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Zef's Coney Island Restaurant

American, Diner
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201 3rd St, Bay City, MI 48708-5605
+1 989-402-1220
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Traverse City, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The all-day breakfast and interesting staff were major selling points! Good atmosphere and the dessert options are all worth it. The milkshakes were some of the best I've ever tried. Prices were also incredible!

Thank annemariedunklow
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016 via mobile

Only one block west of Washington Avenue . The ambience is as warm and welcoming as the service. The food is great and the prices reasonable!

Thank mdvms
Bay City, Michigan
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97 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

I had the 4 piece perch dinner with a boat load of fries. My wife had the chicken tenders with a boat load of fries. Both served with a salad and texas toast. Both dinners were excellent and certainly enough for a hungry person. Will surly return for dinner again.

Thank tomgee88
Mason, Michigan
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53 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016

This is just and old diner type place downtown but the food was great, the service great and the prices great. It is well known for their Coney Dogs which I had but other items are good too. I had hand battered onion rings which were the best I've ever had. It is close to the waterfront and if you... More 

Thank unclegut
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60 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2016

This particular restaurant has worn many, many hats. They have been many, many styles of food but I have to say Zef's is a little jewel! The food is great, the wait staff is very attentive (even when the place is full) . Can't ask for a better place!!

Thank Rosemary S
Midland, Michigan
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40 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2016

For Girl's Night we actually found a great little place. As we looked for the one restaurant chosen 2 months ago and now is closed, we sort of wandered and found this great cozy terrific place. Yes I said terrific! Looks deceiving as it is tucked into this corner on 3rd Street but WOW. My order was Chinese, 2 had... More 

Thank RJVlier
Bentley, Michigan
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104 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

There breakfast is so inexpensive I got 2 eggs, a mound of hash browns, 2 pieces of toast, 4 slices of bacon for $5.29. Definitely worth the value... Friendly staff, a lot of seating small mom and pop shop

Thank panteralovr2781
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 23, 2016 via mobile

Good food for the price. Nice and friendly wait staff. We tried the coney's and the Ruben. Both were good.

Thank catinthehat2525
Bay City, Michigan
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2016

Ordered Coneys and Bacon Cheeseburger along with fries was very good and they delivered very fast. Would eat there again.

Thank knaughfaulk
Bay City, Michigan
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2015

Located on a side street in downtown Bay City, this is another one of my favorites. They are noted for their coney dogs that you eat with a fork. Yes, they pile on the coney sauce. It is delicious! Their breakfasts are very filling and have a wide variety of offerings. Homemade soups and pies, and daily specials. They serve... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 3rd St, Bay City, MI 48708-5605
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Bay City
  • Phone Number: +1 989-402-1220

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