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Machine Shed

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220 Fox River Dr, Appleton, WI 54913
(920) 830-2326
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6:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Vine Grove, Kentucky
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was our first time eating there. They offer homecooked meals. Good was excellent. Staff was friendly. Will definitely be back again

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Thank bmh561
Watford, United Kingdom
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149 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The good here is very good and the service was the best I have had on this trip by far and was worth the visit alone . I thoroughly recommend this restaurant and would definitely eat here again .

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Thank Philip P
London, Canada
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524 reviews
284 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 294 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Home style cooking. I had the fried chicken. It came with coleslaw, cottage cheese, two type of bread, green beans, choice of potatoes and four pieces of chicken. It was really good but I felt bad as I could only eat half of it. Great family place. Hay wagon rides Thursday nights which is family night. From the road it... More 

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Thank dan459us
Schofield, Wisconsin
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131 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Girl friend wanted to try this place and I am unhappy that I decided to go there. I know of many great places to eat when in Appleton and this is not one of them. The food was all cold just like most buffets. Just your average place to go.

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Thank 58Thomas_H
Ishpeming
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the best place to eat breakfast, lunch or dinner when you want something other than the usual. It's home cooking at its best!

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Thank Pat S
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372 reviews
229 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at a hotel nearby and wanted something better than the hotel breakfast. The food was good. But honestly the coffee is awful. That's a deal killer, won't be returning.

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Thank dsherley
Bear Creek, Wisconsin
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food here is delicious, especially breakfast. I don't recommend the bloody marys though, no flavor. Plain tomato juice with vodka, and a pickle and bacon strip for garnish.

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Thank Nina W
MKSparkman, Public Relations Manager at Machine Shed, responded to this review

Hi Nina, I am so glad you enjoyed our food! Did you tell our staff about you dissatisfaction with the drink? Sounds like it was not made correctly. Our Bacon Bloody Mary is usually a big hit. Please email me if you would like to discuss your experience further at msparkman@hoari.com. More 

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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been here a few times for breakfast. It seems different each time, inconsistency with different cooks I suppose. One time I had the hashbrown casserole it was so good I could have eaten a whole plate. Another time there was huge chunks of raw onion and it just tasted off, I only had a few bites. The service... More 

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Thank Drea331
MKSparkman, Public Relations Manager at Machine Shed, responded to this review

Thanks for your specific feedback, we appreciate that more than you know! We will make sure our whole staff reads your review, and we will address anything that needs to be fixed. More 

Madison, Wisconsin
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Interesting building, interesting menu, great food; includes a gift shop with an incredible assortment of interesting and/or vintage stuff.

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Thank Hebe51
Neenah, Wisconsin
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133 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

They have great food in general, but their breakfast foods and their breakfast buffet are so amazing and good! Wear sweats because you will want to eat it all!

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Thank Brigid M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 220 Fox River Dr, Appleton, WI 54913
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Appleton
  • Phone Number: (920) 830-2326

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