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A & W Drive In All-American Food

301 Lafayette Ave, Bay City, MI 48708-7727
+1 989-892-0321
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good51%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible12%
Travelers talk about
“root beer” (11 reviews)
“hops” (2 reviews)
“cent” (2 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Fast Food
301 Lafayette Ave, Bay City, MI 48708-7727
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Reviewed August 19, 2017

Just stopped in for a gallon of diet A&W rootbeer on the way home. The place was not crowded, one other vehicle in the parking lot and looked like one person at the counter when I drove in. Waited for 20 minutes and still no...More

Thank Stitcherjer
Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

This has the best food for miles! One of my all time favorites. The cheese curds are the best in town. The root beer is best. Yes!

Thank Stuba W
Reviewed April 29, 2017 via mobile

A great old school drive in complete with car hops and the tray that goes on your car window. The food was good and freshly made. We had root beer floats, which came in frosty mugs. Also loved that we could buy root beer by...More

Thank agdwsu
Reviewed April 2, 2017 via mobile

Best root beer in the area. Service was surprisingly good for just opening yesterday. They were quick and efficient. NOTE: they are cash only. The drive in parking lot was clean as was the inside of the restaurant. It had been a long wait over...More

Thank Stitcherjer
Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

The burgers are so good and the root beer is absolutely delicious. The car hops are so pleasant and accommodating. The only problem I have is that they are closing for the season this week and won't be open until the spring. 😥

1  Thank Stitcherjer
Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

We ordered the Tuesday special of 99 cent coneys. They were delicious. The curb side service was great. Very friendly workers. The best mug root beer ever! We also ordered a chicken strip kids meal with a root beer float. He loved it! The best...More

1  Thank Jill K
Reviewed July 9, 2016

We go almost every Tuesday for the 99 cent Coneys. They will load them up with onions, pickles, etc, for that price if you ask them. At least they do for us. Have a couple coneys and a good sized root beer for less than...More

1  Thank Jeff J
Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

I have been eating at this eatery for over 35 years and have experienced consistent quality and awesome customer service. Every Tuesday Koegel HotDog Coneys are $.99 cents. I live in Texas and do not eat hot dogs at all until I visit Michigan. I...More

2  Thank Peter D
Reviewed April 26, 2016

We dine here at least twice every summer, since this is a seasonal restaurant here. Great deep fried mushrooms, the only place I buy them! Great burgers, made to order, and a frosty, cold root beer mug filled with that great beer! Ahhhh! Free refills...More

1  Thank lin c
Reviewed November 23, 2015

The last "Car-Hop" diner I know of. I go here for the fresh root beer and the hot dogs. Haven't really tried much of anything else. I hate that they close for the winter but totally understand and don't hold that against them. What they...More

1  Thank drlooper
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 Lafayette Ave, Bay City, MI 48708-7727
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Bay City
  • Phone Number: +1 989-892-0321
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