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Old City Hall Restaurant

814 Saginaw St, Bay City, MI 48708-5613
+1 989-892-4140
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Ranked #8 of 144 restaurants in Bay City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
windsor
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Menu very sparse and not first rate food. I had strip steak and it was undercooked and very low quality. would not return

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Sterling Heights, Michigan
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76 reviews 76 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

My family and I ate here on Mother's Day for brunch. It was excellent. The staff was pleasant and attentive. The food was warm and delicious. The options were plenty and everyone enjoyed this meal immensely. I also visited last weekend late in the evening and caught the bar scene. It was busy but not packed. The drink menu is... More

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Bay City, Michigan
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I find it is usually very loud and crowded and the service for dinner has been average to bad. For example, they made a grilled cheese with some weird kind of doughy wrap that was awful and I asked the next time we went in if I could just get regular bread for a grilled cheese. The waitress said "no".... More

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Swartz Creek, Michigan
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Had a nice visit, would not return with kids, nothing on the dinner menu that served them. We did make due. Food and service was great. Pricy dinner menu. Burgers $9-10 and other dinners $12-30

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Dayton, Ohio, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014 via mobile

Very beautiful bar with extremely knowledgeable bartenders. We ordered Drambuies on the rocks and were offered doubles with the advice they would save us $$ if we thought we would order two. Great atmosphere and food menu looks like a chef is there.. Would definitely go back!

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beegoat@aol.com
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

My husband and me enjoy a date night on Tuesday at Old City Hall for half off glass of wine night. They have great appetizer and sandwiches.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

This was a totally unexpected winner. If I lived near Bay City, I'd be a regular. Patrick, our delightful waiter, mentioned a new menu and pointed me towards the calimari as a starter. The succulent, tender, lightly breaded strips were divine. My husband had to defend his Tuscan bean and shrimp dish from me - another winner. Meanwhile I had... More

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Blytheville, Arkansas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

The atmosphere is very upscale but comfortable. The service is fantastic and the steak medallions were to die for......definitely a great place to enjoy as a couple, girl's night out, or dinner with the guys

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Another restaurant conveniently located down the street from the hotel where I was staying. Nice atmosphere and great menu choices. The prime rib sandwich on artisan sour dough bread had great flavor. The butter on the outside of the bread made it a little messy on your fingers, but it was worth it. I didn't realize it would come with... More

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Lincoln, Massachusetts
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74 reviews 74 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

The menu is great and the atmosphere is appealing. The staff were professional and the food was excellent. I would ask for low salt next time, since it tended to be more than I am used to, but this was definitely a splendid experience. If I lived in the area, I would dine here on a regular basis.

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