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bj's restaurant

990 N. Center St., Gaylord, MI 49735
+1 989-732-4010
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Ranked #24 of 57 Restaurants in Gaylord
Price range: $0 - $15
Hours:
Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner
Description: Proudly serving families in Northern Michigan for 35 years. Voted People's Choice for Best Family Restaurant, Best Caterer, & Best Salad Bar. Click the read more link to view articles and awards!
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English first
Brighton, MI
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We went Saturday night for the Prime Rib buffet and was impressed with the selection Something for everyone. We went back Sunday morning before heading out of town for breakfast and that was fantastic! There was all the normal breakfast items in abundance, an omelet station, fruit choices, & sweets section. We left full and then only wanted a light... More 

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Madison, Alabama
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We ate here during a stop on a bus tour. The buffet didn't have a large variety of selections and many items ran low without being refilled. Our waitress was rushed, however she was not friendly and didn't keep up with the group. We had to find our own basket of rolls from the serving counter as they weren't offered... More 

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Akron, Ohio
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26 reviews 26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

went to bj's on saturday night with friends who highly recommended this restaurant. the restaurant wasn't even half full and the smell of fish as we walked in the door was unappetizing. i ordered the strip steak with baked potato, the steak was tough and gristly and the steak knife they provided wouldn't cut butter. another table mate had the... More 

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Gaylord
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

BJ's has something for everyone. You can order from the menu or help yourself at a well stocked buffet. Breakfast is also outstanding.

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Thompsonville, Michigan
Top Contributor
137 reviews 137 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

Never a good sign when you pull into a parking lot and it is empty – especially when it is a restaurant known for its buffet. We dined while on vacation based on TA reviews and the fact the front desk of our hotel provided us 15% off coupons. It was a Sunday night around 5:45 PM. The smell upon... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013 via mobile

First and foremost, very friendly service! Stopped in for lunch but overlapped the breakfast buffet slightly. Food was great!! Salad bar was a good size and looked fresh. Chicken soup was a hit. Great value. Well rounded choice of food on buffet including dessert. Can access snowmobile trail. Will definitely be back!

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Lapeer, Michigan, United States
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76 reviews 76 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

best buffet in upper michigan love this place I enjoy takeing new people to this place Prime Rib 3 kinds of fish frog legs ribs clams shrimp wow!!

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Gaylord, Michigan
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

Great Saturday buffet with crab. Lots of food choices for cheap, as well as Sunday buffet too. SUPER catering in area!

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

It was awesome! At first glance, it doesn't look like much. But they have everything! Including homemade corn beef hash! The best breakfast buffet ever!!!

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GAYLORD
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

Great service, excellent food with lots of homey touches. The dining area was like a very stylish up-north cabin.

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Additional Information about bj's restaurant

Address: 990 N. Center St., Gaylord, MI 49735
Phone Number: +1 989-732-4010
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Otsego County  >  Gaylord
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 15
Cuisine: American, Italian, Vegetarian

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