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Mussel Beach Drive-In

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3540 State Park Drive, Bay City, MI
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Description: (989)686-0575

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good Lunch!

I had read that the Coney dogs here had won #3rd place in Michigan. Had to give it a try! Cute, very clean restaurant. After I ordered my Coney and famous onion rings, I asked about the name and do they serve mussels? No mussels, and that was the name of former owner. Even though it says, Drive-in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 10, 2015
Melanieann
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Midland, Michigan
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Midland, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

I had read that the Coney dogs here had won #3rd place in Michigan. Had to give it a try! Cute, very clean restaurant. After I ordered my Coney and famous onion rings, I asked about the name and do they serve mussels? No mussels, and that was the name of former owner. Even though it says, Drive-in, there is... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Waited at the take out order counter for over 20 mins. Plenty of wait staff and kitchen staff looked at us stand there as they speed by but not one waited on us. We walked out after 25 mins. Don't know if they need more staff or that's just how it is here but don't plan on coming back. I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Usually quite busy and it's a small place. Owner is very nice and friendly. Food is mostly homemade and very tasty.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Old fashioned service by the owner himself. Awesome fried mushrooms. Onion rings looked great too. For a diner experience it was great.

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Bay City, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

This is a great place for the family to go get ice cream. The state park and a putt-putt golf facility are right next door. The inside is small but lots of seating outside to enjoy the great weather.

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Linwood, Mi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Been eating here since childhood, and now I bring my kids here. Great food, but even better ice cream.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 via mobile

I live very close to Mussell Beach, so I come here fairly often. EXCELLENT food, especially the Philly cheesesteak and onion rings! Fries are great, too! I know the family that owns MB and they are wonderful people. Service has been somewhat inconsistent in the past (usually slow), but the food often makes up for the wait time. They are... More 

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Bay City, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

If you have a desire for good "homemade" food, you must make a trip to Mussel Beach. The place is not fancy, very comfortable and casual however. You will not miss if you have their coney hot dogs, onion rings, or nachos. Oh, maybe you are in the mood for a burger and hand cut French fries. Yum! You must... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Coney dogs were great, onion rings were made fresh. Friendly and across the street from the park/lakefront. It's a cash only place.

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Bay City, MI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I love the place especially their onion rings. They are the best around. Great for take out as well. Reasonable prices.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3540 State Park Drive, Bay City, MI
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Bay City

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Description

(989)686-0575

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