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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 good32%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (14 reviews)
“coleslaw” (19 reviews)
“burnt ends” (6 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
220 N Fox River Dr, Appleton, WI 54913-9116
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us enjoyed a sumptuous breakfast recently. All of our different egg styles were cooked perfectly and the Applewood bacon was plentiful and crisp cooked. Atmosphere is welcoming to families - very clean and bright, Their gift shop is well stocked with items that...More

Thank Dixiecup2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

Even though we live about 20 miles away, we like to eat here when we want good home cooking. Nothing fancy, but the servers are very friendly and efficient. Their Sunday brunch is is wonderful, but you might have to wait a bit since it's...More

Thank Denise B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose the Machine Shed for dinner because I wanted the apple dumpling with cinnamon ice cream dessert. They were out of apple dumplings the last time we visited. What a disappointment to learn that they were out of apple dumplings again! This is supposedly...More

1  Thank Toni C
MKSparkman, Public Relations Manager at Machine Shed, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Toni - Thank you for bringing this to our attention. We are sorry truly sorry that we could not accommodate you for dessert and I will be sure to pass this information along to our team to correct this issue going forward.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a great tasting breakfast with prompt service and lots of menu options. My only complaint would be, if you ask for hash browns with onions, that doesn't mean throw a bunch of raw ones on the top of the cooked hash browns; it...More

Thank Kelly L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You wont go hungry at this chain, the quantity of food on the plate was very generous. Oh yes the food was tasty and ranged from burgers, to fish and salads. The staff was helpful and attentive.

Thank vrrooom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I felt bad for the server who must have been brand new with no training,so we tipped her well having been in that position, so it wasn't her fault. But the drinks were bad/no alcohol, food (fried) was over cooked.. too pricey for what you...More

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

Hello, I am so sorry to hear about your experience. We really dropped the ball on this one. Will you please email me at lvontersch@hoari.com, I would love to discuss this further with you and invite you back on us. Thank you for bringing this...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was all very good and the decor and cool Items for sale in the store were very interesting !

Thank rjbhunter
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for dinner and the waitress suggested the Parmesan pork chop dinner which was delicious! The meal starts with cottage cheese, coleslaw and an assortment of breads with butter. The pork chop was grilled with Parmesan crust and a side of sauce to dip the...More

Thank Diana Y
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

When time allows we like to go here for the buffet. They offer a little bit of everything and you never have to wait too long for a table.

Thank Lisa F
Reviewed 27 June 2017

What a great experience, we have never heard of The Machine Shed restaurants, till we had too go to MN the last 2 months, and we have stop at them every trip when we can. The food is out of this world, the portion size...More

Thank margarett682
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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, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
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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