it is so good.

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1 Thank cjsbrown
Saginaw, Michigan
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147 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2015

When they were looking for the best burger in Michigan they won a top choice, and locally they won best of Bay City! Great food and great location as well as atmosphere, prices are more than fair.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3540 State Park Dr, Bay City, MI 48706-1157
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Bay City
  • Phone Number: 9896860575
Description
(989)686-0575

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?