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Mussel Beach Drive-In

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3540 State Park Dr, Bay City, MI 48706-1157
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Bay City, Michigan
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42 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Mussel Beach is a long-time establishment here in Bay City. Inside dining is limited, food is great. Close to walking/biking trails and the State Park.

Thank witchbroomstick
Little Rock, Arkansas
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95 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A local told us about this place , it was a great luch time stop for a burger , fries and a homemade shake!

Thank travelforwork035
Rockford, Michigan
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

We went here because we had heard about how great their fries were and they did not disappoint. The fries were homemade and delicious. I also had the coney dog which was honestly one of the best I've ever had. The chili was amazing. The burgers weren't much to write home about though. On top of the amazing food the... More 

Thank devonrach
Bentley, Michigan
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92 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

I stop here from time to time for ice cream. They have a large selection and they have about 10 picnic tables outside to enjoy your ice cream. Staff is always friendly. They also have an indoor tiny restaurant with about 10 tables. Have burgers and homemade fries and a bunch of other stuff. I think it's a great place

Thank panteralovr2781
Kent City, Michigan
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125 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Came here on a whim for dinner on a day trip to frankenmuth / bay city area they had to shut down kitchen 2 hrs early cause the kitchen was 30 min behind we were lucky to get there before it happened we got a double bacon cheese burger n fries and a steak in sub they were ok

Thank lheethuis
Bay City, Michigan
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50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Ice cream is the best. Great selection for hard dip and soft serve options. Prices are moderate. Cash only.

Thank Melissa E
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016

My husband and I came here to grab ice cream quick after we went to the beach. Great service and so many options to choose from! We need to come back and try the food sometime because I heard the burgers are delicious!

Thank Laura H
Bay City
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109 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

We were feeling hot and decided to stop by for Ice Cream. They have great choices and make other things besides ice cream. But the out side is dirty and not very friendly and there is no shade.

Thank Cynthia C
Bay City, Michigan
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32 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

I tried coming to Mussel Beach twice. Once was on a Saturday. They were pretty busy because it was nice out which is very understandable. I waited about 5 min to place my to go order of 4 coneys and an order of cheese sticks. I was told it would be a 45 min wait. Even if it was home... More 

Thank aruba11344
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

Food is always hot and fresh made to order from fresh ingredients hand cut fries hand battered onion rings fresh not frozen burgers and the best ice cream in town!!

Thank Matthew L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3540 State Park Dr, Bay City, MI 48706-1157
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Bay City
  • Phone Number: 9896860575

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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?