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Cracker Barrel

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2854 Wilder Rd, Bay City, MI 48706-9213
+1 989-671-9905
06:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 06:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 06:00 - 23:00
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Shelby Township, Michigan
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174 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Being regular Cracker Barrel patrons, we had high expectation for this visit to a new location. We received a very warm welcome and the waitress even thought we were a regular family. She said this location was the best and we was looking forward to it being so. However when the food arrived, it was edible but I wouldn't call... More 

Standish, Michigan
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Great atmophere and the food was home cooked... The service was good. I liked that you can order breakfast at anytime of the day.

Thank GinaCastle
Bay city
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Me and my wife stopped here for lunch. I had the chicken and dumplings and they were very good. My wife had chicken fried chicken and she really liked it. But the mist important part is that recently found out I have food allergies and the staff went above and beyond to make sure my was correct. Very excellent service.... More 

Thank Foodninja99
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173 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

You can always count on Cracker Barrel. This one is another great location. Driving down from Mackinac Island, had a hankering for chicken and dumplings. This visit made me happy. Great service. Clean. Oh, they had lots of cool things for sale in the waiting area too!

Thank hoosierref
Midland, Michigan
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46 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

I know, you have been there. But still the place is GOOD. Last night was another 'Girls Night' and we had fun. The place will let you talk all night if you have to. It was like being in mama's kitchen. The staff kept an eye on us and our water (or whatever someone had) was replenished without having to... More 

Thank RJVlier
Flushing, Michigan
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217 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Stopped here for breakfast on a trip north. One thing about Cracker Barrel is consistency. Have eaten at many, and they are all pretty much alike. You know what you're getting when you stop an any one.

Thank Frederick B
Ancaster, Canada
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128 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped here once again on our recent road trip and received the same consistent service as previously experienced. The menu has changed a bit with daily specials in addition to the regular fare. Prices are very reasonable with huge portions creating significant value for the money. As usual the staff are very friendly and attentive without being overbearing. A great... More 

Thank hunterdune
Clarkston, Michigan
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63 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We have eaten here several times for breakfast and have always had a pleasant experience. Staff amazing and put up with people who think they are being funny. Food is delicious. We will be back again next time we go up north.

Thank medpedsbrian
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53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

I've tried here multiple times and I've visited Cracker Barrels in other places, but this one needs to go. Always poor service, you may have to wait 30 minutes or longer before someone notices that you're waiting to be seated, once you're seated, prepare for another long wait, if they notice there is someone seated at your table. Forget talking... More 

Thank a l
Region of Waterloo, Canada
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131 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

So this was my 3rd stop here in the last two months or so. Four guys and we all thoroughly enjoyed our meals. Roast beef, turkey and a cheese burger were the dinners. All were tasty and hot. Liz, our server, was very nice and patient as we borrowed the one set of glasses between us to read the menu!... More 

Thank newbytraveler

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2854 Wilder Rd, Bay City, MI 48706-9213
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Bay City
  • Phone Number: +1 989-671-9905

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?