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5665 Bay Rd, Saginaw, MI 48604
(989) 797-7675
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night

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  • 28
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  • 19
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 1
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
B-B-Q all year round

If you love barbeque, than this is the place for you. Delicious smoky flavor in a rustic type setting. Can get a bit loud when crowded, but that's part of the charm of the place.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
maribell123
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Saginaw, Michigan
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Saginaw, Michigan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

If you love barbeque, than this is the place for you. Delicious smoky flavor in a rustic type setting. Can get a bit loud when crowded, but that's part of the charm of the place.

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Grayling, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

First off, one of the staff opened the door for us and we were seated right away. It was around 2 in the afternoon. Waiter Robert was at our table right away asking us what we wanted to drink and told us a little about the place. He gave us just the right amount of time to look at the... More 

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Freeport, IL
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116 reviews 116 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

This probably is not a place you think of for someone that doesn't eat meat but...The smoked salmon appetizer and the cedar plank salmon fits the bill for fish lovers. The choice of side dishes includes several for non-meat eaters. I had the potato salad and the grilled pineapple (Yummy). And the corn muffin was warm and delicious.

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Sanford, Michigan
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152 reviews 152 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

The wait on a Saturday night wasn't as long (25 minutes) as the hostess said it would be. After we were seated it took several minutes for our waitress to approach the table. Her friendliness made up for the wait. All four of us ordered the ribs with mild original sauce, garlic mashed potatoes and steamed broccoli. All of us... More 

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Saginaw, Michigan
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61 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

The service is really good and everything else is fine. I really can't say that there is anything wrong it just doesn't stand out to me. It's a chain and my preference is for locally owned places. One thing that's nice is that you know it will be the same wherever you go!

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Freeland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 via mobile

Seated quickly at a booth that held 6 for just two people. Waitress was quick to respond and drinks and food ordered quickly. All came to the table just as fast and plentiful in it's proportions. We enjoyed the experience and wold return again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Visited twice on our trip and had 2 excellent meals with prompt and friendly service. The Feast for 2 on Tuesday's is fabulous and great value. Will definitely be back on our next visit to Saginaw.

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Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

When we got out of the car I knew this food would be good. The barbecue smell in the air was amazing. Our food was very good and service was amazing. Enjoyed our dining experience. The food was priced reasonably and I even forced myself to get the banana pudding for desert. That was the best part of the whole... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We did a retirement party here - and they set us up in our own room. Staff was helpful in arrangements ahead of time and service during party. Already knew the barbecue would be delicious - and it was. Set up large group with multiple trash can lid combination platters.

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Saginaw, Michigan
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I went to Famous Dave's in Saginaw on my birthday this year and liked the food. This was during the lunch hour and the crowd wasn't too bad and the food was really good.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5665 Bay Rd, Saginaw, MI 48604
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Saginaw
  • Phone Number: (989) 797-7675

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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