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Berger's Family Restaurant

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6387 Westside Saginaw Rd, Bay City, MI 48706-9391
+1 989-686-0224
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was another random stop for us. Since it was 3:00 pm on a Monday afternoon, it wasn't busy at all. It's a clean place with lots of windows. The decor was nothing to rave about, but we were there for food! They had some nice specials posted, but we chose to share the chicken breast dinner. It was plenty... More 

Thank Teri D
Eagan, Minnesota
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stop over twice a year (from MN) to visit old friends and have the perch dinner. Been coming for years when visiting my parents who had lived across the street. Get dressed up or come casual we are welcomed in either way.

Thank John U
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34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Whenever we visit Bay City, we have at least one meal at Berger's. The food is always great - especially their fish. The staff is very courteous, the prices are very reasonable and the place is always spotless. Two of my favorite dishes are their bluegill and German potato salad. Another plus is they are open late (11pm every night... More 

Thank Original_RacerX
Haslett, Michigan
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259 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

We have only had one bad meal in the last 30 years and they made it good later (a month ago) Yes the portions are small and the prices have gone up over the years as have all other eating places, but still a great stop. The only thing that could be improved is the training of their wait staff.... More 

Thank 515any
Sylvan Lake, Michigan
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

I ordered grilled whitefish and steak fries, on the theory they'd most likely be freshly prepared, while hubby got breaded & fried cod and french fries. Lo-and-behold, mine was delicious, and his was mediocre. Incidentally, the coleslaw would be good if it weren't swimming in dressing, and the little white flour dinner roll transported me back in time to the... More 

Thank barbash1957
Toronto, Canada
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74 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped for dinner on a Saturday night. Looked promising from outside. A little sparse inside but, whatever. I had an oriental salad that was mediocre at best. Salad kind of glowed with excess oil andr chicken was burnt. Spouse's meal - Cod that was ordered grilled, tasted and appeared poached. Dressing that was ordered - on the side - was... More 

Thank RacerRobb
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Always a treat love the German potato salad.Service is very quick and polite. The potato salad reminds me of my grandmas. She would be 126 if she was still alive.

Thank Martin S
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96 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Noticed the sign for Bergers and decided to stop for lunch. Almost a cafeteria seating atmosphere but the food was good. I had a glazed pork plate w 2 sides for $10.99 and my wife a Chefs salad which was fresh and plentiful. Service was prompt and staff checked on us a few times. Will stop again and recommend to... More 

Thank williamkA8024VB
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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557 reviews
345 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Have gone here several times for the Perch dinners and always visit it when I am in Saginaw. The wait staff are great. Everything is homemade and delicious. Try any of their pies. The Northern Bean Soup is amazing. I love the Chicken Soup too. I always order the regular perch dinner and I am never disappointed.

Thank Nancy O
Norwalk, Ohio
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100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

We stopped in with two motorcycles right in the middle of the Sunday after church rush. We got right in and waited on quickly. The food was mostly old school American style with enough neo-cuisine to keep younger adults happy. I felt just like I was back in the mid 70s at the local family restaurant. That is the feel... More 


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$14
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6387 Westside Saginaw Rd, Bay City, MI 48706-9391
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Bay City
  • Phone Number: +1 989-686-0224
1/8 Mile south off of exit 160 next to the creek

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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?