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Berger's Family Restaurant

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6387 Westside Saginaw Rd, Bay City, MI 48706-9391
+1 989-686-0224
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Chesterfield, Missouri
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice clean place with very tasty Michigan fish served different ways. The restaurant gets busy at lunch on weekends but the staff is always very friendly.

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Thank pmoeser
Waynes Fort, IN
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172 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

We'd heard this was the place to go for fish so we had the lake perch. four little pieces with very little flavor other than the tarter sauce. The rest of our party was also disappointed

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NH
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

This friendly-family restaurant is easy to find, just a quarter mile off I-75, and a nicer alternative to nearby fast food options. I experienced excellent service and the prices were reasonable. Had the Reuben sandwich, but the menu was extensive and there were some creative options in addition to typical American fare. There is a full bar.

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Thank jazzlistener
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

This was another random stop for us. Since it was 3:00 pm on a Monday afternoon, it wasn't busy at all. It's a clean place with lots of windows. The decor was nothing to rave about, but we were there for food! They had some nice specials posted, but we chose to share the chicken breast dinner. It was plenty... More 

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Eagan, Minnesota
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016

We stop over twice a year (from MN) to visit old friends and have the perch dinner. Been coming for years when visiting my parents who had lived across the street. Get dressed up or come casual we are welcomed in either way.

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Thank John U
Mi
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34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Whenever we visit Bay City, we have at least one meal at Berger's. The food is always great - especially their fish. The staff is very courteous, the prices are very reasonable and the place is always spotless. Two of my favorite dishes are their bluegill and German potato salad. Another plus is they are open late (11pm every night... More 

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Haslett, Michigan
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271 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We have only had one bad meal in the last 30 years and they made it good later (a month ago) Yes the portions are small and the prices have gone up over the years as have all other eating places, but still a great stop. The only thing that could be improved is the training of their wait staff.... More 

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Sylvan Lake, Michigan
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

I ordered grilled whitefish and steak fries, on the theory they'd most likely be freshly prepared, while hubby got breaded & fried cod and french fries. Lo-and-behold, mine was delicious, and his was mediocre. Incidentally, the coleslaw would be good if it weren't swimming in dressing, and the little white flour dinner roll transported me back in time to the... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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76 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped for dinner on a Saturday night. Looked promising from outside. A little sparse inside but, whatever. I had an oriental salad that was mediocre at best. Salad kind of glowed with excess oil andr chicken was burnt. Spouse's meal - Cod that was ordered grilled, tasted and appeared poached. Dressing that was ordered - on the side - was... More 

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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Always a treat love the German potato salad.Service is very quick and polite. The potato salad reminds me of my grandmas. She would be 126 if she was still alive.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 14
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6387 Westside Saginaw Rd, Bay City, MI 48706-9391
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Bay City
  • Phone Number: +1 989-686-0224
Description
1/8 Mile south off of exit 160 next to the creek

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